Whether an intimate gathering or a large wedding, the Jensen Community Center in Amherst offers bright and open spaces for you and your guests. Enjoy your special day with a beautiful backdrop in the heart of Wisconsin.

Your wedding package includes:

  • Exclusive use of the entire building including a large community room, activity room, heat-and-serve kitchen, conference room, lobby, and outdoor spaces.                                   (Excludes theater and offices)
  • Welcoming lobby with comfortable seating and large-screen television
  • Freshly maintained green space surrounding the Center with mature trees and picnic tables, photos and fun
  • Fun outside amenities including a sand volleyball court, horseshoe pits and bean bag boards for rent
  • Additional add-ons including theater rental by the hour, wedding party staging, and portable bar
  • No restrictions on food or catering.
  • Plenty of parking for you and your guests.

As a non-profit, we offer affordable and competitive prices. Our renters agree to take care of the Center during their rental according to our building usage agreement and closing procedures, keeping our rates low.

A $250 refundable deposit is due with a signed contract to reserve the space. Contact us to check availability, rates, and begin a rental contract.

Rental Testimonials

What people say about us
  • “Great facility, very happy we decided to rent the Jensen Community Center. We received a lot of compliments about how nice a facility it was. We would definitely recommend the Center for anyone looking to host an event.”


    Gail R. 2019
  • This was an excellent place for our large celebration. Many people commented on your facility and what a wonderful place it was.




    Mary P. 2019
  • “Staff and Center were GREAT! You’ve got a wonderful crew and community asset in Amherst.”




    Sue B. 2019
  • “Wonderful venue. Helpful and responsive staff. We could not have asked for more for our mother’s 80th birthday party. Thank you!”




    Jason S. 2019
  • “It was our pleasure working with Mariah in booking our event. We knew what was expected from the Jensen Community Center and what was expected of us. Chris was very helpful and cooperative in getting us set up and our event was seamless. The Jensen Community Center is bright, cheerful and spotless.”

    Charlene R. 2019
  • “The entire staff is always willing to go out of their way to make sure our school goes well. They go above and beyond our expectations. This was by far the best year yet! Please let everyone know how much we appreciated their help this year!”


    Sara K. 2004-2019
  • “Excellent facility for many different group exercise formats and a great way to involve the Amherst and surrounding communities. Mariah, Brent and staff have always been super easy to work with!”



    Erika W. 2017-2019
  • “We received compliments again this year on how nice it is to hold our Hunter Safety course at the Jensen Community Center. We will be back next year if you’re willing to have us!”



    Joe O. 2019
  • Thank you for your great hospitality during our recent visit to the Jensen Center. As has been the case with past reservations, everyone was so helpful and accommodating. You make event facilitation easy. See you next year!


    Kayla R. 2019
  • Everything was fantastic! Thanks for all the good the Jensen Center brings to Amherst!




    Jordan K. 2020
  • The Jensen Center is a clean, warm and welcoming facility. The staff is great to work with and is very accommodating. I look forward to holding future events there.



    Debra H. 2019
  • Great facility. Friendly helpful staff. Would definitely utilize again if we have occasion to. Thank you! 




    David L. 2019
  • The Jensen Community Center is another jewel in central Wisconsin. The staff pay attention to your every detail and need. The facility has a lot of set-up options and it was perfect for our event.



    Todd K. 2019
  • Always a great time getting together with family! Thank you for such a great, close place to celebrate!




    Geri K. 2019
  • Thank you so much for all the help in preparing for my event! The rooms were spotlessly clean and the tables and chairs easily accessible. I will definitely consider using the Jensen Center again.



    Diane A. 019
  • We WILL be back! This worked well for our family Christmas gathering.





    Hazel P. 2019
  • It is so great to have the Jensen Center available to the community!





    Len M. 2020
  • “Thanks for the rental of your beautiful building. Many guests commented on the comfort we had at your facility. Thank you again!”


    Marybeth S. 2022
  • Your facility was perfect for the couple’s wedding shower that we held there.  We had more than enough tables, chairs & space.  We were able to have games & music – everyone had a great time!

    Deb S. 2022
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