Polk County Community, Family & Youth Services

Nonprofit Senior Center Rentals

Polk County Senior Center Rentals         

The rental of Polk County Community/Senior Centers exists to serve the community by providing a facility within the neighborhood for nonprofit business meeting rentals at no charge.

A nonprofit group is defined as civic and service groups, government, religious groups, scout groups and youth organizations.  For the purpose of determining a nonprofit status, a tax exepmpt identification number and/or organization or event budget may be reqeusted at the time the rental reservation is made. 

A business meeting is defined as a meeting that lasts no longer than three (3) hours and which does not include food other than beverages.  No alcoholic beverages may be served. 

If you are interested in reserving a center for your nonprofit group, please review the Nonprofit Senior Center Rental Policy and contact the Site Supervisor at the location you are interested in renting.  A list of senior centers and contact information can be found on the Senior Services webpage.

Central, East, North, Northwest, Norwoodville, South and Westside are available for rent by nonprofit groups as follows:

Monday - Thursday              5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Note:  Nonprofits wishing to rent facilities on a Friday night or weekends must pay the fee for private rentals.  See the policy for Private Senior Center Rentals.


Nonprofit rentals require a $50 facility deposit. See the policy for Nonprofit Senior Center Rentals for further information. 

Contact Us

Community & Family Division
Polk County River Place
2309 Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50310

Youth Services Division
Juvenile Detention 515-286-3344
Centralized Intake 515-286-3350
1548 Hull Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50316