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

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

Sunday Meetings

Sep
19
Sun
11:00 am Peacebuilding
Peacebuilding
Sep 19 @ 11:00 am
Peacebuilding @ New York | United States
RYSEC will join the Philadelphia Ethical Society in honoring the United Nations International Day of Peace!  The Ethical Society of Austin and National Ethical Service, an affiliate of the American Ethical Union, are also co-sponsoring.[...]
Sep
26
Sun
11:00 am Post-Democratic America
Post-Democratic America
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am
Post-Democratic America @ New York | United States
The Ongoing Crisis of Democracy in the USA We are honored to have a return visit from Lincoln Mitchell, who spoke to us on the crisis of democracy in 2018.  He describes his talk this[...]
Oct
3
Sun
11:00 am Sunday Meeting – TBA
Sunday Meeting – TBA
Oct 3 @ 11:00 am
Sunday Meeting - TBA @ New York | United States
Watch this space for more information! Each week, we meet at 11 am – 12:30 pm (plus time for socializing) to consider major issues of the day. 11 a.m. is gathering time, to meet and[...]

Learning & Community

Sep
16
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ethics on Tap @ An Beal Bocht | 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.  Join in for an evening of exploration. Bring your curiosity. This will[...]
Oct
21
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ethics on Tap @ An Beal Bocht | 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.  Join in for an evening of exploration. Bring your curiosity. This will[...]
Nov
18
Thu
7:00 pm Ethics on Tap
Ethics on Tap
Nov 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Ethics on Tap @ An Beal Bocht | 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.  Join in for an evening of exploration. Bring your curiosity. This will[...]

Issues & Action

Sep
19
Sun
2:00 pm Peace Ceremony
Peace Ceremony
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Peace Ceremony
We will gather outside at the Meeting House for a brief ceremony honoring the International Day of Peace.  Children are welcome!  Please contact Jone Johnson Lewis (deadline: Monday 9/20) if you have a brief reading[...]
Sep
29
Wed
8:00 pm Activism at a Distance: Salon on...
Activism at a Distance: Salon on...
Sep 29 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Activism at a Distance: Salon on Criminal Justice
Attention RYSEC members:  The American Ethical Union will host a Salon on Criminal Justice as part of its ongoing series, Activism at a Distance.  Hosted by the AEU Ethical Action Committee, all AEU members, Ethical Culture[...]

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