The Schuylkill Center offers an array of indoor rooms and outdoor green spaces perfect for cocktail parties, company meetings or retreats, lectures or performances.

All rental activity includes access to the Main Building for use of restrooms. 

Costs listed are for rental during normal Schuylkill Center business hours, Monday thru Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. 

All other rentals (Sundays or after 5:00 pm) are an additional $20/hour.

A beautifully situated, covered pavilion with a fireplace, and a large amphitheater. Easy access to restrooms, kitchens and electricity from Main building.  Ideal for lectures, performances, meetings.
Capacity: 200 people
3-hour rental: $300
Additional hour: $100

The Green
Just beside the main building, adjacent to the Pavilion, the Green is a large open space surrounded by tall trees. Ideal for large parties, picnics, gatherings with ample space for activities, dancing or performance. Easy access to main building, kitchen, and parking.
Capacity: 300 people
3-hour rental: $300
Additional hour: $100

Founder’s Grove 
A large open space with trees surrounding and throughout. A short walk from the Main Building. Easy access for delivery from driveway and side road. This space offers the feeling of being in the woods, while being large enough for gathering or event.
Capacity: 300 people
3-hour rental: $240
Additional hour: $80


Perfect for an event that includes dancing, or needs a more consistently flat surface. This space is very close to the auditorium in the Main Building and can be rented along with indoor space for a larger event that requires in and outdoor spaces.
Capacity: 200 people
3 hour-rental: $300
Additional hour: $100

Dick James Room
A large space with enormous windows looking out into the woods, this conference room seats up to 40 at tables, 60 in rows. This space also has a chalkboard and a pull down screen for projection- perfect for large meetings. A door exits into Tall Trees Natural Playscape.
Capacity: 60 people
3-hour rental:  $200
Additional hour:  $70

Adjacent to a full kitchen, this space can hold up to 300 people, and has easy access from the “Blacktop” for very convenient delivery. Inside our Main building, just next to the restrooms, allows for a convenient but large indoor space. Can be rented along with outdoor space for a larger event.
Capacity: 200 people
3-hour rental: $600
Additional hour: $200

Additional Classrooms
Perfect for breakout sessions or smaller meetings.
Capacity: 25 – 40 people
3-hour rental: $90
Additional hour: $30

To learn more about our site rentals or tour the Center, please contact Steve Goin at 215-482-7300 x143 or

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