Ithaca Youth Hockey Association

Directions from Utica:

Take I-90 (Thruway) west from Utica, to Exit 34A.  Take I-481 south to I-81 south.  Continue on I-81 south to Exit 12 Homer (NY 11-41-281).  Follow signs for NY 281 (Ithaca).  Take a left at the traffic light onto NY 281 south (West Rd.).

At A&W, NY 281 turns into NY 13.  Continue ahead on NY 13 to Dryden.  Turn right at the light (the old Brooklyn Diner) just past the Burger King, and continue on NY 13, down the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake into Ithaca.


Cass Park:
In Ithaca, turn right at sign for NY 96 / NY 89 (W. Buffalo St.).  After several blocks, cross the inlet bridge, turn right onto NY 89.  Drive ahead for a while, and the rink is about the 2nd right.

Lynah Rink
From NY 13 in Dryden, continue west toward Ithaca. Just past the NYSEG bldg, turn left onto NY 366 (Dryden Rd). Continue on Dryden Rd. approximately 4 miles, until you come to the entrance to Cornell. Dryden Rd. takes a left turn here, you continue straight thru on Hoy Rd. Continue straight for less than a mile, and turn right at the stop sign onto Campus Rd (at the baseball field). Continue 2 blocks to Lynah Rink on your right. (Older Folks-some of the scenes in "Love Story" were filmed here.)

The Rink (Lansing) Exit NY 13 east of Ithaca at North Triphammer Rd. Turn right onto Triphammer Rd, and continue several miles to Water Wagon Rd. Turn left onto Water Wagon Rd, and continue down the hill. At the bottom of the hill, turn right onto NY 34. The Rink will be on the right, less than a mile.

Drive time from Utica (Exit 31)
    approx 2 hrs, 15 mins

You can visit the Ithaca Youth Hockey Association at:

    Burger King
    Pizza Hut
    Moosewood Restaurant
    Billy Joe Bob Bubba Jack's (or something)
    Ben & Jerry's (?)


Other Stuff:
    Cornell University has beautiful views from the Art Museum
        and Jennie McGraw Bell Tower

    Lots of sailboats at Cass Park Marina