The Swanson Center

Swanson Center

The Rev. Dr. Reuben T. & Darlene M. Swanson Retreat Center is located at Carol Joy Holling Center. This amazing facility is first-class in every way. Each room is comfortable, roomy and clean. The amenities and features list is generous, and our hospitality staff is waiting to serve you!

Amenities and Features — Here’s what is included in our low package pricing!

  • Fresh cookies and coffee at check-in
  • 28 oversized double-occupancy sleeping rooms complete with two queen beds (24) or one king bed (4), restroom with bathtub/shower, desk and table with chairs
  • Telephone, television and wired or wireless Internet access in each room
  • Business center with Internet access, computer, printer, fax
  • High comfort meeting rooms and use of projector, screen, television, VCR, DVD, sound systems, etc.
  • 24-hour snack bar
  • Chef-prepared meal services with excellent menu choices
  • Plenty of small and large group indoor and outdoor gathering spaces; including the front porch with rocking chairs, a 6,000 square foot landscaped patio off of the conference level, lounges and meeting rooms
  • Well appointed, inspirational chapel
  • ADA accessibility and elevator

Package prices include all amenities listed above, including meals and meeting space! We also have al-a-carte pricing, if you prefer.

Swanson Meeting Rooms (click the link to see photos of each meeting space):

Room Max. Occupancy
Thrivent 120
Dillon 80
Struve 40
Kohrs 12

For more information or to book your retreat, call Dana Jahn toll free at 1-888-656-6254 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


King Room - 4 Rooms


Queen Room - 24 Rooms

One of many comfortable lounges

Each of the four wings has a lounge like this one!

Business Center

One of many gathering spaces


Hospitality Center



Hospitality Center

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