Weddings

Your wedding day should be a memory that lasts a lifetime.  Let us help make your experience special.  Whether you want an outdoor rustic wedding, a barn wedding, or a beautiful secluded wedding, we can help.  Contact Amanda for a day you will never forget.  

Outdoor Chapel

Enjoy a natural setting for your wedding ceremony at our outdoor chapel.  The chapel features a beautiful Wisteria covered arbor, seating for 240 and a brick pathway all located on a peninsula with a scenic view of Sherman Lake.

The Barn

Looking for a more rustic setting?  Accommodating 200 guests for a ceremony or 80 guests for a reception, the barn is a beautiful, relaxed atmosphere with electricity, two restrooms, and stained scored concrete floor. Surrounding the barn are 10 acres of fields, equestrian center, and community garden.

Dogwood Site

The secluded Dogwood Site provides a unique setting for your big day’s special pictures, or for a small intimate ceremony. The site features Sherman Lake, tiered blue slate steps, and lovely mature woods.

The Grand Oak Campfire

If you truly want a wooded wedding experience, the Grand Oak Campfire provides exactly that. Hidden among the woods with seating for 200, it provides a fully accessible stage, electricity and an environment like none other.

Kellogg Hall-Great Hall

Large, exposed, wooden beams provide a beautiful setting for dinner and dancing. The Great Hall seats up to 240 guests, includes tables and chairs, china, flatware and glassware, fireplace, beautiful 270° views of mature trees, and a wrap-around deck all in a gorgeous wooded setting. The Great Hall also features a grand piano.

Kellogg Hall-Small Hall

This contemporary space will accommodate 50 guests (sit down meal) or 75 (passing hors devours). Enjoy your rehearsal dinner or a progressive reception in this space.

Wattles Leadership Lodge

An escape away into the woods, this hall will accommodate an intimate wedding or rehearsal dinner. The Lodge seats 75 guests, has a fireplace, and beautiful deck high on a hilltop overlooking Sherman Lake.

Dining Services

Our retreat and dining staff will work with you to plan your memorable occasion and be sure you have the special touches you want. Delicious food, beautifully presented, and personalized service is our specialty. 

Contact our Retreats Department for more information and to schedule your tour.  Call 269.731.3021, e-mail: retreats@ymcasl.org or click here to complete our online inquiry form.