rental FAQS

What is the capacity of your Ballroom?

Our historic ballroom is 3600 sq. ft. and may seat up to 150 guests for a seated dinner with 10-top rounds and 250 for a cocktail reception.

How large is your dance floor space?

Our dance floor is 782 square feet. This area can be utilized for different purposes per the client’s vision.

What is included in the rental fee?

All Ballroom rentals include two separate dressing rooms for the happy couple, tables and padded chairs, 2 hours of set up time, 5 hours for reception, a YWCA Events coordinator and a contact person on site the day of the event. For additional package options, please contact us.

Is there on-site parking?

There are a number of parking options in close vicinity to our event space for rent. We will help you arrange and prepay for parking prior to your event. See parking options near us. An additional resource to reserve nearby parking is Parking Panda.

Who are your preferred caterers?

Please find a list of the caterers we work with here.

Can we bring in our own alcohol?

Alcohol may be provided by the caterer, or by the client. Bar tenders must be provided by the caterer.

Are there additional rooms we can rent?

There are additional spaces available for rent at the Center for Women. Host your private parties, cocktail receptions, wedding showers and more. Please contact us for availability and additional pricing.

Is the Center for Women handicap accessible?

The Center for Women has full ADA accessibility.

Is there smoking allowed on site?

Smoking anywhere in the facility is strictly prohibited and will result in removal from the premises. Smoking is permitted in designated smoking areas outside of the building.

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Kayla Kruszewski
Events Coordinator
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be part of our history

This new, state of the art facility boasts a history of bringing the community together. Since 1928, the space operated as a pool that was the first in Columbus to fully integrate in 1952. You can propose a toast with the organization that has been the center of equality and women’s empowerment in the central Ohio community for 131 years.


your event gives back

While dancing the night away with loved ones, you will make it possible for the homeless women and families we serve to rebuild their lives.