GCC Facility Schedules
Batting Cage- click here
Gym- click here
Banquet Hall- click here
Kitchen/Cafeteria- click here
Room 103/105 (Old Batting Cage)- click here
Room 106- click here
Room 107- click here
Room 400- click here 
Board Room- click here
*Rentals must be pre-paid in full.  NO refunds will be given for cancellations. 

Constructed over the course of a twenty year period beginning in 1940, the center originally housed Grimes Elementary and Middle School. The building re-opened in the Summer of 2006 and owned by the City, has over 35,000 square feet, divided between recreational and community activity spaces, including a gym, fitness facilities, banquet hall, meeting rooms, park and recreation department offices, and a full-service kitchen.  Please stop in and take a look during facility hours.

GCC Rates and Rental Information (updated 9/2014) - click here
*Once room or gym is booked and paid for, the city will not transfer or refund for any changes that might occur afterwards.  Payments must be received prior to scheduling the reservation on the calendar.

GCC Rental & Liability Agreement Form (click here)- must be filled out the first time you rent the GCC


GCC Winter Facility Hours (Oct. 1 - April 30)
Monday-Friday 5am-9pm (No after hours are allowed)
Saturday- 7am-3pm*
Sunday Noon-6pm*

GCC Summer Facility Hours (May 1-Sept. 30)
Mon - Thursday: 5am - 8pm (No after hours.)
Friday: 5am - 6pm (No after hours.)
Saturdays: 7am - 3pm (After hours only allowed as approved and if multiple parties are booked.)
Sundays: Noon - 4:30pm (No after hours.)
*Reservations can be made outside of these hours.  Must call in 30 days prior to the party date.

GCC is Closed on these Holidays: New Year's Day, Civil Rights Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day and Day After, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve after 1pm.

All GCC Rentals must be pre-paid in order to be included on the schedule.

GCC ROOM RENTAL RATES:

Rooms (click on each one for more info)

Resident Fee*  Non-Resident Fee**  For-Profit Business

Banquet Hall³ (Mon-Fri 8am-3pm)

$25/hr

$50/hr

$75/hr

Banquet Hall³ (Evenings 3-10pm)      

 $30/hr 

$60/hr

 $90/hr

Banquet Hall³ (Sat., Sun.)              

$30/hr

$60/hr

 $90/hr

Banquet Hall³ (Sat., Sun.)             

     $250/day

     $500/day

      $750/day

Kitchen/Cafeteria #300                 

$25/hr

$50/hr

 $75/hr

Gym #301                                       

$20/hr

$40/hr

 $60/hr

Room #400  $20/hr $40/hr $60/hr

Meeting or Party Room #103/#105 (Windows and Divider)           

$20/hr

$40/hr

 $60/hr

Batting Cage #102- Family, Team Fees                      

$10/hr- Family
$15/hr- Team

$20/hr- Family
$30/hr- Team

 $30/hr

Meeting Room #106 OR Room #107   

FREE for 1st Two Hours
$10 per additional hr

$20/hr

 $30/hr

Board Room #302                         

FREE

$10/hr

 $20/hr

After Hour OR Parties of 50+ People Additional $20/hr Additional $30/hr Additional $40/hr

 

*Those living in Grimes OR in the DCG School District.

**Those living outside the DCG School District
-Non-Profit organizations and Military Families will be charged ½ the amount of the Resident fees, but pay full "After Hour" and 100+ Party Fees

RESERVING THE GCC-

To reserve certain areas of the Grimes Community Complex, please email Brett Barber, Grimes Parks and Rec Director at bbarber@ci.grimes.ia.usor you can also call the Grimes Parks and Recreation Office at 515-986-2143 to check on availability.

Gym:

Remodeled Summer 2008, Has two adjustable baskets with bleachers and sports balls.  Baseball and softball teams must use softi-balls, no real balls/bats allowed. Non-marking tennis shoes required. Can only reserve up to 3 months in advance.

-GCC General Gym Rules

 

Kitchen & Cafeteria:

Holds up to 60 people sitting around tables, 42” screen TV, 60” round tables and serving space for food and drinks. Full-size kitchen includes deep freezer, coffee pots, microwaves, 2 stoves and full-size refrigerator/freezer. Utensils and paper products not available.

 

Banquet Hall:

Located in the NW part of the facility. Holds up to 200 people sitting around round tables. Has sound system, microphone, big screen & projector, refrigerator, sink, and 200 padded chairs. Alcohol is allowed in this room only, with additional fees for a security officer, and extra deposit.

 

Room #400:

Newly remodeled in January 2010, located in the north central part of the facility.  Holds around 40 people sitting around tables with a TV. Near the north doors exit

Room #103 (Old Batting Cage):

Located across from the batting cages on the south side of the facility. Holds 40-50 people.  Tables and chairs set up on one half and mats on the other half. This room is newly remodeled and full of windows facing the playground on the south side of the GCC.

Meeting Room 106

Holds up to 30 in each room.  Located in the SW corner of the facility. Has AV hook-ups and DVD player.

 

Meeting Room 107:

Holds up to 30 in each room.  Located in the SW corner of the facility.  Has AV hook-ups and DVD player.

 

Multi-Purpose Room #302:

Smaller room (used to be old teacher's lounge) that holds up to 10 people and used for smaller meetings, arts and crafts, lounge area. Has 2 restrooms and a sink.



Batting Cage:

Located on south side of facility.  Adults must supervise those using the cage at all times.



Jazzercise Room:

This room is used seven days per week by Jazzercise and their participants.

  

Northwest YMCA:

The YMCA has 5 rooms within the GCC including an exercise room, childwatch, controlled weights area, spinning room, and fitness classroom. Must be members to be in these rooms. More information can be found at www.dmymca.org