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Alameda, Crown Beach Park:

Crown Beach Memorial Park, Intersection of Westline Dr and Otis Dr, Alameda, 94501. If you are using a GPS enter 600 Westline Drive, Alameda.

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DIRECTIONS

Crown Beach Memorial Park, Intersection of Westline Dr and Otis Dr, Alameda, 94501*

For GPS, use 600 Westline Dr, Alameda 94501

*We highly recommend our directions below. If you prefer to use Internet directions, use 600 Westline Drive, Alameda 94501 for the location, then follow our directions below for getting to our school on the beach.

From San Francisco and points North...

Take the Bay Bridge (80 east) to 880 towards Alameda / San Jose.

Get off the freeway at the Broadway/Alameda exit.

Make a right at the first traffic light (5th Street). Stay to the right, follow the signs towards Alameda/Broadway, (look for the pink Gingerbread House Restaurant on the right hand side.). Begin to move over into the left lane.

Follow the sign (Route 61/Alameda), veer left under the overpass into the Webster Street Tube.

While in the tube, move to the left lane and prepare to exit left onto Constitution Way/Marina Village Parkway immediately after the tunnel.

Pass through Atlantic intersection. (Walgreens/Kinkos on the corner).

Pass through Buena Vista intersections. Cross through Lincoln Avenue intersection (Constitution Way changes into 8th Street at this intersection).

Continue on 8th Street. Pass through Central Avenue intersection. Ball park, tennis courts on the right in a grassy park area.

Follow Eighth Street to the third set of traffic lights (at Otis) and turn right into the entrance of Crown Beach Memorial Park.

You will find us at the southern (far) end of the parking lot. We are in the brown building physically on the beach with the Boardsports School sign on it.

From the East…

CA-24 W becomes I-980 W.

Take the 12TH STREET exit. go 0.3 miles

Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto BRUSH ST. go 0.3 miles

Turn LEFT onto 5TH ST. go 0.4 miles

Follow the sign (Route 61/Alameda), veer left under the overpass into the Webster Street Tube.

While in the tube, move to the left lane and prepare to exit left onto Constitution Way/Marina Village Parkway immediately after the tunnel.

Pass through Atlantic intersection. (Walgreens/Kinkos on the corner).

Pass through Buena Vista intersections. Cross through Lincoln Avenue intersection (Constitution Way changes into 8th Street at this intersection).

Continue on 8th Street. Pass through Central Avenue intersection. Ball park, tennis courts on the right in a grassy park area.

Follow Eighth Street to the third set of traffic lights (at Otis) and turn right into the entrance of Crown Beach Memorial Park.

You will find us at the southern (far) end of the parking lot. We are in the brown building physically on the beach with the Boardsports School sign on it.

From the South…

Take 880 to High Street/Alameda onto Coliseum Way, Go .4 miles.

Turn Left on High Street, Go 1.5 miles.

Turn Right on Otis Drive, go 2.1 miles.

Follow Otis until it ends and go straight into Crown Beach Park.

You will find us at the southern (far) end of the parking lot. We are in the brown building physically on the beach with the Boardsports School sign on it.

Via Public Transport

OPTION 1 (takes about 1 1/2 hrs from San Francisco)

Take Bart to the Fruitvale stop in Oakland. Then take AC Transit Bus #20 to Crown Beach in Alameda (intersection Otis and Westline Drive). We are at the south end of the parking lot in the brown building on the beach.

OPTION 2 (ferry/walk or bicycle, takes about 50 minutes from San Francisco) Take the Alameda/Oakland Ferry from the Ferry Building in San Francisco. From the Ferry terminal in Alameda, ride your bike or walk to our beach facility (2.6miles). The entrance to Crown Beach Park is at 600 Westline Drive, then go to the south end of the parking lot and we are the brown building on the beach.

Parking Fee

There is a fee for parking in the lot, so don’t forget your wallet! Annual permits for parking can be purchased at the guard shack for a nominal fee.

Dogs

Dogs are allowed into the park but not allowed on the beach, and must be on leash at all times.