Host your group at YMCA Gathering Pines! Just 30 minutes south of Minneapolis, we offer a beautiful, unique location for groups of all sizes. 

Join us for: 

  • Conferences 
  • Retreats 
  • Meetings 
  • Birthdays 
  • Holiday parties 
  • Baby showers 
  • Family reunions 
  • Weddings 

When you choose Gathering Pines, there are numerous ways for you to enjoy our facilities and natural environment. 

Explore our 225 acres of woods, lake trails and prairies, and enjoy fun activities, like swimming, canoeing, and broomball.  

Gathering Pines has great facilities for large group meetings, breakout spaces and outdoor activities. We also provide A/V equipment, flip charts, wireless internet (in some buildings), coffee, snacks, and more. 

For the duration of your stay, there will be a camp host on site to help you with all of your needs. 

We Offer

  • Facility rental – We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor meeting spaces. 
  • Staff lead activities – See out Outdoor Learning Program for details and rates. 
  • Audio/visual equipment -TVs, DVD players, LCD projectors, flip charts, dry erase easels and screens. 
  • Rental Equipment – for self-guided outdoor experiences we offer equipment for rent. 

Learn more about:

Facility Rental