Directions to the Grandstands on the Schuylkill River:
From the North:
To the Grandstands (2000m Spring Races):
I-76 East to Kelly Dr. Exit.
Follow Kelly Drive along the Schuylkill River about 1.5 miles until you see the finish line Grandstand on the right.
Park in the lot just before the Grandstands.
To the Boathouse: (Fall Head Races, or Boathouse visits)
Continue past the Grandstands on Kelly Dr. another 1.5 miles.
Boathouse Row, a row of 14 boathouses, will be on the right.
Park in the lot on the curve just before Boathouse Row, or along the curb in front of the boathouses.
Penn is Boathouse #11
From the South:
To the Boathouse:
I-76 West to I-676 East
Take the Art Museum Exit immediately after getting on I-676 East
Turn left at the first traffic light.
Go through the next light and turn left onto Ben Franklin Parkway toward the Art Museum.
Bear right past the Art Museum onto Kelly Dr.
Once on Kelly Dr., the third traffic light should be at the beginning of Boathouse Row.
To park, either turn right at the light and park along the side of the road, or continue slowly along Boathouse Row. Make a right onto Lemon Hill (no sign) and park anywhere up the hill.
To the Grandstands: Stay on Kelly Dr. past Boathouse Row.
The Grandstands are about 1.5 miles on the left.
Park in the lot just past the Grandstands.