Travel, Hotels, and Social Events

Ground Transportation and Airport

Portland International Airport is located approximately six miles from the listed hotels and Mt. Hood Community College Aquatic Center. Transportation from the airport is available by taxi or hotel shuttle.

RV Options

Camper parking is available, free and unlimited, at the aquatic center parking lot during the day, but all units must be self-contained as no hook-ups are available. No overnight parking is allowed. The two closest and best RV campgrounds are Portland-Fairview RV Park, 210401 NE Sandy Blvd., Fairview OR 97024, 877-777-1047 and Sandy Riverfront RV Resort, 1097 E Historic Columbia River Highway, Troutdale, OR 97060, 503-665-6722.


Summer Nationals Olympics Social

An Olympics Social at the meet headquarters hotel, the Quality Inn, will be held on Friday, August 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Two big-screen TVs will be showing swimming from the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Menu choices include a variety of healthy entrees (including a vegetarian and gluten-free option) and associated side dishes. Cost is $25.

Columbia River Gorge/Multnomah Falls Scenic Trip

On Thursday, August, 18, from 4 to 8:00 p.m., plan to take advantage of a beautiful 16-mile drive up the Columbia River Gorge to Multnomah Falls. The buses will be air-conditioned and will pick up swimmers from the shuttle hotels and pool. A dinner box with a turkey sandwich, penne pasta salad, cookie, and bottled water is included (vegetarian sandwich and/or gluten free bread options will be available for pre-order). Cost is $45. Limited to 92 people.

Team Tents

There are 30 team tent sites available for rent on-site at the aquatic center. Rental cost is $175 for a 10 x 10 canopy. Checks payable to Oregon Masters Swimming. First-come, first-served basis. Contact Jill Waud at to reserve.


Massage services will be offered at the pool for $1 per minute.

Shuttle and Parking

The meet shuttle service is at two designated hotels on the hotel list. Cost for the shuttle is $25 per person if ordered when registering for the meet. For more information on shuttle service for the meet, go to

Parking at the aquatic center is free and unlimited.


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