Brown Athletics Parking & Directions

Brown University accepts no liability for loss or damage to vehicles. All vehicles parked in either campus lot or on public streets are at owner's risk.

Erickson Athletic Complex Parking
(Baseball, M/W Basketball, Field Hockey, Gymnastics, M/W Hockey, M/W Lacrosse, M/W Soccer, Softball, M/W Squash, M/W Swimming & Diving, M/W Tennis, M/W Track & Field, Volleyball, M/W Water Polo, Wrestling)

235 Lloyd Avenue
Providence, RI 02906

On Campus Parking
On campus parking is located in Lot 2 (limited) located off Hope Street; Lots 1, 89 and 90 located off Lloyd Avenue; and Lot 11, located off Brook Street. The campus lots are accessible to spectators Monday-Friday after 5:00 p.m., weekends and holidays. Parking in any of these lots is free of charge.

  Street Parking
Spectators can park on surrounding streets such as Hope Street, Arlington Avenue, Lloyd Avenue, Bowen Street and Brook Street. Please be mindful of all posted parking restrictions and regulations that apply to surrounding streets.

Erickson Athletic Complex Directions
(Berylson Family Fields, Brodsky Squash Pavilion, Brown Softball Field, Indoor Tennis Courts, Katherine Moran Coleman Aquatics Center, Meehan Auditorium, Meister-Kavan Field, Murray Stadium, Nelson Fitness Center, Olney-Margolies Athletic Center, Pizzitola Sports Center, Stevenson Field, Varsity Tennis Courts, Warner Roof, Zucconi Strength & Conditioning Center)
235 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02912

 
From the North: Take 95 South to Branch Avenue (Exit 24). Turn left onto Branch Avenue and proceed to the traffic light. Cross the intersection and go up Cypress Street to the light at Hope Street. Turn right onto Hope Street. Bear left at the fork and make a left turn onto Lloyd Avenue. The entrance to the Athletic Complex is the third driveway on the right.

  From the South: Take 95 North into Rhode Island. Once in Providence, take Branch Avenue (Exit 24). Turn right onto Branch Avenue and proceed to the traffic light. Cross the intersection and go up Cypress Street to the light at Hope Street. Turn right onto Hope Street. Bear left at the fork and make a left turn onto Lloyd Avenue. The entrance to the Athletic Complex is the third driveway on the right.

  From the East: Take Route 195 West to the Gano Street exit (Exit 2) in Providence. Turn right onto Gano Street. Proceed to the light at Angell Street (at this point, Gano Street will become Taber Avenue). Turn left onto Angell Street (one-way). Follow Angell Street to Hope Street and turn right onto Hope Street. The Athletic Complex driveway is on the right after Stimson Street (for parking, proceed to the light immediately following driveway at Lloyd Avenue. Turn right onto Lloyd Avenue. The entrance to the Athletic Complex is the third driveway on the right).

  From the West: Take Route 6 into Providence and exit for 95 North. Take 95 to Branch Avenue (Exit 24). Turn right onto Branch Avenue and proceed to the traffic light. Cross the intersection and go up Cypress Street to the light at Hope Street. Turn right onto Hope Street. Bear left at the fork and make a left turn onto Lloyd Avenue. The entrance to the Athletic Complex is the third driveway on the right.

Brown Stadium Parking(Football)
400 Elmgrove Avenue
Providence, RI 02906

Lot A Parking

Parking at Brown Stadium is very limited. Season parking passes are just $50 and can be purchased online. Single game parking is first come, first serve based on availability. 

Handicapped Parking at Brown Stadium

Handicapped parking is available in Lot C, located behinf the home side bleachers. Entry into Lot C can be accessed from Sessions Street. Handicapped parking in Lot C is a paid lot.

Street Parking

Spectators can park on surrounding streets that are not closed to traffic. Please be mindful of all posted parking restrictions and regulations that apply to surrounding streets.

Free Football Shuttles

Brown Athletics also provides free Football Gameday Shuttles around campus.

Brown Stadium Directions
(Football, Outdoor Track) 

From the North: Take 95 South to Branch Avenue (Exit 24). Turn left onto Branch Avenue and proceed to the traffic light. Cross intersection and go up Cypress Street to light at Hope Street. Go straight through intersection at Cypress and Hope to the end of Cypress, where it meets Morris Avenue. Turn right onto Morris Avenue.  At the stop sign, take a left onto Doyle Avenue and make the first left onto Elmgrove Avenue. Brown Stadium is on the left.

