What is the cost to rent the George Wilson Center?
The main hall rental rate is $55 per hour.
The kitchen rental rate is $35 per hour.
Rec Room 1 rental rate is $35.00 per hour.
Rec Room 2 rental rate is $25.00 per hour.
View the rental rules and regulations here.
Where is the George Wilson Center located?
The street address is:
303 New London Rd.
Newark, DE 19711
This is not the mailing address. View driving directions here.
What is the capacity?
The GWC holds a maximum of 150 people. Meeting rooms can accommodate 15 - 20 people.
How do I reserve the GWC?
Reservations are made in person at the GWC. You will be required to fill out a permit and pay a $50 deposit. Permits will not be mailed, faxed, or emailed.
What is included in the rental?
GWC staff will be present during the rental and will provide the set up and take down of tables and chairs. Renters are responsible for cleaning up (i.e., leaving the facility as it was when they arrived). We do not have catering, but you are welcome to bring your own food or caterer. Set up and clean up time must be included in the time reserved. Alcohol is not permitted.
What times are available?
This depends on the specific date requested. Call (302) 366-7000 or email for availability.
All rentals must exit the building by 10:30 PM.
Can I reserve the outdoor facilities?
Yes, again the reservation will need to be made in person. Call (302) 366-7000 or email for availability.
Can I rent the pool?
The pool is available to camp groups on weekdays prior to 12 p.m. It is not available to weekend rental groups. However, rental groups may use the pool during regular hours (10 people for the group maximum at a time).