Indoor Facility Rentals

Community Center Social Hall

The El Cerrito Community Center located at 7007 Moeser Lane is accepting Facility Rental reservations for public and private groups on Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 8:00am-10:00pm (clean-up must be completed no later than 11pm).  

The contemporary look and feel of the Social Hall and Skylight Room provide the ideal spot for wedding receptions, family celebrations, luncheons, corporate trainings, fundraisers and more!  The Social Hall and Skylight Room, which have hardwood floors and a cathedral style ceiling, and can together accommodate a maximum of 224 people.

Rental includes a full kitchen, refrigerator, freezer, ovens, gas range, sinks and ice machine. A fenced in outdoor patio is also available during your rental. Set-up and break down of tables and chairs is included as part of the rental fee.  A 5-hour minimum rental is required. 

Community Center Resident Non Resident/Commercial
Social Hall, Skylight Room and Kitchen$1065 first 5 hours$1330 first 5 hours
Hourly Rate$213$266
Additional Set-up/Clean-up Per Hour (4 hours max)$90$90
Alcohol Permit (if serving alcohol, additional ABC license required)$219$219
Deposit$674$674
Transfer of Date$54$54
Non-Profit Discount (with proof of non-profit status)20% off20% off
*Rental fees subject on July 1st of every year
  • To Check availability for Community Center Social Hall for your next event, follow the steps below:
    1. Start by completing the Online Inquiry Form.
    2.  Once you have received a response from our office of the inquiry submission, schedule a walk-through of the facility on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursday afternoons and review.  A facility walk-through must be completed prior to submitting rental application and contract.
    3. To reserve, a completed application, signed rental conditions, a minimum payment of deposit and 50% of rental fees are due at time of booking in person at the Recreation Department office during regular business hours, Monday through Thursday, 9am-5pm. If choosing the minimum payment instead of making full payment, remaining balance due 1 month prior to the rental date.
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  • Food must be served in foodware (i.e., cups, plates, utensils, etc.) that are compostable or reusable.
    • Non-compostable and non-reusable Foodware (e.g., single-use plastic) is not allowed to be used at city facilities, including during public or private events (El Cerrito Municipal Code 8.24). For more information regarding this policy visit www.el-cerrito.org/foodware
    • Please note: "Compostable" means the product is capable of composting using the City of El Cerrito's available composting collection programs. Compostable foodware must be “fiber-based” and no “Bio-plastic” foodware (e.g., SpudWare) is allowed. Restaurants and other food providers must use reusable, recyclable, or compostable food ware.  This includes all CITY facilities and rentals. For more information regarding this policy go to: www.el-cerrito.org/bagsandfoam.  Click here to download Foodware Ordinance Fact Sheet.

Arlington Clubhouse

1120 Arlington Boulevard, El Cerrito, CA 94530
Located in the center of a 5.2 acre park, Arlington Clubhouse has beautiful views of both the pond and the playground. There is a maximum capacity of 50 guests for your party or family gathering. Clubhouse rental includes use of (8) 6 foot tables and chairs, counter space, sink, refrigerator, and patio. Great locations for smaller events such as birthday or graduation parties, luncheons, or corporate meetings. Available on weekends with a 3-hour minimum rental time required.

Castro Clubhouse B

1420 Norvell Street, El Cerrito, CA 94530

Located adjacent to Korematsu Middle School, and Castro park and playground.  Castro B has a maximum capacity of 35 guests for your party, or meeting.  Clubhouse rental includes use of (6) tables and 35 chairs, counter space, sink, refrigerator, patio and interior restroom.  Great location for smaller events such as birthday parties or meetings.  Available on weekends with a 3-hour minimum rental time required.  Weekday rentals available by request only.  Email recreation@ci.el-cerrito.ca.us to request a weekday rental.

CLUBHOUSE RENTAL CONDITIONS

Please carefully review the Clubhouse Rental Conditions, which include important information on how to access the facility the day of your event, prior to making your reservation. Reservations are currently accepted online only.  Click here to book your rental online or visit www.el-cerrito.org/onlinereg.

  • Food must be served in foodware (i.e., cups, plates, utensils, etc.) that are compostable or reusable.
    • Non-compostable and non-reusable Foodware (e.g., single-use plastic) is not allowed to be used at city facilities, including during public or private events (El Cerrito Municipal Code 8.24). For more information regarding this policy visit www.el-cerrito.org/foodware
    • Please note: "Compostable" means the product is capable of composting using the City of El Cerrito's available composting collection programs. Compostable foodware must be “fiber-based” and no “Bio-plastic” foodware (e.g., SpudWare) is allowed. Restaurants and other food providers must use reusable, recyclable, or compostable food ware.  This includes all CITY facilities and rentals. For more information regarding this policy go to: www.el-cerrito.org/bagsandfoam.  Click here to download Foodware Ordinance Fact Sheet.
ClubhousesResidentNon Resident
Clubhouses$258 first 3 hours$321 first 3 hours
Each Additional Hour$86$107
Deposit$260$260
Alcohol Permit$55$55
Transfer of Date$57/date transfer$57/date transfer
*Rental fees subject to change on July 1st of every year

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Hana Gardens Senior Center

Hana Gardens Senior Center is located at 10870 San Pablo Ave in El Cerrito adjacent to City Hall. The facility includes space to reserve for meetings and social gatherings with space to accommodate up to 60 people. The rental includes a sink, countertop space, refrigerator (no kitchen), small reception desk, two wall mounted TV sets, Wi-Fi, set-up and break-down of chairs and tables (20) 5ft, (4) 6ft. A three-hour minimum rental time is required. Reserved online at www.el-cerrito.org/onlinereg or Click here to book your rental online!

Food must be served in foodware (i.e., cups, plates, utensils, etc.) that are compostable or reusable.

    • Non-compostable and non-reusable Foodware (e.g., single-use plastic) is not allowed to be used at city facilities, including during public or private events (El Cerrito Municipal Code 8.24). For more information regarding this policy visit www.el-cerrito.org/foodware
    • Please note: "Compostable" means the product is capable of composting using the City of El Cerrito's available composting collection programs. Compostable foodware must be “fiber-based” and no “Bio-plastic” foodware (e.g., SpudWare) is allowed. Restaurants and other food providers must use reusable, recyclable, or compostable food ware.  This includes all CITY facilities and rentals. For more information regarding this policy go to: www.el-cerrito.org/bagsandfoam.  Click here to download Foodware Ordinance Fact Sheet. 
Hana Gardens Senior CenterResidentNon Resident
Each Additional Hour$107 per hour$134 per hour
Decoration/Clean up$67$67
Alcohol Permit$55$55
Deposit$260$260
Transfer of Date$57/per event$57/per event
*Rental fees subject to change on July 1st of every year
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