Community Center

DUE TO COVID-19, The Community Center Remains CLOSED to THE PUBLIC.  Face Coverings are required in the community center In accordance with Colorado Executive Order D 2020 138.

To ensure our community facilities remain available for use to the community, the following is a list of priority of use when making reservations:

  1. Town Board of Trustees, Town Staff Meetings, Municipal Court, Chaffee Co Commissioners, and other official local government meetings as determined by the Town Administrator
  2. Programs, classes, meetings, and other activities as part of Buena Vista Recreation Department
  3. Town Advisory Board meetings
  4. Events with an approved Special Event Permit from the Town of Buena Vista (able to reserve up to 12 months in advance)
  5. Meetings of local nonprofit organizations that are registered with the Colorado Secretary of State and have a Chaffee County address (able to reserve up to six months in advance)
  6. Other rental inquiries may be able to make reservations depending on the availability of facilities no more than 60 days in advance.  

Only our pavilions are rentable online, please contact our Facilities and Events Specialist at 719-581-1029 to talk with us directly about your reservation if you are interested in any fields, parks, or Community Center facilities.  Private party rentals reservations will only be considered based upon availability within 60 days of desired date(s). We thank you for your patience and understanding as we do our best to balance the unprecedented volume of reservation inquiries with ensuring our parks and facilities remain available for use by our community. Thank you!

Location:  715 E. Main Street, Buena Vista, Colorado 81211

The Buena Vista Community Center is available to host meetings, presentations, special events, and a variety of other activities.   Requested deposits of $100 and full rental fee payments must be received at least 24 hours prior to room use.

The Buena Vista Parks and Recreation Department is responsible for receiving applications and scheduling events on the Community Center calendar. For more information or to schedule use of the Community Center, please contact us.

Currently, the public shower facilities are available at the restrooms on the north side of the community center.  These showers are quarter operated – 4 quarters for 2 minutes. There is not a quarter machine at the facility, so please come prepared.

The Community Center Park has fun for all ages! There is a swing set, slides, a jungle gym, and musical play equipment. Circuit workout equipment is located adjacent to the playground so parents can get a workout in while the kids play.

Open Wifi is available, if your event or reservation requires a secure internet connection we recommend bringing your own hotspot.

Please note that the Community Center only accepts public reservations up to 60 days advance.

Have more questions?  We’d love to help- please call us at 719-581-1029.

 

Piñon

 Occupancy:

  • approx 45′ x 45′ room size
  • 133 people (currently limited to 40 people due to COVID-19)

Available Equipment:

  • Chairs– 100
  • 5’ Round Tables– 3
  • 6’ x 30″ Plastic Tables (Rectangle)– 9
  • Portable projector and portable screen

Fees

  • $70 (under 4 hours)
  • $130 (4 hours or more)
  • $100 Refundable Damage Deposit

PLEASE NOTE: Alcohol may NOT be served without a special event liquor license, which can be applied for with the Town Clerk. Please call 719.395.8643 ext. 10 to inquire about qualifications to apply for this permit. 

Aspen

Occupancy:

  • approx 25′ x 40′ room size
  • 63 people (currently limited to 20 people due to COVID-19)

Available Equipment:

  • Chairs– 50
  • 5’ Round Tables– 3
  • 6’ x 30″ Plastic Tables (Rectangle)– 9
  • Pull-Down Screen and portable projector

Fees

  • $50 (under 4 hours)
  • $80 (4 hours or more)
  • $100 Refundable Damage Deposit

PLEASE NOTE: Alcohol may NOT be served without a special event liquor license, which can be applied for with the Town Clerk. Please call 719.395.8643 ext. 10 to inquire about qualifications to apply for this permit.

Kitchen

This commercial kitchen is great for hosting a cooking party, providing refreshments for a meeting, or cooking wedding meals– the possibilities are endless! Dishwashing facilities, stove, oven, refrigerator, and microwave are all available for use.

Fees

  • Only rented out by entire day
  • $100 (4 hours or more)
  • $100 Refundable Damage Deposit  

PLEASE NOTE: Alcohol may NOT be served without a special event liquor license, which can be applied for with the Town Clerk. Please call 719.395.8643 ext. 10 to inquire about qualifications to apply for this permit.

PLANNING A WEDDING IN TOWN?

 

The Town of Buena Vista does not operate any town-owned properties that are ideally suited for weddings and has no wedding planners on town staff.

However, there are an almost unlimited number of private venues, planners, supporting agencies, and other resources that can help make your special day one to remember for the rest of your life!  Check out the links below for more information!

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