5679 Hollister Ave. Goleta, CA 93117




THE USER AGREES: to abide by all the rules and regulations of the Goleta Valley Community Center (hereinafter GVCC) and to respect the authority of the employees of the GVCC staff who are assigned to monitor and supervise the event and, if necessary, call for police assistance.

HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT: The user agrees to protect, defend, indemnify, hold harmless and render whole the Goleta Valley Community Center, its officers, directors, employees, agents and/or volunteers for any liability, claim for injury, loss of damage made against the GVCC, caused by, arising out of or incidental to the conduct or operation of the user.

NO REPRESENTATIONS & WARRANTIES: The GVCC is in no way affiliated with, makes no representations and/or warranties about any individual or group that rents space, offers services or products, advice or anything else to members of the community; nor does the GVCC endorse or accept responsibility for the contents, actions, results or representations of others using this facility.

ROOM ASSIGNMENT: The GVCC reserves the right to change the assigned room, at its discretion, in order to meet the needs of all its users. The substituted room will be of equal or better accommodation.

REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT:The deposit and a signed contract confirm your reservation.

CONTRACT AMENDMENTSChanges, deletions or additions to this contract made after the signature date do not appear on client copy of contract but will be reflected on the custodial instructions.

PERSONAL PROPERTY:The user agrees that the GVCC assumes NO liability for the loss of personal property or equipment, left or stored on the GVCC premises.

REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT: The deposit and user signature are required to secure the reservation. The deposit is refundable 30-45 days after the event, provided the premises are undamaged and clean, all equipment is returned, no additional fees are due and all conditions and regulations have been observed. Checks are usually issued the first week of each month.

PAYMENT OF RENT:All rents and fees are due one week prior to the event.

NO SMOKING: The GVCC is a SMOKE-FREE facility.

NO DRUGS:Alcohol (by permit only) and drugs are not allowed on any part of the property, under any circumstances. If alcohol (without permit)or drugs are observed on the premises, the deposit will be forfeited and the event will be shut down.

CANCELLATION CLAUSE: Upon cancellation with less than the required advance notice, 100% of the deposit will be retained. Required notice of cancellation: Rooms 1-8: 48 Hours | Dining Hall: 1 Month| Auditorium: 1 Month

LATE CHECKOUT: Staying beyond the scheduled time is not allowed and will result in an additional charge. The Center closes at 11:00 PM sharp. $50.00 will be charged to those in the building after that time. An additional $5.00 per minute will be charged to those in the building after 11:00PM.

EQUIPMENT RENTAL: Certain equipment may be rented for a nominal fee. Ask for details.

MUSIC/BANDS/DJs: Music is allowed within reason so long as other groups in the facility are not unduly disturbed. No loud music after 10:00 PM due to local ordinance.

FOOD: Allowed but may NOT be washed down the drains. Deposit may be forfeited. Plumber charge may be assessed against deposit.

NO TAPE/NO GLITTER/NO CONFETTI:Deposit may be forfeited.

NO INCENSE OR CANDLES: Not allowed out of consideration for and the safety of other users.

NO NUDITY: No nudity, sexually explicit or risque behavior is allowed.

ELECTRICAL CORDS: Must be covered. Covers are available. Ask in advance.

CLEANING: User is responsible for removal of decorations, all cleaning, including spills, kitchen facilities if rented, and bagging of trash. Leave premises in the condition in which they were found.


Monday through Friday, and Sunday


Dining Hall
Maximum Capacity  200 persons  100 persons 
Full Day Rate*  $1,200  $550 
Beer & Wine Hourly Service Add-on Fee  $35/hour  $35/hour 
Kitchen Rental Flat Fee $150  $150 
Tables, Chairs & Set Up Fee $100  $100 
Application Processing Fee  $10  $10 
Refundable Deposit  $800  $300 
After Hours Late Fee  $50/hour or any portion of an hour

* Maximum 8 hours + allowable set up and break down time.

Set up times vary depending on party start time and will be designated by GVCC Staff upon reservation.

Saturday and Premium Days Party Package

Building Center 
Maximum Capacity  225 persons 
Application Fee  $10 
Full Day Package Rental Fee** $1,695 
Full Day Package Rental Fee with Beer & Wine Service**  $1,975 
Refundable Deposit  $800 

** Includes Auditorium/Courtyard, Dining Hall, Kitchen, Tables, Chairs & Set Up

Maximum 8 hours + allowable set up and break down time.

Set up times vary depending on party start time and will be designated by GVCC Staff upon reservation

After Hours Late Fee is $50/hour or any portion of an hour

Maximum Auditorium Dining Capacity using 60-inch round tables is 152 persons

Maximum Auditorium Dining Capacity using 8-foot rectangle tables is 172 persons

Maximum Courtyard Dining Capacity is 28 persons

Maximum Dining Hall Dining Capacity using 8-foot rectangle tables is 90 persons

Maximum Capacity Persons includes children ages 2+

If you or your guests bring alcohol (without GVCC permit),
your deposit will be forfeited and your party will be shut down.

Return of the deposit is also dependent upon the premises being left in the same condition in which you found them



Goleta Valley Community Center Newsletter 2nd Quarter 2017

Goleta Valley Community Center Newsletter 2nd Quarter 2017
By GV CC on Apr 20, 2017 at 10:15 PM in Newsletters

"March Madness” has a new meaning at the Community Action Commission this year. Since the White House in March announced a proposed 18 percent cut to the Department of Health and Human Services – which funds Meals on Wheels – staff, supporters and seniors are worried the program could be in jeopardy.


Goleta Valley Community Center Newsletter 1st Quarter 2017

Goleta Valley Community Center Newsletter 1st Quarter 2017
By GV CC on Jan 05, 2017 at 12:32 AM in Newsletters

We are honored to feature Mary Felts as the New Year featured Senior Center member. Mary was born August 29, 1936 right here in Santa Barbara. In 2004 Mary saw an ad in the newspaper about the Senior Center. She talked to Dolores who told her all about the programs at the Center...