Planning an Event

For questions on how the closure affects The Eagles Nest, Recreation Programs and Membership, and Reservations, please read the Parks and Recreation Facility Closure FAQ.

Event Planning and Facility Rentals

If you're looking for a facility to hold a family reunion, baby shower, craft fair, business meeting, wedding or other event, look no further. From Neighborhood Centers in our parks, to different sized rooms in our community center, we have a space that will fit your needs. Community Use groups can book 13 months in advance and all other rentals can be made 12 months in advance. 

The City offers a variety of facilities ideally suited for large or small receptions, events, meetings, and conferences.  New Brighton is centrally located at 35W and I-694 making it easily accessible.  Click on one of the following categories to explore rental options in the City of New Brighton:

Community Room AB (Receptions, Events, Large Conferences)

Community Room A/B

This versatile, bright room is a beautiful site for a wedding reception, special event or conference/large meeting.  The room can accommodate seating up to 240 guests, can be split into two spaces, has a spacious dance floor, numerous windows overlooking a landscaped patio, portable bar, staging, sound system, microphones, LCD projector, commercial kitchen, and affordable rental rates!

Pricing & Information


Meetings, Conferences & Smaller Event Spaces

The New Brighton Community Center offers a variety of meeting room options to accommodate 10 – 250 people.

Community Room Options and Rental Fees

7.375% sales tax will be added to these prices. Fees and policies may be subject to change.

Days and Time

Community Room A/B
Resident / Standard

Community Room A
Resident / Standard

Community Room B
Resident / Standard

Monday – Friday
Full-day rates
$350 – $415 $270 – $330 $195 – $225
Monday – Friday
Half-day rates
N/A $200- $230  $165- $195
8am-12am (kitchen included)

$595 – $660



8am-12am (kitchen included)
$900 – $965 N/A N/A
8am-10pm (kitchen not included)
$595 – $660 N/A N/A
Extended Hours
(Friday/Saturday only; 12am-1am)
 $110  N/A  N/A
8am-6pm (kitchen not included)
$350- $415 $270- $330   $165- $225
Kitchen $55- $60 $55- $60 $55- $60

Smaller Event/Meeting Room Options and Rental Fees


  • Variety of rooms available, allowing for breakout sessions
  • Set up specific to your needs
  • Bright rooms with windows
  • Audio Visual equipment
  • Microphone system in large meeting room
  • Wireless internet
  • Knowledgeable staff to assist
  • Coffee service available
  • Flexible catering options
  • Reasonable rates
  • Discounted rates available for conferences and multiple bookings

Half Day
(Resident – Standard)

Full Day
(Resident – Standard)

(Resident – Standard)

218, 220
(seats 24-28)
$120 – $140 $170 – $195 $120 – $140
(seats 48-64)
$145 – $175 $200 – $230 $145 – $175

*Prices are subject to 7.375% sales tax.

*Discounted rates for multiple bookings. Fees and policies may be subject to change.

Neighborhood Centers

Online Facility Reservation

The City offers Neighborhood Centers located in area parks providing a relaxed alternative for a meeting or event.  Located at Sunny Square, Totem Pole, Freedom (not available June-August) & Hansen Parks.  

  • Warm, inviting centers with fireplaces, carpeting, pine walls and ceilings, many windows and restrooms
  • Perfect for retreats, family reunions, graduation parties, showers and other social events
  • Ideal for informal business meetings and corporate events in relaxed settings
  • Furnished to comfortably accommodate up to 64 people (10 8′ rectangular tables and 64 chairs)
  • Self-catered functions, bring your own food or arrange catered food (no kitchen facilities)
  • Alcohol (beer, wine, champagne) by permit ($50)
  • Park amenities nearby
  • Available 10:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • $200 refundable damage deposit on all park rentals
  • Contact Brett Rannow for more information or to reserve one of the facilities, 651-638-2138 or use the link above to reserve your facility rental online!
Building Rental- Weekend $190.00 $220.00
Building Rental- Weekdays $145.00 $170.00
Large Pavilion – Hansen (50) $110.00 $140.00
Small Pavilion (25) $38.00 $60.00
Large Pavilion with Center Rental $50.00 $50.00
Small Pavilion with Center Rental $20.00 $20.00
Alcohol Permit with Rental $50.00 $50.00

Brightwood Hills Clubhouse

This beautiful facility offers a pleasant and private location for business meetings, social gatherings and special events.

  • Accommodations for up to 64 people
  • Available off-season mid-November through mid-March
  • Arrange for a caterer to drop off food or bring your own
  • Alcohol allowed by preferred vendor
  • Refrigerator, microwave, and ice machine
  • $75 refundable damage deposit on all clubhouse rentals
Brightwood Hills Club House   1975 Silver Lake Road   Resident/Non-Profit Standard
Weekend Clubhouse Rental (Friday-Sunday) $250.00 $310.00
Weekday Clubhouse Rental (Monday – Thursday) $195.00 $225.00

Contact Brett Rannow, 651-638-2138, for further information or to make your reservation.

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The Eagles Nest

Reserve Online B-Day Party Now!

A room reservation is required to have a birthday party at the Eagles Nest Indoor Playground.  To eliminate confusion, a birthday party is defined as having any of the following items:

  • Gifts
  • Party favors
  • Balloons
  • Cake or cupcakes
  • Decorations or accessories (including tablecloths & paper products)

The lobby tables are not available for drop-in birthday parties. You and your guests are welcome to stay and play, but if you do not have a room reservation the above items listed must remain at home or in your vehicle and not in the New Brighton Community Center.  To reserve a birthday party at the Eagles Nest, please call 651-638-2127 or email Jen Dorn.

Pool Parties and Rentals

Make a splash with your party with exclusive pool time at Highview Middle School pool!  Enjoy floatables, water games, and toys that will make your party unforgettable.

  • Lifeguards are included, but adult supervision is required.
  • Reservations must be made in advance with a $25 non-refundable deposit to secure your reservation.
  • Call Maria at 651-638-2136 for more information or to reserve.