Available Facilities

The Worthington Griswold Center's Town Hall, kitchen, Thompson Room, Topping Room and Buttles Conference Room are available for rental. Permits are taken on a first-come, first-served basis and will be issued around senior center programming. For more information view details regarding the Griswold Center Available Facilities Information


Fees are established based on the number of people, type of room and residency. Groups of over 50 participants pay twice the hourly rate, and groups with more than 100 participants pay three times the hourly rate.
Facility Resident Non Resident
Town Hall $35/hr $50/hr
Thompson Room $35/hr $40/hr
Topping Room $35/hr $40/hr
Case Room $35/hr $40/hr

Application Process

Permit inquiries and requests may be made by calling (614) 842-6320 or by visiting the Griswold Center at:
777 High St.
Worthington, OH 43085

Permit inquiries and requests may be made by calling (614)842-6320 or in person. A rental contract must be completed with payment to confirm the rental. The individual applying for the permit is responsible for being present during the entire permitted time. Requests must be made at least 2 weeks prior to rental. Please note that the Griswold Center’s facilities are available weekday evenings and Saturdays only, please call or email for availability.
 Open Dates for Facility Rentals     
January, February & March 1st Monday in December
April, May & June 1st Monday in March
July, August & September 1st Monday in June
October, November & December 1st Tuesday in September

Common Rental Usage

The rooms and some equipment are available for anniversaries, meetings, seminars, classes, private parties or for other purposes that do not compete with our programs. Please be aware that no alcohol is allowed on the premises. Groups are responsible for their own set-up and tear down of tables and chairs.

Repeated Use & Equipment Fees

To qualify for the resident rate, any adult group or organization reserving a room for multiple days must also submit a roster verifying that 75% of the group's membership lives or works in the City of Worthington. Use of certain equipment is available for rental at an additional fee.

Refund Policy

Requests for refunds must be made in at least 1 week in advance. Refunds will not be granted for inclement weather. There is an $8 processing fee for a check refund, or you may leave your full refund on your WPRD account to use for future purchases. Check refunds may take up to 4 weeks to process. We do not process credit card refunds. Multiple Rentals are non-refundable.