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Winder Community Center FAQ's

Q: Can I rent just the Conference Room and/or Boardroom on the weekend to have a small party?
A: On weekends, the entire building must be rented. The Conference Room and the Boardroom are available to rent from 8 am to 10 pm on Monday – Thursday. The Conference Room/Boardroom combination is available to rent on Friday from 8 am to 2 pm.

Q: How many people will the Community Center hold?
A: The Community Center is rated by the Fire Marshall to hold a maximum of 457 people.

Q: How many people will the Boardroom hold?
A: The Boardroom will hold approximately 37 people.

Q: How many people will the Conference Room hold?
A: The Conference Room will hold approximately 63 people.

Q: How many people will the Boardroom/Conference Room hold?
A: The Boardroom/Conference Room will hold approximately 100 people.

Q: How many people will the Banquet Room hold?
A: The Banquet Room will hold approximately 450 people.

Q: What are the dimensions of the rooms in the Community Center?
A: The Banquet Room is 88’ X 80’.
The Conference Room is 45’ X 28’.
The Boardroom is 28’ X 25’.
The Kitchen is 21’ X 19’.
The Stage is 36’ X 16’.

Q: How many and what types of tables are available?
A: The Community Center has (47) 60” round tables, (8) 8’ rectangular tables, and (16) 6’ rectangular tables. All of the tables are white.

Q: What does the Community Center include in the rental?
A: The Community Center provides the tables and chairs necessary and will setup for each event as requested.

Q: When is the Community Center closed?
A: The Community Center is closed on Easter Sunday, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, election days or other holidays in which the City of Winder observes.

Q: Can I take a tour of the Community Center?
A: The Community Center is shown by appointment. Please call 770-867-9011 to schedule an appointment.

Q: What is included in the Kitchen?
A: The Kitchen is a true Caterer’s kitchen with a commercial refrigerator, ice maker, food warmer, microwave, and plenty of stainless steel counter space.

Q: Do you provide linens?
A: No, the Community Center does not provide linens.

Q: Is there a sound system available?
A: Yes, there is a sound system available for a fee of $50 per day.

Q: Are there any restrictions on decorating the venue?
A: Only table and floor decorations are permitted. The use of confetti and glitter of any type is prohibited inside the building. Birdseed and bubbles are permitted outside the building. The seasonal decorations that the City of Winder uses for the Community Center will not be removed.

Q: Can the Community Center furnishings be moved or rearranged?
A: The furnishings may only be moved by the City upon request. If a cost is incurred by the City to move fragile pieces, this cost will be passed on to the Lessee.