How much does it cost to rent a community center?
When asking, “how much does it cost to rent a community center?” there are several factors to keep in mind. Most community centers require a security deposit and rent by the hour. Some spaces have a minimal renting time, usually about two to four hours.
We’ll use a couple of the spaces above to better illustrate the range of prices you can expect when booking a community center on Peerspace.
Artistic endeavors are alive in Austin
The multi-cultural center and event space in Austin costs $200 per hour and has a five-hour minimum rental time. At nearly 2,100 square feet, you and your guests will have plenty of space to move around here. Plus, your booking will include use of two rooms, the reception space, an outdoor area, tables, chairs, and A/V equipment.
As we mentioned, before you book a Peerspace venue, you can check out reviews from real renters. Here is what one reviewer shared about their time at this community center in Austin: “Our host was super responsive, helpful and sweet! The space was exactly what we were looking for and looked exactly like it did in the advertisement. We had our office retreat there and it was perfect! We definitely will go back.”
Lots of charm in Chi town
A less costly yet equally charming option is the Huge Community Center in Chicago, which costs $70 per hour with a three-hour minimum. The nearly 1,300 square foot space includes A/V equipment, an on-site A/V tech, tables, chairs, and a kitchen.
According to a Peerspace review who hosted a party here: “We hosted our baby shower event here. It was a wonderful event space! Our guests loved it very much! Especially the kids had a great time running around! The host Nicholas was very helpful and prompt in his responses right from pre booking stage to the entire event completion! They have nice space, with lots of tables and chairs, kitchenette, office space, multiple rest rooms, kids room etc. lots of utility items are available for us to use. Would love to go back here again !”
Versatility in Vancouver
The stylish, versatile event space in Vancouver provides just over 2,000 square feet of space for 12 guests and is just CA$100 per hour with a one-hour minimum. You’re allowed to bring in your own food and drinks and use the kitchen and A/V equipment. Note that this is an office space on the third floor of a building that you will access by stairs.
In the words of a Peerspace user: “The space was absolutely perfect for my tech meetup! The projector worked without issue and Sabrina was communicative and helpful :)”
Low price, high value in London
The most affordable entry on our community center venue list is our London creative community space. It offers you access to a series of mini studios in Brixon, any of which you can rent for your event needs. Each space costs just £18 per hour, with a three-hour rental minimum.
Though petite, each studio is private and provides you with a kitchenette, seating, a loft for storage, and WiFi.
Kicking back in Boston
The Event Space Near Logan Airport in Boston is on the small side at just about 1,100 square feet, yet is huge in potential! Its cozy lounge setting makes it ideal for presentations and cocktail parties. At $125 per hour and a one-hour rental minimum, you can make use of the space’s comfy seating, fireplace, A/V equipment, and kitchen.
When you check out this space’s Peerspace reviews, you’ll notice they all mention the kind staff as much as the wonderful space itself! “Michael’s space was perfect! Had a birthday party with about 40-50 people. Space is clean, cozy, very cute! Multiple rooms for guests to go in and out, also very nice outdoor patio space. Michael was very responsive to questions and host member Josephine was kind and helpful during the event. Would definitely book again!“
A flexible, thoughtful studio in L.A.
This flexible event space in Los Angeles is about 1,250 square feet and costs $120 per hour with a one-hour minimum. Thanks to the design of the space, it has hosted community events like birthday parties, pop-up shops, and seminars alike. It includes plenty of tables and seats, A/V equipment and a technician, air conditioning, and parking. And of course, for a small added fee, you can also ask the host to set up the space per your requirements!
Just check out what one of this space’s many happy reviewers have to say: “I am so thankful for this space. The hosts were so helpful and kind with all my questions. The place was exactly how it was described. It was spacious all around.”
Pretty in Philly
The Philadelphia event space and community center has space for 75 guests and costs just $85 per hour with a four-hour minimum. It includes the use of TVs, Wi-Fi, and a sound system, as well as the use of tables and chairs. Not only that, this venue has a modular open-floor plan, so you can let your imagination run wild, and a kitchenette for catering uses.
In the words of a Peerspace user who booked this center for a corporate training event: “We had an amazing event. Thanks, Shanice and your team for being responsive, on time and suppprtive on short notice. Your help is appreciated. I surely would book again! 😊”
How much does it cost to rent a community center? Conclusion
We hope this has helped educate you on the price range for community centers and how to go about renting one. If you’re trying to maintain a budget while still finding an amazing space, booking a community center on Peerspace is your best bet.
You can see all of the venue options near you, sort through prices, and decide which amenities are necessary. With thousands of venues in cities across North America and beyond, Peerspace makes renting a community center easy and wallet-friendly.
And let’s not forget, the unparalleled dedication of your venue’s local host! They can be your ace in the hole when it comes to planning and executing events, helping to outfit your chosen community center space with wait staff, furniture and equipment rentals, catering, and entertainment when possible. All that’s left to do is click the link and explore your local options!