The Rahway Recreation Center is located in Rahway, NJ, at 275 East Milton Avenue, directly next to City Hall, and directly behind the Center Circle Sports Complex where previous JAPW events have been held, and is only a short drive from any of the thoroughfares listed below.
From Garden State Parkway (GSP) Southbound:
Take exit 135 (Clark / Westfield), and immediately bear left. Follow the circle back under the Parkway underpass, and bear right under the Parkway bridge (Brant Ave./Rahway). Turn left at the first traffic light (Westfield Ave) and go about 1.5 miles. Turn right on to South Route 27 (St Georges Ave) and proceed to the third traffic light. Turn left on to West Milton Ave and go under the train tressel, continue past the first traffic light (Main St.). Go about 1/4 mile and the facility will be on your right.
From Garden State Parkway (GSP) Northbound:
Take exit 135 (Clark / Westfield), and immediately bear right onto Brant Ave. Turn left at first traffic light (Westfield Ave.), and proceed as above.
GSP North/South option:
Take exit 131 and follow Hwy. 27 (St Georges Ave.) into Rahway. Turn right onto West Milton Ave., go under the train tressel, and continue past the first traffic light (Main St.). Go about 1/4 mile and the facility will be on your right.
From Routes 1 and 9 Southbound:
Follow highway through Linden past Merck & Co. Turn right at at the first traffic light onto E. Milton Ave. (look for Burger King / Dunkin Doughnuts). Go about 1/2 mile, cross river, and the facility will be on your left.
From Routes 1 and 9 Northbound:
Follow highway through Avenel. Stay in right lane when you pass the “Route 1 Auto Mall” complex (big American flag), and you will automatically exit. Turn left onto Hazelwood Ave. and go to first light. Turn right onto Main St. and then turn right on to East Milton Avenue. The facility will be about 100 yds. on your right.
From NJ Turnpike Northbound or Southbound:
Take exit 12 (Carteret/Rahway), stay right out of toll booths, and follow signs to Rt1 – Rahway. Head West on Roosevelt Ave., which turns into Randolph Ave. Go to end of Randolph Ave., and turn right at the traffic light onto Rahway/Woodbridge Ave. Go to next light, and then turn left onto Hazelwood Ave. Go to first light and turn right onto Main St. Go to the next traffic light and make a right on to East Milton Avenue and the facility will be about 100 yds. on your right.
From Lake or Inman Aves:
Follow either street to St. Georges Ave. (Hwy 27), then turn left and go towards Rahway. Go about 1 mile, and look for a Bank on the left. At that light, turn right onto W. Milton Ave. Continue on and road will become East Milton Avenue. Once past Main St. the facility will be on your right.
From NJ Transit Trains and Busses:
The Rahway Train Station is located less than a ½ mile from the Recreation Center. The Rahway Train Station can be accessed by NJ Transit trains on the North East Corridor Lines or the North Jersey Coast Line. From the train station walk down to West Milton Ave and continue walking one block to Main St then another block to East Milton Ave, the Recreation Center will be on the right side after town hall. NJ Transit Train #62 (Newark, Woodbridge, Perth Amboy) lets off at the Rahway Train Station on Irving and Cherry St. After getting off the bus, walk to the other end of the train station to West Milton Ave and follow above walking directions.