In any season, Luther Crest is a place set apart and we can't wait to accommodate all of your retreat and rental needs. With lodging, food service, lakefront access, challenge courses, and indoor gym, and many gathering spaces, Luther Crest has what you need for your next event. Located in central MN, Luther Crest, and the Alexandria Lakes Area, is an excellent choice for church and school retreats, weddings, and family reunions. Experience our exceptional hospitality at Luther Crest!

Group Event Rates

Adult Retreat Center (ARC):
(15 rooms and 2 meeting spaces)
$125 / room for the first night
$90 / room for each additional night

Option 1: 8 beds (4 bunk beds, 1 queen bed in private room), full kitchen, living space, and bathrooms.
$385 / cabin for the first night
$220 / cabin for each additional night

Option 2: 10 beds (5 bunk beds) and bathrooms
$345 / cabin for the first night
$175 / cabin for each additional night

RV and Tent Sites: 
$45 / RV site (with 6 sites total available)
$20 / Tent site

Food Service

Breakfast: $12.50/person
Lunch: $12.50/person
Brunch: $17/person
Dinner: $14/person
Box Lunch: $11/person
Meal prices for children ages 4-9 years are $5 less than the full price.
0-3 years old are free.

Snacks: $2/person/snack choice
(Popcorn, apple slices w/caramel, nachos, seasonal fruit, veggies, breads, meat, cheeses and crackers)
S'mores Supplies: $2.00/person

Meeting Spaces

One meeting space is provided at no charge with lodging based on group size. All rates are per 24-hour period unless specified otherwise.

  • Cedar Room (50 ppl): $115
  • Oak Room (15 ppl): $55
  • Office Conference Room: $55
  • Dining Hall Conference Room: $55
  • Chapel Entry (50 ppl, fireplace, bathroom): $115
  • Spruce Room (25 ppl): $55
  • Gym (300 ppl, 65x85'): $225/day or $25/hr
  • Theater (80 ppl, 25x40'): $85
  • Lodge (50 ppl): $85
  • Dining Hall (200 ppl): $1,150/day or $60/hr
  • Chapel: $1,150/day or $60/hr
  • Outdoor Worship Area (150 ppl, upper level): $400
  • Chapel Basement: $55
  • Upper Fireside (20 ppl): $55

Ropes Course

Project Confidence Ropes Course

  • Low Lands (3 hrs portables & low ropes course - all elements within 6' off the ground): $18/person (ages 8+)
  • Tree Tops (3 hrs high ropes course, including zip line - all elements above 20' off the ground): $30/person (ages 12+)
  • Full Day (3 hrs low ropes, lunch, 3 hrs high ropes): $55/person


Programming with Luther Crest Staff: $30-50/hr for each staff member    (Programming options include Lifeguards/Swimming beach, Waterfront Equipment with kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards, Games and Activities, Leading Worships or Bible Dives and Campfires)


After contacting Luther Crest to secure the dates for your retreat, Luther Crest will send you a contract to sign and return with your deposit. Please remember to let us know all of the program resources you will need for your retreat, such as using recreation equipment, campfires or worship, audio-visual needs, etc.

You may want to download the map and directions, especially if you have never been to Luther Crest before. Mapquest and Google Maps do not always work perfectly, especially if you are using a car GPS or Guidance System.