BRC Site Directions

BRC BIG RAPIDS SITE

FSU, Heavy Equipment Center, 220 Sports Drive, Big Rapids, MI  49307

Driving from North (Cadillac, Mich., etc.): US-131 South to Big Rapids, Exit 139. Turn east (left) and follow Perry Street 1.7 miles to the last stop light, which is State Street (Business Loop-131). Ferris State University campus buildings and a new entrance to FSU will be directly in front of you.  Turn south (right) on Business U.S. 131/State Street. Travel south on Business U.S. 131 about one-half of a mile to the Ewigleben Sports Complex. Turn west (right) onto Knollview Drive. Follow Knollview to the yield. Turn north (right) onto Sports Drive.   

Driving from South (Grand Rapids – Kalamazoo, Mich., etc.): US-131 North to Big Rapids, Exit 139. Turn east (right) and follow Perry Street 1.7 miles to the last stop light, which is State Street (Business Loop-131). Ferris State University campus buildings and a new entrance to FSU will be directly in front of you.  Turn south (right) on Business U.S. 131/State Street. Travel south on Business U.S. 131 about one-half of a mile to the Ewigleben Sports Complex. Turn west (right) onto Knollview Drive. Follow Knollview to the yield. Turn north (right) onto Sports Drive.     

Driving from East (Mt. Pleasant, etc.): Take M-20 West to Big Rapids, turn south (left) on State Street/Business U.S. 131. Travel on State Street/Business U.S. 131 about 1.2 miles to the Ewigleben Sports Complex. Turn west (right) onto Knollview Drive. Follow Knollview to the yield. Turn north (right) onto Sports Drive. 

Driving from West (White Cloud, etc.): Take M-20 East to Stanwood and then US-131 North to Big Rapids, exit 139. Turn right and follow Perry Street 1.7 miles to the last stop light which is State Street (Business Loop-131). Ferris State University campus buildings and a new entrance to FSU will be directly in front of you.  Turn south (right) on Business U.S. 131/State Street.  Travel south on Business U.S. 131 about one-half of a mile to the Ewigleben Sports Complex. Turn west (right) onto Knollview Drive. Follow Knollview to the yield. Turn north (right) onto Sports Drive.   

The class is held in room #101 in the Heavy Equipment Center. We use the southwest corner of parking lot #47 to the north of the Heavy Equipment Center for our riding area. Please park in lot #48 or the east section of lot #47.


MUSKEGON SITE

Muskegon Community College, 221 S. Quarterline Road, Muskegon, MI 49442

From the East: Take I-96 West to Muskegon, take exit 1-B and follow US-31 North. Take Apple Avenue exit -- head east on Apple Avenue and continue to Quarterline Road. There is a traffic signal at Quarterline Road -- turn left (north) on Quarterline. The next traffic signal is at Marquette Ave. Muskegon Community College is located on the northwest corner of Marquette Avenue and Quarterline Road.  The primary north parking lot can be reached from Quarterline Road or from Stebbins Road.  Go north past the main parking lot and turn left into the north lot. 

From the North or South: (while on US-31) Take Apple Avenue exit. Exit east on Apple Avenue and continue to Quarterline Road. There is a traffic signal at Quarterline Road. Turn left (north) on Quarterline. The next traffic signal is at Marquette. Muskegon Community College is located on the northwest corner of Marquette Avenue and Quarterline Road.  The primary north parking lot can be reached from Quarterline Road or from Stebbins Road. 

The classroom is located in the Technical Building, Room 501 or 508.  The Technical Building is behind the Stevenson Center. 


SCOTTVILLE SITE

West Shore Community College, 3000 North Stiles Road, Scottville, MI 49454

From the North - Manistee and north: From the south edge of Manistee (Merkey Road near Wendy’s/Big Boy area) travel south on U.S. 31 approximately 15.6 miles.  Turn west (right) on Sugar Grove and travel approximately 3 miles to the "T" intersection with N. Stiles Road passing one entrance to West Shore Community College.  Turn north (right) on North Stiles Road and proceed to the top of the rise to the west college entrance.

From the South - Muskegon area: Travel north on U.S. 31 toward Ludington.  Just before the end of the expressway there is an exit to East U.S. 10/North U.S. 31 toward Reed City and Scottville.  Take this exit.  From the end of the exit ramp turn east (right) onto U.S. 10-31 and travel 2.0 miles to N. Stiles Road.  There is a signal light at this intersection. Turn north (left) on North Stiles road and travel 3.6 miles to the west entrance to the college on the east or right side (just north of Sugar Grove Road).

From the East - Baldwin/Reed City area: Travel West on U.S. 10 to Scottville and follow the directions from Scottville to the campus.

Directions from downtown Scottville (the intersection of Main and State)

  1. Travel west on State Street/ U.S. 10 - 31 from downtown Scottville approximately 2.8 miles to the intersection of U.S. 10-31 and Stiles Road.  There is a signal at this intersection. Turn north (right) on North Stiles Road.  Travel north approximately 3.6 miles passing Sugar Grove Road.  The entrance to the college is at the top of the rise just north of Sugar Grove Road.

  2. From this same intersection in downtown Scottville you can turn north (right) on North Main Street and connect to U.S. 31 north. Travel 3.4 miles to Sugar Grove Road.  Turn west (left) on Sugar Grove. Travel west on Sugar Grove 3 miles to the "T" intersection with North Stiles Road (you pass one entrance to the college before coming to the stop sign at North Stiles Road). Turn North (right) on Sugar Grove Road and proceed to the west entrance of the college at the top of the rise.

West Shore Community College is 5/6 miles north west of Scottville, Michigan. The address is 3000 North Stiles Road, Scottville, MI. The campus occupies the property to the northeast of the intersection of Sugar Grove Road and North Stiles Road. Use the west campus entrance off of North Stiles Road. As you drive east into campus from North Stiles Road the building you see in front of you to your left is the Tech Center. The big parking lot on your left is the one we use for training. Drive to the north end of the Tech Center and park in the smaller lot on the north. Use the north end entrance to the Tech Center, room 206.


FIFE LAKE SITE

Forest Area High School

From Traverse City: From the intersection of U.S.31 North and MI-72, travel east on MI-72 approximately 18 miles to Kalkaska.  Turn south (right) at Kalkaska on U.S. 131 and travel south approximately 11.8 miles to Shippy Rd. Turn left and go 1 mile southeast to the school entrance.

From Petoskey and North: Follow U.S. 131 south 11.8 miles of the West M-72 intersection to Shippy Road. Turn left and go 1 mile to school entrance.

From Cadillac and South: Follow U.S. 131 North to Shippy Road approximately 3.5 miles past the Fife Lake intersection (Hwy 186). Turn right on Shippy Road, go 1 mile to school entrance.

Our course is conducted at the Forest Area High School, 7661 Shippy Road.  Southeast of U.S. 131, between Fife Lake and South Boardman.


 

ITHACA SITE

Ithaca Public Schools

710 Union Street, Ithaca, MI  48847

High School - Ag Barn