Melwood Recreation


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For Your Special Day

The Melwood Recreation Center provides a beautiful country setting for both large and small weddings, with the added bonuses of a convenient locations, heated/air conditioned spaces, catering, cabins, programming, and accessibility.

Melwood staff are happy to work with couples to customize their wedding, whether it is a one-day event or a weekend getaway!
The Melwood Recreation Center wedding package includes:

  • Ceremony/Reception Site rental for 8 hours

  • Wedding host present for the duration of your ceremony and reception plus an additional 5 hours that can be used before/after the event

  • Staff host available for the duration of your rental (up to 13 hours)

  • Use of cabin or meeting space for bridal party staging area

  • Full use of grounds for photography

  • Use of vehicle with Melwood driver for transportation to/from ceremony and reception site.

  • Access to Recreation Center catering, lodging, and programming

For parties renting lodging (available at an additional cost), optional use of honeymoon suite which includes a full size bed with bedding, custom floral arrangement designed by Melwood Horticulture Therapy participants, and welcome basket.

Couples seeking a more customized wedding experiences are also welcome! From overnight accommodations to transportation, and from custom menus to activities for guests, our experienced Melwood staff are happy to help you plan an unforgettable event for you and your guests!