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Unforgettable events on a state-of-the-art campus.

The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center was built with your special event in mind.

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Host An Event At The Kroc

The centrally located Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center 12.4 acre campus was built with your special event in mind. Our campus has unique gathering spaces outfitted with state-of-the-art technical capabilities. Whether you are planning a corporate event, birthday party, baby shower, theatre performance, field trip, or any other special occasion, we invite you to come take a look. 

For more information please call 619.269.1551 or email [email protected]

 Safety is our top priority 

Health & wellness is more important than ever before. The Kroc Center is committed to providing a safe rental experience for your event. 

Host an online Performances

Stay safe and share your passion!
Take the stage and film a virtual recital or performance at the Joan B. Kroc Theatre. Our versatile venue is fully equipped and professionally staffed. Don’t let the pandemic keep you from performing. Live or prerecorded performances are the perfect way to stay safe while allowing you to share your talents with loved ones.
Perfect for:

  • Theatrical Performances
  • Recording a podcast
  • Dance Performances
  • Conferences and Seminars

    For more information please call 619.269.1551 or email [email protected]

 

Watch a recent performance that was filmed and streamed online 
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Rent the Joan B. Kroc Theatre!

The Joan B. Kroc Theatre & Performing Arts Center
Our fully equipped 33,000 square-foot Performing Arts Center consists of the Joan B. Kroc Theatre, two dance studios, band and orchestra room, vocal and instrumental practice rooms, and a large multipurpose conference room. The Joan B. Kroc Theatre has been utilized for thousands of events ranging from seminars and recitals to Broadway-quality shows and fundraisers. The theatre is fully equipped with seating for 540 people, a 2,732 square foot stage, motorized orchestra pit, scene shop, and support facilities including a green room, dressing rooms and other adjacent meeting spaces.


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Perfect for:

  • Theatrical Performances
  • Competition Events
  • Graduation Ceremonies
  • Musical Recitals
  • Dance Performances
  • Conferences and Seminars

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Joan B. Kroc Theatre Rates & Specs


Weekend Rate (Fri-Sun)$2,500 (5 hrs) $275 hr Load-in/Rehearsal Rate
Weekday Rate (Mon-Thurs)$2,000 (5 hrs) $275 hr Load-in/Rehearsal Rate
Additional Hours 


Included in fee

  • Technical Production Manager
  • Production Technicians (2)
  •  House Manager
  • Basic Lighting Package
  • Basic Audio (corded microphones)
  • Dressing Rooms
  • Security
  • Custodians
  • Volunteer Ushers
  • Concession Operations (with Intermission)

Overtime Labor Rates & Additional Equipment Rates

Overtime Labor 

$350/hr over 8 hrs, $425/hr over 12 hrs 

  • Overflow Dressing Room
  • Additional room for large casts-
  • no set up: $100/day per room

Equipment

  • Marley Dance Floor: 275/day-$375/week
  • Steinway Model D 9’ Piano: (includes tuning): $275
  • Versalite Risers: $50-$300
  • Orchestra Pit: $300
  • Orchestra Shells: $300 
  • Wireless Microphones:$50/day, $75/half week, $150/week (Basic corded mics are included):
  • Lumen Projector/rear projection screen: $450/day, $650/half week, $1250/week
  • Concession Stand Rental:$100-$300/day
    White Scrim: $200
  • Hazer: $50/day, $150/wk

Organizational Requirements A security deposit of five hundred ($500.00) dollars must be paid in advance in order to reserve the facility. This deposit is required to ensure proper clean up after use of the facility and to cover the cost of repairs, damages or loss to the facility or equipment. All deposits will be refunded in full if clean up is suitable and no property damage is noted. 

Large Businesses Larger business can take advantage of the of the Joan B. Kroc Theatre weekday rates for all staff meetings of up to 540 employees.

Notes: 

  • Standard rental fees apply for any overtime additional technical and equipment needs.
  •  Program content must be suitable for all ages.
  •  Outside catering permitted with pre approval ( Fees apply)
  •  Please inquire about catering options and availability


Community Room

40’ x 34’ / 1333 sq. feet

Looking for a space you can make your own? Our Community Room is the perfect setting for your next special occasion, whether it be a baby shower, birthday party, or small community meeting. Create an unforgettable experience in this affordable and customizable room! There is no access to the kitchen in the community room. All catering must be fully self-contained

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Room Rental Information

  • 2 hours for $200. Additional hours are $75 an hour
  • Up to 75 people depending on room configuration
  • Tables and Chairs provided
  • A/V Capabilities
  • Perfect for Baby Showers
  • Bring in your own food and decor
  • Plan a small party on a budget


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Community Room Rates & Specs

Capacity
50 banquet-style, 80 theater-style, 60 class room-style. 

