Directions to Collins Park - Freedom Field & The Meadows

Freedom Field (The Usual Spot Across from Jumpin Jacks Drive-In)

From the East: New York State Thruway (I-90) to exit 25. Take Interstate 890 West to exit 4c (Scotia/ Washington Ave) . Take a left at light onto State Street. Follow remainder of directions from below.

From the West: New York State Thruway (I-90) to exit 26. Take Interstate 890 to exit 4b (Erie Blvd exit) . Take a left at light onto State Street. Follow remainder of directions from below.

From State St.: Continue on State St. crossing over Mohawk River bridge and take your first right onto Schonowee Rd. The park and the playing field will be directly to your left.

Parking: PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE JUMPING JACKS DRIVE-IN UNLESS YOU WOULD LIKE TO MAKE A DONATION TO THE TOWN OF SCOTIA. Continue on Schonowee Rd. past the park and turn left onto Kiwanis Way. Continue straight all the way down until you are near the beach front and turn left. Park anywhere and meet us near the green shed to check-in.

The Meadows

To get to the Meadows field you follow the directions above. The only difference is the playing location which can be accessed by traveling on Schonowee Rd., passing Freedom Field on your left, and turning left onto Kiwanis Way. The Meadows field is located on your right after you pass the first baseball field on your left. Please pull into the Meadows park area for unloading of your vehicle only. Parking: All parking will be near the beach area as usual (see the directions for parking for freedom field above for the beach area). We suggest you drop-off all that you need for the day in the Meadows park area as the actual parking area is 2/10 of a mile away. Only tournament directors will be allowed to park in the Meadows area.

***No alcohol is permitted in this park***


Directions to Nickerson Park Campground

From Albany

378 Stryker Rd, Gilboa, NY 12076

(607) 588-7327


Take Rt. 88W to Schoharie Exit 23

Follow Rt. 30S approximately 25 miles or 35 minutes

Continue through the towns of MIddleburgh and Blenheim. 

After you pass Mine Kill State Park, the sign for Nickerson Park Campground will be on your right. 

Turn left onto Stryker Rd. 

Camprground entrance is 1 mile on the left. 

 Directions to Avon Crest Park

From Route 7, if coming from the west, take a right onto Pearse Rd and if coming from the east, take a left onto Pearse Rd (Niskayuna, NY)

This park is located off Westmoreland Drive

Take a right onto Brookshire Dr

Take a left onto Northumberland Dr

Take a right onto Worcester Dr

Take a left onto Westmoreland Dr

The park will be on your left