Directions to the Society

The Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture is located near the Fieldston campus in the Bronx. Map is below.

Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture
4450 Fieldston Road
Riverdale, New York 10471
office information

Directions to the Ethical Society

 

Public Transportation

You can take the subway and walk about 6/10 of a mile, or shorten your walk to about 2/10 of a mile by taking a bus.

Click for detailed public transportation directions

  • Take the IRT #1 to 231st Street
  • Then take the #7, #10 or #20 bus to 239st Street and Riverdale Ave.
  • Walk north to where the road forks before the underpass, and bear right onto Manhattan College Parkway for about 1 block
  • You’ll find the Ethical Culture Building to your left

OR

  • Take the IRT #1 subway to 242nd Street and Van Cortlandt Park
  • Then walk about 3/4 mile up the winding hill on Manhattan College Parkway
  • The Ethical Culture Building will be to your right where Manhattan College Parkway meets Fieldston Rd.

OR

  • M.T.A. Express Bus Service may be available. Please check schedules:
  • BxM1 (Riverdale, Bronx – East Midtown, Manhattan)
  • BxM2 (Riverdale, Bronx – West Midtown, Manhattan)

For more information, please call the MTA during the week at (718) 445-3100 or visit their website at www.mta.info.

By Car

The Society is near exit 20 (W 239 St) from 9A, the Henry Hudson Parkway, and not far from exit 11 (Van Cortlandt Pk S) from I-87, the Major Deegan Expressway.

Click for details: driving from the north via Saw Mill/Henry Hudson Parkway

  • Take Saw Mill Parkway South to Henry Hudson Parkway South
  • Exit 21 at W 246th Street
  • Follow South 1/4 mile to traffic light
  • Left onto W 246th Street (onto overpass)
  • Straight ahead East for 2 blocks to traffic circle
  • Right onto Fieldston Road
  • Follow South for 1/4 mile to the Ethical Culture Building (at the end of the street on left corner)
  • Parking is directly ahead to the Left or Right

Click for details: driving from the south via West Side Highway / Henry Hudson Parkway

  • Take West Side Highway North to Henry Hudson Parkway North
  • Exit 21 at W 246th Street
  • Short distance to traffic light
  • Right onto W 246th Street
  • Straight ahead East for 2 blocks to traffic circle
  • Right onto Fieldston Road
  • Follow South for 1/4 mile to the Ethical Culture Building (at the end of the street on left corner)
  • Parking is directly ahead to the Left or Right

Click for details: driving from the east via the Major Deegan

  • From the Major Deegan (I-87 either North or South)
  • Exit 11 at Van Cortlandt Park South
  • Turn West onto Van Cortlandt Park South
  • Follow 2 blocks West to Broadway (US-9 North)
  • Turn Right onto Broadway
  • Follow 3 blocks North past W 242nd Street
  • Turn left after W 242nd Street (after the subway terminal ends)
  • Straight ahead 1 block
  • Turn left again onto Manhattan College Parkway
  • Follow the winding Manhattan College Parkway about 3/4 of a mile all the way to Fieldston Rd. (make a right at the top of the hill & then a left past Manhattan College & then proceed to Fieldston Rd.)
  • The Ethical Culture Building is on the Right, Parking is on the Left

Notice

Sunday Platform Meetings will be held online via Zoom until further notice.

Sunday Meetings

Nov
29
Sun
11:00 am Connecting in Gratitude
Connecting in Gratitude
Nov 29 @ 11:00 am
Connecting in Gratitude @ New York | United States
On this holiday weekend, when some may be with family or friends, and some mourning that they cannot honor it as usual, we’ll gather in an informal get-together. We’ll touch base as a community and[...]
Dec
6
Sun
11:00 am Moving On by Letting Go
Moving On by Letting Go
Dec 6 @ 11:00 am
Moving On by Letting Go @ New York | United States
Growth, change, and moving on often require that we first let go.  What makes it so difficult for us to let go of painful past events and circumstances? Letting go of something in our past[...]
Dec
13
Sun
11:00 am Creating Space for Justice
Creating Space for Justice
Dec 13 @ 11:00 am
Creating Space for Justice @ New York | United States
Human rights are essential to a just and peaceful world. This is a time of year to reflect on such rights: December 10 is Human Rights Day, honoring the UN Declaration of Human Rights. December[...]
Dec
20
Sun
11:00 am Winter Solstice 2020
Winter Solstice 2020
Dec 20 @ 11:00 am
Winter Solstice 2020 @ Riverdale-Yonkers Society for Ethical Culture | New York | United States
A gathering time to honor the season.  Room is open at 11 for informal greetings and conversation. From 11:15 – 11:45 the program will be especially-child-friendly.  Parts of the program will be open to your[...]
Dec
27
Sun
11:00 am No Sunday Platform Meeting Decem...
No Sunday Platform Meeting Decem...
Dec 27 @ 11:00 am
No Sunday Platform Meeting December 27, 2020 @ New York | United States
No platform meeting at RYSEC December 27, 2020.  The office will be closed, and staff is on vacation.  Consider spending time with friends or family instead, doing some volunteer work, reading a book, or some[...]

Learning & Community

Dec
1
Tue
10:00 am Morning Break
Morning Break
Dec 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Morning Break
Every Tuesday, you’re invited to join for a short reflection time and some responses, a great way to “get out” and spend a short break with others, even if you’re shut in.  We’ll do our[...]
Dec
8
Tue
10:00 am Morning Break
Morning Break
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Morning Break
Every Tuesday, you’re invited to join for a short reflection time and some responses, a great way to “get out” and spend a short break with others, even if you’re shut in.  We’ll do our[...]
Dec
15
Tue
10:00 am Morning Break
Morning Break
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Morning Break
Every Tuesday, you’re invited to join for a short reflection time and some responses, a great way to “get out” and spend a short break with others, even if you’re shut in.  We’ll do our[...]
Dec
17
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ethics on Tap @ New York | United States
Free-ranging casual discussion of ethical issues that are alive for you, and an opportunity to meet and interact with others interested in ethical issues.  We will meet, until further notice, online.  See below for information.[...]
Dec
22
Tue
10:00 am Morning Break
Morning Break
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Morning Break
Every Tuesday, you’re invited to join for a short reflection time and some responses, a great way to “get out” and spend a short break with others, even if you’re shut in.  We’ll do our[...]

Issues & Service

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