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Facilities/Directions

 

Bern Schwartz Fitness and Athletic Center / Class of 1958 Gymnasium

The Bern Schwartz Fitness and Athletic Center is home to the College's basketball, badminton, swimming and volleyball teams. Renovates made in 2010 through the Smart Women, Strong Women initiative created a 50,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility that is home to the Colleges Athletic and Physical Education Department. Schwartz Fitness and Athletic Centerhouses an eight-lane swimming pool; a wood floor for basketball, badminton and volleyball; and a fitness center that includes aerobic equipment, weight-training machines and a multi-purpose room.

Technological advancements include free wireless Internet access, flat-screen televisions and cardiovascular machines to accommodate a wide range of personal entertainment devices. New equipment and systems will enable each user to customize their workout to meet personal goals and will make for a positive, enjoyable experience for everyone using the fitness center.

Directions

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike

Take Exit 326 (former exit 24)--Valley Forge--and follow signs to I-76 East. Follow I-76 East to exit 24 (Gulph Mills) onto Route 320 South. At the second light, make a left onto Old Gulph Road and follow to fourth light (Roberts Road)*. Go through the light and make the first right into the parking lot.

After parking, follow the walkway down to Schwartz Gymnasium, Applebee Field and the tennis courts.The stairway next to Applebee Field leads up to Shillingford Field.

From Philadelphia

Take I-76 West to Exit 24 (Gulph Mills) and follow Route 320 South. At the third traffic light make a left onto Old Gulph Road and follow to fourth light (Roberts Road). Go through the light and make the first right into the parking lot. Buses--make a right onto Roberts Road and turn left at first driveway.

After parking, follow the walkway down to Schwartz Gymnasium, Applebee Field and the tennis courts.The stairway next to Applebee Field leads up to Shillingford Field.

From Route 30 Westbound

Travel about 4 miles to reach the center of Bryn Mawr. Turn right onto Morris Avenue; a gas station will be on your right and a Starbucks on your left, and you will have just passed a Barnes and Noble and a Staples.

Follow Morris Avenue as it curves left under the train track bridge then bears right. Get into the left lane (a turn only lane). Make a left onto Montgomery Avenue. Get in the right lane. Make a right onto Roberts Road. Buses follow to the blinking traffic light and make the right into the driveway at the bottom of the hill. All others, continue to the traffic light and make a right onto New Gulph Road. Make the first right into the parking lot, directly across from the Lower Merion Baptist Church.

After parking, follow the walkway down to Schwartz Gymnasium, Applebee Field and the tennis courts.The stairway next to Applebee Field leads up to Shillingford Field.

From points South or if traveling on Route 30 Eastbound

From I-95 approaching Chester, take I-476 North to Exit 13 (former exit 5)--Villanova--and follow Route 30 East.Continue to second traffic light and make left onto Route 320 North. Route 320 turns left at second light--do not make this turn--continue through intersection onto Spring Mill Road. At the next light (Old Gulph Road) make a right. Go to second traffic light*. Continue through the intersection and make the first right into the driveway.

After parking, follow the walkway down to Schwartz Gymnasium, Applebee Field and the tennis courts.The stairway next to Applebee Field leads up to Shillingford Field.

*Buses--turn right onto Roberts Road and turn left into first driveway.