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The Recreation and Parks Department has a facility to accommodate all of your needs. Whether it be a wedding reception, class reunion, birthday party, baby/bridal shower, wedding anniversary, promotional event, conference or seminar, we can accommodate your need. Facility highlights include:

  • Located in an attractive and well-maintained City park
  • Kitchens and outdoor BBQs are available at most locations
  • Discounted rates for City residents and non-profit organizations
  • Select your own caterer or catering services available by referral
  • Affordable rental fees
  • Variety of room sizes to accommodate your needs 

Reservation Policies

The Recreation and Parks Department provides six community centers located in diverse settings for public and private use. All reservations must be made at least 3 weeks in advance of the date of your event and require a refundable deposit in addition to the required use fee. Full facility rentals at Atkinson Community Center, Elwin Mussell Center and Veteran’s Memorial Community Center require a minimum of a 90 days notice.

To view facility information and availability or to reserve a location click on the pertaining links below. For more information, please call the Recreation and Parks administrative office at (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.

Atkinson Community Center
1000 North Railroad Avenue

Located at Atkinson Park this facility features an assembly room and kitchen available for rental of your organization’s next community event, family gathering or a mid-size party.

 Square Footage: 2,337 square feet.

Maximum Capacity: Meeting setup 176, Banquet setup 114

Additional Information: Kitchen available, alcohol permit available with additional charge

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Edwards Community Center
809 North Panther Street

Located at Sierra Vista Park this facility features both a multi-purpose room and kitchen perfect for small parties and family gatherings. A full size gymnasium is also available for basketball and volleyball activities.  

Square Footage: 1080 square feet.

Maximum Capacity: Meeting setup 100, Banquet setup 72

Additional Information: Kitchen available

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Elwin Mussell Center
510 East Park Avenue

Located next to Alice Trefts Park this community senior center offers a large multi-purpose room with a collapsible wall that can be divided into two smaller rooms (Silva I, Silva II). Its outdoor patio, large barbecue grill, and beautifully decorated lobby makes for an ideal venue reservable for both community and senior events.  

Square Footage: 2337 sq.ft.

Silva I 1204 sq.ft.

Silva II 1720 sq.ft.

Maximum Capacity: Meeting setup 260, Banquet setup 194

            Silva I: Meeting setup 88, Banquet setup 72

            Silva II: Meeting setup 144, Banquet setup 114

Additional Information: Kitchen available, alcohol permit available with additional charge

Check Availability for Silva I

Check Availability for Silva II

Check Availability for combined room (Silva 1 & Silva II)

Click for Elwin Mussell Building Layout

 

Grogan Community Center
1155 West Rancho Verde

Located at Grogan Park this facility features both a multi-purpose room and kitchen. The attractiveness of the site is highlighted by a neighborhood park with an open turf area that is idea for the family touch football game, soccer game or just relaxing.

Square Footage: 1148 sq.ft.

Maximum Capacity: 72

Additional Information: Kitchen available

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Maramonte Community Center
620 East Sunrise Drive

Located at Maramonte Park this facility features a multipurpose room that offers the ideal location for small parties, seminars and small gatherings. A covered patio offers outside dining opportunities. The attractiveness of the site is highlighted by a neighborhood park with tennis courts, horseshoe pits and a baseball field.

Square Footage: 1248 sq.ft.

Maximum Capacity: Meeting setup 96, Banquet setup 72

Additional Information: Kitchen not available

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Minami Community Center
600 West Enos Drive

Located at Adam Park this facility features two multi-functional rooms, a large assembly room and a studio room. Please note this community center is only reservable by community organizations.

Square Footage: Assembly room 2030 sq. ft., Studio 1008 sq. ft.

Maximum Capacity:

            Assembly room: Meeting setup 248, Banquet setup 135

            Studio room: Meeting setup 66, Banquet setup 60

Additional Information: Currently NOT available for reservations

 

Veteran’s Memorial Community Center
313 West Tunnell Street

Built in 1934, this Spanish-style structure offers a romantic ambience as each room opens to a courtyard with a colorful fountain. Designated as a City of Santa Maria Historical Landmark, the facility offers a studio and an auditorium with a stage. This facility can accommodate a variety of occasions, especially for groups in excess of 500.

Square Footage: Auditorium 5390 sq. ft., Studio 2100 sq. ft.

Maximum Capacity:

            Auditorium: Meeting setup 700, Banquet setup 359

            Studio: Meeting setup 198, Banquet setup 100

Additional Information: Kitchen available, on-site barbeque pit available with additional charge, alcohol permit available with additional charge

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Check Availability for Studio

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Hagerman Sports Complex
3300 Skyway Drive

The premier sports complex on the Central Coast attracts sport competitions from throughout the nation. The center includes four multi-purpose fields, a snack bar, playground, and restrooms. The complex is ideal for softball or soccer tournaments, or a wide array of special events. For reservation information please contact (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.

Paul Nelson Aquatics Center
600 South McClelland Street

The Paul Nelson Aquatics Center offers and Olympic-size competition pool, as well as a recreational pool with a gentle sloping entryway. The frog-shaped water slide and water umbrella are favorites for non-swimmers and children. The landscaping and festive atmosphere is perfect for pool parties and barbecues. For reservation information please contact (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.

 

Indoor Gyms

El Camino Jr. High - 219 West El Camino Street
Fesler Jr. High - 1100 East Fesler Street
Kunst Jr. High - 930 Hidden Pines Way

For reservation information please contact (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.

 

Newlove Community Building
1619 South Thornburg Street

A great place for non-profit organizations to meet. This facility has a multi-purpose room, small classroom, three offices, a kitchen, two restrooms, and a parking lot. For reservation information please contact (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.

Westgate Community Building
1300 Marsala Avenue

Located at Bob Orach Park this community building shares space with a seven-acre park that offers visitors a large playground and an abundant open space perfect for a game of soccer, flag football, flying a kite and much more. For reservation information please contact (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.

Additional Information: Community center reservable to organizations only.