Coming from St. Peter’s Prep and any points in NYC/Northern New Jersey

Directions start on I-95 South.


  • Enter the New Jersey Turnpike South and remain on NJTurnpike to Exit 6 (Pennsylvania Turnpike)
  • Follow Pennsylvania Turnpike west into Pennsylvania and take Exit 351 South (Rt. 1/Roosevelt Blvd.) towards Philadelphia
  • Remain in middle three lanes (Express lanes of 6 lane highway) and follow Roosevelt Blvd. Rt 1 for approximately 15 miles. Roosevelt Blvd. will turn into Roosevelt Expressway.
  • Take Exit for Ridge Street/Kelly Drive and follow ramp to the end.  At the second light off the Expressway take a left on to Kelly Drive and follow Kelly Drive to entrance to regatta area.  Note that Kelly Drive is closed south of the large Strawberry Mansion bridge and is only accessible to those holding a parking pass (i.e. food trailer)
  • Follow the detour up the hill to the left and park in the numerous parking areas and either take a bus shuttle down to the race course viewing area or walk down the hill on the paths indicated.
  • Spectators should go to the St. Peter’s Prep food tent.  The exact location of the food tent is not certain but is likely to be between the St. Joe’s boathouse and the 2000 meter course finish line.


GPS Address: 2200 Kelly Drive, Philadelphia, PA

Please note that following GPS directions may complicate your arrival as Kelly Drive is one way for the regatta and GPS directions will generally have you approach in the wrong direction.  The directions above will avoid that problem.

Directions to Schuylkill River, Kelly Drive, Philadelphia, PA