City Facility Rentals

CITY OF SUMTER PUBLIC RENTAL AND RESERVE FACILITIES

For information regarding the following facilities:

Phone: (803) 436-2640 / (800) 688-4748

Fax: (803) 436-2652

tourism@sumter-sc.com

 


CITY OF SUMTER AQUATICS CENTER  

 1115 S. Lafayette Dr.

GPS Location:  N 33.89812o  W 080.33601o

Description: Rentals available for pool parties! This center meets requirements for competition swim meets and equipped with swim lanes, slide, and wade-pool entrance with fountain. 

For Sumter Aquatics Center rental application, please click here.


 

BIRNIE HOPE CENTERmeeting1

210 S. Purdy Street

GPS Location:  N 33.91444o  W 080.35414o

Gymnasium with Kitchen - Multi-purpose Room - Outside Pavilion

Seating Capacity: 400

Description: The City of Sumter's three HOPE Centers provide spacious, modern meeting facilities in various areas of the city. Multipurpose rooms, complete with stages and adjacent warming kitchens available, can accommodate large or small groups. The Birnie HOPE Center is conveniently located at 210 S Purdy Street and is available for Friday evening and Saturday rentals. Each facility can seat up to 400.

 

BIRNIE HOPE CENTER RENTAL APPLICATION (PDF).  Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.

 


 

GARDEN STREET SHELTERmeeting2

Swan Lake Iris Gardens - Garden Street

GPS Location:  N 33.91721o  W 080.36797o

Covered Picnic Shelter - 8 Picnic Tables - Seats 65

Description: The Garden Street Shelter is beautifully situated among towering pines and magnolias on the gently sloping grounds of the Heath gardens, and offers a stunning panoramic view of swan Lake. The facility features eight picnic tables and space for a portable grill (please see Visitor's Center staff for grilling guidelines). Public restrooms are located nearby. The shelter offers a comfortable setting for any outdoor get-together. 

 

GARDEN STREET SHELTER RENTAL APPLICATION (PDF).  Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.


 

HEATH PAVILIONheath

Garden Street

GPS Location: N 33.91579W 080.36715o

Covered Semi-Open Facility with Kitchen - 21 Large Picnic Tables - Seats 210

Description: Heath Pavilion, a rustic indoor/outdoor facility, is surrounded by a variety of trees, shrubs and flowers in a peaceful setting adjacent to the Heath Gardens. heath2The Pavilion is outfitted with a large warming kitchen, twenty-one large picnic tables, ceiling fans and retractable screens to make it suitable for outdoor functions in most types of weather. Restrooms are located nearby. The atmosphere of the Pavilion accommodates every type of group gathering from a country-styled pig-pickin' to a formal wedding reception. The Pavilion can seat 210.  

 

HEATH PAVILION RENTAL APPLICATION (PDF).  Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.


 

MEMORIAL PARK GAZEBOgazebo

Hampton Street

GPS Location:  N 33.92318o  W 080.35091o

Description: Memorial Park Gazebo is a majestic Greek-styled structure located amidst the imposing oak trees and cultivated gardens of the historic district's Memorial Park. It provides a secluded location with a splashing fountain and blanket of lush vegetation as the background for a range of gatherings. 

 

MEMORIAL PARK GAZEBO RENTAL APPLICATION (PDF).  Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.


 

NORTH HOPE CENTERmeeting4

904 N. Main Street

GPS Location:  N 33.94182W 080.34335o

Gymnasium with Kitchen - Multi-purpose Room

Seating Capacity: 400

Description: The City of Sumter's three HOPE Centers provide spacious, modern meeting facilities in various areas of the city. Multipurpose rooms, complete with stages and adjacent warming kitchens available, can accommodate large or small groups. The North HOPE Center is conveniently located at 904 N. Main Street and is available for Friday evening and Saturday rentals. Each facility can seat up to 400.

 

NORTH HOPE CENTER RENTAL APPLICATION (PDF).  Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.


OPERA HOUSEopera house

21 N. Main Street

GPS Location:  N 33.92125W 080.34165o

Phone: (803) 436-2581

Fax: (803) 436-2615

Auditorium: Seats 520

 

SUMTER OPERA HOUSE BOOKING INQUIRY.  If you are having difficulty accessing an electronic copy of the application, hard copies are available at the Swan Lake Visitors Center. Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.


 

SOUTH HOPE CENTERhope center

1125 S. Layfayette Blvd. (Hwy. 15 South)

GPS Location:  N 33.89746o  W 080.33617o

Gymnasium with Kitchen - Multi-purpose Room Seating Capacity: Banquet Style Seating Capacity: 400

Description: The City of Sumter's three HOPE Centers provide spacious, modern meeting facilities in various areas of the city. Multipurpose rooms, complete with stages and adjacent warming kitchens available, can accommodate large or small groups. The South HOPE Center is conveniently located at 1125 S Lafayette Drive and is available for Friday evening and Saturday rentals. Each facility can seat up to 400.

