Clear  Lake  Area Community  Center

Clear Lake Area Comunity Center 
560 5th Street, Clear Lake WI 54005

 About Us

(715) 263-2233

                        Office Hours:

              Mon: 9:30a ~ 3p

              Tue: CLOSED

              Wed:  9:30 ~ 11:30a

              Thurs:  9:30a ~ 3p

              Fri:  9:30a ~ 3p

              Sat:  CLOSED

              Sun CLOSED

ADA Access to Business Office

Our Mission


"To provide a supportive environment for educational, recreational, cultural, spiritual, social and economic opportunities while preserving the historic Clear Lake Union Free High School building."



About Your Clear Lake Area Community Center

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.

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, Girl Scouts of America, Boy Scouts of America and the Clear Lake Community Theater group.

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, EMT pancake breakfast fund raisers and Event Center 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.

Our Facilities

The CLACC is an incubator environment for startup and small business ventures 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, an antiques and collectibles shop, a weaving shop, a high end clothing thrift shop, a handmade jewelry shop, art studios, a music studio and more.

Our Staff

At 62,000 square feet of floor space, and operated by a large Team of dedicated volunteers, the Community Center needs all your support and involvement. We welcome dedicated and creative volunteers to help with our list of to do projects. Thank you in advance for your generosity.

Want to get involved?

The Clear Lake Area Community Center is moving forward and growing more every day. Stop in and look around. Bring your ideas and your creative energy.  Stop by our business office and have a conversation with us about the opportunities we may have to offer you.  Or you can call us at (715) 263-2233, to learn more about what we have to offer you in the way of participating in this outstanding organization.

We look forward to meeting you and hearing your fresh ideas.


The Clear Lake Area Community Center is here to provide a great venue for all sorts of events, small businesses, local organizations, and so much more.

Do you need an event space?

Do you need a space for a wedding, reception, birthday party, meeting or dance? We offer several spaces at reasonable prices. We might have what you are searching for.  See Here: Event Center

Call us to schedule an appointment for a tour of our building and see what the center has to offer. Staff will work with you to help you find what you are looking for.

Center Board    

Tim Wyss, President                                          
Ray Cress, Vice President                                   

Melanie Lombardo, Secretary                             

Virginia Cahow, Treasurer                                 

Dianne Dietrich                  
Dan Pearson

Doug Cahow

Rosemary Olson
Bert Petersen

Advisory Board

Curtis Glaesemann

Joan Lillie

Sandy Olson     

Wendy Koenig

Steven Kearney 

Center Volunteer Manager – Steve Kearney

Media Manager - Bobbi Kearney

560 5th Street, Clear Lake WI 54005