American Lake Conference Center

Hours of Operation

October through March

Monday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
April - September 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Tues. though Sat.)


JBLM-Lewis North
8085 NCO Beach Rd.
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+1 (253) 966-4998 +1 (253) 966-3987

Located on the serene banks of American Lake and boasting exquisite landscaping, American Lake Conference Center offers guests a place to gather and celebrate. The facility offers sweeping views of the lake from upper and lower banquet rooms, seating areas for relaxation and conversation and a large pavilion with firepit for your outdoor gatherings.

Catering and Event Planning

Full-service event planning and catering

Our catering staff is committed to helping you create the events you envision. Your dedicated catering consultant will meet with you every step of the way as your plan your event ­– whether it's a casual reception, full-service fine dining or something in between.

Our culinary artists are passionate about creating flavorful, attractively displayed foods and dazzling presentations.

We offer a variety of menus and services:

  • Fully staffed events with onsite chef, bartender and wait staff.
  • Plated, Family-style service, buffets, chef action stations and trays.
  • Innovative menus tailored to your taste.
  • Full-service bar.
  • Delivery, set-up and break-down service.
  • Coordination of tables, chairs, linens, china, glassware, buffet tables, sound systems, audio-visual and food displays.

We're happy to meet with you outside of normal office hours – please call for an appointment.

Rooms and Venues

Large ballrooms (upper level)

Ballrooms are located on the upper level and can accommodate all events from dance parties to conference meetings. With movable walls, projectors/screens, integrated sound systems, portable bars and seamless food delivery, ballrooms are versatile and private.


Area Room Size Capacity
Hemlock 2,240 sq. ft. 140 guests
Fir 2.240 sq. ft. 140 guests
Spruce 2,240 sq.ft 140 guests
Cedar 1,890 sq. ft. 140 guests
Pine View 2,100 sq. ft. 140 guests
Eagle View 2,500 sq. ft. 150 guests
Pine View & Eagle View Combo 2,500 sq. ft.  290 guests
Evergreen Ballroom 9,310 sq. ft. 550 guests


Lower-level spaces

Our lower-level ballroom and spaces are perfect for informal gatherings, parties, weddings and receptions. The glass atrium creates a light-filled experience with a direct view of the lake and gardens.

Area Room Size Capacity
Lakeside with Atrium
  • Lake & garden views, full-service bar
2,200 sq. ft. 150 guests
Kingfisher – Gazebo and Gardens
  • Fire pit, dock, ideal for catered barbecues and small receptions
Outdoors 80+ guests
  • Projection & sound sysyems
300 sq. ft. 20 guests


Combination of adjoining rooms

Two adjoining rooms can accommodate 280 guests.
Three adjoining rooms can accommodate 420 guests.

Cedar  ♦  Spruce  ♦  Fir  ♦  Hemlock

Floor Plan

Planning Guide and Menu brochure
Wedding Menus
Linen Choices
Standard Access Roster (special events, form)
Additional Items Price List


Special Cakes and Presentations

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