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Alabama 4-H Center

Reunions & Picnics

A beautiful venue on Lay Lake where you can relax, reconnect and reminisce. With lodging, onsite catering, a variety of meeting spaces and activities to select from, The Alabama 4-H Center is the perfect place for your next reunion!

guest room


  • Guestrooms are $90.00 per room, per night, plus tax
  • Lodging, Meals, and Meeting space billed to the groups’ contact person
  • Each guestroom has two queen size beds.
serving food on the buffet line


  • Meals are priced according to your menu selection.
  • Meal counts must be provided 30 days prior to your event.  Headcount guaranteed 14 business days in advance.
  • If outside catering is elected a fee of $1 per person with a minimum of $100 will be charged per meal.
  • Customized menus are available.

Meeting Spaces for Rent

Rates are per day, from 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Available Spaces and Rates
Ann Thompson Building $500
Auditorium $2,600
Board Room $300
DiscoverShelby Conference Room $1,000
Hospitality Room $250
Lower Recreation Patio $500
Mayfield Recreation Building $1,000
Pavilion $2,300
Seminar Rooms $1,500
Theater $375
giant swing

Facilitated Activities

  • Facilitated activities are $40 per instructor per hour
  • Restrictions on some activities for personal safety
    • Canoeing
    • Climbing Wall
    • Giant Swing
    • Pool Lifeguards
roasting marshmallows on the campfire

Additional Activities

  • Putt Putt Golf – $3.00 per person
  • Raptor Program (Birds of Prey) $125.00 – $250.00
  • Pontoon Boat Ride – $95.00 per hour (Includes Driver)
  • Campfire – $10.00