World Ice Arena
(Flushing Meadows Corona Park)
Flushing Meadows Corona Park is located in the borough of Queens, between the Van Wyck Expressway and Grand Central Parkway.
From Bronx/Westchester/CT: Whitesone Bridge to Van Wyck (exit 12A). Turn right off exit onto College point Blvd. Turn right into park at the Rodman Gate and after passing under the highway, turn right and drive alongside the park for approx. 0.5 mile to facility on the left. Park under the Van Wyck.
From New York City: Triborough Bridge to Grand Central Parkway (East). Proceed approx. 3 miles to I-678/RT-25A E/Northern Blvd. (exit 9E - toward the Whitestone Bridge). Take the RT-25A E/Northern Blvd. ramp toward Shea Stadium. At the exit ramp, turn right onto Stadium Road. Proceed straight to the 2nd stop sign and turn left. Continue past the USTA National Tennis Center to the facility on the right.
From Brooklyn: Brooklyn – Queens Expressway to Grand Central Parkway (East) and take the Northern Boulevard East/Shea Stadium exit (9E). Take the Shea Stadium exit. At the exit ramp, turn right onto Stadium Road. Proceed straight and turn left at the 2nd stop sign. Continue past the USTA National Tennis Center to the facility on the right.
From Long Island: Long Island Expressway/I-495W, and exit just before the Grand Central Parkway, at College Point Boulevard. Follow College Point Blvd. to Avery Avenue. Turn left on Avery Avenue. Park in designated spots under the Van Wyck. Facility is located on the other side. To drive to the front of the facility, go to the corner stop sign and turn right. Follow that road to the stop sign and turn left. The facility is located on the right.
From Staten Island/Southern New Jersey: Verrazano Bridge toward Grand Central Parkway East/La Guardia Airport/Astoria Blvd-East exit (39). Follow the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway to Grand Central Parkway (East) and proceed approx. 3 miles to the I-678/RT-25A E/Northern Blvd. exit (9E — toward the Whitestone Bridge). Take the Rt-25A E/Northern Blvd. ramp toward Shea Stadium. At the exit ramp, turn right onto Stadium Road. Proceed straight to the 2nd stop sign, then turn left to facility on the right.
Subway: Take the #7 Flushing subway to the Shea Stadium/Willets Point station. Stay on the platform level and cross the bridge over the LIRR tracks. At the bottom of the ramp, turn 90 degrees left to a large path between tennis courts. This path turns into a sidewalk and the facility is a 7 minute walk along the sidewalk.
From E or F Train: Take to Roosevelt Avenue and transfer upstairs to the #7 train (Flushing-bound) subway to the Shea Stadium/Willets Point station. Then follow directions above.
Bus: Bus 48 goes to Willets Point, where it’s an easy walk south to the USTA. Or take the Q23 Corona and 51st Avenues and walk east into Flushing Meadows Park or the Q58 to the corner of College Pt. & Fowler Avenue.
Railroad: Long Island Railroad Port Washington branch departs from Penn Station. It ONLY stops at Shea Stadium/Willets Point Station during Mets games and tennis events.
All other days, take LIRR to Flushing Main Street. Transfer to Q44 Bus to Avery and College Point Blvd. Walk west on Avery toward the Van Wyck past Home Depot and you will see the facility.
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