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Meetings, Parties, & Events

The Parks and Recreation Department has a number of facilities available for rental.  From one of our six community centers to the Japanese Tea Garden, we have great places for just about any kind of event.

Six community centers are available for nearly any kind of gathering, including:

  • Large parties and receptions
  • Children’s birthdays and other small parties
  • Community workshops and lectures
  • Read general information about our spaces for rent.

View our available indoor spaces for rent by your center of interest.

Our facilities can also accommodate:


Outdoor Weddings:  The Japanese Tea Garden and the Central Park Rose Garden are beautiful wedding spots.

Pool Parties:  During the summer, Joinville and Martin Luther King Swim Centers are available for private or group rentals during non-public hours. Joinville Swim Center is available for birthday parties at specific times on weekends during the recreation swim season. Contact Joinville Pool for more information on all pool rental opportunities.

Bocce Ball “tournaments”:  The Gary Yates Bocce Ball Courts at the Beresford Park may be rented for games and tournaments. 

And more!  We may not have listed your specific event, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have the perfect facility for it so please contact us if you are planning an event.

Want more information about our facilities?
The Meeting & Party Facility Profiles page includes: size, locations, technical capabilities, and amenities.

More Information

  • Fees for rentals vary depending upon the room and type of group.  For more information, contact the specific facility.
  • Most facilities may be booked up to six months in advance.  There are certain exceptions; please contact the facility directly for their policy.
  • Alcohol is allowed at certain facilities under certain circumstances, call the facility for more information.
  • Some locations have curfews.  Be sure to discuss this with the facility if you are planning an evening event.

Insurance is required if you are charging admission or selling products.  You should work with the facility to make sure you are in compliance.


Thinking About a Pool Party?

Our pool party packages include:

  • 45 minute of games with a lifeguard
  • Special equipment for water fun
  • Tables and chairs

You bring the decorations, refreshments and swimmers!

Our pool parties cost as little as $6.
For specific costs and other information for the 2014 season, please call us at (650) 522-7569 starting May 2014.

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