Make Your Own Diversion

May 17, 2010

The Greater Rochester and Fingerlakes regions are culturally diverse and full of exciting places to explore.   Here is a sampling of ideas to help spark your own unique diversion.
Check the map below for locations.

Museums:

Susan B. Anthony House http://susanbanthonyhouse.org/index.php

Strong National Museum of Play & Toy Hall of Fame http://www.museumofplay.org/

Rochester Museum and Science Center http://www.rmsc.org/ with Strasenburg Planetarium http://www.rmsc.org/StrasenburghPlanetarium/

Memorial Art Gallery http://mag.rochester.edu/

Eastman House & International Museum of Film and Photography http://www.eastmanhouse.org/

JELL-O Gallery http://www.jellogallery.org/

Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse http://www.geneseelighthouse.org/

Gardens:

Maplewood Park & Rose Garden http://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=8589936543

Eastman House Gardens http://www.eastmanhouse.org/Main/visit/todo/gardens.php

Lamberton Conservatory at Highland Park http://www.monroecounty.gov/parks-highland.php

Warner Castle & Sunken Garden near Highland Park http://www.monroecounty.gov/parks-highland.php

Sonnenberg Gardens http://www.sonnenberg.org/

Parks/Hiking:

Highland Park http://www.monroecounty.gov/parks-highland.php

Northampton Park http://www.monroecounty.gov/parks-northampton.php

Canal Towpath http://www.nyscanals.gov/exvac/trail/index.html

Mendon Ponds Park http://www.monroecounty.gov/parks-mendonponds.php

Hamlin Beach State Park http://nysparks.state.ny.us/parks/20/details.aspx

Ontario Beach Park & Denzel Carousel http://www.monroecounty.gov/parks-ontariobeach.php

Other Amusements:

Springdale Farm http://www.heritagechristianservices.org/springdale/default.aspx

Seneca Park Zoo http://www.senecaparkzoo.org/

SeaBreeze Amusement Park http://seabreeze.com/

Shopping Destinations:

Main Street Brockport http://brockportmerchants.com/brockportshopping.htm

Marketplace Mall (includes Lands End Inlet) http://www.themarketplacemall.com/

Wegmans http://www.wegmans.com/

Fingerlakes Wineries http://www.fingerlakes.org/things-to-do/wineries-more


Only 160 townhouse rooms

May 14, 2010

There are only 160 townhouse rooms, so be sure to register early! If you need an on-campus housing location after the townhomes are full, you’ll be staying in a residence hall without air conditioning.


Lodging and Travel Information

May 10, 2010

Travel information to the College at Brockport can be found at the following link: http://www.brockport.edu/about/visit/.

Lodging accommodations may be reserved on campus in our townhouses for $40/person/night.  We will provide a linen package; however, you may wish to bring your own pillow and towel.  Other area accommodations can be found here: http://www.brockport.edu/about/lodging.html.  There is a block of rooms reserved at Dollinger’s Inn and Suites.


Registration is Now Open

May 3, 2010

Conference registration is now open.  Go to http://sunyla.org/registration and choose your registration type.

Registration will close on Friday, May 21st at 5pm.

Spaces in the townhomes may be limited, so register early!  If you have any questions or issues with registration, feel free to contact me at lrath@brockport.edu, or 585-395-2568.

Please print your confirmation page.  You will need your Conference Confirmation Number if you need to modify your registration.

Presenters need to register as well.  For questions about waivers, see Guidelines for SUNYLA Annual Conference Expenses.