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Jenks' Rest

Subfacility of Columbian Park

Other Link The Center at Jenks' Rest


  1. Full Kitchen
  2. Parking Areas
  3. Restrooms

* Jenks' Rest is available for reservations through December 31, 2019 *

Hours of Operation
Reservable from 11am-4pm or 5-10pm, or all day from 11am-10pm
(Saturdays and Sundays excluding major holidays)


Located in Columbian Park off Scott Street; Jenks' Rest is a single-level building that sits off the lagoon.

Jenks' Rest is home to The Center at Jenks' Rest and Junior Achievement throughout the week. Organizational or private group meetings are available on the weekends. The meeting room can accommodate up to 75 people and includes access to a full service kitchen. Jenks' Rest is located in Columbian Park off Scott Street and overlooks the lagoon. Parking is available next to the building.

Jenks' Rest is available for rent 7 days a week (excluding major holidays).

Rental Hours

  • 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • 5-10 p.m.
  • 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Rental Fees

  • $150 for 5 hours
  • $300 for 11 hours
  • A $100 security deposit is required.
Jenks' Rest is available to rent on each day of the week. To check availability and rent Jenks' Rest, please call the Parks Administrative Office at (765) 807-1500 or visit us at:
1915 Scott Street
Lafayette, IN 47904

We gladly accept credit and debit card transactions over the phone. Cash or personal check payments must be completed in person in the Parks Administrative Office. We accept Discover, Visa, American Express, and MasterCard. Payment plus deposit is due at time of reservation.

All reservations are final and NON-Refundable.