Can I decorate the facility days before my event?
No. Setup is permitted beginning at 9:00 a.m. on the day of the event.
How early may my event begin?
Event start times are regulated by the closing time of the business office. Events taking place Monday-Friday may begin any time after 5:30 p.m. Events taking place Saturday may begin any time after 4:30 p.m. Events taking place Sunday may begin at any time after 2:30 p.m.
When do we have to be out of the building?
All festivities must be completed no later than midnight on the date of the scheduled event. Clients have until 1:00 a.m. to cleanup and vacate the building.
Is it possible to add additional time to my event?
No. Setup is not permitted before 9:00 a.m. on the day of the event. All music must end by midnight and all persons must vacate the building by 1:00 a.m.
Is the CLC handicap accessible?
Yes. All of the event spaces accessible to guests are located on the 1st floor of the CLC. There is elevator access to the 2nd floor so the wedding party can use the Bridal and Groom’s Suite. There is also elevator access in the Crystal Tower so that pictures may be taken next to the grand chandelier.
Can we bring in our own alcohol to the facility?
No. If you wish to have alcohol at your wedding you must purchase it through the Community Life Center. We charge an 18% gratuity for cash bars and 20% gratuity for hosted bars. There is also a $500 minimum expenditure required with all bars.
May I use candles as center pieces for the wedding reception?
Yes, however all candles must be contained in a votive or some type of container. No candelabras are allowed.
Do I have to use your caterer?
No. The CLC recommends using one of four preferred caterers, but it is not required. You may bring in your own licensed caterer for an additional cost.
How do I secure a date?
To secure a date, a $500 deposit as well as a signed contract are required.
Is there an event coordinator provided with the rental fee?
A Community Life Center event staff member will be available prior and during the event for any questions you may have about the facility or set up. However, if you would like staff to coordinate the event, wait tables, cleanup trash or setup other decorations, additional fees will apply.
Will there be enough parking at the CLC for all my guests?
Yes, we have 182 parking spaces.