FREE FIRST HOUR OF PARKING!  Simmons parking is validated at the 375 Longwood Avenue garage – Just bring your parking ticket to the instructor on pool deck and get a coupon.

The Holmes Sports Center is located on the Simmons College Residence Campus at 331 Brookline Avenue in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston.

Directions Via Car

From Route 9

-Take Route 9 East. At the Brookline Avenue intersection, turn left onto Brookline Avenue. 

-Go to the second set of lights and turn left onto the Riverway. 

-Take the Riverway to the third set of lights, where it intersects again with Brookline Avenue.

-The Holmes Sports Center is located approx. ¼ mile up on the right (Directly across from Beth Israel Medical Center).

From Boston, Route 93 and Route 1 North

-Take Storrow Drive WESTBOUND.

– Exit at the “Fenway/Route 1 South” exit.

– Bear right onto Boylston Street, heading OUTBOUND.

– Follow Boylston Street (outbound) to the major intersection of Boylston Street and Park Drive. (The Landmark Center Mall will be on your right).

– Go straight through the intersection, (which has 3 lights), towards Brookline Avenue.

– The Holmes Sports Center is located up on the right (Directly across from Beth Israel Medical Center).

From the West and the Massachusetts Turnpike

– Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 18 for Allston, Brighton and Cambridge. Stay to the right after the toll-booth.

– Take the Cambridge/Somerville fork at the exit.

– After the first set of lights and before the bridge, turn right onto Storrow Drive East.

– Head toward Boston to the third exit which is marked “Fenway/Route 1 South.”

– Take the Fenway/Route 1 South exit.

– Bear right onto Boylston Street, heading OUTBOUND.

– Follow Boylston Street to the major intersection of Boylston Street and Park Drive. (The Landmark Center Mall will be on your right).

-Go straight through the intersection, (which has 3 lights), towards Brookline Avenue.

— The Holmes Sports Center is located up on the right (Directly across from Beth Israel Medical Center).

Directions Via Public Transportation

By Subway

The Holmes Sports Center is a short walk from the “Longwood” stop on the Green Line’s Riverside “D” line. Walk west on Chapel Street (up a hill) to Longwood Avenue. Turn left onto Longwood, crossing the bridge over the trolley tracks. Cross at the first set of lights onto the Riverway and turn left. Walk about one block to the light at Short Street. Turn right and the Winsor School is on your right. Turn left on Pilgrim Road and the Simmons’ Residence Campus is on your right.

OR

Take the Green Line’s Heath Street “E” line to the “Longwood” stop. Cross Huntington Ave. on the WESTBOUND side and continue down Longwood Ave.  Take a right onto Brookline Avenue and the Sportcenter and athletic fields are located on the left, directly across from Beth Israel Medical Center.

By Bus

Several MBTA buses stop on Brookline Avenue directly next to the Holmes Sports Center. When taking any of the following routes, exit at the Beth Israel /Short St. stop on Brookline Avenue. The Winsor athletic fields are across the street from the Hospital. Follow the walkway between the Winsor fields and the Simmons College residential campus. • MBTA Bus #8: (Harbor Point-UMass to Kenmore Station, via B.U. Medical Center and Dudley Station). • MBTA Bus #47: (Albany Street to Central Square, Cambridge via the Longwood Medical Area). • MBTA Bus #60: (Chestnut Hill to Kenmore Square via Brookline Avenue). • MBTA Bus #65: (Brighton Center to Kenmore Square via Brookline Avenue). • MBTA Bus # CT2: (Sullivan Station to Ruggles Station via Kendall/MIT). • MBTA Bus # CT3: (Beth Israel Hospital – Andrew Station via B.U. Medical Center/BCH).

By Commuter Rail

Simmons is also accessible by commuter rail in combination with the bus or subway routes described above. From Ruggles, take any of the above buses. From Back Bay station, walk across Copley Square to the outbound “Green Line” MBTA stop and take the Riverside “D” train. From North Station, take to the outbound “Green Line” Riverside “D” train. From South Station, take the “Red Line” to Park Street and transfer to the outbound “Green Line” Riverside “D” train.

PARKING

The Holmes Sports Center is located on the Simmons College Residence Campus at 331 Brookline Avenue in the Longwood Medical Area of Boston. Free street parking is available and noted on the map, but it is limited. The most consistent and cheapeast garage option is the MASCO Garage, located at 375 Longwood Avenue, a short walk to the pool. Please view our parking map below.