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State Armories, Readiness Centers, Keystone Conference Center Available for Community Rentals


Annville, PA - Pennsylvanians who want to host a community function can consider one of 62 Pennsylvania National Guard armories, readiness centers throughout the state, or the Keystone Conference Center located in Annville.

Maintained by the Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (DMVA), the armories/readiness centers serve as local training facilities for members of the Pennsylvania National Guard. When not being used for training, many are available to be rented by the public.

“These facilities are spacious with plenty of parking and handicap accessibility, making them ideal for reunions, fundraisers, birthday parties, or any other community event,” said Marc Ferraro, DMVA’s deputy for Facilities and Engineering. “We welcome people to give us a call to discuss the possibility of renting an armory or readiness center in their town.”

To inquire about availability or to rent an armory/readiness center, please call the Office of Facilities and Engineering at 717-861-8581 or email: RA-MVPARC@PA.GOV. A complete list of armories/readiness centers available to rent can be found at directory of rentable facilities.

Also available to rent is the Keystone Conference Center at Fort Indiantown Gap in Lebanon County. Located on a wooded site on the side of Blue Mountain, above Marquette Lake, the Keystone Conference Center is a 10,000 square-foot structure with plenty of meeting and entertaining space, along with 125 parking spaces.

“The Keystone Conference Center is a popular destination for wedding receptions and business conferences,” said Ferraro. “It is the ideal place for anyone looking to make nature and a stunning mountain view a part of their event experience.”

Check out Keystone Conference Center for more information, or call the Office of Facilities and Engineering at 717-861-8581 for questions or to reserve a date. You can also email questions to: RA-KCC@PA.GOV.

MEDIA CONTACT: Joseph Butera - 717-861-2178

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