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Directions to the Studio of Bridge and Games

Directions to the Studio of Bridge and Games

Location of the SWA Game-a-thons

and many other SWA Events

(but not Council of Five Nations)



The Studio of Bridge and Games

The Studio of Bridge and Games
Price Chopper Community Room
 1639 Eastern Parkway
 Schenectady, NY 12309
 (518) 346-3773
 BridgeStudio /at/ hotmail.com



Schenectady is part of the Capital District region of upstate New York. We share this honor with Albany, Troy, Saratoga, and a whole bunch of towns and villages in between. It is about three hours north of New York City, three hours west of Boston, five hours south of Montreal, and four hours east of Buffalo.

The Studio is on Eastern Parkway in the city of Schenectady, about a mile east of Union College. It is directly across the street from a large supermarket, Price Chopper. You will probably have to park in the Price Chopper parking lot.


Getting to the Studio

From Utica, Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo and other points West:
  • From I-90 (the NYS Thruway), take Exit 26 onto I-890 East. 
  • Get off at Exit 6 (Michigan Avenue) and make a left turn at the top of the ramp, taking you north/northeast on Brandywine. 
  • You will go through several lights, including a major intersection with State Street. 
  • Stay on Brandywine until you come to Eastern Parkway. This is one block after Bradley. 
  • Take a right onto Eastern Pkwy, and go straight through one light (McClellan).
  • The Studio will be on your left, after only about a 10th of a mile. 
  • Turn right at the light into Price Chopper and park.


From Binghamton, Ithaca, and other points Southwest:
  • Take I-88 east all the way to the end (where it runs into I-90), exit 26-61
  • Take I-90 east toward Boston
  • You will only be on I-90 for about four miles
  • Get off at Exit 25 and take I-890 West. 
  • Take Exit 6 (Michigan Ave) and take a right onto Brandywine. 
  • You will go through several lights, including a major intersection with State Street. 
  • Stay on Brandywine until you come to Eastern Parkway. This is one block after Bradley. 
  • Take a right onto Eastern Pkwy, and go straight through one light (McClellan).
  • The Studio will be on your left, after only about a 10th of a mile. 
  • Turn right at the light into Price Chopper and park.

From Boston and other points East:
  • Stay on I-90 and enter the Thruway, continuing west. 
  • Get off at exit 25 and take I-890 West. 
  • Take Exit 6 (Michigan Ave) and take a right onto Brandywine. 
  • You will go through several lights, including a major intersection with State Street. 
  • Stay on Brandywine until you come to Eastern Parkway. This is one block after Bradley. 
  • Take a right onto Eastern Pkwy, and go straight through one light (McClellan).
  • The Studio will be on your left, after only about a 10th of a mile. 
  • Turn right at the light into Price Chopper and park.

From New York City and other points South:
  • Take the Thruway north on I-87. 
  • Stay on the Thruway as it turns west and becomes I-90.
  • Get off at exit 25 and take I-890 West.
  • Take Exit 6 (Michigan Ave) and take a right onto Brandywine. 
  • You will go through several lights, including a major intersection with State Street. 
  • Stay on Brandywine until you come to Eastern Parkway. This is one block after Bradley. 
  • Take a right onto Eastern Pkwy, and go straight through one light (McClellan).
  • The Studio will be on your left, after only about a 10th of a mile. 
  • Turn right at the light into Price Chopper and park.


From Troy:
  • Take Route 7 West. 
  • Stay (veer left) on Route 7 as you pass the "Y" fork for Union Street. 
  • Make a right turn onto Balltown Road, then an immediate left onto Eastern Parkway. 
  • Go a little over a mile, and turn left at the first light you see.  This will take you directly into the Price Chopper parking lot.  The Studio is across from you.

From Saratoga, Montreal, and other points North:
  • Take I-87 (Northway) south to Exit 9. 
  • Go west for several miles on Route 146 (you will be heading into rural farm country). 
  • Be careful, as you will need to make a left at a light to stay on Route 146. 
  • After crossing the Mohawk River, stay on Route 146, now Balltown Road. 
  • Route 146 turns right and becomes Union Street. Do not turn yet! 
  • Go one block past Union and turn right onto Eastern Parkway. 
  • Go a little over a mile, and turn left at the first light you see.  This will take you directly into the Price Chopper parking lot.  The Studio is across from you.


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