Facility Rentals

Purple and White Table and Chair Set Up

Thank you for considering the Charlottesville Parks & Recreation facilities as possible sites for your special event or meeting. We offer a variety of different spaces available for rental at Carver Recreation Center, Key Recreation Center, and Tonsler Recreation Center.

Our recreation centers are excellent venues for:

  • Baby/bridal showers
  • Banquets
  • Dances
  • Meetings
  • Parties
  • Reunions
  • Trade shows
  • Training workshops
  • Wedding receptions

Reservation Process

Reservations are accepted up to one year in advance and no later than 30 calendar days before the event, on a space-available basis. Reservations are processed on a first-come, first-served basis. Facility rental reservations are not guaranteed until payment is received, and the application form signed by the legally responsible party and the specified deposit that will be credited towards your rental fee. 

Call (434) 970-3267 for all inquiries, or to book your room today!

Weekday Daytime Facility Rentals (before 6:00 pm)

CARVER REC. CENTER MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM

Carver gymnasium set up for a wedding

RoomCPTYM-F
Before 6 PM
Sa-Sun
Before
6 PM
Multi-Purpose Room

160 w/tables
288 w/chairs
288 standing 

$90.00/hr
$125.00/hr

CARVER RECREATION CENTER MEETING ROOM

Carver Classroom and Lounge

RoomCPTYM-F
Before 6 PM  
Sa-Su
Before
6 PM
Classroom/
Lounge
29$35.00/hr
$55.00/hr

KEY RECREATION CENTER GYM

Key Recreation Center special events

RoomCPTYM-F Before 6 PMSa-Su before 6 PM 
Gymnasium

160 w/tables
288 w/chairs
288 standing

$90.00/hr$125.00/hr

TONSLER REC. CENTER MEETING ROOM

Tonsler conference room

Room CPTYM-F
Before 6 PM 
Sa-Su
Before
6 PM
Conference Room29$30.00/hr$50.00/hr

TONSLER REC. CENTER MULTI-PURPOSE ROOM

Tonsler recreational center

RoomCPTYM-F
Before 6 PM
Sa-Su
Before
6 PM
Main Room49 N/A$75.00/hr

Weekend Evening Facility Rentals (after 6:00 pm)

Carver Recreation Center Multi-Purpose Room and the Herman Key Jr. Recreation Center Gymnasium can hold:

  • 160 with tables
  • 288 with chairs
  • 288 standing
Event TypeAfter-Hours Fees (6 PM to Midnight) (No Alcohol)After-Hours Fees (6 PM to Midnight) (With Alcohol)Additional Fees (Midnight to 2 PM)
Non-Profit/Civic Rental$1,275$1,375$200 for Residents, $350 for Non-Residents
Private Rental$1,600$1,900$200 for Residents, $350 for Non-Residents
Ticketed Events$1,850$1,950$200 for Residents, $350 for Non-Residents