Gnesen Community Center


The community center was originally built as the Gnesen School and is located at 6356 Howard Gnesen Road approximately 13 miles north of Duluth. The building is ADA accessible and has many great features including a gym, a full-sized commercial style kitchen and several rooms for meetings. Outside is an outdoor tennis court, playground, playscape, hiking trails, baseball field, disc golf, and skating rink in the winter. The parking lot is paved and is marked with handicap parking signs close to the doors. The entire center or individual rooms can be rented by contacting our Community Center Manager, Sarah Blix. She can be reached at 721-3158 (office), 341-7945 (cell), or email at

Note: All events held at the Gnesen Community Center that serve liquor of any kind are required to pay an additional security fee for the Security Guard. (If alcoholic beverages are served, no consideration for any beverage that contains alcohol will be charged, whether directly or through the sale of tickets which are used to purchase the beverage, or a fee that is charged or paid when entering the event, which covers the cost of the beverage or if a set amount is added to an event/ticket to cover the cost of the beverage for the evening).

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