James Valley Community Center

The James Valley Community Center (JVCC) is a multi-generational community focal point for services and programs in Mitchell and the surrounding area. The JVCC is a City of Mitchell facility that is dedicated to providing participants with a variety of leisure, recreational, cultural and educational activities in a safe, comfortable and welcoming environment. The JVCC also houses the city offices of Palace Transit, Mitchell Volunteer Program, and the Adult Nutrition Program.

There are a variety of recreational organized programs available, such as:

  • Cards, Mah Jongg, Pool Tables, Ping Pong & Shuffle Board
  • Wellness Education
  • Roadtrip Roundup
  • Technology Assistance
  • Fine Arts
  • Dances
  • Bingo
  • Community Outreach Events
  • Celebrations
  • Presentations
  • Bus Trips
  • Quilting
  • And much more


Any person 18 years of age may become a member and participate in activities held at the JVCC by simply filling out the Membership Form and paying the yearly dues. The option to become a lifetime member is also available.


  • Bus Trip Discounts
  • Monthly Newsletter
  • Rental Discount
  • Mitchell Businesses Discount Card
  • Use of Facility and Activities

Note: All Non-Members must pay $1 each time he/she participates in a JVCC activity (excluding Bingo).

Lunch & Transportation

The JVCC also offers a daily Lunch Nutrition Program and Transportation to and from the center.

Note: You do not need to be a member of the JVCC to participate in the Nutrition or Transportation programs.

Community Services Advisory Board

The Community Services Advisory Council meets:

  • 10-11 a.m.
  • 2nd Thursday of Every Other Month
  • City Hall Council Chambers
    612 N Main
    Mitchell, SD 57301