City of University Heights, Iowa
University Heights City Hall | 1302 Melrose Avenue, University Heights (Iowa City) 52246 | 319-337-6900

University Heights City/Police Offices and Community Center

The University Heights Community Center, 1302 Melrose Avenue, opened In January of 2017. It is a publicly funded community space.  As such, members of our greater community are invited to make use of this space for meetings and events, with maximum of 50 attendees, as City schedules allow.  The Community Center is handicapped accessible and features large, clean restrooms, a kitchenette and reception/ meeting space.  Other amenities include 8 tables, 50 chairs, and a sound system that will accommodate a variety of digital devices. Microphones and a digital projector and screen are also available for presentations. Computer is not provided.

The Community Center is available for rentals daily as indicated in the rental fee schedule below. All activities related to the rental event (e.g., set up, tear down) must be completed during the rented period of time. The applicant, guests and all staff must exit the building and by the time indicated.

RENTAL INFORMATION (print version) RENTAL INFORMATION (electronic version)

All requests should be sent to the City Clerk: city-clerk@university-heights.org

Rental event reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance. Reservations by the same group or individuals shall be limited to twice per month. Exceptions may be made at City Council’s discretion.

 

 

Limited parking is available behind the community center. We ask that all renters and their guests are respectful of the other residential and commercial neighbors. For larger groups it is advisable to have guests park in diagonal spaces on Marietta Ave. or on legal street spaces on neighboring streets. SEE ATTACHED MAP

WEEKDAY Rental Fee Schedule
(Monday through Thursday)
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
2 hour interval blocks of time minimum cost:
resident: $30
non-­resident: $50
non-­profits: $30
Additional time up to maximum 7 hours total
            resident: $15/hr
non-­resident: $25/hr
non-­profits: $15/hr
           

WEEKEND Rental Fee Schedule
(Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Holidays)
9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
2 hour interval blocks of time minimum cost:
resident: $50
non-­resident: $75
non-­profits: $50
Additional time up to maximum 7 hours total
            resident: $25/hr
non-­resident: $35/hr
non-­profits: $25/hr

Refundable Damage Deposit: $100

The Community Center is NOT available on UI football home game days or day of Kinnick stadium events
 

 

 

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