Directions

When Using a GPS

131-04 Meridian Rd
Flushing, NY 11368

We are located in the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park Aquatic Center

Subway

Take the #7 Flushing subway to the Shea Stadium / Willets Point Station. Stay on the platform level and cross the bridge over the LIRR tracks. At the bottom of the ramp, turn 90 degrees left to a large path between tennis courts. This path turns into a sidewalk, and the World Ice Arena is a 7-minute walk along this sidewalk.

From the E or F train: Take to Roosevelt Avenue and transfer upstairs to the #7 train (Flushing-bound) subway to the Shea Stadium / Willets Point Station. Then follow the directions above.

Bus

The 48 bus goes to Willets Point, where it’s an easy walk south to the USTA. Or take the Q23 Corona and 51st Avenues and walk east into Flushing Meadows Park or the Q58 to the corner of College Point Blvd. & Fowler Avenue.

Railroad

The Long Island Railroad Port Washington branch departs from Penn Station. It ONLY stops at Shea Stadium / Willets Point Station during Mets games and tennis events.

All other days, take LIRR to Flushing Main Street. Transfer to Q44 Bus to Avery and College Point Blvd. Walk west on Avery toward the Van Wyck past Home Depot and you will see the rink.

Car

From Bronx/Westchester/CT

Take the Whitestone Bridge to Van Wyck exit 12A. Make a right off exit onto College Point Blvd. Make right into the park at the Rodman Gate and after you pass under the highway, make right and drive alongside the park for approx 1/2 mile until you see our facility on the left. You can park under the Van Wyck Expressway.

From New York City:

Take the Triborough Bridge to the Grand Central Parkway (East). Travel approximately three miles until the I-678/RT-25A E/Northern Boulevard exit — toward the Whitestone Bridge (it’s exit #9E). Then take the RT-25A E/Northern Boulevard ramp toward Shea Stadium. At the exit ramp, make a right onto Stadium Road. Take that road straight until the second stop sign, where you will then take a left. Continue past the USTA National Tennis Center, past the pitch and putt. World Ice Arena will be located on your right.

From Brooklyn:

Take the Brooklyn – Queens Expressway to the Grand Central Parkway (East) and take the Northern Boulevard (East) / Shea Stadium Exit (its exit # 9E). Then exit at the Shea Stadium exit. At the exit ramp, make a right onto Stadium Road. Take that road straight and make a left at the second stop sign. Continue past the USTA National Tennis Center, past the pitch and putt, and the World Ice Arena will be on your right.

From Long Island:

Take the Long Island Expressway/I-495W, and exit just before the Grand Central Parkway, at College Point Boulevard. Take College Point Boulevard to Avery Avenue, and make a left onto Avery Avenue. You may park in the designated spots under the Van Wyck. The ice rink will be located on the other side. To drive to the front of the World Ice Arena, go to the corner stop sign and make a right. Follow that road until you get to a stop sign and make a left. The World Ice Arena is located on your right.

From Staten Island/Southern New Jersey:

Take the Verrazano Bridge toward the Grand Central Parkway East/La Guardia Airport/Astoria Blvd-East exit (it’s exit #39). Follow the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway to the Grand Central Parkway (East) and travel approximately three miles until the I-678/RT-25A E/Northern Boulevard exit — toward the Whitestone Bridge (it’s exit #9E). Then take the RT-25A E/Northern Boulevard ramp toward Shea Stadium. At the exit ramp, make a right onto Stadium Road. Take that road straight until the second stop sign, where you will then take a left. The World Ice Arena will be located on your right.

Starting on 9/13, as per the new NYC mandate, we're going to be requesting COVID-19 vaccination proof and ID from all individuals over the age of 12 who want to enter the facility.