Head of the Mohawk
- Oct 4, 2014
- Mohawk River
- Niskayuna, NY (USA)
- Hosted By Aqueduct Rowing Club
The boathouse is at the intersection of Balltown and Aqueduct Roads in Niskayuna, NY. Driving from the south via the Thruway, take Exit 24 onto The Adirondack Northway (Rt 87).
Take Exit 8a west onto Grooms Road and follow that as it bends right and becomes Riverview Rd. At the intersection of Balltown Rd, Route 146, turn left and cross the bridge. After the bridge bear right onto Aqueduct Road and the boathouse is immediately on the right.
From the north, follow above directions from Exit 8a of the Northway.
For GPS users, the address is 2855 Aqueduct Road, Niskayuna, NY.
Parking at Aqueduct Park during the Regatta is restricted to vehicles with trailers and car top boats. No parking is allowed along Aqueduct Road or in nearby neighborhoods. Plenty of parking is available at the Schenectady Jewish Community Center (JCC) at 2565 Balltown Road, Niskayuna, NY. Cost is $8 per vehicle. A shuttle bus runs frequently between the JCC and the Park, starting at 8am. Competitors with large boat trailers will be assigned designated parking spaces. Rowers may be dropped off at the boathouse if necessary but shuttling is preferred.
Handicapped parking is available at the JCC near the bus pickup and there are a very few handicapped spaces at the boathouse for those unable to use the bus.