Name: Essex Skating Facility
Address: 2 Educational Drive Essex Junction, VT 05452
Manager: Noel Boutin
Home For: Essex, Mt. Mansfield, St. Michael's College
From Williston Rd. Hotels to Essex High School
Take a Left from Sheraton, Clarion Inn and Comfort Inn, take a Right from Holiday Inn and get on Williston Rd. Take I-89 North to exit 15. Bear right off the exit ramp onto Route 15 towards Essex Junction. Go to the 10th light and take a left onto Route 2A. Take the third right onto North Street. Take an immediate left after crossing the railroad tracks onto Old Colchester Rd. Take your first right onto Educational Drive and the rink is on the left hand side.
Short Driving Instructions from Other Directions
From I-89 South
Take exit 17 (Champlain Islands, Milton), take a left off the exit and proceed to the traffic light. Go right at the light onto rte 7 South, follow to intersection with rte 2A. Left onto 2A, follow to Essex Junction. Before reaching 5 Corners intersection, just after an entrance to the Champlain Valley Fairgrounds on your right, take a left onto North St., and an immediate left after crossing railroad tracks onto Old Colchester Road. Take the first right into the school, the rink is on your left hand side.
(courtesy Essex HS)
From I-89 North:
I-89 north to US-2 (exit 11). Turn right off ramp. Take immediate right on Rt-117. Continue onto Essex Junction (past IBM). In theVillage, turn right onto Railroad Ave. Turn right onto Rt-15. Turn left onto Educational Dr. The arena is on the right past the school.
Detailed Driving Instructions
Referenced to US Interstate 89 in Vermont.
Exit I89 at exit #12. (Williston, Essex Junction Exit)
Head NORTH on VT State Rt. 2A. (If you were driving north on I89 it is a right turn at the end of the exit ramp; if you were driving south on I89 it is a left turn)
Continue NORTH on 2A through a set of traffic lights. (Box store sprawl on left)
Continue NORTH on 2A through a second set of traffic lights. (This is the intersection of VT routes 2 and 2A) REF: 0 mi.
Continue NORTH on 2A through a third set of trafic lights. (Intersects with Mountain View Road on right and Industrial Road on left) REF: 1 mi.
Continue NORTH on 2A through a fourth set of traffic lights. (Entrance to IBM on right) REF: 2.5 mi.
Continue NORTH on 2A to a fifth set of traffic lights. As you approach this light, get in the middle lane. You will be at Five Corners in Essex Junction. This is the intersection of VT State routes 2A, 15, and 117. From the middle lane proceed straight across onto 2A. REF: 2.9 mi.
Look for a CITGO gas station (Dave's Citgo) on your right. Take the first right turn after the CITGO station. This is North Street. REF: 3.2 mi.
Immediately after turning you'll cross RR tracks and immediately turn left onto Old Colchester Road.
Take your first right onto Educational Road. (This is the entrance to the Essex Vocational High School).
The rink is on the left. Parking is available in the lot on the right as you enter the school grounds, as well as around the rink, and above the rink near the football field.
The GPS coordinates for the Essex Skating Facility are:
44 29.87 N
73 06.57 W