Department Info

Our Mission

 Seeking to improve overall health and well-being, and encourage opportunities for holistic growth.

Potawatomi Community Center
5471 Thayek Ethe Dnekmegzek Myew
Crandon, WI 54520
Phone: (715) 478-6500
General Facility Hours of Operation:
Monday: 5:30am-9:00pm
Tuesday: 5:30am-9:00pm
Wednesday: 5:30am-9:00pm
Thursday: 5:30am-9:00pm
Friday: 5:30am-9:00pm
Saturday: 7:00am-9:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm
Closed on the Following Holidays:
New Year's Day
Chief Simon's Day
Memorial Day 
4th of July
Labor Day 
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Employment Opportunities


Do you want more than just a job? Are you looking to discover a sense of purpose and opportunity to contribute to the greater good, all while being in a fun environment? Then the Potawatomi Community Center is the place for you!  


Join us!


Contracted Positions Available

Do you have a skill, craft, or sport that you would like to share with the community? We are also looking for the right individuals to host specialty classes, camps, or clinics. We are actively searching for the following, but we are always looking for new ideas as well! If you are interested or would like more information on contracted positions please contact Justin Shawano at or call us at 715-478-6500.

Swim Club Coach

Mountain Biking Instructor

Karate or Jiu-Jitsu Instructor

Specialty Art/Craft Instructor

Cooking Class Instructor

Leadership Team

Nate Gilpin

Division Administrator - Community Center

P: 715-478-6525 E:


Justin Shawano

Assistant Division Administrator - Community Center

P: 715-889-0227 


Brian Tupper

Community Center Director

P: 715-478-6518


Jessica Jacobson

Community Center Special Events Coordinator

P: 715-478-6596


Lawrence Mann

Cultural Programming Coordinator

P: 715-478-6515 E:


Shannon Howerton

Recreation Manager

P: 715-478-6514


Johnathan Johnson

Assistant Recreation Manager


Desiree Marten

Fitness & Wellness Manager

P: 715-478-6512


Travis Thelen

Assistant Fitness & Wellness Manager

P: 715-889-2356


Stephany Daniels

Community Center Operations Manager

P: 715-478-6526



Kimberly Shawano

Aquatics Manager

P: 715-478-6513


Anike Sulaimon

Assistant Aquatics Manager

P: 715-478-6524