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Reservations for Classroom and Auditorium use in  the newly-renovated Battell Community Center will be accepted according to the following schedule:

  • Classrooms - reservations accepted beginning May 1, 2016 for reservation dates from August 2016 - May 2017
  • Auditorium  - reservations accepted beginning July 1, 2016 for reservation dates from September 2016 - July 2017


The Battell Community Center is located at 904 N. Main St, Mishawaka.  The Community Center is a thriving spot for people of ALL AGES and INTERESTS to join in affordable classes, recreation and club activities, and to enjoy the entertainment of theater, music, and much more.   

Classes and programs that are offered at the Battell Community Center include Zumba, line dancing, Middle Eastern dance, yoga, and various health and fitness classes.  Music and art classes for all levels are offered such as watercolor, pastels, organ, and quilt making

The Battell Community Center Auditorium is also open to the public and available to rent for weddings and performances. A state of the art sound and lighting system was recently installed to add ease and accessibility for renter’s use and enhance audience’s experience.  Throughout the year the Battell Center is host to theatrical, seasonal, and musical performances open to the public.

The Battell Community Center is rich in local history beginning as Battell Elementary School in 1900.  The west addition facing Main Street was added in 1920.  In 1982 the City of Mishawaka purchased the facility for $1.00 generating further renovations.  Several renovations later the Community Center is still open to accommodate all ages!

Currently, the Mishawaka Parks and Recreation Department Office is located at the Battell Community Center.  Please contact us if you have further questions by email or by phone: (574) 258-1667. We look forward to seeing you at the Battell Community Center! 

Battell Community Center Room Rental Rates

Battell Community Center Auditorium Rental Rates


The Mishawaka Parks Department and Battell Community Center are always looking for individuals who are willing to share their talent by teaching a program, class, or a workshop. If you have further questions please contact Program Coordinator Sally Johnson at (574) 258-1664 e-mail at


Battell Center
904 N. Main Street
Mishawaka, IN 46545
Phone (574) 258-1667
Fax (574) 258-1736


Program Coordinator
Sally Johnson