Use of Facilities

Looking for a place to hold a birthday party, family reunion, or other gathering? Woodlawn Nature Center has just the place for you, with nature and learning built into the experience. Woodlawn has a wildlife-viewing window, dinosaur digging cave, Loose Parts Play area, rocks and minerals, wigwam, light table, sensory bins, native fish, outdoor classroom, ten acres of woods, and more.

Members can use Woodlawn Nature Center for $25/hour, one of the lowest rates in the area. With building capacity at over 125 people, Woodlawn has a full kitchen and tables and chairs for approximately 50 adults and 25 children. Set up and clean up are included as part of the rental hours. Please plan accordingly. This offer is not extended to field trips. Please contact us at or call 574.966.0250 to schedule a time.

Download an application here: Member Use of Building. To secure the rental, $100 cash deposit should be delivered to the Nature Center during open hours. This will be returned after cleanliness of the building is inspected and fees are paid. Enjoy your next gathering at Woodlawn Nature Center!


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