Greenbelt Nature Center at LaTourette Park
Catered Private Rental Information
The Greenbelt Nature Center is a stunning 5,400 square-foot stone and brick building that stands in harmony with its natural surroundings. It is designed in the architectural style of Frank Lloyd Wright. Nestled among landscaped gardens, lush lawns and seating areas, the Nature Center is available to rent for your private affair. Conveniently located in the heart of Staten Island, the Nature Center provides parking for 40 cars and is sure to provide a memorable experience for your guests.
A $200 per hour rental fee can accommodate up to 65 people. The rental would include our beautiful event room, with stone floor and wooden accents, and our adjoining picturesque outdoor slate terrace which is accessed from the event room.
A $325 per hour rental fee would enable you to rent the entire nature center. This includes the map room and exhibit area and can accommodate up to 100 people. This type of rental allows more space for setup, such as a magician, a DJ, a bar, or other unique party element of your choosing.
Other Important Information
•A $200 deposit secures the rental date.
• The balance is due 2 weeks prior to the rental date, along with a $250 security bond.
• All cancellation requests must be made in writing and may result in forfeiture of some or all of the deposit.
The Greenbelt Nature Center is available to be rented by private individuals. Dates are available year-round and can be discussed with rental coordinator.
• 10 Round catering tables
• Six 8' and two 6' rectangular tables
• Two kidney shaped tables
• 80 white wooden chairs and/or 60 stackable conference chairs.
Our Kitchen & Pantry Area provides
• Two professional stainless steel work counters, 10’ and 8’ long, respectively;
•One 15 cubic foot refrigerators,
•A service bay with wood roll-down partition.
•An exterior loading dock that leads to the pantry allows for convenient access for catering.
•Private renters may choose a caterer based on Nature Center recommendations, or may wish to obtain a caterer on their own.
•It remains the renter’s responsibility to covey the catering policy to the caterer they choose, and to abide by the rules and regulations as listed in the Caterer’s Contract, which must be signed by the caterer of their choice.