Directions

Albany Rowing Center rows out of the City of Albany Boat Shed at the Corning Preserve Public Boat Launch. The boathouse is located under the elevated roadway of Interstate 787, north of the intersection of Colonie and Water Streets. There is ample parking in the OGS lot at this location [except during the City of Albany's Alive at Five programs on Thursdays during June through August].


From the North and Interstate 90

Take Interstate 787 South. From 787 South, take exit Exit 4A Colonie Street. This will put you on to Water Street. You will see the boatyard and parking lot on your left under the 787 roadway. Turn left into the parking lot.

From the South

Take Interstate 787 north to Exit 4 "Downtown Albany". Stay right and follow the service road (Quay Street) along the river following the signs for Corning Preserve and Colonie Street. Go past the parking area at the small park where the Barge restaurant is moored. As you pass under the railroad bridge, the road curves left and the parking lot is on your right.

From Dunn Memorial Bridge

Take I-787 North exit marked "Troy" on the bridge. This will put you on the service road. Stay right and follow the service road (Quay Street) along the river following the signs for Corning Preserve and Colonie Street. Go past the parking area at the small park where the Barge restaurant is moored. As you pass under the railroad bridge, the road curves left and the parking lot is on your right.