NOTE: The following track & field events take place in this area: shot put, discus, javelin, hammer throw.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Points West:
Take Exit 326 (Valley Forge) of the PA Turnpike. Follow I-76 East to University Avenue Exit (exit 346b). Bear right at the traffic light and make the first right into the parking lot (cooling plant will be on your right side) - RIVER FIELDS DRIVE. (The turn will occur just before you go under a railroad bridge.) Follow the road past Meiklejohn Stadium (baseball field), and turn left where the road bends. The throwing areas will appear on your left as you continue down the road, before Ellen Vagelos Field (field hockey) and Rhodes Field (soccer).

From the New Jersey Turnpike and Points North:
Take exit 4 off the N.J. Turnpike. Take 73 North to I-295 South to the Walt Whitman Bridge. Take I-76 West to the University Ave. exit (exit 346b). Go through three traffic lights and make the next right into the parking lot (cooling plant will be on your right side) - RIVER FIELDS DRIVE. (The turn will occur just before you go under a railroad bridge.) Follow the road past Meiklejohn Stadium (baseball field), and turn left where the road bends. The throwing areas will appear on your left as you continue down the road, before Ellen Vagelos Field (field hockey) and Rhodes Field (soccer).

From the Philadelphia International Airport and Points South:
Follow I-95 North to Pa. 291 East and follow signs to I-76 West. Follow I-76 West to the University Ave. exit (exit 346b). Go through three traffic lights and make the next right into the parking lot (cooling plant will be on your right side) - RIVER FIELDS DRIVE. (The turn will occur just before you go under a railroad bridge.) Follow the road past Meiklejohn Stadium (baseball field), and turn left where the road bends. The throwing areas will appear on your left as you continue down the road, before Ellen Vagelos Field (field hockey) and Rhodes Field (soccer).

Walking Directions
From the Quad, take Spruce Street/South Street past the Museum and the University City train station. On the right is the Hollenback building. Make a right and then make a quick left down the stairs. Follow the stairs down to the ground level and head towards the right around the building. Walk along the sidewalk past Rhodes Field (soccer) and Ellen Vagelos Field (field hockey), and the throwing areas will appear on your right.

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From the Quad, take 38th Street toward University Ave.  Follow the sidewalk past the hospital parking garages and under the train tracks.  The entrance to Rhodes Field is on the left - RIVER FIELDS DRIVE. Walk past Meiklejohn Stadium (baseball), turn left where the road bends. The throwing areas will appear on your left as you walk down the road, before Ellen Vagelos Field (field hockey) and Rhodes Field (soccer).