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The Griffiths Senior Center in Black Diamond provides hall rental with amenities,
including a fully equipped and inspected kitchen.

Rental Rate: Main floor rental is $35.00 per hour, (minimum of 3 hours) to a maximum of $300.00 per day. The rental amount must be paid in full prior to the rental period. Should the kitchen be required, the fee will be an additional $60.00 per event. The downstairs Lounge area rental is $25.00 per hour to a maximum of $200.00 per day.

Booking Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of half the total rental amount is required at least 14 days in advance of the event in order to confirm and hold the booking. The deposit will be applied toward the total amount of the booking.
Payment may be made by cheque to: Griffiths Memorial Seniors Centre, or by cash. A receipt will be provided if requested. Sorry, no credit cards.

Security/Damage Deposit: A security/damage deposit of $250.00 is required prior to the event. This may be in the form of a cheque which will be returned within 14 days after the event providing no damages to the facility and its contents are evident and that no items are missing.

Keys: One entrance key will be provided which must be returned once the event has been completed. The key should be left inside the building on the grey cabinet near the entry-way and the front door locked from within prior to exiting the building. A fee of $250.00 will be assessed should the key not be returned or lost as all locks will then have to be re-keyed.

Liquor License: It is the responsibility of the renter to obtain and display a liquor license should alcohol be served at the event.

Clean – Up: The facility is provided in a clean and tidy condition and it is expected that it will be returned in the same manner. Cleaning supplies are available including mops, brooms, vacuum, etc. and will be pointed out at time of rental. Should the premises not be returned in a clean and tidy manner (including the kitchen, if used), a cleaning fee will be assessed and deducted from the Security/Damage Deposit.

Garbage Removal: Garbage is to be removed from premises and placed in the Town’s black garbage bin located in the alley-way behind the Centre. Recycling may be left by the back door in the kitchen or removed by the renter.

Tables and Chairs: Tables and chairs are available for approximately 90 people. Table cloths (if required) are located in the kitchen drawers. (If the cloth table coverings are used, they must be washed, ironed and returned by the renter to the Griffiths Centre within 2 days). The tables and chairs are available at the front end of the facility and must be returned to their original positions upon completion of the event.

Children: Children are most welcome but must be accompanied by an adult at all times. They are not permitted in the downstairs lounge area unless accompanied by an adult. The downstairs lounge is not a play area for children. (Please, no horse-play, running, or rowdy behavior)

Washrooms: Additional washrooms are available downstairs which can be accessed from the front end of the facility.

Heating/Lighting: Upon completion of the event, please ensure that the thermostat is turned down to 10 degrees. The thermostat is located on the large post near the front entrance. Also, all inside lights must be turned off and all doors locked upon leaving the building.



At the Griffiths Center we provide programs and activities for seniors in the community to meet their recreational, health and social needs.  The Griffiths Center is also known as the Griffiths Memorial Community Center and the Griffiths Senior Center, all names also with classical spelling of centRE: Griffiths Centre and Griffiths Memorial Centre.

122 Government Road in the center of Black Diamond, Alberta.
Griffiths Center, Box 1024, Black Diamond, AB  T0L 0H0  Tel 403 933 2167  griffithscentre@hotmail.com
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