Community Centers and Facility Rooms

The only activity rooms available for rental at this time are located at the Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex. All other community centers are not available for private rentals.

If you have any questions regarding room reservations at Ridgeland Common, please email Keely Garbacz or call 708-725-2309. 

Keely GarbaczContact
(708) 725-2309

Guest Services Supervisor

Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex

This community recreation hub also features three multi-purpose rooms (occupancy of 50 for the large room; 35 for the medium room; 10 for the small room) that are available for rental. Oak Park non-profit organizations can rent at a reduced rate; email for more info. Ridgeland Common also features a regulation-sized ice arena that is available for birthday party rentals. 

View the Virtual Tour of the Ridgeland Common Recreation Complex here!

Large Activity Room
Holds up to 50
415 Lake Street

Medium Activity Room
Holds up to 35
415 Lake Street

Small Conference Room
Holds up to 10
415 Lake Street

Austin Gardens Environmental Education Center

Not available for rent at this time. 

The Austin Garden Environmental Education Center offers a rental opportunity for a group of 30 seated (with tables) or up to 50 people in a classroom setting (without tables) within the main room overlooking the park. Please note: the outdoor space and tables are also available to the park patrons..


Community Recreation Center

Use of the CRC community rooms is limited to activities and meetings that are free and open to the public such as workshops, presentations, and community information meetings. Rentals can be made quarterly by our Oak Park businesses, non-profit groups, and government partners and must take place during facility open hours. This can include things like workshops or community information meetings. 

Maximum occupancy: 60

Check out our CRC page to learn more about community room rentals.

Historic Properties

Looking for a different type of venue for your special event? Check out the rentals page for rental details for Cheney Mansion, Pleasant Home, and the Oak Park Conservatory. 

Skip to content