Willow Area Community Organization

Planning & Facility Operations Committee

The PFC is charged with overseeing “scheduling and use, maintenance and operation of local public facilities.” If you have any questions about the Community Center please contact one of the committee members at the numbers below. (names and numbers will be added soon)

To book the community center please contact the WACO office in the Center at 495-6633.

Community Center

Click here to see how to find us.

Center (rear) facing north

Rear of Center facing north

The rear of the Center has the picnic area and pavilion, a children’s play area with climbing equipment and a volley ball court.

Center (rear) facing west

Rear of Center facing west

Stage Renovation

Renovation is now complete, thanks to an anonymous donation for new curtains, help from Spenards Builders Supply and labor from many volunteers. While this picture does not do the stage justice, it does show the Tai Kwon Do team at the 2007 Carnival

Community Center Use

Use of the Community Center is free[1] for WACO Committees, recognized Community Groups and activities that are part of the Community Enrichment Program. Other groups or charities may also be eligible for free or reduced rental—contact the Vice Chair or one of the PFC members. Note that a cleaning deposit will be required for groups of 30 or more (see Cleaning checklist).

For weddings, reunions, business meetings etc., the Center may be rented by the day or hour.

[1]If you wish to use the kitchen for cooking a meal, or baking, a small fee is required to recover propane and related costs.


Main Building (Hall only)12 Hours$400
 By Hour$50/hour
Use of Kitchen add $50
Cleaning/Rental DepositMain Building$200
Floor CleaningNon refundable$65

Terms and Conditions

The link above will show current Terms and Conditions for any use of the Community Center (rental/local groups/State or Borough use, etc).

Note: In signing a rental agreement you will be acknowledging that you have read the Terms and Conditions. Note also that proof of liability insurance is required (normally covered by Homeowner or Renter’s insurance policies).

Floor Plan/interior

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Private party
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Holiday Dinner
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Wedding Reception

An event planning grid is available.

Occupancy is limited to 580 persons (Fire Marshal, July 17, 2007).

We have available—

Padded chairs200
Folding chairs150
Tables(6′x2′6′) 53

Meetings/Presentations etc

The Community Center has, in addition to kitchen, chairs and tables—

  • Sound system with tape player/recorder, cd player;
  • Piano
  • Two radio and three wired microphones for meetings;
  • The ability to tape or (if you have a digital recorder) record meetings;
  • With notice, use of a projector, laptop computer/dvd player (courtesy of Willow Library).

At present it does not have a speaker phone (although telephone jacks do exist in the main hall if you bring your own).

Community Center bookings may be viewed on the calendar page and usually have the WCC legend in their entry.

Please note that alcohol is not permitted on WACO premises.

View the results of the Community Center Energy Audit completed May, 2007.

Planning & Facility Operations Committee
Roni Widner, Vice Chair WACO
Phone: 6026 Email: vice@waco-ak.org