Rent a Room at Rock Springs Nature Center

Rock Springs Nature Center offers room rentals for meetings, parties, conferences, and group gatherings. Your rental can include: set-up, audio-visual equipment, tables, chairs, and use of kitchen facilities.

The Nature Center also includes exhibits, art galleries, and staff available to provide educational programs. See the Educator’s Guide for program opportunities.

Due to renovations, the East Conference Room will not be available for rent from September 14 – October 31, 2020.

Greenburg Auditorium at Rock Springs Nature Center

Greenberg Auditorium

The Greenberg Auditorium at Rock Springs Nature Center is a perfect room to host a conference or business meeting, celebrate your parties, group gatherings or wedding reception. 28’ X 50’ room, carpeted, ADA accessible.

Max Capacity: 100
Full Day Fee Fees: $150.00
Deposit Amount: $100.00

There are three different layout designs available.

See Auditorium Layouts
East Conference Room at Rock Springs Nature Center

East Conference Room

Due to renovations, the East Conference Room will not be available for rent from September 14 – October 31, 2020.

The East Conference Room is a wonderful place for small gatherings with a “windowed wall” that looks out onto our EcoCenter. Groups up to 25 will fit nicely into this room. Consider it for your next business meeting, bridal or baby shower, or birthday party. 22’ X 26’ room, carpeted, ADA accessible.

Max Capacity: 25
Full Day Fee Fees: $85.00
Deposit Amount: $100.00

See Conference Room Layouts
Washburn Classroom at Rock Springs Nature Center

Washburn Classroom

This small, sunny meeting room holds up to 20 people. Good for a business meeting or as a bride or groom’s dressing room for a Rock Spring’s rustic wedding. 20′ X 24′ room, carpeted, ADA accessible.

Max Capacity: 20
Full Day Fee Fees: $85.00
Deposit Amount: $100.00

See Washburn Classroom Layouts

To Reserve Your Room

Step 1: Browse the room layout options above and read the Room Rental Rules.
Step 2: Reserve your room online.

Room Reservation Rules

Rooms are booked for one entire day at a time. A “day” being the hours of operation of Rock Springs Nature Center for that day. Please check the Nature Center’s hours of operation for the day you are making your plans for. All room reservations must be made at least one week in advance.

  1. No smoking or alcoholic beverages are permitted on the premises. No red beverages or red jello.
  2. All activities must be confined to the room you rent.
  3. Children must be supervised at all times.
  4. The person signing the agreement is the responsible party in charge of the group’s compliance with the rules and clean-up.
  5. Trash cans are provided for your use.
  6. Food and drink must only stay in the area of the room rented.
  7. Kitchen use (shared area): 2 staff refrigerators with limited space. Cannot use Macon County Conservation District’s dishes. Must clean kitchen after use.
  8. When decorating: Glitter, confetti, staples, nails, push pins, and thumb tacks are NOT allowed. Please use only “blue painters tape” for hanging any items.
  9. Music: Events which will require sound amplification must be submitted for approval. Any device that emits a noise that is disturbing to the reasonable quiet of other persons nearby is not permitted. Please remember that we promote a family environment, and choose music accordingly.
  10. Adequate parking is provided at all conservation areas for the capacity of facilities at each location. Be sure your guests know where the designated parking areas are located. No parking along roadways or grassy areas.
  11. Person signing the agreement must be at least 21 years old.