Saturday, June 7, 2008
The Philadelphia International Bike Race will be taking place tomorrow. Kelly Drive will be closed. Audiences driving from Center City can either take 76W to Lincoln Drive or drive up Broad St. Give yourself a little extra time to get to the park. Remember that once you are at the park it will take another 15 to 20 minutes to walk to the site.
It will be a hot day, a perfect opening of the Summer Cycle. The waterfall is cool and inviting but please prepare for the heat as you will be walking to the site. Bring water; wear light clothing, sun glasses, and a hat; and use sunscreen and insect repellent.
Alternate directions to Valley Green from Center City:
Via Route 76: Take 76 W to Lincoln Drive. Take Lincoln Drive to McCallum St. (1.2 miles past the first light). Make a left at McCallum Street. Follow McCallum until it dead ends on Wolcott St. Make a left on Wolcott, follow it until it dead ends into Valley Green Road. Make a left on Valley Green road. The road will drop you off in the Valley Green parking lot.
Via Broad St: Take Broad St north. Make a left on Venango ( across Temple University Hospital). Take Venango until it ends (theres a bus depot on the right). Stay on the road as it curves to right. Cross the traffic light, the road widens and becomes Wissahickon Avenue. Stay on Wissahickon, cross Lincoln Drive and continue on Wissahickon until it makes a sharp curve to the right. The road is now Allens Lane. Turn left at the second stop sign-- McCallum.
Follow McCallum until it dead ends on Wolcott St. Make a left on Wolcott, follow it until it dead ends into Valley Green Road. Make a left on Valley Green road. The road will drop you off in the Valley Green parking lot.
For more directions to Valley Green check their website: http://valleygreeninn.com/directio1.htm
Posted by Merian Soto Performance Practice at 5:06 PM