Recreation Center

7008 Fifth Street
Bellaire, TX 77401


The Bellaire Recreation Center has several rooms that can be rented for meetings, birthday parties, camps, and athletic events. Each room has unique features, which are listed in the tabs below. Recreation Center rooms are only reservable outside of the Recreation Center's operating hours.

View the dimensions of the Recreation Center.

View the City of Bellaire rental policies.

bellaire recreation center
  1. Meeting Room
  2. Craft Room
  3. Gymnasium
  4. Youth room

Meeting Room

The meeting room is carpeted with a large dry-erase board and a counter with a sink. This is an ideal choice for a small, business-oriented occasion. No food or drink is allowed.

Capacity: approx. 15-20 people

Audio-Visual Features: TV with USB/HDMI connection

Note: This space is only available to reserve outside of Recreation Center operating hours.

Meeting Room

Rental Fees

There is a 3-hour minimum for all indoor facility rentals. Rental time must include set up and clean up.

Security Deposit (Refundable*)
Meeting Room$35/hour$70/hour$105 - Resident
$210 - Non-Resident
Craft Room$35/hour$70/hour$105 - Resident
$210 - Non-Resident
$250/hour$105 - Resident
$210 - Non-Resident
Youth Room$35/hour$70/hour$105 - Resident
$210 - Non-Resident
Dance Room$35/hour$70/hour$105 - Resident
$210 - Non-Resident

*Security deposits are refundable if there are no penalties or damages are incurred.


Rental requests must be submitted a minimum of one month in advance but no more than six months prior to the reservation date requested. All facility reservations have a minimum 3-hour reservation requirement.

Facilities are reservable for the following times, subject to staffing and facility availability: Saturdays after 2:00 pm and Sundays. 

To reserve a space in the Recreation Center, submit an online rental request form*.

*Note: This form does not confirm your reservation. You will be contacted by email to confirm availability and receive instructions for securing the rental.

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Deposit and signed permit application are required to make a reservation. Total fee must be paid in full by cash, check, or credit card two weeks before rental.

Special Events

A special event permit may be required if the rental meets one or more of the following criteria: 

  • Open to the public
  • Has 50 or more people in attendance
  • Has alcohol

Additional permits, security, or documentation may be required at the renter’s expense to issue a special event permit.


Serving alcohol during a rental requires:

For details contact Bellaire Parks, Recreation & Facilities.

Non-Profits & Organizations

Rental rates are discounted for non-profits and organizations in Bellaire. Groups must have a 501C3 status and have a two-thirds majority of Bellaire Residents. Please contact Bellaire Parks and Recreation for more information.

Tables and Chairs

Tables and chairs (subject to what is available) are included in the price of the rental for the Bellaire Recreation Center. All other tables and chairs must be rented through an outside vendor, not the City of Bellaire.