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The Warner Park Community Recreation Center is a popular location for weddings, company banquets, retirement parties or any gathering. The stunning 2700 sq. ft. Community Room has two walls of windows, overlooking the beautiful Warner Park and Lagoon.

The Community Room has a seating capacity of 160 people when set with round tables and a capacity of 200 when set with chairs in rows. The room can be divided into smaller sections depending on the size of the event.

Rental Fees

In keeping with the mission of the WPCRC and in order to not be exclusionary to any of the local user groups, the rooms are available at varying rates (Groups I, II and III). There are three rental categories. WPCRC has equipment rental available. All fee are subject to tax.

Catered food must come from one of the approved caterers.

Community Room Fees - Group III

1/2 Day Full Day Evenings (5-10pm)
Community Rooms 1, 2, 3
Mon-Thurs $210 $470 $360
Fri/Sat/Sun $300 $475 $590
Community Rooms 1 & 2 (First fee for combination of rooms, second fee sets [italics] for individual rooms)
Mon-Thurs $185, $135/$95 $300, $225/$180 $340, $225/$180
Fri/Sat $240, $170/$150 $360, $280/$245 $475, $280/$245
Sunday $240, $170/$150 $360, $280/$245 $475
Community Rooms 2 & 3 (First fee for combination of rooms, second fee sets [italics] for individual rooms)
Mon-Thurs $135, $95/$75 $300 $240, $180/$115
Fri/Sat $185, $150/$115 $300 $415
Sunday $185, $150/$115 $300 $415


  • Half Days are considered 4 hours or less, Mon-Sat, 8 am-4 pm and Sun, 11 am-6 pm.
  • Full Days are from 8 am-4 pm, Mon-Sat, and Sunday from 11 am-6 pm.
  • Evenings are from 5 pm-10 pm and can be extended until 11 pm; additional fees apply after 10 pm.


WPCRC has equipment rental available.

Security Deposit
A $75 security deposit is required to hold the facility for the requested date and time. Wedding receptions and other large events require a $250 security deposit. The security deposit is non-refundable in case of cancellation. WPCRC reserves the right to apply all or a portion of the security deposit to the cost of repairing damages to the facility, cleaning the facility or changes in arrangements made by lessee. If there are no damages or changes in arrangements, the entire security deposit will be returned to lessee after the event.

Reservations for WPCRC
WPCRC will take reservations for the following year anytime after January 1 of the current year. To reserve a date and time, please contact Warner Park Staff.

Seating Capacity
Room # of people banquet
(round tables, 8 per table)
# of people in lecture
(chairs in rows)
Community Room 1 64 85
Community Room 2 56 65
Community Room 3 40 50
Community Room 1, 2 & 3 160 200

Meeting Room
WPCRC has a conference room set with long tables in a large hollow square formation with chairs set around the outside of the tables. This set-up can accommodate 30 people. The formation can only be changed by WPCRC staff and the change fee is $40. Other variations include chairs in rows for a capacity of 50.

  • Group III @ $20 per hour
  • Group I – contact Warner Park Staff
For questions or to make reservations, contact the WPCRC Rental Coordinator

Phone: (608) 245-3694
Email: Rental Coordinator
Lights; photo courtesy of B Kuhl Entertainment
WPCRC Rental
WPCRC Rental in the evening