The Clear Lake Area Community Center (CLACC) provides Clear Lake, Wisconsin and the surrounding area a variety of community oriented services such as the Lifeline Food Pantry, AA, NA, a Grief Recovery Group meeting space, and meeting space for the Clear Lake Community Club. The CLACC is also home to a diverse group of non-profit organizations including the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Child Evangelism Fellowship, Clear Lake Chronicle Newspaper, Lion's Club, Boy Scouts of America, the Clear Lake Wrestling Club, the Clear Lake Community Theater group, and ART ON 5th; an all-inclusive art center and gallery space for amateur and emerging visual artists. Last but not least is the Old School Thrift Shop owned by the CLACC and operated by a dedicated team of volunteers in an effort to bring affordable, high quality goods to those who need them.
The CLACC also provides event venues for the local Fire Department and EMT pancake breakfast fund raisers, the annual Pinewood Derby, the Clear Lake High School Drama theater productions, and space for wedding events, family and class reunions, parties, dances, and other private events. A certified commercial kitchen is available to those who are licensed to produce bake goods and other food items for resale, and fund raisers such as bake sales.
In addition to supporting important organizations such as those listed above, the CLACC is an incubator environment for startup and small business ventures. The CLACC helps creative entrepreneurs realize their dreams by providing very affordable commercial rental space in which to try out their business ideas. Currently the list of small businesses include a national award winning gymnastics school for girls, a well-equipped 24/7 access fitness center, a massage therapy studio, a quilting shop, two photo studios, an antiques and collectibles shop, a high end clothing thrift shop, a handmade jewelry shop, art studios, and more.
At 62,000 square feet of floor space, and operated solely by volunteer personnel, the Community Center needs all the support we can get. Please consider a donation of any amount deliverable through this PayPal link. We can also use more dedicated volunteers for a long list of to do projects. Thank you for your generosity.
Need a space for a wedding, reception, birthday party, or dance? We offer a full gymnasium, community room, commercial kitchen, dining area and other rooms to meet your needs. Schedule an appointment to tour the building and check out what the center has to offer.
"To provide a supportive environment for educational, recreational, cultural, spiritual, social and economic opportunities while preserving the historic Clear Lake Union Free High School"
Who We Are:
This historic building housed the Clear Lake High School from 1922 - 1997. The Center offers low cost rental space and community programming. It is a non-profit organization established in 1998 to provide an enriching environment for community activities while preserving a beautiful community landmark.
This building provides diverse spaces for wedding receptions, banquets, parties, lock-ins, meeting rooms and yearly office rental. It offers a full gym, stage and licensed commercial kitchen. The Center houses non-profit organizations and private business ventures along with community services. Staff will work with you to meet your personal space needs.