Community Center

36630 N. Hutchins Road
Gurnee, IL 60031

Max. Capacity 161

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

front of community center

The Community Center is available on the following days:

Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Weekdays may be available upon special request.

To receive resident rates, you must live within the boundaries of the Park District. Residents reside in the sub-divisions of Grandwood Park in Gurnee, The Shires in Lake Villa, and the Grand Oaks Apartment Complex.

You will be required to show proof of residency if you apply for resident rates.

Your security deposit is in addition to the cost of the room, and is to be paid when your Rental Application is turned in. Payment of the security deposit guarantees your reservation.

Residents: $300
Non-Residents: $450

Security deposit discount offered for SUNDAYS only, if the following criteria are met:
– 5 hours or less
– 50 guests or less
– no alcohol served

Residents: $150
Non-Residents: $250

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, and any future payments, in cash or money order.

Security deposit refunds will be issued within two weeks from your rental date. If any of the conditions of your Rental Contract are not followed, deductions will be made from your deposit.

 

Friday 
Residents $50 per hour
Non-Residents $100 per hour
(3 hour minimum rental required)

Friday all day (9:00 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.)
Residents $540
Non-residents $1085

Saturday 
Residents $50 per hour
Non-Residents $100 per hour
(6 hour minimum rental required)

Saturday all day (9:00 a.m. – 12: 30 a.m.)
Residents $540
Non-residents $1085

Sunday 
Residents $40 per hour
Non-Residents $80
(3 hour minimum rental required)

Sunday all day (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.)
Residents $365
Non-residents $725

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, and any future payments, in cash or money order.

 

  • use of Wi-Fi   (Network is Grandwood Guest – password will be posted in the kitchen)
  • kitchen area (stove, oven, microwaves, 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
  • bathrooms are fully stocked

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

If alcohol will be served at your event, renter agrees not to allow anyone under the age of 21 to consume beverages containing alcohol. To serve alcohol at an event, renter must purchase General Liquor Liability Insurance from the Grandwood Park Park District. If rental is cancelled after this has been purchased (typically 1-2 weeks before event), no refund will be issued for this insurance.

Residents & Non-residents – Host Liquor Liability Policy: $220

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, and any future payments, in cash or money order.

  •  Personalized message for your event on front sign: $25

Community Center Welcome sign in front of building

  • 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. They make a perfect backdrop for pictures, or behind a head table. $15 each

Lattice panels

 

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, and any future payments, in cash or money order.

 

Rentals that are cancelled for ANY reason will be subject to service charges.

  • Cancellations made 60 days prior to the rental date: All rental fees paid-to-date will be refunded, less a $50 service charge
  • Cancellations made less than 60 days prior to the rental date: All rental fees paid-to-date, less a $75 service charge
  • Cancellations made less than 2 weeks prior to the rental date: No refund of security deposit. Rental fees paid-to-date for the room will be refunded.
  • Host Liquor Liability Policy: if policy has already been purchased when rental is cancelled, this amount will not be refunded.