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Presentation Center

Retreats and Conferences

 

19480 Bear Creek Road

Los Gatos, California 95033

(408) 354-2346

(408) 354-5226 fax

 Description
Directions

 

Description

Nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains just south

of San Jose, Presentation Center is a retreat and

conference facility.

 

Benchmark trainings are held in the Pueblo Building

which holds bedrooms for faculty and participants

as well as the meeting rooms.

 

Delicious meals prepared on site are served in the

Main Dining Room a short walk from the Pueblo Building.

Hiking trails, swimming pool and a tennis/volleyball court

are available.

 

The Centerís sponsor, the Sisters of the Presentation,

is a Catholic religious community. For over 24 years

the sisters have supported Benchmark and the mission of

the people we serve. Here is an excerpt from Presentation

Centerís mission statement:

 

We are committed to support and encourage

those working to promote a society where the

dignity of each person is respected and where

the poor and marginalized, especially women,

are treated with justice and compassion.

Directions

(Note: if you are traveling north to Presentation Center,

Mapquest and Yahoo will give you a different exit from Hwy 17.

However, we recommend following the directions below and

exiting at Bear Creek Road since the overpass at that off ramp

will make it easy to cross Hwy 17.)

 

From the North (Hwy 101)

Take Hwy 880 South towards Santa Cruz (880 becomes 17)

Pass Los Gatos and take the Bear Creek Road exit

Turn left at the stop sign onto Bear Creek Road.

Go two miles up Bear Creek Road. Turn left into Presentation Center

(A street lamp and sign are on the right across from the entrance.)

From the North (Hwy 280)

Take Hwy 85 South towards Gilroy

Take Hwy 17 South towards Santa Cruz

Pass Los Gatos and take the Bear Creek Road exit

Turn left at the stop sign onto Bear Creek Road

Go two miles up Bear Creek Road. Turn left into Presentation Center

(A street lamp and sign are on the right across from the entrance.)

From the Northeast (Hwy 680)

Take Hwy 680 South toward San Jose
Take Hwy 280 North (Hwy 680 becomes Hwy 280 North)
Take Hwy 17 South toward Santa Cruz
Pass Los Gatos and take the Bear Creek Road exit

Turn left at the stop sign onto Bear Creek Road

Go two miles up Bear Creek Road. Turn left into Presentation Center

(A street lamp and sign are on the right across from the entrance.)

From the South (Hwy 17)

Take Hwy 17 North toward San Jose

Take the Bear Creek Road exit

Turn left onto Bear Creek Road

Go two miles up Bear Creek Road. Turn left into Presentation Center

(A street lamp and sign are on the right across from the entrance.)

 

From the South (Hwy 101)

Take Hwy 101 North toward San Jose

Take Hwy 85 North toward Mountain View

Take Hwy 17 South toward Los Gatos

Take the Bear Creek Road exit

Turn left onto Bear Creek Road

Go two miles up Bear Creek Road. Turn left into Presentation Center

(A street lamp and sign are on the right across from the entrance.)

 

From the East (Hwy 5)

Take Hwy 152 West toward Gilroy

Take Hwy 101 North toward San Jose

Take Hwy 85 North toward Mountain View

Take Hwy 17 South toward Los Gatos

Pass Los Gatos and take the Bear Creek Road exit

Turn left at the stop sign onto Bear Creek Road

Go two miles up Bear Creek Road. Turn left into Presentation Center

(A street lamp and sign are on the right across from the entrance.)

 

From the San Jose Airport

Take Hwy 880 South towards Santa Cruz (880 becomes 17)

Pass Los Gatos and take the Bear Creek Road exit

Turn left at the stop sign onto Bear Creek Road

Go two miles up Bear Creek Road. Turn left into Presentation Center

(A street lamp and sign are on the right across from the entrance.)