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For initial inquiries, to schedule a tour, or for an estimate please call (614) 389-4602 or email Quinn at quinn.lentz@ymcacolumbus.org.

Weddings at Hoover

We’re introducing new wedding packages to make booking with us even easier! Package options cover a ceremony only, a reception only, or both a ceremony and reception with even more ways to customize within each category. We’ve maintained the flexibility and affordability you’ve come to expect from Hoover while creating choices that make booking a venue for your big day simple and streamlined! See our wedding package details in the document below.

Featured Celebrations

Check out some of the beautiful photographs from past weddings at Hoover! Why not book a photographer that already knows how gorgeous the park can be?

(Photos Coming Soon!)


 

Other Rentals

Hoover is still the perfect venue for events ranging from baby showers to company picnics. We require a 4 hour minimum on all rentals.

Optimist Lodge

The Optimist Lodge is a rustic setting, perfect for casual events of all kinds. This barn-like facility offers a stage, wood-burning fireplace, restrooms, kitchenette (with a refrigerator, three compartment sink, freezer, and counter area), two decks with picnic tables, and a whole lot of charm! Rented seasonally*.

Capacity: 100 indoors 

Security Deposit: $275 (refundable*)

Tables & chairs:  4-5ft round tables in loft, 8-6ft folding tables, 8-8ft folding tables, 4-8ft wooden tables, 3 small square tables, 1 large buffet table, 80 metal folding chairs, 40 black plastic chairs, 10 cushioned chairs

Monday-Thursday

8:00 am-5:00 pm | $125 per hour
5:00 pm-10:00 pm | $200 per hour

Friday-Sunday

8:00 am-12:00am | $200 per hour

*Contact us to confirm dates.


 

Edgar W. Ingram Jr. Leadership Retreat Center

The Ingram Center is the perfect setting for business meetings, wedding receptions, and holiday parties. The facility is handicap accessible, has a kitchenette (with a refrigerator, freezer, microwave, and sink), carpet and ceramic tile floors, restrooms, gas heat, and central air conditioning.

Capacity: 125 indoors 

Security Deposit:  $275 (refundable*)

Tables & chairs: 13-7ft tables, 3-6ft folding tables, 2 small square tables, 1 tall square table, 110 black cushioned chairs

Projector and built-in sound system

Monday-Thursday          

8:00 am-5:00 pm | $125 per hour
5:00 pm-10:00 pm | $200 per hour

Friday - Sunday

8:00 am-12:00 am | $200 per hour


 

Right Angle Cabin 

The Right Angle Cabin is great for small parties, youth retreats, and informal meetings. This rustic setting has water, central heat and air, a full kitchen, dining room, and wood-burning fireplace.

Capacity: 15

Security Deposit: $100 (refundable*)

Monday-Sunday

8:00 am-10:00 pm | $75 per hour


 

Shelters One and Four

Shelter One is our largest shelter and features electricity, running water, a large charcoal grill and picnic tables. It is located near the children’s playground and restrooms. Shelter Four is our second largest shelter. It has electricity, charcoal grill and picnic tables. This shelter is adjacent to an open field, fire circle and the climbing wall.  There is a 4 hour minimum.

Capacity: 100

Security Deposit: $100 (refundable*)

Shelter One tables & chairs: 14 x 8ft picnic tables, 2 x 10ft banquet tables
Shelter One is our largest shelter and features electricity, running water, a large charcoal grill, and wood- burning fireplaces. It is located near the children’s playground and restrooms.

Shelter Four tables & chairs: 12 x 8ft picnic tables
Shelter Four has electricity and a charcoal grill. This shelter is adjacent to an open field and the fire circle.

Monday-Sunday

8:00 am-8:00 pm | $75 per hour


 

Shelters Two and Three

Shelter Two has electricity, a large charcoal grill and picnic tables. It is near the playground and horseshoe pits. Shelter Three has electricity, a large charcoal grill and picnic tables. It’s located next to a large open field.  There is a 4 hour minimum.

Capacity: 75 

Security Deposit:  $100 (refundable*)

Shelter Two tables & chairs: 10 x 8ft picnic tables, 2 x 10ft banquet tables
Shelter Two has electricity and a large charcoal grill. It is located near the playground and horseshoe pits.

Shelter Three tables & chairs: 12 x 8ft picnic tables, 2 x 10ft banquet tables
Shelter Three has electricity and a large charcoal grill. It is located next to a large open field.

Monday-Sunday

8:00 am-8:00 pm | $50 per hour


 

Fields and Grounds

Contact for details and rates.


 

A la carte 

Proceeds from the a la carte offerings will go directly towards park maintenance and projects. Know that your celebration will be helping the park stay beautiful!

Portable sound system: $200 flat

Food Truck Charge: $100 flat

Fire Circle: $100 per hour*

Overnight stay with your own tent: $25 per tent*


 

Discounts

Discounts apply to the hourly rental rate only. Excludes security deposit and a la carte items.

​Lockbourne, OH Residents: 10% off most rentals

Non-Profit groups & Military: 15% off most rentals

YMCA of Central Ohio Employees and Members: Contact for more information


 

Additional information

A YMCA staff person will be on site for the duration of your event.

Holidays Rates: 15% increase on the hourly rate.

Payment: A non-refundable holding fee equal to 50% of your total fee is due upon the completion of your rental contract and agreement. The balance on your contract is due one month prior to your event.

​Booking Hours: All event spaces are completely DIY. As such, rental times must include your set up the day of (accounting for deliveries, etc.) and clean up time after your event.

Clean up: Remove all decorations, pull trash and set aside, tables and chairs collapsed and stacked neatly. Charges to complete clean up will be taken from your security deposit.

*Security deposit is refundable only after your event granted all rules and regulations detailed in the rental agreement are followed. A portion or all of your security deposit may be donated to the YMCA of Central Ohio. Contact for more details.

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