Yelm Community Center

301 2nd Street

Comm11Situated in Yelm City Park, this facility seats 250 and is both used for community events and available to the public for rent. It is located in a perfect setting for banquets, weddings, receptions, meetings, and conferences.

The Yelm Community Center includes a large event room that can be partitioned into two meeting rooms; a commercial kitchen; a lobby, and an outdoor terrace. The event room features vaulted ceilings, polished concrete floors, and garage doors opening onto 2nd Street and the terrace overlooking Yelm City Park.

With plenty of paved parking and the park setting, it's an ideal location for banquets, weddings, receptions, conferences, and other gatherings—large or small. Our staff will also be available the day of your event to provide assistance including the physical set-up of the rooms. We offer audiovisual equipment including projectors, projection screens, microphones, and wireless internet.

Our banquet supplies include stacking chairs, 60" round tables, 6' rectangular tables and bistro tables. The kitchen is fully stocked with utensils containing plates, cups, saucers, silverware, glasses, water pitchers, and coffee carafes.

Please call the City at (360) 458-8875 for rental information and availability. Rental costs are based upon time, space, and equipment used.

Rental Fees

Room Rate
 North Event room $50/hr 
 South Event room  $50/hr
 Both  Event rooms  $100/hr
 Kitchen with room rental  $100/day
 Kitchen without room rental  $75/hr
Deposit  Rate
 Reservation deposit  50% of total rental
 Damage deposit  $250
 Damage deposit (event w/alcohol)  $500
Other  Rate
 Early open/Late close  $45/occurrence
 City staff assistance (as required)  $30/hour per employee
 Audio/Visual Equipment  $50/day
 Cancellation (more than 90 days)  $50/room
 Cancellation (less than 90 days)  Full reservation deposit
 Cancellation (less than 14 days)  Full room fee

The minimum rental for event rooms is 2 hours Monday through Thursday and 5 hours Friday through Sunday.  The minimum rental for the kitchen without a room is 5 hours.
Events sponsored by the City and City programs and functions are exempt from all fees and charges.
The fee for room rentals by groups renting the facility for commercial purposes unrelated to a community service project or local non-profit organization is 200% of the full rate.

Watch the Community Center being constructed.