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Community Center

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.

May contain: porch, patio, and plant

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


Availability:  Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only

Refundable Cleaning Deposit (without alcohol)


Refundable Cleaning Deposit (with alcohol)


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