Follow the Park Department
Kendallville's west side, Sunset Park offers thirty-two acres of open space
in a residential surrounding. Dieble Creek splits the park. Three youth ball
diamonds and a full sized soccer field are prominent. Noble County's largest
playground is also found here! A basketball court, neighborhood gardens and
a pavilion complete the list of park facilities.
Fees for gardening space are:
- $15.00 per lot
- Go on sale the first week day in February
Fees for pavilions and gazebo rental are:
- Individuals & non-profit organizations: $25.00 for residents, $40.00
- Large groups and for-profit organizations: $100.00 for residents,
$150.00 for non-residents
Youth Center Reception Hall Rental
There are many reasons the Youth Center may be your best reception hall
choice. Our rates are among the lowest in the area, and you have greater
flexibility in planning your event. You choose the food, beverages,
decorations and set-up. There is no additional fee for these because you do
The Youth Center is a 4,250 square foot room that can easily accommodate
groups up to 225 people. Chairs are available for 125 people, and we have
banquet tables (5 - 6' x 2 1/2', 12 - 5' x 2 1/2') and eight card tables. A kitchen with two electric
ranges with ovens is included with a refrigerator and a disposal. A stage
area is also included to accommodate your band or DJ. Live bands by
Smoking and alcohol is not permitted in the building and on the
Your rental period is for the entire day. Set-up can often be arranged
during the day before your event. Check with the office for availability.
Rates are as follows:
- Less than fifty people - Residents: $75.00, plus $100.00 cash deposit.
Non-residents: $100.00, plus $100.00 cash deposit.
- Fifty to one hundred people - Residents: $150.00, plus $150.00 cash
deposit. Non-residents: $200.00, plus $150.00 cash deposit.
- More than one hundred people and all wedding receptions - Residents:
$250.00, plus $200.00 cash deposit. Non-residents: $300.00, plus $200.00
- Auctions - $300.00 each day plus $200.00 cash deposit.
Reservations: Reservations may be made at the
Park office. Half of the facility rental fee must be
paid to reserve the facility. The remainder may be paid immediately before
your event. Your cash deposit will be returned following your event if all
keys are returned and the building is left in the shape it was turned over,
clean and with no damage. The renter is legally responsible for all repair
and cleanup costs.
Cancellations: Cancellations prior to 90 days of
reservation date will be fully refunded.
The Youth Center is not air-conditioned, however, fans are available for
For date availability: Contact the