Neighborhood Center Policies

  • Reservations can be made six months in advance with a minimum of one week notice.
  • Events in the Neighborhood Centers can be held between the hours of 7:00am – 10:30pm, Mondays – Sundays.
  • There is a rental minimum of 2 hours for each room/facility; reservations must include your set up and clean up time.
  • Alcohol is prohibited in the Black River Beach Neighborhood Center and the South Side Neighborhood Center.
  • Renter must clean up immediately after the event and return property in the same condition prior to the rental.  Groups/individuals will be assessed for any damages incurred during reserved hours.
  • Smoking is prohibited in the Neighborhood Centers, within 25 feet of any entrance, or on the patios.
  • No candles or open flames are permitted.
  • Slow cookers or roasters are permitted.
  • No glitter, confetti, rice, or similar items may be used.
  • Tacks, nails, tape or adhesives of any kind will not be permitted to be placed on any walls, floors, ceilings, doors or other furnishings or fixtures. Some rooms may have a tack strip or window clings available for decorations.
  • Center staff will assist in set-up and take down of tables, chairs, AV equipment, etc.
  • The kitchen is available for no fee to groups with the kitchen attached.
  • No groups may charge admission, sell a service or advertise a product at the Centers.
  • The South Side Neighborhood Center lawn may not be used for recreational activities that disturb the grounds (i.e croquet, volleyball, etc.) 
  • All reservations must be paid in full at the time of the reservation. We accept cash, checks made payable to City Treasurer, or credit cards (VISA, MasterCard, or Discover).
  • Please review your receipt after setting up the reservation to ensure all information is correct.
  • For cancelled reservations, a refund of 50% will be given with at least a 60 day notice.