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Community Center

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Located in the Berkeley Hills at 59 Arlington Avenue in Kensington, the Kensington Community Center is available for rental, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. 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 or served at a fundraising event by permit only.

Due to a planned renovation, the community center will not be available for rent after Sunday, March 17, 2019. 

Rental Office 

District Office at Public Safety Building
217 Arlington Avenue
Kensington Ca 94707
(510) 526-4141

Rental Facility

Kensington Community Center
59 Arlington Avenue
Kensington Ca 94707

User shall be required to secure and maintain a $1,000,000.00 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
  • Adjoining side rooms
  • Full-service kitchen
  • Outdoor garden & barbecue
  • Amphitheater

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.
  • Bouncy houses are permitted if a Release of Liability is provided.

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 available)

4 hour minimum
Residents: $75.00 / hour
Non-Residents: $100.00 / hour

CASH OR CHECK ONLY.

Availability:  Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only

Refundable Cleaning Deposit (without alcohol)

$250.00

Refundable Cleaning Deposit (with alcohol)

$500.00

Refundable Key Deposit

$125.00 Cash Only

Alcohol permit needed only if selling alcohol or if program is a fundraising event.

Calendar of Scheduled Events