Facility Rental Information
"Let us help you celebrate your special occasion & make the memories of a lifetime"
Grace Vargas Senior Center
1411 S. Riverside Ave., Rialto, CA 92376
For more information call (909) 877-9706
Group size: 20-200 Guest
The Grace Vargas Senior Center is perfect for Banquets, Business Meetings, Quinceañeras, Reunions, Wedding Receptions and more!
Facility Accommodations & Equipment
Banquet Room with Stage
Handicapped accessible restrooms
Warm inviting foyer
Indoor Lounge Areas
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
|How much is it to rent your facility?||Answer: |
The cost of the room is dependent upon many variables. The Rental Application Packet will give you a better understanding of which bracket you would fall under.
|How many people does the largest banquet room hold?||Answer: |
The Berglund room has a 200-person limit capacity.
|What is the earliest and latest I can rent the facility?||Answer: |
Our facility is available to rent as early as 7:00 am to midnight
|Will we be able to use your centerpieces that are on the tables now?||Answer: |
No, renter must provide their own centerpieces.
|Can I decorate the night before or earlier in the day before the rental and pay for the time it takes to decorate?||Answer: |
We do not allow decorating the day before the event. You can decorate on the day of your rental. Set up and clean up needs to be done during your reservation time. The rental hourly rate begins from the moment you begin set-up to the moment your event is concluded.
|How long does it take to get my damage deposit back?||Answer: |
Please allow 4-6 weeks for your check to be mailed back to you after your event.
|What if I don’t want to pay for staff and don’t need them?||Answer: |
A staff member must be on site for the duration of every rental.
|What does staff do?||Answer: |
A staff member sets up the tables and chairs, assist with facility equipment and monitors the trash and the building. They are available during your event.
|Do I have to clean up or does staff do that?||Answer: |
The renter is responsible for taking down decorations and any equipment that the applicant brings in.
|Will ice be available to me?||Answer: |
If ice is needed, staff can provide that for the renter if the renter brings a container for the ice.
|What if I just need to warm something up on the stove, do I still need to pay for the kitchen?||Answer: |
The kitchen needs to be . There is a damage deposit and an hourly rate for the kitchen. We have a kitchenette that comes with a refrigerator that is available for the renter.
|What size are the round tables?||Answer: |
The round tables in the facility are 60” in diameter and seat a maximum of 8 people per table.
|Is there a minimum number of hours I have to rent?||Answer: |
There is no minimum number of hours to rent the facility. However, the rental cannot exceed 10 hours.
|Can I hang things on the wall?||The does not allow anything to be stapled, nailed, or adhered to any surface. All decorations, banners, etc. must be free standing.|
|Is the sound system or projector and screen included in the price?||Answer: |
Use of our sound system and equipment is available at no charge to the renter.
|Are we allowed to have Alcoholic beverages?||Answer: |
Alcohol is allowed on City property or in the building with prior approval from the city.
|Do you supply the food, or do we have to bring our own?||Answer: |
The facility does not supply the food for rentals. Renters must provide their own catering or food for the rental. A full kitchen is available for rent to accommodate all catering needs.
|Does the Senior Center provide linens?||Answer: |
The renter must provide their own linens.
|How long in advance do I have to pay the balance of my fees?||Answer: |
The balance be paid in full 30 days prior to the date of the event.
|How long in advance do I have to let you know if I want to cancel in order to get all my money back?||Answer: |
In order to receive a full refund of money paid, all cancellations must be 30 days prior to the reservation.
|How long in advance do I need to reserve if I’m planning an event?||Answer: |
The facility is booked a minimum of 60 days and a maximum six months in advance. Rentals are done on a first come first serve basis.
|Is it possible to adjust the rental time?||Answer: |
Any changes must be at least 30 days in advance to ensure we will have staff to cover the rental.
|Is membership required to come to the senior center?||Answer: |
You do not need to become a member to enjoy the facility.
|Is the Senior Center a live-in facility?||Answer: |
No, it is a recreational daily walk in facility open Monday through Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm and Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
|How old do you have to be to come here?||Answer: |
55 years or older. For the nutrition program you must be 60 years or older.
|Can children come to the senior center?||Answer: |
Children 3 years and older can attend the center provided they are accompanied by a senior participant and are carefully supervised. Children are not allowed to participate in activities, clubs, and classes.