Rooms to Expand Your Mind

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Music, Education & Fine Arts

Immersing yourself or your child in music, the arts, and educational programming is a great way to lead a more fulfilling and enriching life. Whether it’s learning to play an instrument, read music, or taking a shot at singing, dancing, or acting, there is a place to develop your talent and pursue your dreams here at the Kroc Center. If the fine arts are more for you, classes in sculpting, drawing, and painting are also available for you to create your masterpiece. Our state-of-the-art practice, performance, and studio spaces allow artists of every level to hone their skills and showcase their work.

The Kroc Center will also host a Gallery where individuals can display their work for the world to see!

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Digital Arts & Technology Center

The Digital Arts/Technology Center at the Kroc Center will have state-of-the-art equipment including laptops, touch screen interaction, and a variety of other technology equipment. The Digital Arts Center has laptops that can be checked out and used in the Kroc Center for independent study and group learning. Users can also bring in their own computers and access our free, lightning fast wireless network.

Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, and many other leading software applications will be taught from our 20 station technology center.

Need to do software training? Information about renting our Digital Arts & Technology Center is available on our Parties & Events page.

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Recording Studio

Do you want to be a star? Do you have a recording project going and you need a place to record your work? Maybe you have the material, but you need to make that demo for the record companies? The Kroc Center is the place for you! The Center features an Audio and Video recording studio with editing and mixing capabilities to make your projects come to life.

Ask if our services are right for you! This service will continue to grow and develop as the Kroc Center grows.

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Music Rehearsal Room

Practice makes perfect and perfect practice helps you get there faster. The Music Rehearsal room is a space designed for the music student to excel as part of a larger musical group. This area will host practices for instrumental and vocal groups as they prepare to perform on the main platform. This space is available for other programs as well and can also be used as part of the expanded green room when the Kroc Center hosts events in the auditorium.

The Zone
The Zone

Part of The Wyn & Carol Laidig Youth Activity Center on the lower level, The Zone offers variety of activities for youths age 11-19 who love to have fun. The Zone, which is always fully supervised, includes a big screen TV, Wii consoles, XBox Kinect and PS3 custom stations, ping pong, foosball, air hockey, and plenty of other games and activities. This space can host a garage band concert for those up-and-coming rock stars. In addition, The Zone has wireless access for those who are using their laptops.

RJ's Clubhouse
RJ's Clubhouse

This area is specifically designed with your child in mind. RJ’s Clubhouse is a back yard themed space with interactive trees, technology, reading and learning activities for children age 1-6. Space is limited in Kids Watch and is available on a first-come, first-served basis for children 1 year to 10 years. We require that the parent/guardian remain on the Kroc Center site during the Kids Watch session. The cost is $3.00 for up to 2 hours maximum per day. Monthly passes are available. More information is available on our Kids Watch page.

Questions? Suggestions?

Submit questions and suggestions with our online Contact Form, email [email protected] or give us a call at 574-233-9471.