From the South: Take 95 North into Rhode Island. Once in Providence, take the Branch Avenue exit (Exit 24). Turn left onto Branch Avenue and proceed to the traffic light. Cross the intersection and go up Cypress Street to the light at Hope Street. Go straight through the intersection at Cypress and Hope to the end of Cypress, where it meets Morris Avenue. Turn right onto Morris Avenue.  At the stop sign, take a left onto Doyle Avenue and make the first left onto Elmgrove Avenue. Brown Stadium is on the left.

From the East: Take Route 195 West to the Gano Street exit (Exit 2) in Providence. Turn right onto Gano Street, which becomes Taber Avenue after crossing Angell Street. Turn right onto Lloyd Avenue and make the first left onto Elmgrove Avenue. Drive approximately one mile and Brown Stadium is on the left.

From the West: Take Route 6 into Providence and exit for 95 North. Take 95 to the Branch Avenue exit (Exit 24). Turn left onto Branch Avenue and proceed to the traffic light. Cross the intersection and go up Cypress Street to the light at Hope Street. Go straight through the intersection at Cypress and Hope to the end of Cypress, where it meets Morris Avenue. Turn right onto Morris Avenue.  At the stop sign, take a left onto Doyle Avenue and make the first left onto Elmgrove Avenue. Brown Stadium is on the left.

FOOTBALL TAILGATING


Tailgating in Lot A is only allowed 2.5 hours prior to the start of an event, during halftime, and for one hour after the completion of any game (No post game tailgating will be permitted following any night football game). All parking lots are walked by Brown Police & Security and Brown Athletic Event Staff to ensure fans are finished tailgating at the scheduled time.

  • Passenger cars only. No RVs will be permitted
  • No generators allowed
  • No electricity will be provided by Brown University
  • In order to be in complance with Rhode Island state laws, all patrons must be at least 21 years of age in order to consume alcohol
  • Vehicles and/or fans carrying beer kegs and/or excessive quantities of alcohol (wine, spirits and/or beer) will not be allowed into parking lots

GENERAL TAILGATING

Tailgating is only allowed prior to the start of an event, during halftime or intermission, and for one hour after the completion of any game. All parking lots are walked by Brown Police & Security and Brown Athletic Event Staff to ensure fans are finished tailgating at the scheduled time.

  • No generators allowed
  • No electricity will be provided by Brown University
  • In order to be in complance with Rhode Island state laws, all patrons must be at least 21 years of age in order to consume alcohol
  • Vehicles and/or fans carrying beer kegs and/or excessive quantities of alcohol (wine, spirits and/or beer) will not be allowed into parking lots

 

DIRECTIONS TO OTHER BROWN FACILITIES

Marston Boathouse
(M/W Crew)
India Point Park
Providence, RI 02906


Marston Boathouse is located at the foot of the Seekonk River, just under the Washington Bridge. From Route 95, take Route 195 East to the Gano Street exit (Exit 2). At the stop sign, turn left onto India Street. After passing a small parking lot on the right, make your first right down a ramp. The boathouse is at the end of the street on your left.

Narragansett Boatclub
(M/W Crew home regattas)
2 River Road (use 34 River Road for GPS)
Providence, RI 02906

The Narragansett Boatclub is located near the finish line for men's and women's crew regattas and is the best place for viewing races. From Route 95, take Route 195 East to the Gano Street exit (Exit 2). At the stop sign, turn left onto India Street. Make a right at stop sign onto Gano Street. Proceed approximately .3 miles and turn Right at the light onto Pitman Street. Once on Pitman, go through light to end, where you follow the road to the left. Proceed straight across the rotary (i.e., once in the rotary, get out at the first opportunity). The NBC is a 1/2 mile down on your right. 

Windswept Farms
(Equestrian)
106 Birch Swamp Road
Warren, RI 02885

From Brown: Take 195 East to exit 2 in Massachusetts (Rte 136). Turn right when you come off the ramp. Go straight through the light to stay on route 136 South. About one mile down, turn left onto Birch Swamp Road. The stable is located on the fifth and sixth driveway on your left (there is a small Windswept Farms sign).