Use & Regulation
The Worthington Parks & Recreation Department has many opportunities for facility rentals, including the Community Center, Griswold Center, Selby Shelter, and sport fields in our parks. Rooms, fields, and equipment are available for meetings, seminars, private parties, or other purposes that do not compete with any of our programs.
Please be aware that no alcohol is allowed on the premises of any of our rental sites.
Groups are responsible for providing their own supplies, decorations, table coverings, food, etc.
Groups are responsible for all setup and cleanup, and time for this must be included in the time of the rental.
Rental reservations must be made in person at the Worthington Community Center customer service desk. The individual reserving the facility is responsible for being present during the entire rental time. Refund policies are denoted on the rental contract. Reservations must be made a minimum of three days prior to rental. Weekend reservations must be made by the Wednesday prior to the rental weekend. Payment is due at the time of reservation.
Fees are established based on type of room and residency of person obtaining permit.
Qualified city groups may receive a $5 permit writing fee per use that can be used for meeting rooms
and the Selby Shelter House in Selby Park
. This will be honored Monday through Thursday, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm .