Indiana National Guard Armories, Facilities and Properties
The Indiana National Guard owns and manages 66 armories across the state, as well as other properties near Knightstown, Ind., including the Hoosier Youth Challenge Academy (HYCA) and former Soldier and Sailor’s Children’s Home. Many of these facilities are available for public rental and use.
Armory Rental Program – National Guard armories located throughout the state of Indiana are available to the public for rent, at a fair-market rate, for a variety of activities and events. View armory listing.
Examples of events held at armories include:
- Weddings, wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners
- Birthday Parties, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Quinceañeras/Quinceaños
- Graduation open house
- Charitable events
- Holiday parties
- Banquet hall, exposition center
- Sporting events, including basketball, volleyball, boxing, martial arts
- Conferences, seminars, corporate events, classrooms, workshops
- Home shows, craft fairs, gun shows, circuses, flea markets, swap meets
- Long-term office space rental may be available and parking spaces available at some locations
Each armory has tables and chairs available to rent.
- Table and chair rental is included in the price of the drill floor space rental
- Table and chair rental is also available for events not held in the armory
HYCA Campground Rentals
Location: 8577 East Country Road 300 South, near Greenfield, Indiana.
The Hoosier Youth Challenge Academy Campground is ideal for weddings, birthday parties, reunions, weekend retreats, cookouts and more. The Campground facility includes a kitchen building and bunkhouse that can sleep up to 10 people. The grounds include basketball courts, adequate room for softball, flag football and numerous other sports. Rental is $85/day. For more information, please contact the Hoosier Youth Challenge Academy at 765-345-1083.
HYCA Campus Leasing (former Soldier and Sailor Children’s Home)
Location: 10892 North State Road 140, Knightstown, Indiana.
The HYCA Multipurpose Building on the HYCA Campus has a gym available for sporting events, birthday parties, reunions, dances, weddings and receptions. For more information, please contact the Hoosier Youth Challenge Academy at 765-345-1083.