Hudson Valley Rowing League Championships

  • Jun 3, 2017
  • sprint

  • Poughkeepsie, NY (USA)
  • Hosted By Hudson Valley Rowing League

HRRA Community Boathouse, 270-272 N Water St, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 

Map of Hudson River Rowing Association Dock

  • ALL VISITING TEAM BOAT TRAILERS WILL BE PARKED IN THE SOUTH LOT, PERPENDICULAR TO THE RIVER. FOOD TRAILERS/TENTS ARE TO BE SET UP IN ASSIGNED SPOTS BETWEEN THE RIVER AND THE GREENWAY.  
  • SPECTATOR PARKING IS $5; BUS PARKING IS $25
  • PLEASE BE KIND AND LISTEN TO THE PARKING ATTENDANTS.  THEY ARE ALL HRRA VOLUNTEERS.

DIRECTIONS:

PASSENGER CARS
From Hyde Park and points north
Take Route 9 South. There will be a series of lights along the Marist College Campus, go through all of these lights and then stay in the right lane to take the first off ramp past Marist, “Water Street”. Take this spur to the Hoffman Street Bridge, take a right onto the bridge and another right onto Water Street.  Take Water Street past the old abandoned Dutton Lumberyard and the Metro North Service Building, go through the main gate by the Vassar clubhouse (blue building on the left) and follow the main road, take a hard left at the bottom of the hill just beyond the gate, the HRRA Community Boathouse is at the very end of this road.

From Points South 
Take Route 9 north, stay to the right as you pass the Mid-Hudson Bridge. You have two options:

1. take the Main Street exit immediately after the Bridge, left onto main street, pass the Train Station and take a right onto Water St., continue past the Children’s Museum, Hoffman Street Bridge and the old abandoned Dutton Lumberyard, go through the main gate and follow the main road, take a hard left at the bottom of the hill just beyond the gate by the Vassar clubhouse (blue building on the left), the HRRA Community Boathouse is at the very end of this road. This route brings by restaurants and stores if you are interested in stopping for food, coffee, a haircut, a paper, etc.

2. or you can take the second exit past the Bridge – Albany Street. This will also be a right hand exit, go through the flashing red light and take a left onto Hoffman Street where it forms a T, veer to the left and take a right onto the Hoffman Street Bridge and another right onto Water Street – be cautious on this bridge, visibility is poor. Take Water Street past the old abandoned Dutton Lumberyard and the Metro North Service Building, go through the main gate by the Vassar clubhouse (blue building on the left) and follow the main road, take a hard left at the bottom of the hill just beyond the gate, the HRRA Community Boathouse is at the very end of this road.

From the Mid-Hudson Bridge
Take the first exit off the bridge for Route 9 – immediately get to the right and follow directions for the Main Street or Albany Street Exits. 

From Route 44/55 and points East
1. Take the arterial (44/55) to the Mid-Hudson Bridge but get off on the Route 9 exit just before the Bridge (stay to the right). Follow directions for the Main Street or Albany Street Exits. 

2. Take the arterial (44/55) to the Intersection of Market (Mid Hudson Civic Center, Poughkeepsie Grand and City Hall are on this corner). Stay to the right and instead of veering left with the rest of traffic, stay straight and follow Mill Street. There will be two lights, veer to the right at Cafe Aurora and continue on Delafield St. Go approximately 4 blocks (past Mt. Carmel) to the light at Hoffman St. Take a left onto Hoffman St., take this over the bridge and make a left onto Water Street.  Take Water Street past the old abandoned Dutton Lumberyard and the Metro North Service Building, go through the main gate by the Vassar clubhouse (blue building on the left) and follow the main road, take a hard left at the bottom of the hill just beyond the gate, the HRRA Community Boathouse is at the very end of this road.

TRAILERS
From Route 9 going North or Routes 44/55 West
take the Main Street exit immediately after the Bridge, left onto main street, pass the Train Station and take a right onto Water St., continue past the Children’s Museum, Hoffman Street Bridge and the old abandoned Dutton Lumberyard, go through the main gate and follow the main road, which doubles back on itself in a hairpin turn, the HRRA Community Boathouse is at the very end of this road. CAUTION – turns are tight and street signs are numerous – watch your bows and sterns.

From Route 9 going South or the Mid Hudson Bridge
Just past the Bridge exits there will be a “Rinaldi Blvd.” Exit on the right side (trailers coming off the bridge exit will need to immediately cross over to the right side of Route 9). At the end of this exit take a right and then another right onto Rinaldi Ave. Take Rinaldi to the end (Train Station will be at the end). Take a left onto Main Street and an Immediate right onto Water St., continue past the Children’s Museum, Hoffman Street Bridge and the old abandoned Dutton Lumberyard, go through the main gate and follow the main road, which doubles back on itself in a hairpin turn, the HRRA Community Boathouse is at the very end of this road. CAUTION – turns are tight and street signs are numerous – watch your bows and sterns.

Parking Lot Boat Trailer and Food trailer parking map: