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Directions to Woodruff Athletic Complex

Basketball and Volleyball Facilities and Directions
225 E. Dougherty Street, Decatur, GA 30030

The Agnes Scott basketball and volleyball teams play in the Woodruff Athletic Complex, commonly referred to as Woodruff Gym or the Woodruff building, home of the Agnes Scott Scotties where Smart Women Sweat.  The basketball team has played here since 1988 and the volleyball team has played here since the team was started in 1996.  The gym was the site of the 2009 men’s and women’s Great South Athletic Conference (GSAC) Basketball Tournament and the 2010 GSAC women’s volleyball tournament. It was also a practice site for the 1996 summer Olympics.  Jersey’s from the US women’s volleyball team can be seen hanging on the third floor.

The gymnasium is located on the south side of Agnes Scott’s campus. Visitor locker rooms are located on the bottom floor. From S. Candler turn onto E. Dougherty (one-way) and the Woodruff Physical Activities Building is the first building on the left.  Bus parking is available on the street or in the tennis court lot, as you continue down E. Dougherty, turn left at the stop sign, the parking lot will be on your left. Spectator parking is available in the parking deck on S. McDonough in the Public Safety parking deck.


From: Hartsfield Airport, ~21 miles

  • Take the 85 South ramp towards Montgomery
  • Take the left exit towards Macon to merge onto I-285 East. Go about 13 miles
  • Take exit 48 for Flat Shoals Road. Turn left onto Flat Shoals Rd, follow for about 5 miles. (name will change to Candler Rd).
  • Turn Left onto E. Dougherty Street.

From the Northwest:

  • Take 75 South into Atlanta. Take exit 248C-Freedom Pkwy. Follow Freedom Pkwy for about 2.5 miles. When you come to a T, turn left onto Moreland Avenue.
  • At the second light turn Right onto Ponce De Leon Ave.  You will go under a bridge (10’ clearance in the right lane). Immediately after going under the bridge veer right to stay on Ponce.  Turn Right onto W. Trinity Place.  At Chick-fil-A turn Right onto N. McDonough St. Cross the RR tracks, right after the 4-way stop there is a parking lot on the left where buses and cars may park.
From the Northeast (Greenville, SC/Winston-Salem, NC):
  • Take I-85 South towards Atlanta. Take exit 95A on the left to merge onto I-285 East towards Augusta/Macon. Follow 285  for about 4.7 miles
  • Take exit 39A to merge onto 78W towards Decatur. Go about 2.5 miles
  • You will merge onto Lawrenceville Hwy.  At the 3rd light, turn Left onto Church Street. Follow for about 2 miles. Turn left onto E. Trinity Place. Stay in the right lane, cross the RR tracks and the name changes to S. Candler. Go about .3 miles and turn right onto E. Dougherty.

From the South/Southwest:

  • Follow I-85 North towards Atlanta.  Take exit 68 to get onto I-285 E towards Macon/Augusta
  • Merge onto 285 E and follow for about 14 miles
  • Take exit 48-Flat Shoals Rd. Turn left onto Flat Shoals Rd., follow for about 5 miles. (the name will change to Candler/GA 155).
  • Turn Left onto E. Dougherty Street.

From I-20 W:

  • Follow I-20 W towards Atlanta.  Take exit 65 towards Decatur, merge onto GA-155 (Turn right onto Candler Rd) go about 4.2 miles
  • Turn Left onto E. Dougherty Street.
From I-20 E:
  • Follow I-20 E towards Atlanta.  Take exit 61B-Ga 260
  • Make a slight left onto Glenwood Ave SE/GA 260. Follow for about 2.4 miles
  • Turn Left onto Candler Rd/GA 155. go about 2 miles
  • Turn Left onto E. Dougherty Street.