Special Events

Round Rock the Boat Regatta FREE Boat Building Schools

What Floats Your Boat? The Round Rock the Boat Regatta takes place on May 15, and Old Settlers Park will be full of spectators waiting to see who will float, sink or swim at this fun event. Contestants make boats out of cardboard and tape and rely on their inventions to keep them afloat as they travel across the lake at Old Settlers Park.

It’s never too early to start planning for the wackiness that is Round Rock the Boat Regatta, and the Round Rock Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled Free boat building schools! You will get all the information you need to make your own cardboard boat and partisepate in the Round Rock the Boat Regatta. Cardboard will be available at the workshops and at our Round Rock Recycling Center.

Free Boat Building Schools:

  • March 20, Clay Madsen Recreation Center multipurpose room at 9:30 a.m. (1600 Gattis School Road)
    Class registration *14169
  • April 17, REI Round Rock at 10:30 a.m. (201 University Oaks Blvd.)
    Class registration *14170

Register online for the event and the FREE Boat Building Schools at www.roundrockrecreation.com.


steptoe said:

I was just surfing the net and came across this, my cousin was travelling in the US and was staying at georgetown. She commented on the regatta and was planning on going. I will have to ask how she got on. I would love some info on the boat building, I'm curious to know the format used as I may be able to do something here in my hometown in OZ. I'll check the site out.



# July 29, 2010 8:27 AM

Roger Heaney said:

Thanks for your response. As we lock in details for the 2011 event, I will post all the information to our website at www.roundrocktexas.gov/rocktheboat. I hope you can attend the event in 2011!!!

# July 29, 2010 9:33 AM
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