Room Hire Rates

ROOM HIRE

Balwyn Community Centre is set back from Whitehorse Road, surrounded by peaceful, bush land. The main building and Function Centre look out over gumtrees, green grass, and wetlands. There are several small to medium sized rooms for hire at Balwyn Community Centre. The rooms are comfortable and clean, with good temperature control and Wi-Fi connection. To enquire or book a tour, call our office on 9836 7942.

Smaller meeting rooms are available for hire and can accommodate a broad range of activities. They provide a comfortable and bright space for you to work, meet with a study group or to conduct interviews and are suitable for freelancers, students, independent professionals and small special interest groups.

There are several medium-large sized rooms available for hire, including classrooms, a craft workshop and two art studios with sinks. The rooms feature audio visual equipment, a large projector screen, a second screen and surround sound. Our medium-large sized rooms can be hired for classes, meetings, workshops, seminars and private events.

Pricing (per hour)

There is a minimum 3 hour booking for weekends. Prices listed below are for-profit / business hourly rates. Please call the office to enquire about community / NFP discount rates.

Cost per hour
Multipurpose Room 1                                                  $45 per hour
Multipurpose Room 2                                                 $42 per hour
Art Studio 1                                                                    $45 per hour
Art Studio 2                                                                   $45 per hour
Garden Room                                                               $60 per hour
Craft Workshop                                                            $45 per hour
Meeting Room                                                              $30 per hour
Small Room                                                                   $30 per hour
Kitchen                                                                            $45 per hour

Deposit: 20% (non refundable)
Bond $200


Function Centre – Casual Bookings 

Please note that our Function Centre is not available for children’s birthdays. Unfortunately, we do not accommodate birthday parties from 2 – 20. You may hire the Function Centre for 1st birthdays, 21st birthdays and above. There is a minimum 8 hour hire on weekends and a minimum 3 hour hire on weekdays. 

Available times

Friday: 4pm onwards
Saturday: Between 9am – 12am
Sunday: Between 9am – 10.30pm
Mon-Thurs: Daytime and evening subject to availability

Funtion centre Pricing

Prices listed below are for-profit / business rates. Please call the office to enquire about community / NFP discount rates.

  • Weekend before 4pm: 6 hour minimum: $560
  • Weekend after 4pm: 8 hour minimum hire: $740
  • Additional hours: $85 per hour
  • Deposit: $150 per day (non refundable)
  • Bond: $1000
  • Weekday 3 hour minimum hire: $255
  • Weekday hourly rate: $85

21st birthday party rates

  • Weekend before 4pm: 6 hour minimum: $750
  • Weekend after 4pm: 8 hour minimum hire: $1,000
  • Additional hours: $115 per hour
  • Deposit: $150 per day (non refundable)
  • Bond: $1500
  • Weekday 3 hour minimum hire: $225
  • Weekday hourly rate: $115

Liquor License

A BYO liquor license is available on request between the following hours:

Saturday: 11.30am – 11.30pm
Sunday / public holiday: 12pm – 9.30pm
Mon-Thur: 7am – 10.30pm


Current capacities

Multipurpose Room 1                                                 28
Multipurpose Room 2                                                28
Art Studio 1                                                                    28
Art Studio 2                                                                   28
Garden Room                                                               48
Craft Workshop                                                            26
Meeting Room                                                              11
Small Room                                                                   10
Kitchen                                                                            17
Function room                                                              120 (STANDING) 100 (SEATED)

Life Drawing With Mark Whitaker starting Term 4

Learn the basic skills to draw the human body with confidence. This course will teach you how to draw the male or female figure. Starting with simple circles and lines you will learn scale and proportion. The course will then progress, as you develop your drawing skills, to simple postures and the use of texture, light, and shade. Run over 6 weeks in Term 4. There will be a real life model for 4/6 classes. Limited to 10 people.

Term 4
Tuesday 10am-12pm and Wednesday 7.30pm-9pm
Cost $198 (6 weeks)

For more information and to enrol visit: balwyncc.org.au/course/life-drawing/