ROOM RENTALS - FAQ
AFTER HOURS / ALCOHOL
WHY IS THERE AN ADDED ON FEE IF RENTING AFTER HOURS?
The additional $50 per room/ per hour if renting after ARC Center operational hours (Mon-Fri 5:30am-9:30pm & Sat-Sun 7:00am-7:00pm) is to cover the cost of additional utilities, cleaning and staffing beyond regular operational hours.
CAN MY RENTAL HAVE ALCOHOL AFTER HOURS?
Yes. Alcohol is only allowed in the ARC Center if it is After Hours and also if it is provided though one of our Preferred Caterers.
CAN I BRING MY OWN FOOD FOR AN AFTER HOURS RENTAL?
If your party is After Hours and serving alcohol, you must purchase food though a Preferred Caterer. If your event is NOT serving alcohol After Hours, you may bring your own food.
WHO CAN SERVE THE ALCOHOL?
The Preferred Caterer must employ a legally trained staff to serve. No cash bars; renter pays the preferred caterer for alcohol according to the Preferred Caterer’s requirements.
DO I NEED SPECIAL INSURANCE IF WE HAVE ALCOHOL AT OUR RENTAL?
We do not require the renter to carry additional insurance however, the Preferred Caterer must carry General Liability, Errors and Omissions, Automobile Liability, Liquor Liability and Worker’s Compensation for the general acceptance limits of the Park District.
DOES THE PARK DISTRICT HAVE A BAR WE CAN RENT?
No. The Park District will supply a table. Formal bars can be obtained through a Preferred Caterer or rental company.