Community Center - Pricing & Info

Community Center
Front entrance
Main Room
Main Room
Main room with kitchen

Community Center

Community Center

36630 N. Hutchins Road                                                                                  
Gurnee, IL 60031

Max. Capacity 161

Main room is 39' wide, by 67' long  (2,613 sq. ft.)

Email our rental coordinator at
or call 847-356-0008 for more information, available dates,
tours, and reservations.

Rental Application and Waiver - Community Center
Rules & Regulations - Community Center


To be eligible for "Resident" rental rates, you must live in the sub-divisions of
Grandwood Park or The Shires, or in the Grand Oaks Apartment complex.  

Security Deposit (to be paid at time of application)    

     Residents $300 
     Non-residents $450

Special reduced security deposit for SUNDAY
Rentals up to 5 hours, maximum of 50 people, and no alcohol            

     Residents $150
     Non-residents $250 

Security Deposits are refundable if all items on Rental Rules & Regulations are followed.
Refunds are issued within 2 weeks after your rental.


Days/Times and Rates:  

Friday (3 hour minimum)

     Hourly rate:    
        Residents $50
        Non-Residents $100
     All day (4:00 p.m. - 12: 30 a.m. September thru May) 
        Residents $320
        Non-residents $635

     All day (9:00 a.m. - 12:30 a.m. June thru August):    
        Residents $540
        Non-residents $1085

Saturday (6 hour minimum) 

     Hourly rate:    
        Residents $50
        Non-Residents $100
     All day (9:00 a.m. - 12: 30 a.m.):    
        Residents $540
        Non-residents $1085

Sunday (3 hour minimum) 

     Hourly rate:    
        Residents $40
        Non-Residents $80
     All day (9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.):    
        Residents $365
        Non-residents $725                 

Host Liquor Liability Insurance     

     $220  (both Residents & Non-Residents)


All rental fees must be paid 2 weeks prior to rental date.

A fee of $20 will be assessed if your payment is returned to us from the bank due to insufficient funds in the issuing account. If that occurs, we will not redeposit the NSF check. You will be required to make that payment in cash or money order.
If a 2nd payment is returned from the bank, you will be required to make the remainder of your payments in cash or money order.



  • use of WiFi
  • kitchen area (stove, oven, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, 2 - 42-cup coffee pots
  • 20 - 60" round banquet tables
  • 30 - 6' rectangular tables
  • 3 - 8' rectangular tables
  • padded banquet chairs
  • cleaning supplies
  • trash cans and bags

Renters are responsible for set up and clean up of their event.



You may rent our outside sign for a personalized message for your event. The cost for the sign is $25 for the day.


You may also rent lattice panels to help decorate the space for your event. We have two (2) lattice panels that are all white, and the dimensions of each panel is 4' wide and 6' tall. These are available for $15 each for the day. They make a perfect backdrop for pictures, or behind a head table.



CANCELLATION FEES - Rentals cancelled for ANY reason:

Cancellations must be made in writing from the renter listed on the application 60 days prior to the rental date in order to receive a refund of all rental fees paid, less a $50 service charge. If notification is made less than 60 days prior to the rental date, a refund of rental fees paid, less a $75 processing fee will be issued. 

If the General Liquor Liability Policy has already been purchased when rental is cancelled, this amount will not be refunded.


NOTE:  The Grandwood Park Park District does not allow smoking and/or tobacco use of any kind on any District property.  Any violation of the park districts TOBACCO-FREE policy, including the disposal of cigarette butts on any District property, will result in an automatic $100 deduction from your security deposit.
Click here to read the entire policy.