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Facility Rental
This page includes information on Park rental, Picnic Area rental, Pool Rental and Facility rental. 

Facility Rental Quick Guide
(en Espanol)

Use the Facility Directory for a detailed description for each location.

To make an inquiry or book a rental, call or email Shielaugh Divelbiss, at 510-559-7004, or visit our online reservation site.

Picnic Rental Application Form 
General picnic areas are available for reservation on weekdays and weekends from dawn until dusk. Picnic locations includes sites at Arlington Park, Canyon Trail Park, Castro Park, Harding Park, and Tassajara Park. All sites have picnic tables.

Note: Castro and Arlington picnic areas #2 and #3 do not have barbecue pits.

 Area  Resident Rate (per day)  Non-Resident Rate (per day)
 Picnic Area w/ Barbecue  $73.00  $92.00
 Picnic Area w/o Barbecue $62.00  $77.00
 Arlington Areas #4 & 5 $137.00 $171.00
 Arlington Areas  #4,  5 & 6 $210.00  $264.00
 Restroom Key  $17  $17

Arlington Park Picnic Site Map

Cerrito Vista Picnic Rental
Cerrito Vista Park has six picnic tables, two barbecue pits, and a volleyball set (available for pick-up at the Community Center). Cerrito Vista can be rented from dawn until dusk. You may rent a bounce house for this site only. The rental company must list the City of El Cerrito as additionally insured.

Cerrito Vista Park Rental fees:
Cleaning/Volleyball Deposit $75.00
Resident  $137.00 
Non Resident  $171.00

Field Rentals
Field Rental Request Form

Facility Rental Application

Community Center 
7007 Moeser Lane
(510) 559-7004

Conveniently located, the Community Center is available for rental by public and private groups on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. With ample free parking, a recently renovated kitchen, and beautiful outdoor space, our Community Center offers great potential for your special event. The spacious hall has hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings, and large windows. We will happily provide your event with chairs and tables as a part of your rental fee.

The main room hosts up to 224 people for dining, with an optional adjoining room offering space for 66 more people. A five-hour minimum rental is required on Saturdays, three-hour minimum on Fridays and Sundays. The skylight room cannot be rented without renting the main hall, Friday thru Sunday.

Hall, Kitchen & Garden Resident $245.00/hr
(224 people) Non-Resident $302.00/hr

Decoration/Rehearsal Time/Clean- Up (maximum 2 hours day of event) $100.00/hr
Optional Clean-up Service (up to 3hrs custodial after rental) $100-$200/hr

Adjoining Room Resident $65.00/hr
(66 people) Non-Resident $81.00/hr


Alcohol Permit $174.00 per event
Caterer’s License Contact City Hall 215-4335
Transfer Fee $41.00 per date
$562.00 Deposit

Senior Center
6500 Stockton Ave
(510) 559-7677

Seating up to 80 people, this facility is especially nice for luncheons, anniversary and birthday parties The facility includes a fully equipped kitchen, patio and barbecue.

The Senior Center is available for rental by public and private groups on Saturdays and Sundays. A five-hour minimum rental time is required. (25% off Fridays and Sundays)

Hall & Kitchen Resident $90.00/hr
Non-Resident $112.00/hr
Decoration/Rehearsal Time/Clean- Up (maximum 1 hour day of event) $50.00/hr
Alcohol Permit $153.00
Transfer Fee $41.00 per date
Deposit $562.00

(510) 559-7004

Arlington, 1120 Arlington Blvd.
Castro, 1420 Norvell
Fairmont, 715 Lexington
Harding, 7115 "C" Street
Madera, 1500 Devonshire

Clubhouse Application
Clubhouses are available for rental on weekends. Nestled in our city’s parks, the clubhouses are ideal locations for smaller events, and can host up to 15 to 53 people. A three-hour minimum rental time is required.
Please be aware that many of our clubhouses are used as childcare facilities during the week.

Clubhouse Fees Resident $75.00/hr
Non-Resident $92.00/hr

Alcohol Permit $174.00
Transfer Fee $41.00 per date
Deposit - No Alcohol $166.00
Deposit - With Alcohol $275.00

Pool Rentals
Great idea for family reunions, birthday parties, graduation parties, corporate get-togethers...or whatever! Parties can be scheduled when the pool is not open to the public. Rentals of splash park, small pool only, large pool only, or both pools are available. Call 510-559-7008 for pool information, prices, and reservations.