Springs of Living Water Retreat Center

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YWAM Springs of Living Water HotelThe Springs of Living Water Retreat Center oversees each retreat we host here at the Springs. Our friendly staff take care of all the logistical details, from housing in our 1920's style hotel to meals in the sunny Garden Room. The Springs is a perfect place for a retreat, no matter where your interests lie. If you're an outdoorsy person we have hiking and walking trails throughout our 500 acres of land. Feeling sporty? We have a 30 meter swimming pool, tennis court, 1/2 basketball courts, sand volleyball, ping-pong tables and a baseball field. If you'd like to relax, we have a cozy lobby complete with an enormous fireplace or have a seat on our spacious veranda. It's the perfect place to sit on a nice day. Whatever your needs and interests are, we're here to serve you.

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Hotel Room- YWAM Springs of Living WaterHotel Lounge- YWAM Springs of Living WaterFinished in 1923, our hotel has hosted movie stars and Bay Area elite who came for a peaceful respite from city life and to enjoy the health spa atmosphere. Today the gracefully designed hotel lobby welcomes you into a quieter time in our country's history. The dramatic central staircase leads to full-service accomodations for 140 people.

In addition to the regular rooms, there are two suites for the comfort of your honored guests. The lower levels of the hotel overlook the creek and offer economy bunk accommodations for 78 guests. The most rustic of our accomodations are our Sweetwater cabins, located next to the creek. They are perfect for youth retreats and can host up to 82 people. The Letter Cabin Village is 16 individual bungalows, each with a double bed and a private bath.




Delicious buffet meals are an important ingredient of any successful retreat. Meals are carefully prepared in our fully-equipped kitchen and served in our graceful Garden Dining Room. A vaulted ceiling, elegant decor and view of the surrounding bluffs add much to the turn of the century atmosphere. We also have a bookstore to browse through and a snack bar if you are looking for a treat, both located in the lobby.

Ebenezer Hall- YWAM Springs of Living WaterEbenezer Hall- YWAM Springs of Living Water Meeting rooms located in the hotel can comfortably seat from 40 to 120 people. You will always have exclusive use of your main meeting room, set up to your specifications. For larger gatherings and special presentations, our auditorium, Ebenezer Hall, seats up to 550 people. It is equipped with a stage, stage lighting and a state-of-the-art sound system.

Meeting rooms include:

Ebenezer Hall
East Room
Family Room
Upper Room
Conference Room



Grounds- Youth With A Mission YWAM Springs of Living WaterWaterfalls- Youth With A Mission YWAM Springs of Living WaterSprings of Living Water has a pedestrian-friendly campus nestled in a beautiful canyon, with many open spaces and a park-like environment that is enhanced by the natural beauty of the canyon ridges, woods and creeks.

Our campus provides something for everyone. From tennis and volleyball courts to our Olympic-sized swimming pool, there are endless opportunities for outdoor recreation. Our spacious grounds are criss-crossed with hiking trails. Indian Lookout, Three Crosses, the water falls and reservoir are popular destinations, and we also have a fitness loop on the roads within our campus.There is ample space for spending time alone with God, or hanging out with people, or just getting away from it all. The hotel lobby has sitting areas, WiFi, a bookstore and a snack bar. You can visit our prayer room and soak in God's presence, or jam in worship. We also have a campfire pit available, a favorite among the young and old alike.

Come to this place of serenity and beauty. The Springs of Living Water Retreat Center will make your next meeting, camp, conference or retreat a special one. We look forward to serving you and making your event one that everyone will fondly remember.





Contact Us

15850 Richardson Springs Rd
Chico, CA 95973
Toll Free:+1 800 841 0739