Directions to Athletic Facilities

All directions begin at the intersection of Chicago and Sheridan roads on the Evanston campus. (To find out how to get to this intersection, see driving directions for the Evanston campus.)

Ryan Field and Welsh-Ryan Arena/McGaw Memorial Hall (football and basketball)

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north.
  2. Turn left at Central Street.
  3. Follow Central Street west for about six blocks.
  4. Ryan Field is on the right.
  5. Welsh-Ryan Arena and McGaw Memorial Hall are one block north on Ashland Avenue.

Henry Crown Sports Pavilion, Norris Aquatics Center, and Combe Tennis Center

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north.
  2. Turn right on Lincoln Street.
  3. Follow Lincoln Street east to Campus Drive.
  4. The Sports Pavilion, Aquatics Center, and Tennis Center are on the east side of Campus Drive.

Lakeside Field (soccer, lacrosse, and field hockey)

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north.
  2. Turn right on Lincoln Street; follow the curve right and go south on Campus Drive.
  3. Follow Campus Drive approximately a half block south and turn left after the Sports Pavilion.
  4. Lakeside Field is on the right.

Rocky Miller Park (baseball)

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north.
  2. Turn left at Central Street.
  3. Follow Central Street west for four traffic lights to Ashland Avenue.
  4. Turn right at Ashland Avenue.
  5. Rocky Miller Park is beyond Ryan Field and Welsh-Ryan Arena, just before Isabella Street.

Sharon J. Drysdale Field (softball)

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north.
  2. Turn left at Central Street.
  3. Follow Central Street west through three traffic lights.
  4. Turn into parking lot just before Ryan Field on the right.
  5. Follow parking lot to far end, just before Arthur Anderson Hall (northeast corner of Ryan Field).
  6. Sharon J. Drysdale Field is directly behind Arthur Anderson Hall. Throughway is between Arthur Anderson Hall and Welsh-Ryan Arena.

Vandy Christie Tennis Center

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north.
  2. Turn left on Dartmouth Place.
  3. The Tennis Center is immediately on the right on Sheridan Road.

Patten Gymnasium

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north.
  2. The entrance to Patten Gymnasium is on the right just before Lincoln Street.
  3. To park, turn right on Lincoln Street. Follow Lincoln Street into the parking lot one block east of Sheridan Road.
  4. Walk back to the entrance on Sheridan Road.

Blomquist Recreation Center

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north to Foster Street.
  2. Turn left on Foster Street. Blomquist is immediately on the right.
  3. To park: Staff/faculty may park in surrounding parking lots. Others can park on surrounding streets. Note: Orrington Avenue (1/2 block west) forbids parking for nonresidents on weekdays before 6 p.m.

Northwestern University Sailing Center

  1. Follow Sheridan Road north into the parking area at the south end of campus.
  2. The Sailing Center is near the corner of Clark Street and Sheridan Road.
  3. The Sailing Center is just south of the parking deck.