Outdoor Areas & Grounds

The area outside of the Center may be used for a variety of uses.  Tents may be set up in designated areas of the grounds per Center Manager.  All applicable rules for renting and reserving the Center will apply to rental of the grounds unless otherwise specified.  All applicable rules for governing Dane County Parks will also apply to the Lussier Family Heritage Center grounds.  

Areas include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Prairie view (behind building)
  • Vintage red barn exterior
  • Under heritage oak tree (front of building)

View the location of these and other sites in our favorite ceremony / photo opportunity sites (PDF)


Usage Protocols

Note that the outdoor areas and grounds are included in the rental and not booked separately from the Main and Lower Levels of the center.  Please visit Pricing for more information.

  • Weekday Events (8 am - 5 pm)
    In the event there are groups booked in both the Heritage Room (Main Level) and LePine Room (Lower Level) at the same time, the main level group will have use of the deck and the grounds in front while the lower level group will have use of the patio and grounds in the back of the building. 
  • Evening and Weekend Events
    During weekend and evening events only one group will be booked at a time and they may use of all of the grounds at no additional fee.  If they chose to do so, both levels of the center may be used for an additional fee.

Other venues:
Heritage Room (Main Level) | LePine Room (Lower Level)