Contact & Directions

Contact

For questions and inquiries, contact club president Joy Weber at FlushingMeadowsSSC@gmail.com or (516) 381-7734
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Directions


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By Subway

Take the IRT #7 Flushing subway to the Shea Stadium / Willets Point Station. The Flushing Meadow Corona Park Aquatic Center is about a seven-minute walk down the ramp from the station to the left. Or take the IND E or F trains to Roosevelt Avenue and transfer upstairs to the IRT #7 train (Flushing-bound) subway to the Shea Stadium / Willets Point Station. The Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center is about a 3-minute walk down the ramp from the station.

By Bus

The 48 bus 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.

By Railroad

The Long Island Railroad Port Washington branch departs from Penn Station to the Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center(Shea Stadium / Willets Point Station). Please check LIRR schedule.

By Car

If using GPS: The entrance to the parking lot is located at 131st St. and Avery Ave, Flushing NY 11355 (just across from the Home Depot)

From New York City:
Take the Triborough Bridge to the Grand Central Parkway (East). Travel approximately three miles until the I-678/RT-25A E/Northern Boulevard exit — toward the Whitestone Bridge (it’s exit #9E). Then take the RT-25A E/Northern Boulevard ramp toward Shea Stadium. At the exit ramp, make a right onto Stadium Road. Take that road straight until the second stop sign, where you will then take a left. Continue past the USTA National Tennis Center, past the pitch n putt. The Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center will be located on your right.

From Brooklyn:
Take the Brooklyn – Queens Expressway to the Grand Central Parkway (East) and take the Northern Boulevard (East) / Shea Stadium Exit (its exit # 9E). Then exit at the Shea Stadium exit. At the exit ramp, make a right onto Stadium Road. Take that road straight and make a left at the second stop sign. Continue past the USTA National Tennis Center, past the pitch n putt, and the FMCP Aquatic Center will be on your right.

From Long Island:
Take the Long Island Expressway/I-495W, and exit just before the Grand Central Parkway, at College Point Boulevard. Take College Point Boulevard to Avery Avenue, and make a left onto Avery Avenue. You may park in the designated spots under the Van Wyck. The pool will be located on the other side. To drive to the front of the FMCP Aquatic Center, go to the corner stop sign and make a right. Follow that road until you get to a stop sign and make a left. The FMCP Aquatic Center is located on your right.

From Staten Island/Southern New Jersey:
Take the Verrazano Bridge toward the Grand Central Parkway East/La Guardia Airport/Astoria Blvd-East exit (it’s exit #39). Follow the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway to the Grand Central Parkway (East) and travel approximately three miles until the I-678/RT-25A E/Northern Boulevard exit — toward the Whitestone Bridge (it’s exit #9E). Then take the RT-25A E/Northern Boulevard ramp toward Shea Stadium. At the exit ramp, make a right onto Stadium Road. Take that road straight until the second stop sign, where you will then take a left. The Flushing Meadows Corona Park Aquatic Center will be located on your right.

Parking
Handicap parking is directly across the street from the pool, while all other parking is located adjacent to the aquatic center under the Van Wyck Expressway, Lots D, E, & F.