The Courts at Fort Washington Park are ideal for summer play, with shady trees, breeze from the Hudson and views of the George Washington Bridge.  Prepare extra time for your first visit to ensure starting on time.

  • Plan an additional 15 minutes walk from subway or parking locations.

  • Plan an additional 15 minutes for weekend subway schedule times.

Alert: Please use 168th Street Directions as the Walkway from 181st is currently under construction


168th Street - SUBWAY

  1. Take A Express or 1 or C Local Subway to 168th Street and Broadway stop

  2. Walk South on Broadway, Turn Right on 165th Street

  3. Cross Riverside Drive to reach the sidewalk on the West or Hudson River side of the Street

  4. Walk North on Riverside Drive and pass NY State Psychiatric on the Left

  5. Continue North about 3 minutes under 3 Vehicle Overpasses

  6. At Sidewalk End you will see 3 Wrong Way Traffic Signs, Take the walking path between the 2nd and 3rd signs

  7. Follow path over the pedestrian bridge

  8. Walk down stairs, turn Right at the bottom

  9. Follow path 2 minute to second pedestrian bridge

  10. Cross pedestrian bridge

  11. Walk to Court #8 closest to GW Bridge for your lesson with Tennis World

168th STREET - DRIVING

  1. Use GPS or App to Navigate to 1051 Riverside Drive, just North of 165th Street. Parking can usually be found along the Riverside Drive across from the Psychiatric Hospital, or further South

  2. If needed, walk West to Riverside Drive and cross Riverside Drive to reach the sidewalk on the West or Hudson River side of the Street

  3. Walk North on Riverside Drive and pass NY State Psychiatric on the Left which is 1051 Riverside Drive

  4. Continue North about 3 minutes under 3 Vehicle Overpasses

  5. At Sidewalk End you will see 3 Wrong Way Traffic Signs, Take the walking path between the 2nd and 3rd signs on the left

  6. Follow path over pedestrian bridge

  7. Walk down stairs, turn Right at the bottom of the stairs

  8. Follow path 1 minute to second pedestrian bridge

  9. Cross pedestrian bridge and walk down the stairs

  10. Walk to Court #8 closest to GW Bridge for your lesson with Tennis World


181ST STREET - SUBWAY - Walking Path Under Construction, Use 168th Street Directions

  1. Take the A Train to 181st Street Station. Sit in the back of the train.

  2. Find the Starbucks on the Northwest corner, follow 181st West passing the UPS store.

  3. Continue West toward the Hudson River on 181st which turns into Plaza Lafayette. Follow to the end, Little Red Rocket Daycare will be on the corner to your right.

  4. Make a Right, Walk 1 minute on Riverside Drive to the Traffic Light. Cross the street and follow the Light Green Pedestrian Bridge.

  5. Take the Ramp down from the bridge, Follow the Asphalt Walking Path. After about 100 yards it will bear to the Right and Downhill, Do Not Walk Straight along the Parkway Under the GW Bridge. The path will zigzag downhill into the park.

  6. Continue to follow the path over the railway and under the GW Bridge.

  7. Just South of the GW Bridge, arrive at Court #9 for your lesson with Tennis World.

181st Street - Driving - Walking Path Under Construction, Use 168th Street Directions

  1. Use GPS or App to Navigate to 875 W 181st Street. Parking can usually be found along the Riverside Drive Service Road, Cabrini Boulevard or Pinehurst Avenue. DO NOT take the Henry Hudson Parkway, as this will lead you far away from the Park.

  2. Find 181st Street and walk West. If you lose your bearings, find the Starbucks on the Northwest corner, follow 181st West passing the UPS store.

  3. Continue West toward the Hudson River on 181st which turns into Plaza Lafayette. Follow to the end, Little Red Rocket Daycare will be on the corner to your right.

  4. Make a Right, Walk 1 minute on Riverside Drive to the Traffic Light. Cross the street and follow the Light Green Pedestrian Bridge.

  5. Take the Ramp down from the bridge, Follow the Asphalt Walking Path. After about 100 yards it will bear to the Right and Downhill, Do Not Walk Straight along the Parkway Under the GW Bridge. The path will zigzag downhill into the park.

  6. Continue to follow the path over the railway and under the GW Bridge.

  7. Just South of the GW Bridge, arrive at Court #9 for your lesson with Tennis World.