Directions to the Mid-Atlantic Retreat at the South Mountain YMCA
The South Mountain YMCA is located outside Wernersville, Pennsylvania, 7 miles west of Reading.
From points South/PA Turnpike:
PA Turnpike (I76) to Exit 286 (Reading).
Pay Toll and go to 3rd light, turn right on 272 North. Proceed approx. 2 miles to Junction 897.
Take left onto 897 North (Weavers Market).
Proceed three miles to stop sign and turn right onto Ridge Road (there is a convenience store on the opposite corner).
Proceed three miles (road eventually becomes Fritztown Road) to E. Galen Hall Road on LEFT (look for Galen Hall Golf Course Sign).
Proceed up Galen Hall Road 1.1 miles to Cushion Peak Road on right.
Proceed up Cushion Peak Road to top of mountain; main entrance to South Mountain YMCA is on the left.
From North or East:
Take I78 West to PA 100 (Trexlertown exit).
Take 100 South approx. 0.5 miles to turnoff for Reading follow Schantz Rd. Pick up Route 222 South and proceed for 15 miles.
At this point, follow 222 (NOT Business 222) Reading/Lancaster exiting to the right. Proceed along a divided highway for 4 miles. Exit at Spring Ridge Drive. Take right at end of ramp (at the lights) onto Van Reed Road.
Proceed to 4th set of lights – Rte. 422, Penn Avenue West.
Turn right onto 422 West and continue to first traffic light at Columbia Avenue and go left. The Road will become Fritztown Road.
Proceed 3.4 miles to E. Galen Hall Road (look for Galen Hall Golf Course sign). Take a right onto E. Galen Hall Road and proceed 1.1 miles to Cushion Peak Road on the right.
Proceed up Cushion Peak Road to top of mountain; South Mountain YMCA entrance is on the left.
From The West - Route 422 From Harrisburg:
Route 422 East to Wernersville, PA.
Turn right onto Werner St. (second traffic light in town at Hoover Motors).
Proceed two blocks and turn right onto Lincoln Dr.
Proceed to stop sign and turn left onto Hill Road.
Proceed 0.7 miles to fork in road and turn right onto E. Galen Hall Road.
At the crest of the hill turn Left onto Grand View.
At the end of Grand View turn Right onto Cushion Peak Road.
The entrance to South Mountain YMCA is first on the right.
To register for the event, click here.
For a tentative schedule, click here.
For general information, click here.