Community Center

Duncombe Community Center & Tornado Shelter
510 Folger Street

The Community Center and Tornado Shelter provide a great place for public and private events throughout the year. You can find the Duncombe Fireman’s Ball & Auction, summer water fights, and Breakfast with Santa here. The Duncombe Betterment Committee also uses the Center & Shelter to host many classes, bingo nights, vendor shows and Halloween & Easter activities for the kiddos.  Currently there is a Base Fitness Class for seniors twice weekly in the Shelter. 

Community Center Amenities

  • Seating for 160+, tables and chairs at no extra cost
  • Full kitchen
  • Generous entryway, perfect for welcoming guests
  • Bathrooms
  • Wi-fi
  • Rental fees start at $100

Tornado Shelter Amenities

  • Seating for 80+, tables and chairs at no extra cost
  • Sink and small Counter
  • Bathrooms
  • Wi-fi
  • Great for small events!
  • Rental Fees start at $75

Reservations are required to use the Center or Shelter and can ONLY be scheduled through City Hall, 515-543-5716.  A $25 non-refundable fee is required to hold the date along with a signed contract. The remainder of the rental fee, $200 damage deposit, and proof of personal liability insurance is required for all rentals.  

Below is a calendar with all** of the events currently scheduled at the Center and Shelter. If your date is available, please call to begin the reservation process.

**Base fitness and weekday scheduled committee meetings are not reflected on the calendar.