Tennis parking changes in effect starting Aug. 3

Keel Campus Sign

The Rogers Cup 2012 men’s tennis tournament will take place at the Rexall Centre at York University from Saturday, Aug. 4 to Sunday, Aug. 12 and will affect parking on the Keele campus as follows:

Reserved tennis parking

The following parking lots and garage will be used for tennis pass holders:

  • Founders Road East Visitors’ Lot
  • Founders Road West Lot
  • Shoreham Drive Lot
  • Thompson Road Lot
  • Arboretum Lane Parking Garage
  • Library Lot
  • Albany Road Lot
  • Chimneystack Road Lot

Tennis patrons and participants are required to display valid Tennis Parking Passes to use these lots/garage. With the exception of Shoreham Drive Lot, these lots will be occupied for this event from 7am on Saturday, Aug. 4 until Sunday, Aug.12 at midnight.

Shoreham Drive Lot will be closed for this event from Friday, Aug. 3 at 12 am until Monday, Aug.13 at noon.

Note: Valet parking for the tournament will be off campus at Pioneer Village parking lot.

York parking permit holders

York will minimize the effects to the community by preserving a predetermined quantity of parking spaces for permit holders and by upgrading and/or redirecting permit holders who are displaced during the tournament.

If you are a permit holder in any of the above-listed lots, refer below for parking during this period. Upgrades to these lots are provided at no additional charge.

  • Permit holders in the Founders Road West Lot will be relocated to the Founders Road East Lot.
  • Permit holders in the Shoreham Drive Lot will be relocated to the Arboretum Lane Parking Garage.
  • Permit holders for Arboretum Lane Parking Garage, Library Lot, Founders’ Road East  Lot, Albany Road Lot, York Boulevard Lot, Student Services Garage, Pond Road East Lot and Sentinel Road East Lot are unaffected by the tournament arrangements.

Cash pay-on-entry tournament parking

During the tennis event, lots designated for Tennis Canada event cash parking will charge a flat fee of $12 daily for each day of the tournament period.

The lots designated for TennisCanada event cash parking are as follows:

  • Student Services Parking Garage
  • Pond Road East Lot
  • Sentinel Road East Lot

York visitor/ short-term parking

During the tennis tournament period, visitor and short-term parking will be available in the following lots/garage/roadways for the York community at the current York rates:

  • VanierLot
  • York Lanes Parking Garage
  • Atkinson Lot
  • Passey Road
  • Assiniboine Road
  • Fine Arts Road
  • Physical Resources Building Lot South
  • Northwest Gate Temporary Lot

There will be no short-term parking available in the following lots/garages:

  • Arboretum Lane Parking Garage
  • Thompson Road Visitors’ Lot
  • Founders Road East Visitors’ Lot
  • Student Services Parking Garage

For more information or if any special parking arrangements are required, contact Parking Services at ext. 55335.

Traffic restriction on campus

For the duration of the tennis tournament, the following road restriction will be in place during the period of 9 to 12am from Saturday, Aug. 4 to Sunday, Aug. 2, inclusive:

  • Shoreham Drive between Murray Ross Parkway and Ian Macdonald Boulevard/Pond Road, both east and westbound.