Recreation Center Ballroom

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

Capacity

Banquet Style
Theater Style
Ballroom (90' x 50')
250
300
Carnation, Columbine or Dahlia Room (one section, 30' x 50')
75
100
Two adjoining sections (60' x 50')
150
200

Hours

Days Available Times
Sunday 12 pm to 8 pm
Monday through Thursday 7 am to 10 pm
Friday (September through May) 7 am to 4 pm
Friday (June through August) 7 am to 12 am*
Saturday 11 am to 12 am*
Set-up and 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 pm with clean-up completed by 12 am.

Rates and Deposits - Individual Sections

Days Rate (+3% rental tax) Damage Deposit* Kitchen Fee

Mon. - Thurs., Fri. before 5pm

$45 per hour per section

$100 per section

$75

Fri. after 5pm, Sat. and Sun.

$75 per hour per section

$100 per section

$75

Rates and Deposits - Entire Ballroom

High Season: May - Sep.

Rate (+3% rental tax)

Damage Deposit*

Kitchen Fee

Fri. after 5pm, Sat. and Sun.

$2,000 all-day rental,
​or $225 per hour

$300 - $500

$75

Damage Deposits


*Friday and Saturday evening events running past 8 pm, 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.
  

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 150-250 guests.
Police Coverage - Police coverage is required for evening events running past 8 pm, serving alcohol, with 100 or more guests.  The cost of coverage is $160 and will be provided by a Wheat Ridge police officer.
 

Helpful Information

Low Season: Oct. - April

Rate (+3% rental tax)

Damage Deposit*

Kitchen Fee

Fri. after 5pm, Sat. and Sun.

$1,800 all-day rental,
​or $225 per hour

$300 - $500

$75