 

SOUTH HOPE CENTER RENTAL APPLICATION (PDF).  Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.


 

SWAN LAKE IRIS GARDENS GAZEBOswan lake

822 W. Liberty Street - Bland Side

GPS Location:  N 33.92070o  W 080.37083o

Description: Swan Lake-Iris Gardens Gazebo is a picturesque Victorian-style structure nestled among fragrant spring blooms and the lush green year-round landscape of the historic Bland Gardens. The gardens provide a stunning backdrop and atmosphere for any event; the gazebo is especially popular for springtime weddings.

 

SWAN LAKE GAZEBO RENTAL APPLICATION (PDF).  Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.


 

VISITORS CENTERvisitors center1

822 W. Liberty Street - Heath Side

GPS Location:  N 33.91978o  W 080.37138o

Enclosed Facility with Kitchen - Banquet Style Seats 125

Description: The Swan Lake Visitor Center is a completely enclosed facility conveniently located inside the main entrance to the gardens.visitors2 A full glass wall frames a stunning view of mature dogwoods and azaleas. The spacious conference/reception area is completely equipped with a warming kitchen, banquet-size tables, round tables, chairs and a professional sound system. The brick walls, tiled floors, and adjustable lighting create a delightful ambience for a variety of occasions. The Visitor Center can accommodate 125 for a seated event.

 

SWAN LAKE VISITORS CENTER RENTAL APPLICATION (PDF).  Please do not submit rental application or payment before calling to confirm availability.


SUMTER COUNTY PUBLIC RENTAL AND RESERVE FACILITIES

 

SUMTER COUNTY CIVIC CENTER

700 W. Liberty - Sumter

Phone: (803) 436-2270

Fax: (803) 436-2272

Auditorium: Seats 4,200

Maximum Banquet: 1,500

Meeting Rooms: Classroom Capacity 75-100

 

MILL CREEK PARK

7975 Milford Plantation Road - Pinewood

Phone: (803) 436-2248

Clubhouse Rustic Facility with Kitchen - Seats 200

Campground - 126 Sites - 15 Horse Stables

 

SUMTER COUNTY MUSEUM

122 N. Washington Street - Sumter

Phone: (803) 775-0908

Fax: (803) 436-5820

Meeting Room: Seats 65

Heritage Education Center: Seats 80 banquet style; 170 reception style (Meeting Room, Kitchen, Patio)

 

PATRIOT HALL

135 Haynsworth Street - Sumter

Phone: (803) 436-2260

Fax: (803) 436-2258

Auditorium: Seats 1,013 Meeting Room: Banquet Style - 50 Reception Style - 175

 

RECREATION DEPARTMENT

155 Haynsworth Street - Sumter

Phone: (803) 436-2248

Fax: (803) 436-2400

Cafeteria: Seats 100, Standing Reception 150 Large Conference Room: Seats 50, Standing Reception 100 Smaller Conference Room: Seats 25, Standing Reception 50

Email: recreation@sumtercountysc.org

 

CHERRYVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER

4340 Confederate Road - Sumter

Phone: (803) 494-4332

Contact: Nancy Smalls

 

DELAINE COMMUNITY CENTER

5400 Cain Savannah Road - Wedgefield

Phone: (803) 494-9410

Contact: Suzanne Howard

Seats: 100, Standing Reception: 150

 

EBENEZER COMMUNITY CENTER

4580 Queen Chapel Road - Sumter

Phone: (803) 469-7867

Contact: Linda Price

Seats: 75, Standing Reception: 100

 

MAYESVILLE COMMUNITY CENTER

10 Pringle Street - Mayesville

Phone: (803) 453-5979

Contact: Gertie Dobson

 

SPECTRUM COMMUNITY CENTER

1989 Durant Lane - Sumter

Phone: (803) 436-2256

Contact: Kim Dault

 

SOUTH SUMTER COMMUNITY CENTER

630 S. Sumter Street - Sumter

Phone: (803) 436-2254

Contact: Coley White

 

DILLON PARK SHELTER

1210 Clara Louise Kellogg Blvd. - Sumter

Phone: (803) 436-2248


STATE PARK AND STATE NATURAL AREAS IN SUMTER COUNTY

 

POINSETT STATE PARK

6660 Poinsett Park Road - Wedgefield

Phone: (803) 494-8177

Office Hours: 11am -12 noon & 4-5pm

Picnic Shelters may be reserved for a fee or, when available, may be used without charge on a first come, first serve basis.