Rates
$200/hr. (2 Hour)
Additional hours -$75/hr.
Nonprofit rate - $75/hr.

Included in fee
Built in projector and drop down screen. (Client to provide laptop and adapter) Basic meeting table and chair set up. Podium upon request 

Additional fees
Dedicated support staff $30/hr Catering/Hospitality 

Please note: 
•  Confetti and glitter are prohibited. Painters tape must be used when attaching decor to wall and doors. •  No kitchen access is available. •  Please inquire about catering options and availability

Rolando Room

43’ x 69’ / 2985 sq. feet

The centrally located San Diego Kroc Center is the perfect setting for your next special corporate occasion, business retreat, awards banquet or a simple group get-together. 

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Room Rental Information

  • Outstanding service with support from planning to implementation •
  • High-speed wireless Internet access

Rolando Room Rates & Specs

Capacity
Capacity of the Banquet Room is 180 banquet-style, 250 theater-style, 100 classroom-style. 

Rates
$900/hr for 3 hours
Additional hours -$200/hr
Nonprofit rate - $200/hr

Included in fee
Podium upon request. Basic meeting table and chair set up

Additional fees

  • Round Tables: $25 per (include chairs and black linen)
  • Theatre Style chair set-up: $100.
  • Audio set-up w/ wired microphone: $50.
  • Flat screen video Projection: $150. (Client to provide laptop and adapter) No Technician.
  • AV Technician $30 per hour.
  • Stage removal and/or room divider: $100
  • Outdoor Courtyard is subject to availability  & fees

Please note: 
•  Confetti and glitter are prohibited. Painters tape must be used when attaching decor to wall and doors. •  No kitchen access is available. •  Please inquire about catering options and availability

Outdoor Spaces


Our 55,000 square-foot recreation field is located in the heart of the Kroc Center campus and is a great venue for soccer, flag football and other outdoor sports. The field is also bordered on the south by a team building challenge course consisting of several low and high rope course elements, and a 30-foot tall rock-climbing tower.

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Ice Arena


The Kroc Center Ice Arena is the only ice arena centrally located in the heart of San Diego. An NHL regulation sized ice surface with year-round programs. Private ice rentals are available only during late spring/summer months and late December.  Fees are nonrefundable and due in full three weeks in advance.
For more information 619.269.1504 / [email protected]

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Aquatics Center

 

The Aquatics Center boasts three pools: 25 meter x 25 yard short course competition pool, recreation pool, indoor warm water therapy pool, and is a beautiful venue for pool parties, and swim and water sport tournaments.
 

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Gymnasium


A multi-use center, this 56,000 square-foot building contains an NBA regulation sized basketball court, and is ideally suited for volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, and badminton. The gymnasium is also a great venue for other tournaments, showcases and sporting events.

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Facility Rental Interest Form

Please use this application to submit your rental request for The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center. Please note, the approval process for scheduling your event may require up to 14 days. Thank you for considering the Kroc Center for your event.

For more information or a personalized rental quote

(619) 269-1551
Theatre Director: [email protected]

Client List

Academy of Business, Education, Art, & Music ● Alpine Dance Academy● American Relief Agency for the Horn of Africa ● Balletcenter Studios ●C. Hook Theater ● California Dance Classics ● California Professional Ballet Program ●California Ballet ●California Virtual Academies ●Children’s Creative & Performing Arts Academy ●Christian Youth Theater ● City Ballet School ● Clan Rince School of Irish Dance ● County of San Diego ●CV Dance Co.● Danzart Academy ●East County Youth Symphony ● Elevé School of Dance ●Expressions Dance & Movement Center ●Gujarati Association of San Diego ● HappySlip LIVE! ● Hispanic Arts Theatre ● Hillcrest Wind Ensemble ● Hollywood Music ● Jibe Studios ● KevOnStage Live! ● Keiller Leadership Academy ● Lemon Grove School District ● Lynch Dance Institute ● Maraya Voice Studio ● Mt. Helix Academy ● Martin Luther King Jr. Community Choir of San Diego ● Mesa College Dance Department ● Miss Greater San Diego Pageant ● Multi-Cultural Academy, Inc. ● Pacific College of Oriental Medicine ● Platt College San Diego ● Peter Pan Junior Theater ● Schmoedown Trivia Live! ● San Diego Academy of Ballet ● San Diego Concert Band ●Taupou Samoan Polynesian Dance ● The Dance Spot ● The Twynot Show ● Waldorf Academy ● World Ballet Art Competition Grand Prix ●Worldstrides International Heritage Music Festival ●Youth America Grand Prix

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