Located in the Berkeley Hills at 59 Arlington Avenue in Kensington, the
Kensington Community Center is available for rental by public and
private groups, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. (See photos here.) There is a mandatory four hour minimum rental time. Set-up and breakdown time must be included in your rental time. Wine, beer and champagne may be sold at an event by permit.
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Rental Office / Public Safety Building
217 Arlington Avenue
Kensington Ca 94707
Kensington Community Center
59 Arlington Avenue
Kensington Ca 94707
User shall be required to secure and maintain a $500,000.00 each General Liability & Comprehensive Personal Liability of insurance during the term of the Contract. Both General and Comprehensive Liability policies must name Kensington Police Protection & Community Services District as additional insured.
The Rental Facility Includes:
- Large social hall with fireplace
- Adjoining side rooms
- Full service kitchen
- Outdoor garden & barbecue
Parking is available in the lower parking lot and designated parking
spaces on Kensington Park grounds.
Youth and Teen Events
Sponsor must provide one adult over 21 years of age for every ten people attending the function.
Facility Capacity & Pricing
Social Hall: 123 dining
Side Room 1: 23 dining
Side Room 2: 15 dining
Hall, kitchen, garden, barbecue, amphitheater (Side Room 1 when
4 hour minimum
Residents: $75.00 / hour
Non-Residents: $100.00 / hour
Please be advised as of May 2016 the rates for renting the center may increase and these rates will apply to your existing reservations.
Availability: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only
Refundable Cleaning Deposit (without alcohol)
Residents: $250.00 / event
Non-Residents: $250.00 / event
Refundable Cleaning Deposit (with alcohol)
Residents: $500.00 / event
Non-Residents: $500.00 / event
Refundable Key Deposit
$125.00 Cash Only
Alcohol permit needed only if selling alcohol or if program is a fundraising event.
Bouncy houses are permitted if a Release of Liability is provided.
Facility Availability Calendar
Kindly review the calendar below for availability before submitting your request. (HINT: Click on an event to discover its end-time.)
Facility Rental Request Form
Your request will be reviewed and someone will get back to you shortly.