The Walter F. Bohl Community Center opened May 16, 2001 after extensive renovation of the former Marble Rock School Gymnasium. In 2003, the community center was air conditioned and a kitchen added.

The Community Center is available for many different activities. Here are some examples: walking in the mornings, basketball league play, wedding receptions, wedding anniversaries, funerals, family reunions, dances, fund raisers and Lions Meetings. The Community Center Board of Directors has a liquor license in case this would be required for your event.

At the end of this page you will find a calendar which shows open dates and the charges for using the facilities.

There are tables and chairs to seat 110 people. Over 500 people can be comfortable seated on the bleachers. The kitchen includes two-oven commercial stove, coffee pots and table service for 100 people.

Above shows seating for a sit-down meal.


One of the largest events ever held was a benefit for a ill child as shown above. To the rear of the photo is a stage.

Small groups may rent the kitchen separately from the gymnasium for meetings. There is seating and tables to accommodate around 50 people.

Above shows the kitchen and the cooking area. Note: The Commercial Stove. Prime rib was cooked on-site by the Lions Club for a fund raiser.


This photo shows the seating area within the kitchen where smaller groups may hold meetings, family reunions and other small events.

The Community Center  is a non-profit operation managed by a volunteer Board of Directors. All income raised pays overhead costs, maintenance and improvements.

For those who want to walk week-day mornings, a Community Center Membership is required at $50/yr for a family and $25/yr for an individual.

If you would like to book a date for an event, call Carol Wreghitt at 641.315.2250 (e-mail ). You may also click on the 2017 Calendar below to see if the date you are thinking about is available.

2017 Calendar

The fees for activities such as a reunion, birthday party, or anniversary are $50 with a $50 deposit for the gymnasium and kitchen. If you chose to have the board serve alcohol, the rent and deposit are $150. No personal alcoholic beverages may be brought into the facility or used outside on the grounds. The cost to rent just the kitchen is $25. There are other fees for dances or other large group rentals. Call for additional information.

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Revised 10.24.17