Williams College Sports Information

Directions to Athletic Venues

These are specific directions to our athletic venues ONCE YOU HAVE REACHED WILLIAMSTOWN.
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To Cole Field: (Softball, Men's Soccer, Women's Soccer, Baseball's Bobby Coombs Field, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse)

From Route 2 East: Take left onto Southworth Street. Follow Southworth until you see Tennis Courts. Take left onto Lynde Lane. Follow Lynde Lane to stop sign. Take right at stop sign onto Stetson Road, and follow Stetson down to fields. Softball field is in far north corner, women's lacrosse northeast of that, Bobby Coombs' baseball field is east corner near Williamstown Cal Ripken Baseball Field and the soccer and lacrosse fields are closest to the parking lot.

From Route 2 West: Follow Route 2 West into Williamstown, take right onto Southworth Street just before slight hill. Follow Southworth until you see Tennis Courts. Take left onto Lynde Lane. Follow Lynde Lane to stop sign. Take right at stop sign onto Stetson Road, and follow Stetson down to fields. Softball field is in far north corner, women's lacrosse northeast of that, Bobby Coombs' baseball field is east corner near Williamstown Cal Ripken Jr. Baseball Field and the soccer and lacrosse fields are closest to the parking lot.


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To Weston Field (Football), Tony Plansky Track (Track & Field), and Renzie Lamb Field (Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Field Hockey)

Public Parking is available on Spring Street, at south end of Spring Street (public lot), or in the Towne Field House/Lansing Chapman Rink Parking lot off of Latham Street or the Taconic Golf Course off of Meacham Street.

From Route 2 East: Take right onto Spring Street. If you don't want to park on Spring Street or in the public lot, continue left onto Latham Street and you'll find the Lansing Chapman/Towne parking lot on your left and Weston Field, Plansky Track and Renzie Lamb Field on your right. If you pass that lot, Meacham Street is on your right. Take a right and the street pours into the Taconic Golf Club's Parking lot. There is NO parking allowed on Meacham Street.

From Route 2 West: There are two ways to reach the fields. First, take a left onto Route 43/Water Street and follow road to Latham Street. Take a right onto Latham Street and continue to the Lansing Chapman/Towne parking lot. (Note: Spring Street is a one-way street, so for those entering this way onto Latham, you will not have access to the majority of Spring Street via your car. The south end's public lot is reachable before the one-way portion begins.)
Second, follow Route 2 West to Spring Street and take a left. If you don't want to park on Spring Street or in the public lot, continue left onto Latham Street and you'll find the Lansing Chapman/Towne parking lot on your left and Weston Field, Plansky Track and Renzie Lamb Field on your right. If you pass that lot, Meacham Street is on your right. Take a right and the street pours into the Taconic Golf Club's Parking lot. There is NO parking allowed on Meacham Street.


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To the Torrence M. Hunt Tournament Courts (Men's and Women's Tennis)

From Route 2 East: Take left onto Southworth Street. Follow Southworth until you see Tennis Courts. Take left onto Lynde Lane.

From Route 2 West: Follow Rt. 2 west into Williamstown, take right onto Southworth Street just before slight hill. Follow Southworth until you see Tennis Courts. Take left onto Lynde Lane.


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To Chandler Gymnasium (Men's and Women's Basketball, Volleyball), Lasell Gymnasium (Wrestling), Chandler Athletic Center (Muir-Samuelson Pool for Men's and Women's Swimming & Diving) Simon Squash Center, Lansing Chapman Rink (Men's and Women's Ice Hockey and Indoor Men's & Women's Tennis) and Towne Field House (Men's and Women's Indoor Track & Field)

From Route 2 East: Take right onto Spring Street. If you don't want to park on Spring Street or in the public lot, continue left onto Latham Street and you'll find the Lansing Chapman/Towne parking lot on your left and Weston Field, Plansky Track and Renzie Lamb Field on your right. If you pass that lot, Meacham Street is on your right. Take a right and the street pours into the Taconic Golf Club's Parking lot. There is NO parking allowed on Meacham Street.

From Route 2 West: There are two ways to reach the fields. First, take a left onto Route 43/Water Street and follow road to Latham Street. Take a right onto Latham Street and continue to the Lansing Chapman/Towne parking lot.
(Note: Spring Street is a one-way street, so for those entering this way onto Latham, you will not have access to the majority of Spring Street via your car. The south end's public lot is reachable before the one-way portion begins.)
Second, follow Route 2 West to Spring Street and take a left. If you don't want to park on Spring Street or in the public lot, continue left onto Latham Street and you'll find the Lansing Chapman/Towne parking lot on your left and Weston Field, Plansky Track and Renzie Lamb Field on your right. If you pass that lot, Meacham Street is on your right. Take a right and the street pours into the Taconic Golf Club's Parking lot. There is NO parking allowed on Meacham Street.


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Cross Country running (Mount Greylock Regional High School)

4.2 miles South on Route 7 from the intersection of Route 7 and Route 2.


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To Jiminy Peak Ski Resort: (Men's and Women's Alpine Skiing)

From the New York Metro Area: Taconic Parkway North to Route 295 East, to Route 22 North to Route 43 East*. Four miles on Route 43 to Brodie Mountain Road. Turn right. Watch for Jiminy Peak on your right hand side.
Alternate Route (also from New Jersey): NYS Thruway North to Exit 17 to I-84 East to Taconic Parkway, then proceed as above.

