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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Gene Boyars

Orchard Beach Lagoon

Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics
          Release: 04/16/2007
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All crews will be launching and landing at Glen Island Park. 

Directions to launching site at Glen Island:

From South via GW Bridge:
George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway. Follow signs for the Bruckner Expressway North towards New England. Go through the Bruckner interchange to I-95. Take the City Island/Orchard Beach exit. Follow over bridge through the stop light. Go to the traffic circle and proceed ¾ around traffic circle to Shore Road North. Follow Shore road approximately 2.5 miles to Weyman Road. Take a right at this light and follow signs to Glen Island Park. Go over bridge onto Glen Island.

From New Haven and North:
Take I95 to exit 15 (Pelham / New Rochelle / Route 1). Turn left on to Route 1 towards New Rochelle. At Home Depot, turn right on to Weyman Avenue. Follow Weyman across Pelham road towards Glen Island. Go over the bridge and bear right into the parking lot near the castle.

Directions to Finish line at Orchard Beach:

From South via GW Bridge:
George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway. Follow signs for the Bruckner Expressway North towards New England. Go through the Bruckner interchange to I-95. Take the City Island/Orchard Beach exit. Follow over bridge through the stop light. Go to the traffic circle and proceed ¼ around traffic circle following signs for Orchard Beach. Go approximately ½ mile and bear left towards Orchard Beach. Please park in the large lot and walk to the finish area. DO NOT PARK ALONG THE GUARDRAIL. YOU WILL BE TICKETED BY PARK POLICE.

From New Haven and North

Take I-95 to exit 15 (Pelham / New Rochelle / Route 1). Turn left on to Route 1 towards New Rochelle. At Home Depot, turn right on to Weyman Avenue. Follow Weyman Avenue to Pelham road and go right. Follow Pelham road approximately two miles to a roundabout. Go ¾ around the roundabout and follow signs to Orchard Beach. Go approximately ½ mile and bear left towards Orchard Beach.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT PARK ALONG THE GUARDRAIL, AS YOU WILL BE TICKETED BY PARK POLICE.

By Train:

Metro North New Haven Line from Grand Central Station to second Pelham stop. Taxi service is available to Travers Island (New York Athletic Club Boathouse) and/or to the finish line viewing area (opposite the Orchard Beach parking lot).

By New York City Subway:

IRT Lexington Avenue line. Take the 5 or 6 train to the end of the line. Taxi service is available from there to Travers Island (New York Athletic Club Boathouse) and/or finish line viewing area (opposite Orchard Beach parking lot).

 

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