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Fisher Community Center

Charging Policy

The Fisher Community Center provides a setting for many different types of events in northeast Kansas. The Center offers a convenient meeting place for small groups in the Harness Room. A larger, carpeted area is available in the Loft for presentations, conventions and reunions. The Schuneman accommodates approximately 400 people for wedding receptions, dances, exercise classes, youth sports and civic events. The table below shows rental fees. {Each party is allowed to 2 hours to set up for an event at no additional charge.}



Day/6+ Hrs

Additional Rent for First Extra Day

Additional Rent for Second Extra Day








24 ½’  x 25 ½’







65’ x 38’







58’ x 98’



Free usage

Free usage

Free usage

Free usage

















Event Security Deposit ranges from $50-$150 and is a separate fee that is in direct proportion to the type of event being held. The deposit is refundable providing there are no contract violations but may take up to two weeks to refund.

The fees above apply to all commercial, business, profit-making organizations and private party activities.

City of Hiawatha sponsored events and agencies with a joint use agreement with the City will be granted FREE utilization of the center. Such groups are limited to the use of the Schuneman no more than twice a year unless other provisions have been made.

All recreational practices will receive free use of the center for a time not to exceed 1.5 hours per day and within starting and ending dates of the season as determined by each youth sports Board. Any recreational activities that charge to attend will receive a 50% discount. No deposit is required for these activities, though proof of insurance is required by the Sponsor of the event.

All non-profit civic and social organizations will receive a 50% discount with the proof of not-for-profit status and paperwork for a one-day event. Any additional consecutive days will be charged the standard amount as listed in the table above. A security deposit is required.

All non-profit and social organizations, as well as board members/coaches of local youth sports leagues, requesting an official meeting site will be granted free access to the Harness Room for a duration not to exceed 90 minutes.

*All charges are subject to Director’s review of special needs.
 Continuous contracts will be negotiated on an individual basis.