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People's Center Gym Volleyball

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1602 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Tacoma, WA 98405

(253) 404-3915

Interested in renting? View the rental forms or contact us for more information.



Starting Price:



43 spaces

People’s Center Gymnasium

Capacity: 250
Rental Time: 1 hr minimum
Parking: 43 spaces, 4 accessible
Audio/Visual: No
Kitchen: Yes, with additional fee
Catering: Outside caterers allowed for large events. No food allowed for tournaments or practices.
Pricing: $150-$175

Rental Information



  • 50 rectangle tables – 6 feet in length (72 inches)
  • 200 chairs
  • Kitchen amenities: stove, oven and refrigerator
  • Fully accessible

Decorations, Rental Attendant


No staples, nails, or duct tape (painters tape only); no confetti or glitter, sand, bird food, rice, no open flame candles. Decorating time included in rental time.

Special Service

A rental attendant will remain onsite throughout the duration of your event.

Rental Fees

Rental Fee

  • $150 an hour without alcohol
  • $175 an hour with alcohol

Damage Deposit 
Refundable if there is no damage. Due 15 days prior to rental

  • $350 without alcohol
  • $600 with alcohol

Cleaning Fee

  • $150 non-refundable


  • $30 per hour, 4 hour minimum

Rental Terms

Rental Terms

Full payment is required upon reservation. A four-hour minimum reservation is required. A refundable damage deposit is required 15 days prior to rental date.


A banquet permit is required if alcohol will be served. Banquet permit must be submitted to Metro Parks 15 days prior to the event. Alcoholic beverages are not allowed after 1 am. A licensed bartender is required at rentals where alcohol will be served.


Required when alcohol is served. Security guards are contracted through a private security company, at a rate of $25 per hour per guard and paid 15 days prior to event. This is payable through Metro Parks Tacoma.

99 guests or less – One security guard required
100 guests or more -Two security guards required