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Recreation Center Event Room

Subfacility of Wheat Ridge Recreation Center

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Floor Plan (PDF)

Event Room Rental Guidelines Information (PDF)

Sample Rental Agreement (PDF)

Seating Set-up Selection Worksheet (PDF)

WRRC Alcohol Agreement (PDF)

Facility Clean-up Checlist (PDF)


  1. Adjustable Lighting
  2. Audio / Visual Equipment
  3. Chairs
  4. Dance Floor
  5. Free Wi-fi
  6. Kitchen
  7. Patio
  8. Projection Screens
  9. Tables

Versatile & Convenient

Our Event Room is suitable for all types of events from small, intimate gatherings to large groups up to 250 guests. Enjoy the flexibility to choose the right amount of space, time and extras needed for your event. In addition to the Ballroom, we have two small activity rooms across the hallway available to rent.



  • 4,500 total square feet (Each section is 1,500 square feet)
  • Adjustable lighting with dimmer switches allows you to create the right mood for your event
  • Audio / visual equipment available to rent
  • Automated retractable projection screens in the front of each section
  • Free WiFi
  • Fully equipped catering kitchen: self-cater or use caterer of your choice
  • Large, hardwood dance floor
  • Small wet bar in the back of each section
  • Tables and chairs provided, including set-up and take-down (6 foot round and 6 foot rectangle tables available)
  • Wall-to-wall windows let in plenty of natural light
  • Wrap-around outdoor patio

**Tables, chairs and decor featured in photos were rented and are not the tables and chairs we provide.**

Set-up & Clean-up

Set-up and clean-up time must be scheduled as part of your rental time. *Friday and Saturday evening events must end by 11 p.m. with clean-up completed by Midnight.


Monday through Thursday and Friday before 5 p.m.:

  • Entire Ballroom: $150 per hour
  • Individual Section: $75 per hour

Friday after 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday:

  • Entire Ballroom: $240 per hour
  • Individual Section: $95 per hour

All Day Rental

  • May through September: $2,000
  • October through April: $1,800

 Catering Kitchen

  • $75
  • Damage Deposits
  • Entire Ballroom $300
  • Individual Section $100

Please note that Friday and Saturday evening events running past 8 p.m., serving alcohol, with 100 or more guests require a $500 damage deposit.

Deposit payment is required to make the reservation and is processed immediately. The damage deposit will be refunded within three weeks after your event, provided no excessive cleaning is required and no damage has been done to the facility.

Room Rental Price Cap

There is a "cap price" of $300 per section during the week, and $600 per section on a Friday evening, Saturday or Sunday. Note: This price cap is only for the rental rates - it does not include the deposit, kitchen fee or equipment rentals (laptop, microphone, projector, etc.). 

The "cap price" for the entire Event Room (all 3 sections) is $1,800 for all-day (October - April) and $2,000 for all-day (May - September).

 Serving Alcohol

Liability Insurance 

The City of Wheat Ridge requires liability insurance for special events serving alcohol, with 100 or more guests. The cost of insurance obtained through the City is $108 for groups of 100-150 guests and $126 for groups of 150 to 250 guests.

 Police Coverage 

Police coverage is required for evening events running past 8 p.m., serving alcohol, with 100 or more guests. The cost of coverage is $160 and will be provided by a Wheat Ridge police officer.