Rentals & Parties

Saying I Do? We Have Wedding Reception and Shoemake Event Center Packages

Let the Metro Center staff help make your special day, a day to remember by renting Shoemake Event Center for your wedding reception. A special two-day package includes Shoemake Hall Event Center the day before the wedding so you may decorate and make preparations at your leisure and then the following day for your wedding from 8:00 am. until midnight. The Metro Center staff will set it up and tear it all down so you can relax and enjoy your special day.

Our 2-Day Package Includes:

  • Full Hall Rental: Comfortable seating for 200 guests
  • Set up from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the day prior to the reception
  • Set up on the day of reception from 8:00 a.m. – 12 Noon
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Bar Set-up
  • Bartender
  • Set-up, tear down of seating arrangement
  • Building attendant

Total cost for the 2-Day package is $600. Make your reservations today, Contact or call us at (815) 872-0840.

Business & Corporate Rentals

Shoemake Event Center and our Conference Room present a professional and comfortable setting for your next business meeting or corporate seminar. Whether your set-up is theater, banquet, or classroom style, we can set up for any need!

Amenities included with rental are:

  • Kitchen
  • TV/VCR/DVD Player
  • LCD Projector
  • Stages
  • Microphones
  • Podium
  • Internet Ready
  • Wi-Fi
  • Screen

For more information or to make reservations please Contact Us or call the Metro Center at (815) 872-0840.

Birthday Parties

Do your kids love the water? Have a Swim Birthday Party! Let the kids splash their birthday away at The Bureau County Metro Center Pool. Parents, you don’t have to clean the house before or clean it after. Let the BCMC take care of that for you.

Party Package (5-30 guests)
Includes a room, gym and pool during open hours for 2.5 hours. $125 Members/$135 Non-Members

Pool Package (5-30 guests)
Includes a room and pool during open hours for 2.5 hours. $115 Members/$125 Non-Members

Gym Jamboree (5-30 guests)
Includes a room and gym during open hours for 2.5 hours. $105 Members/$115 Non-Members

Other Parties

After Hours (5-30 guests)
Exclusive use of Shoemake Event Center, gym, pool and courts for 2 hours. $255 Members/$260 Non-Members

For more information or to make reservations please Contact Us or call the Metro Center at (815) 872-0840.

Pool Parties

Do your kids have a summer birthday? Do your kids love being in the water? Make your next birthday party a splash. A covered patio offers a place for your special treats. If you are looking to have a small and quiet get-together or a big and loud party, Contact Us or call the Metro Center at (815) 872-0840 today to schedule your party at Alexander Park Pool.