Facilities & Rentals

Secure your dates now as our calendar is filling up. Call the center at (206) 297-0403 (Monday – Friday) or email Program Coordinator KristinaW@SoundGenerations.org to make arrangements.

Small Conference Center with Break-Out Rooms

Paul Teel Craft RoomThe center is outfitted for up to 200 people, with the Harmony Dining Hall seating 100 and four classrooms with space for 14 to 45 people each, as well as two small meeting rooms with space for 4 to 6 people each. Full center rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays between 8am and 10pm. Decorating, catering, and room setup is available at an additional cost (Materials + $150 setup time). Full Center Rentals require the presence of a center staff member ($50 per hour)

Wedding Reception / Anniversary Party

Harmony Dining HallHave your beautiful wedding reception here in our Harmony Dining Hall. The Harmony Dining Hall has seating for 100 guests. Your caterer will enjoy using our Chef’s Kitchen or bring in food from one of the many local Ballard restaurants. Two changing rooms provided at no additional cost. Wedding Reception Rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays between 8am and 10pm, with the event no more than 6 hours. Room setup (chairs, tables, and table cloths) is available at an additional cost (Materials + $100 setup time). Wedding Receptions of 50-100 people and Wedding Receptions of any size with liquor permits require the presence of a center staff member ($50 per hour).

50 guests and full day access (8am-10pm) = $1260
100 guests and full day access (8am-10pm) = $1960

Birthday Party / Family Reunion

Exercise Classroom, photo 2Celebrate with friends and family! Celebrate in our wonderful classroom with courtyard access. Perfect for parties of 20 to 45 people. Decorating, catering, and room setup is available at an additional cost (Materials + $50 setup time). Birthday Party Rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays between 8am and 10pm, with the event no more than 4 hours. Birthday Party Rentals with liquor permits require the presence of a center staff member ($50 per hour). Birthday Party Rentals require an additional minimum rental of the kitchen to assist with post event cleanup ($50 per hour).

45 people and full day access (8am-10pm) = $540
45 people and 1/2 day access (6 hours) = $260

Classroom Space / Artist’s Studio

Need space to work on a project, teach a class, or have a meeting?  Our classrooms are perfect for your plans. Our Chef’s Kitchen is also available for rent. Our rates are very affordable.  Scroll down to view room photos, descriptions, and pricing plus our reservation and deposit policy. All rental proceeds go to continuing and increasing the services and programs offered by Ballard NW Senior Center which serves over 4,000 people per year.

Harmony Dining Hall

Harmony Dining Hall
Rental Rate: $40 per Hour
Capacity: 100 people
Includes Wi-Fi, microphone, speaker system, one upright piano, projector screen and projector upon request.

Chef’s Kitchen

Chef's Kitchen, photo 2
Rental Rate: $50 per Hour
Capacity: 3-6 cooks
Includes: Full Chef’s Kitchen, Dishwasher, Chef’s Stove, Serving Station, Cooking Tools, Dining Settings, and more. Many renters enjoy renting both our Kitchen and Dining Hall at the same time for events.

ROOM 101: Exercise Classroom

Exercise Classroom, photo 2
Rental Rate: $30 per Hour
Capacity: 20-45 people
Includes Wi-Fi, projector screen and projector upon request. Also includes outside door.

Room 201: Board Meeting Room

Board Meeting Room 2
Rental Rate: $25 per Hour
Capacity: 10-20 people
Includes Wi-Fi, large screen television, DVD player, VHS player, white board, and projector upon request.

Room 202: Billiard Classroom

Opal Hendricks Classroom
Rental Rate: $20 per Hour
Capacity: 10-12 people
Includes Wi-Fi, large flat screen television, DVD player, white board, and projector upon request.

Room 203: Paul Teel Craft Room

Paul Teel Craft Room
Rental Rate: $25 per Hour
Capacity: 20-45 people
Includes artist’s sink, Wi-Fi, white board and projector upon request.

room 205: Social Services Classroom

Social Services Classroom
Rental Rate: $15 per Hour
Capacity: 6-8 people
Does not include Wi-Fi.

Reservation and Deposit Policy

Kitchen must have a $250.00 damage deposit on file throughout their rental.  If you leave it as you find it – it is refundable.  This is a non-custodial building, you will be given a code to a lock box outside.