Indoor Meeting Spaces

The Parks & Recreation Department offers rentals of indoor meeting spaces at the Atlantic Recreation Center; MLK, Jr. Recreation Center; and Peck Center.  Full day (up to 8 hours) and half day (up to 4 hours) rental rates available.  Please note that 6.7% sales tax is added to all rental fees.


Atlantic Recreation Center

2500 Atlantic Avenue

Auditorium

The Atlantic Auditorium is 5684 square feet (98’ x 58’) with a max capacity of 800 standing and 375 sitting (at tables).  It has block walls, tiled floor, and a stage.  Included are 225 chairs, thirty (30) 8’ banquet tables, and 8 round tables for use.  The full kitchen features 1 refrigerator available to renters, double electric range stoves, a microwave, deep-well sinks, an island counter space, and an ice machine.

Rental fees:

  • Full Day Commercial:  $1250 / Half Day Commercial:  $625
  • Full Day Private - City:  $700 / Non-City:  $876
  • Half Day Private - City:  $350 / Non-City:  $438
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $450 / Half Day Non-Profit:  $225
  • Wireless sound system:  $50/day 

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Atlantic Recreation Center Auditorium (2)

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Atlantic Recreation Center Kitchen (2)


MLK, Jr. Recreation Center

1200 Elm Street

Patricia A. Thompson Auditorium

The Patricia A. Thompson Auditorium is 1478 square feet with a max capacity of 211 standing and 99 sitting (at tables).  It has block walls and vinyl floors.  Included are 79 chairs and 8 round tables.  The full kitchen has a refrigerator, electric range stove, sink, microwave, island counter space, and an ice machine. 

Rental fees:

  • Full Day Commercial:  $790 / Half Day Commercial:  $395
  • Full Day Private - City:  $420 / Non-City:  $526
  • Half Day Private - City:  $210 / Non-City:  $263
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $262 / Half Day Non-Profit:  $131

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MLK Kitchen 2


Peck Center

516 South 10th Street

Willie Mae Ashley Auditorium

The Willie Mae Ashley/Peck Auditorium is 1543 square feet with a max capacity of 400 standing and 150 seated.  It has hardwood floors, plastered walls, a stage, wireless sound system, and piano (upon request).  Included are 100 cushioned chairs and four (4) 8’ conference tables.  

Rental fees:

  • Full Day Commercial:  $650 / Half Day Commercial:  $325
  • Full Day Private - City:  $400 / Non-City:  $540
  • Half Day Private - City:  $225 / Non-City:  $270
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $300 / Half Day Non-Profit:  $150
  • Wireless sound system:  $50/day

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Peck Center Auditorium-2


Elmo Myers Reception Room

The Elmo Myers/Peck Reception Room is 616 square feet with a max capacity of 88 standing and 41 sitting (at tables).  It has wood floors and plastered walls.  Included are five (5) 8’ conference tables and 40 cushioned folding chairs.

Rental fees:

  • Full Day Commercial:  $450 / Half Day Commercial:  $225
  • Full Day Private - City:  $300 / Non-City:  $360
  • Half Day Private - City:  $150 / Non-City:  $180
  • Full Day Non-Profit:  $150 / Half Day Non-Profit:  $75

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Peck Reception Room