Rentals

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We Rent for Your Event!

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks have incredible indoor and outdoor facilities to host your next celebration. Let us help you find the perfect space for your upcoming party, meeting or wedding. For more questions check out our Rental FAQ!

 

Where are you interested in renting?

For recreation centers, please contact your local recreation center.

For our sports facilities, Shake & Bake Family Fun Center, Myer's Pavilion, Upton Boxing and more contact Delia Wilson at (410)-913-8488 or via email at [email protected].


CYLBURN ARBORETUM

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Located in northwest Baltimore City, Cylburn Arboretum offers nearly 300 acres of serene public garden space with premier gardens, an extensive tree collection, wooded trails, production greenhouses, and multiple buildings offered for public use through our rental program.  

  • The Vollmer Center is a modern industrial green space with neutral wall tones and floor to ceiling windows throughout. It seats up to 200 guests (250 cocktail-style) for events ranging from weddings to galas, fundraisers to birthday parties, bar/bat mitzvahs and corporate events. This building has a green roof, built-in composting system, heats and cools using a geothermal system. AV is available for an additional fee.
  • The Cylburn Mansion is original to the property built-in 1863. This historic building offers charm and architectural detail that take visitors to another place and time.  It seats up to 75 guests (125 cocktail style) and is used often for showers, weddings, and fundraising events
  • The Greenhouse Classroom is situated next to our production greenhouses with a small gravel patio for outdoor entertaining. It seats up to 52 classroom-style, 75 seated, and 100 cocktail-style.  This space is used often for corporate and community meetings, lectures and classes as well as showers and birthday parties. AV capabilities are coming soon. 
  • Outdoor garden space is available for both ceremonies and tented wedding receptions only.

You can find more information about Cylburn Arboretum at bcrp.baltimorecity.gov/Cylburn or contact the Rental Team at [email protected] or by calling 410-396-4860.

Rental Information & Documents


HOWARD P. RAWLINGS CONSERVATORY

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Located in Druid Hill Park, the Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory and Botanical Gardens offers a lush, intimate, and magical plant-filled experience for you and your guests.

  • The South Pavilion is available for rent during the day 8-4PM Wednesday-Sunday.  The space has built-in planters with climbing vines that stretch to the ceiling. Mimicking the original Palm House, the glass panes and arched windows offer guests a feeling of historic charm and serenity as it looks out over the formal gardens. 
  • The H.P. Rawlings Conservatory in its entirety is available in the evenings, 5PM-12AM Wednesday-Sunday. This space is best suited for small seated events under 60 guests or larger cocktail-style events up to 150 guests. There is also an opportunity to host an outdoor tented reception in conjunction with the Conservatory rental that, together, can accommodate up to 250 guests. 
  • Outdoor garden space is available for both ceremonies and tented wedding receptions only. 

You can find more information about the Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory at bcrp.baltimorecity.gov/rawlingsconservatory or contact the Rental Team at [email protected] or 410-396-4860.

 

Rental Information & Documents


BALTIMORE ROWING & WATER RESOURCE CENTER

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The beautiful waterfront facility conveniently located near the Inner Harbor, in the heart of Middle Branch Park, Baltimore’s “Natural Waterfront.” The 150-acre park offers a clear view of the City’s skyline.  The Baltimore Rowing & Water Resource Center provides an ideal space for celebrations of all kinds.  Our dedicated staff will work with you to determine the best floor plan and accommodations for your event. 

See our full list of building amenities and rental opportunities.

For hours, rental information and weekend rates, click here. 

3301 Waterview Avenue Baltimore, MD  21230

Contact: 410-396-3840 

Facility Rental Manager, Marc Kantrowitz


OUTDOOR AND INDOOR POOLS 

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Contact: 410-396-3838

Pool Rental Guidelines and Rates 
 

SPECIAL FACILITY RENTAL FAQ

  • Only cashier checks or money orders will be accepted for any and all fees. Payments should be made payable to ‘Director of Finance.’

  • Security deposit ($1,000.00) must be made within five (5) business days of the request to secure the reservation unless otherwise stated. The remainder of the fees are due 60 days prior to the date of the event.

  • Set up and clean up time should be included in the rental time.  Please plan to arrive and depart promptly. This includes all vendor functions.

  • Set-up, break-down and clean-up are the responsibility of the client however, this is typically a function handled by your caterer or decorator. Please be sure to discuss this service with your vendors ahead of time.

  • Street parking and parking lots are available for your guests at all of our locations.  Please talk to the Rental Coordinator at your preferred venue to discuss any limitations or details regarding vendor drop-off or guests shuttling options.  

  • Kitchen space is available at most of our venues however cooking is not allowed inside any BCRP buildings.  There are dedicated areas where cooking is allowed outside of each of our facilities. Please discuss options with the Rental Coordinator for your preferred venue.

  • For full terms and conditions, including cancellation and refund policies, please contact the Rental Coordinator for your preferred venue.