From the Albany Area: I-90 East to Exit 8 (DeFreestville, just outside Albany) to Route 43 East*. Continue about 25 miles to our sign at Brodie Mountain Road. Turn right. Watch for Jiminy Peak on your right hand side.
Alternate Route: NYS Thruway to I-90 East (Berkshire Spur section) to Exit B-3. See Connecticut directions below.

From Boston and Eastern Massachusetts: Mass Pike West (I-90) to Exit B-3 (Berkshire Spur section). See Connecticut directions below.

From Western Connecticut: I-91 North to Mass Pike West (I-90) to Exit B-3 (Berkshire Spur section). Route 22 North to Route 43 East*. Four miles on Route 43 to Brodie Mountain Road. Turn Right. Watch for Jiminy Peak on your right hand side.

* Route 43 East becomes Route 43 North in Massachusetts.


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To Prospect Mountain, Woodford, VT: (Men's and Women's Nordic Skiing)

You can reach Prospect Mountain from all points west through Bennington, which is in the southwest corner of Vermont. Simply head east on Main Street which turns into Route 9. After climbing a looooong hill, you'll see Prospect on your right. From the east, take exit 2 off of I-91 in Brattleboro. Travel west on Route 9 towards Wilmington. Go straight through Wilmington and continue west on Route 9 for about 14 miles. Prospect Mountain Cross-Country Ski Center will be on your left.


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To Onota Lake, Pittsfield, MA: (Men's and Women's Crew)

The finish line and launch area is located in Burbank Park along the eastern shore of Onota Lake in Pittsfield. When entering Burbank Park follow signs to the right towards the North Parking lot: Controy Pavillion, Beach and Bath House. A large parking lot is located at the end of this drive where cars may be parked as well as visiting trailers. Docks will be provided from the beach for visiting crews to launch from. This parking area is directly adjacent to the Finish Line of the Williams College Crew - South to North 2000 Meter Race Course.

If coming to Pittsfield from the South:
On Mass Pike, take Exit 2 at Lee and head north on Route 20 until it becomes route 7. Follow route 7 North up to, into and through the city of Pittsfield. You will take the Route 7 bypass which parallels the main street through town. Eventually you will pass Tyler Street (Route 9) and then Berkshire Medical Center on your left. Go through a light and up small hill. At crest of hill, or just before, take Pontoosuc Street on your left. This is an easy swing turn but the road is a steep downhill so be ready with your trailer. Proceed down Pontoosuc until reaching a four way stoplight at Peck's Road. Go straight across until reaching the next set of lights at Peck's and Lakeway. Turn left onto Lakeway. Go a little over a mile looking for signs to Burbank Park on your right. Turn right into main drive to Park then look for signs to right to North Lot.

If coming to Pittsfield from the West:
Get yourself onto Route 20 East towards Pittsfield. You can do this from I-90 at the Route 22 exit and head north into New Lebanon, NY until intersecting Route 20. On Route 20 go into Massachusetts, past Hancock Shaker Museum and Route 41 on your right. From Route 41 it is about 1.6 to 1.7 miles to the left hand turn onto Hungerford Road. You will pass Kim's Dragon Restaurant (Vietnamese), and Quetti Auto Body. Hungerford is also noticeable as it is the turn towards the Hospital, Pittsfield State Forest and Berkshire Community College. Signs in Blue, Brown and Green denote these three locations. Turn left onto Hungerford and follow a short distance. It swings to the left and goes under a railroad bridge. Plenty of Room. We've done it many times with a fully loaded trailer. You are now on Forthill Road. Follow Forthill to the end. Turn right onto West Street. Go to first set of lights at Lakeway and West turn left. Go up slight hill and just past high school (on your right) turn left into Burbank Park. Look for North Parking lot sign and proceed to finish line lot.

If coming to Pittsfield from the East:
Follow Route 9 into Pittsfield, going past Route 8 staying with Route 9 which becomes Dalton Ave. and then eventually Tyler Street. At intersection of Route 9 (Tyler) and Route 7 North/South (First Street) turn right. Go past Berkshire Medical Center on your left. through a light and up small hill. At crest of hill, or just before, take Pontoosuc Street on your left. This is an easy swing turn but the road is a steep downhill so be ready with your trailer. Proceed down Pontoosuc until reaching a four way stoplight at Peck's Road. Go straight across until reaching the next set of lights at Peck's and Lakeway. Turn left onto Lakeway. Go a little over a mile looking for signs to Burbank Park on your right. Turn right into main drive to Park then look for signs to right to North Lot.

If coming to Pittsfield from the North:
Follow Route 7 South past Lanesboro and past Pontoosuc Lake (on your left). Go through lights at Hancock Road at the end of this lake where the dam is. Continue about 1.2 miles further. Just after Domino's Pizza on right, veer right onto Wahconah Street off of Route 7. Follow Wahconah to a four way traffic light at intersection of Wahconah and Peck's Road. Turn right onto Peck's Road at these lights. Continue for about 1 mile on Peck's Road until reaching the next set of lights at Peck's and Lakeway. Turn left onto Lakeway. Go a little over a mile looking for signs to Burbank Park on your right. Turn right into main drive to Park then look for signs to right to North Lot.


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