The Barbara Lee Senior Center Community Room, conference room, and classrooms are available for private rentals. For dining events, the Community Room can accommodate 150 people (120 with a dance floor area) and up to 175 for non-dining theater-style/presentations. The Community room also features a commercial kitchen that your caterer can store meals and serve from steam tables. The conference room or classroom is perfect setting for small meetings.

Reservations can be made up to a year in advance of the proposed date by Milpitas residents and up to 6 months in advance by non-residents. Reservations must be made in person. Reservations cannot be scheduled during business hours – Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm. Reservations require the deposit and a non-refundable Application Fee to secure the date. A rental date transfer request will assess $100 transfer fee. All fees and facility rules and regulations are subject to change.

RoomMin. HoursCapacityApprox. SizeDepositResident FeesNon-Resident Fees
Auditorium3 hours120-150 (175 theater style)53’ x 48′$750$180/hr$240/hr
Classroom 1462 hours3723’ x 30′$200$50/hr$110/hr
Classroom 140 or 1412 hours25/3725’ x 19′$200$50/hr$110/hr
Dance Studio2 hours2527’ x 33′$200$40/hr$100/hr
Conference Room2 hours5425’ x 38.5′$200$90/hr$150/hr
Additional Attendant$30/hr$60/hr
Rental Transfer Fee$100$100

Please Note:
Additional Facility Attendant may be required for room rentals depending on event and/or other activities taking place in the facility. Additional fees are required should alcohol served/sold.

Cancellation Policy:
Facility cancellation must be done in writing on forms provided by Recreation Services. Cancellation forms will be accepted in person only. Mail or phone cancellations will not be accepted. Photo identification is required for cancellations. Please note: All facility application cancellations will forfeit the $20 application fee.

  • Full refund of deposit will be granted, provided a cancellation is made within 91 days or more of the rental date.
  • If cancellation is made with more than 46-89 days prior to rental date, 50% of deposit will be forfeited.
  • If cancellation is made with 45 days or less prior to rental date, 100% of deposit will be forfeited.