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Subfacility of Celery Flats

Max Occupancy 25

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The One-Room Schoolhouse dates from 1856 and is an ideal location for special classroom activities or other small structured events.


The Schoolhouse can be reserved one year in advance. To request a date or check availability contact the Parks & Recreation Division by calling 269-329-4522, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


All Year

Rental Fees

  • All deposits and rental fees are due upon reservation.
  • $50 per day
  • Refundable Security Deposit: $50
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  • 20 desks (not moveable, bolted to the floor)
  • Heated facility
  • Restrooms are located at the Celery Flats Interpretive Center

Rules & Regulations

Refundable Security Deposits:
Security deposits are not applied towards any rental fees. Security deposit refunds are initiated within 4-6 weeks following your event and will be mailed to you by the Finance Department.
Your entire security deposit will be forfeited for any of the following reasons: exceeding your scheduled rental time by more than 15 minutes before or after; failing to clean up the facility following your event (taking out all garbage, sweeping the floors, etc.); failure to return all city tables and chairs to the proper location; destruction or damage of any park property including spills on the floors; violation of the Alcohol Liability Waiver; failure to provide proper insurance requirements one month prior to your event; smoking in any park facility or where posted; loss of rental facility keys; violation of any park rules or regulations; violation of any City ordnance while on City property - including the noise ordinance (quiet time begins at 10:00 p.m.)

CANCELLATION POLICY:  The security deposit is Non-Refundable once made. Rental fees will be returned minus a $10 administration fee, if canceled before 1 month prior to your event any later cancellations will result in 100% forfeiture of the rental fee. In the event of inclement weather such as rain, thunderstorms, tornado warning, (warm temperatures do not count as inclement weather), every effort will be made to reschedule your reservation if desired (excludes all indoor facilities); otherwise, the cancellation policy will determine the amount of refund.  

RESCHEDULING POLICY:  Renters will be allowed to reschedule a reservation for indoor buildings up to 2 weeks prior to their original rental date if another date is available. This reservation must be completed by November 1 of the current year. A $50 rescheduling fee will be required to be paid prior to the schedule change. 

**If for any reason you or the parks department must cancel your reservation a credit will either be applied to your account for later use or a refund will be issued by check within 6 weeks. No refunds are put back on your card.