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Ward Springs Pumphouse Rental

 
Address: Ward St. and 4th Ave. N
Reserve the Pumphouse:
(206) 684-7254 | parksspecialamenitysites@seattle.gov

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RENT THE WARD SPRINGS PUMPHOUSE!

The Pumphouse is located on Queen Anne hill just minutes from downtown. It features a panoramic view of the City and is just steps away from a newly remodeled playground. The Pumphouse is a wonderful location for birthday parties, meetings and retreats.

The Main Hall is 290 square feet and comfortably accommodates up to 30 guests.

The Pumphouse is not heated, and is only available for rent May-September.

Reasonable rates and friendly staff make this an ideal spot for spring and summer events!


BUILDING FEATURES

  • 5 Tables (30-by-72-inches)
  • 25 Chairs

SITE FEATURES

  • Street parking (can be congested)
  • Children's play area

RESERVE THE PUMPHOUSE

The facility can be reserved one year in advance on a rolling calendar. Applications will generally be processed on the first business day of the corresponding month. For example, applications for February will be processed on February 1. Bookings by phone are not accepted. Applications will be booked on a first come first serve basis, as applications are received. Priority is given to applications brought in person, with faxes and emails accepted next. All events must be booked at least 10 business days in advance of the requested date.

The deposit ($250 for events without alcohol, and $500 for events with alcohol) and application fee is due within 5 business days of making the reservation. The balance, paperwork and proof of insurance will be due 90 days prior to the event date. If the reservation is made within 90 days, full payment is due within 5 business days.

For reservations and a complete quote,
call (206) 684-7254.

Facility Rental Brochure

The facility rental brochure includes information for all our Special Amenity facilities, fees and prices, insurance information, frequently asked questions, fire permits, alcohol permits, and all other required permits that may be applicable to your event.

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Facility Rental Application

A facility rental application and signed general terms and conditions are required to make a reservation.

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Ceremonies

Outdoor ceremonies require a ceremony permit, which can be obtained from the Event Scheduling Office, (206) 684-4081.


RENTAL RATES AND OPTIONS

Please find current rates in the rental packet (see above).

Your rental includes exclusive use of the hall. Rental groups are responsible to set up and take down tables chairs, arrange and remove decorations, dust, sweep, and take trash liners to dumpster. Please plan your rental to accommodate these activities.

Minimum rental 2 hours. Rental hours must be concurrent (no split-times).

Alcohol is illegal outdoors.
Renters may serve alcohol under certain conditions by following this procedure:

If you intend to serve alcohol, you must state that in your paperwork and pay the additional alcohol-related fees (above) when you pay for your reservation.

Approval to serve alcohol is contingent on your completing these two steps within two weeks of your rental date:

  1. A banquet permit is required to allow the service and consumption of liquor at a private event, invitation only, or gathering in a public place of club. A copy of this permit will be due to the Lake Union Event Scheduling Office 10 business days prior to event. For more information and inquiry on how to obtain banquet permit click on Alcohol permit flyer below.
  2. Provide a certificate of liability for $1,000,000 co-naming the City of Seattle. If selling alcohol renter must provide a $2 million dollar liability insurance. Proof of insurance is required 15 business days prior to event date. More information on these provisions is available when you register or click on insurance flyer below.

 
Updated October 28, 2014

RESERVE THE SHELTERHOUSE

Contact Facility Scheduling Office at (206) 684-7254 or Indoorevents@Seattle.gov for reservations and a complete quote.

FACILITY RENTALS


Ward Springs Pumphouse

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