 

WOODS BAY STATE NATURAL AREA

11020 Woods Bay Road - Olanta

Phone: (843) 659-4445

Office Hours: Thurs. - Mon. 11 am - 12 noon

Picnic Shelters may be used without charge or reserved for a fee.


 

OTHER AREA RENTAL AND RESERVE FACILITIES

 

ALICE BOYLE GARDEN CENTERaliceboyle

842 W. Liberty Street - Sumter (located next to Swan Lake-Iris Gardens) 

Phone: (803) 773-8842

For Reservation Information Contact: Laura Ruth Baker(803) 773-3158 or Eileen Gardner (803) 481-2281

Large Reception Room with Two Furnished Parlor Areas for Extra Seating and a Full Kitchen. There are Two Restrooms and Plenty of Parking in the Back of the Building. Seating Accommodating up to 100

 

AMERICAN LEGION FAIR MEMORIAL BUILDING

30 Artillery Drive - Sumter

Phone: (803) 795-5188(9 a.m to 9 p.m.)

Large Sectional Facility with Kitchen - Accommodating up to 475

 

AMERICAN LEGION HOME

34 Artillery Drive - Sumter

Phone: (803) 506-2739 (9 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

Contact: Dot Rinehart

Large Facility with Kitchen- Accommodating up to 350

 

CENTRAL CAROLINA TECHNICAL COLLEGE

506 N. Guignard Drive - Sumter

Phone: (803) 778-1961

Fax: (803) 778-7880

Meeting Rooms: Accommodating 200-500

 

COMFORT SUITES

2500 Broad Street Extension - Sumter

Phone: (803) 469-0200

Fax: (803) 469-7880

One Meeting Room: Seats 35-50

 

ECONOLODGE

226 N. Washington - Sumter

Phone: (803) 775-2323 / (800) 457-6884

Fax: (803) 773-9500

Restaurant: Seats 75

Large Meeting Room: Seats - 90, Reception - 250 Small Room: Seats - 30

 

HAMPTON INN

1370 Broad Street Extension - Sumter

Phone: (803) 469-2222

Fax: (803) 469-2315

One Meeting Room: Seats 35

 

Hamptons

4 W. Hampton Avenue, Sumter

Phone: (803) 774-4400

Main Room Seating: 120, Standing: 175

 

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

2490 Broad Street - Sumter

Phone: (803) 469-4444

Fax: (803) 469-8433

One Meeting Room: Seats 50

Email: hiesumter@aol.com

 

MOUNT VERNON INN

2 Broad Street - Sumter

Phone: (803) 773-5551 / (800) 469-0200

Fax: (803) 773-8041

One Meeting Room: Seats 50

 

QUALITY INN 2390 Broad Street Extension - Sumter

Phone: (803) 469-9001 / (800) 228-2800

Fax: (803) 469-9070

One Meeting Room: Breakdown into three divisional rooms - Banquet Style - Seats 150

 

RILEY BALL PARK

Church Street

Seating Capacity - 2,000

 

SANS SOUCI PAVILION

San Souci Farms

1935 San Souci Road

Sumter, SC 29154

Phone: (803) 499-4572

Contact: Heath Hoover

Covered Semi-Open Facility with Kitchen - Seats up to 250

 

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE - CLUB SHAW ANNEX

(Active Duty or Retired Military Only or Sponsored)

487 Myers Street - Shaw AFB - Sumter

Phone: (803) 666-3651

Fax: (803) 666-3663

Large Ballroom / Divisional 3 Rooms

Receptions: 500 Banquet: Seats 100

 

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE - CLUB SHAW

(Active Duty or Retired Military Only or Sponsored)

454 Stewart Ave. - Shaw AFB - Sumter

Phone: (803) 666-3651

Fax: (803) 666-3688

Ballroom: Seats 250 Standing 300

Dining Area: Seats - 100, Standing - 150

Quiet Lounge: Seats - 40, Standing - 75

 

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE - COMMUNITY CENTER

(Active Duty or Retired Military Only or Sponsored)

Center: Seats -150, Standing - 250

 

SUMTER JAYCEES

314 Pine Street

Sumter, SC 29150

Phone: (803) 481-7032

Contacts: Hemby Smith

Standing or Theater Style - 175, Banquet - Seats 125

 

SUNSET COUNTRY CLUB

(Members Only or Sponsored)

1005 Golfcrest Road - Sumter

Phone: (803) 775-5541

Fax: (803) 773-4014

 

THE O'DONNELL HOUSE

120 E. Liberty Street - Sumter

Phone: (803) 774-0088