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Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center Rental

Address: 3800 Lake Washington Blvd S, 98118 (Map It)
Reserve the Rowing and Sailing Center:
(206) 684-7254 |

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Contact the Facility Scheduling Office at
(206) 684-7254 or for reservations and a complete quote.


Floor Plans
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The rowing and sailing center will not have tours

Thursday, July 21, 3pm-5pm

Seafair - August 2 - 6


The remodeled Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center offers a spectacular waterfront location to host your next special event. Your guests will never forget their experience at this unique venue!

This beautiful, upper floor room offers sweeping views of Lake Washington and the Cascades from Stan Sayres Park, the site of Seattle’s famous hydroplane races.  Filled with natural light and finished with natural wood, the room creates a warm, comfortable setting for meetings, receptions or weddings.  Its location above the boathouse of the Mt. Baker Rowing and Sailing Center lends a special feel to the room with views to the sailboat bay and an heirloom racing shell overhead.

Capacity:  Up to 90 guests for a seated meal and up to 120 guests for a cocktail or audience configuration.


  • 12 Round tables (60-inch in diameter)
  • 10 Rectangle tables (30-by-72-inches)
  • 120 folding chairs


  • Elevator from lobby to upper floor making the room fully accessible
  • Large outdoor deck (1,050 sq. ft) overlooking Lake Washington.
  • Second, small deck with view of lake and shore
  • Large, glass doors fold away to open the room to each deck
  • Two large screen, flat-panel TVs, DVD/BluRay, and laptop computer connections for presentations *
  • Built-in sound system with microphones
  • Gas fireplace
  • Air conditioning
  • Hardwood floors and wood paneling
  • Two elegant, tiled, unisex restrooms on same floor for patron’s exclusive use.  Additional restrooms and changing areas available on request at ground level.
  • Caterer’s kitchen with large commercial refrigerator, ice maker and plug-ins for holding ovens
  • 91 Parking spaces (on a first come first serve basis)

* Users planning to use the A/V system for slide shows and computer presentations are strongly encouraged to test their computers on our system prior of the day of the rental to ensure proper operation. If you will be using a Mac laptop, you will need to obtain an adapter that will allow the computer to connect to a VGA or HDMI cable. The specific type of adapter depends on the type and age of your Mac computer. If you are unsure about which adapter to use, take your Mac to an Apple store or another Apple retailer to obtain the correct adapter.


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.

A deposit of $250 for events without alcohol, and $500 for events with alcohol is due within 5 business days of making the reservation. The balance, paperwork and proof of insurance will be due 2 weeks prior to the event date, at the latest.

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


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.

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 90 days 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 Green Lake 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.

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Updated July 20, 2016
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