Address ‣ 6100 North Central, Chicago, IL 60646
The Forest Preserves' Volunteer Resource Center (The VRC) has long been an enjoyable meeting location and can be rented out for private parties, weddings, birthdays, communions, baptismal, and organizational meetings. It features an amply spaced room with a stage and an enclosed porch separated by a row of classic French doors. This room can accommodate up to 100 guests and has a smaller class room (40 guests) nearby which can be configured for a variety of uses as well.
This space is accented by beautiful high-wooden ceilings, superb acoustics and wood burning fireplace and is hidden in the Forest Preserves of Cook County overlooking the Edgebrook golf course.
|Monday - Thursday||100||Cook County Resident $66/hr|
|Monday - Thursday||100||Non-resident $92/hr|
|Friday - Sunday||100||Cook County Resident $87/hr|
|Friday - Sunday||100||Non-resident $112/hr|
|Monday - Thursday||40||Cook County Resident $20/hr|
|Monday - Thursday||40||Non-resident $51/hr|
|Friday - Sunday||40||Cook County Resident $36/hr|
|Friday - Sunday||40||Non-resident $71/hr|
|Availability||Capacity||Rental Fee||Outdoor Event Fee (Apr15-Oct15)|
|Monday - Thursday||140||Cook County Resident $86/hr||Cook County Resident $61/hr *|
|Monday - Thursday||140||Non-resident $143/hr||Non-resident $67/hr *|
|Friday - Sunday||140||Cook County Resident $123/hr||Cook County Resident $61/hr *|
|Friday - Sunday||140||Non-resident $183/hr||Non-resident $67/hr *|
*(Required April 15 – October 15)
Availability below is for the Community (Larger) Room
September: Friday 27th (anytime)
October: Friday 4th (anytime), Saturday 5th (9am-1pm only), Friday 18th (anytime), Sunday 27th (6pm-10pm only).
The smaller classroom has more open weekend availability for events 40 guests and under.
Bookings and Cancellations are ongoing and ever-changing, please call or fill out an inquiry form below to inquire about the the most up to date availability of your date
How to Apply
Applications are reviewed and processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
E-mail your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org or schedule a time to bring it to the indoor permit office at 6100 N Central Ave, Chicago IL 60646.
Office & touring hours vary. Call or text 773.558.2003 if you are interested in stopping by in person.
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