Retreat & Conference Center

Mission & Accommodations

Broom Tree Retreat Center, constructed in 2004 by the Catholic Diocese of Sioux Falls, provides facilities and opportunities to support all people of faith as they experience an awakening to God’s continual call to conversion and as they deepen their response to it.

Located six miles west of Irene, South Dakota on 300 rolling acres of the beautiful Missouri Valley, the Retreat Center provides modern, clean, and comfortable lodging rooms with private baths, queen sized beds and a couch or recliner as a standard for each guest.  The full kitchen staff is also on hand to provide delicious, freshly prepared meals.

Broom Tree Retreat Center can be reserved for your group. Call (605) 263-1040 to discuss details and availability.

Retreat Center

  • 50 Lodging rooms each with queen beds & private baths
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Audio/visual equipment available
  • Wi-Fi onsite
  • Chapel
  • Book Store
  • Outdoor Patio
  • Country church
  • Scenic walking path with glass-etched Stations of the Cross
  • Exercise Room


The Retreat Center Chapel has chairs with kneelers for up to 57 people, but could seat up to 85+. There is also the Sts. Isidore & Maria Chapel on the grounds that can seat up to 120+.

Lodging Rooms

Each of our two wings offers a suite which includes a living area, full kitchen, bedroom & bathroom. There are also forty-eight sleeping rooms. Twenty-four have a recliner and dresser. Twenty-four have pullout sofa sleepers which allow opportunity to share rooms. The rooms all have private bath, over-sized windows to enjoy God’s beautiful creation. Towels & linens are provided.

Meeting Rooms

There are 7 meeting rooms of various sizes available.

Dining Room

The dining room seats 120 around round tables.

Exercise Room

The exercise room is fully equipped with a treadmill, elliptical machine, weight machine, free weights & bench as well as core and resistance equipment.