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Sherman Lake YMCA


Make your plans now for your groups' weekend retreat for adults or young people, soccer or swim team, ski weekend or church youth retreat. Our minimum group size is 20 for an overnight experience so round up your friends and give us a call today at 269-731-3021.

We have great availability for day groups wanting to get away from the office for a special meeting. Located just 20 minutes from downtown Kalamazoo or Battle Creek, Sherman Lake is convenient yet is truly a "change of pace". We can plan fun activities such as a game of sand volleyball, basketball or a campfire complete with s'mores during or after your meeting, or add some fun waterfront activities. Sherman Lake also offers a Fitness Center and indoor pool.

  • Forested hiking trails
  • Developed waterfront on Sherman Lake
  • Canoes and kayaks
  • Outdoor climbing tower
  • Indoor and outdoor low & high ropes courses
  • Outdoor multipurpose courts
  • Archery
  • Sports fields
  • Horseback riding (Summer only)
  • Campfires and more
  • Sand volleyball

Please join us at Sherman Lake and become a part of our vision of a peaceful, safe place for youth, families, and community organizations, to renew and strengthen their personal resources. All of our programs are designed to reinforce our four principles of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility.

CALL 269-731-3021 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT, or email retreats@ymcasl.org.


We invite you to consider Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center for your next ....

  • Several-day retreat
  • Day seminars or business meetings
  • Weekend adventure
  • Regional conference
  • Reception or Banquet
  • Wedding-Outdoor Chapel, Reception in the Great Hall
  • School, college or church event
  • Picnic
  • Team Building/Experiential Education
  • Adult and Youth groups welcome
  • Church and Private Camps
  • All-night Lock-In's, After-prom or graduation events
  • Teacher in-service events

Sherman Lake YMCA Outdoor Center offers

  • State-of-the-art, Affordable Facilities
  • Open-beamed Great Hall with fireplace
  • Conference room
  • Arts Studio
  • Nature Center
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Cabins - heated, carpeted, skylights, shower, bathroom
  • Recreation Center: fitness center, 25yd. pool, gym, climbing wall
  • Outdoor Chapel
  • Lakeside Lodge with Yurt Accomodations
  • Outdoor Performance Shell
  • Forested hiking trails
  • Developed waterfront on Sherman Lake
  • Canoes and kayaks
  • Outdoor climbing tower
  • Indoor and outdoor low & high ropes courses
  • Outdoor multipurpose courts
  • Archery
  • Sports fields
  • Horseback riding (Summer only)
  • Campfires and more
  • Sand volleyball

Customer Service and Innovative Programming is our Specialty!

  • Custom designed programming
  • Delicious, affordable variety of well presented menu options
  • Trained, friendly staff to assist you
  • Low & High adventure activities led by certified instructors
  • Safety is #1

So Close…Yet Far Away

  • Conveniently located between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
  • Just minutes north of I94
  • Great retreat location to serve Chicago, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Northern Indiana

Please join us at Sherman Lake and become a part of our vision of a peaceful, safe place for youth, families, and community organizations, to renew and strengthen their personal resources. All of our programs are designed to reinforce our four principles of Honesty, Caring, Respect and Responsibility.

CALL 269-731-3021 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO SCHEDULE YOUR VISIT, or email retreats@ymcasl.org.

 

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