Directions to Amherst's Athletic Facilities

Amherst College is located in Amherst, Mass., approximately 45 minutes north of Hartford, 1.5 hours west of Boston, and 3 hours from New York City.

The Amherst Office of Admission maintains a page with Driving Directions to the College.

What follows are specific directions to Amherst's athletic facilities, once you are at the corner of Routes 9 & 116 in the middle of Amherst. (See the Office of Admission's directions pager driving directions to Amherst).

To Alumni Gym, LeFrak Gym, Pratt Pool, the Davenport Squash Courts and Orr Rink:

  1. At the corner of Routes 9 and 116, turn onto Route 116 SOUTH.
  2. Once on Route 116, take the THIRD LEFT (counting the Do Not Enter) into the athletic complex.
  3. The athletic department parking lot is immediately on your right (along with Orr Rink). There may be spaces around to the left in front of Alumni Gym, but this is usually the best place to park.

To Memorial and Hitchcock Fields and the Tennis Courts:

  1. At the corner of Routes 9 and 116, turn onto Route 116 SOUTH.
  2. Once on Route 116, take the THIRD LEFT (counting the Do Not Enter) into the athletic complex.
  3. Immediately past the Orr Rink lot, the road forks. Take it to the RIGHT, going down the hill and under LeFrak Gymnasium.
  4. Once under LeFrak Gymnasium, Memorial Field is immediately in front of you. For Hitchcock Field and the Tennis Courts, follow the road down to the lower parking area.

To Pratt Field, Hills Field and the outdoor track:

  1. At the corner of Routes 9 and 116, turn onto Route 116 SOUTH.
  2. Once on Route 116, take your SECOND RIGHT, Hitchcock Road.
  3. Follow Hitchcock Road down to the gates to Pratt Field. The track runs around Pratt Field, Hills Field is at the west end of Pratt Field.