Discover More at the Kroc Center

The Kroc Center’s Amenities

The 110,000 square-foot Salvation Army Kroc Center is the only community center of its kind in St. Joseph County. It’s a place where people young and old have opportunities to learn and grow, to build dreams and friendships, and to find hope in a safe, warm and welcoming environment. From first-time swimmers to experienced athletes, The South Bend Kroc Center has something for you and your family.

Family Aquatics Center
Equipped with a water slide, lazy river and leisure swimming area, this relaxing swimming area is perfect regardless of your age. Your fitness regimen is waiting to be set in our three lane short course competition lap pool. Or try one of our water-based group exercise classes! And don’t forget to relax! Before or after a long dip, relax your muscles in our 12-person hot tub. Adjacent to the Aquatics Center and Party Rooms, the outdoor sundeck is a perfect area to expand your party or retreat to get some fresh air.

Fitness Center & Weight Room
The Kroc’s 6,600 square foot fitness area is tailored to meet the needs of the community! Work out on your own, with a personal trainer, or in one of our many group fitness classes. A dedicated weight room includes a variety of barbells, benches, kettle bells, and more; with plenty of room for lifting. A group fitness studio and indoor cycling room host a variety of drop-in classes including Zumba®, aerobics, dance classes, cycling, and more! The Kroc houses state-of-the-art weight training equipment and cardiovascular machines. You’re sure to find the equipment needed to build muscle, lose weight and stay fit!

Climbing Wall
Our one of a kind rockwall has four climbing capabilities and four belays, along with different routes to provide varying degrees of difficulty. With 25 feet of vertical climbing space and 40 feet in width, the rockwall is perfect for beginner to expert.

Arts & Education
Come together to learn new software, share ideas and teach others in the digital arts studio. Enjoy the company of other artists as you become involved in the arts studio and art gallery. A variety of education classes for all ages take place at The Kroc Center, including many free and low cost youth programs.

Sports & Recreation
Outfitted with 6 ceiling mounted basketball hoops, the gym can also accommodate volleyball, floor hockey, futsal and other recreational activities. The gym was designed specifically to be used for a variety of sports, activities and events. The Kroc Center offers a number of adult and youth leagues, camps and clinics throughout the year. Our outdoor turf field is perfect for hosting your outdoor event. Better yet, the field is illuminated to help extend your time of play!

Kroc Community Church
Kroc Community Church is held every Sunday at 11am in the Chapel / Auditorium. Everyone is welcome and membership is not required. Come together and worship with a blend of contemporary music, classic hymns, stories of encouragement. With up to 450 seats and state-of-the-art audio / visual equipment and lighting, the worship and performing arts auditorium has the ability to hold small to medium performance events, music concerts, theater productions, wedding receptions, and more!

The Zone
Play video games and hang out with friends in The Zone, a fun room designed for youth ages 11-18. Amenities include a big screen TV, video game consoles, air hockey, and arcade games. It also has wireless internet access for laptops and notepads. The Zone is open to any member of The Kroc Center, as well as to Day Pass users. It’s a great spot to hang out with friends after school, or to have some fun with your family.

Kids Watch
Drop your child off at Kids Watch for up to two hours while you work out! A backyard themed space, Kids Watch includes interactive trees, technology, reading and learning activities for children 1-10.

Members Get More at the Kroc

Members at the Kroc Center gain access to free and discounted classes, online scheduling, and more. Memberships are designed to be affordable for all families and scholarships are available. All memberships include access to sports and recreation programs, the fitness center, group workout classes, arts and education classes, the aquatics center, spiritual programming, and so much more.

Whether you’re looking for a place to swim, work out, meet friends, worship, get help, or find a safe and healthy place for your whole family; the South Bend Kroc Center is the place you belong.