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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.

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. We have various spaces, to fit your budget, that can be used individually or combined to make your perfect event.

Click below to see all the event spaces!

Community Room

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.

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


Rolando Room and Other Meeting Rooms

The Kroc Center is the perfect location for your next event. We have multiple meeting spaces, large and small, for your next corporate occasion, business retreat, awards banquet, or a simple group get together.


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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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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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 / info@kroccenterice.com

Learn more about the Ice Arena


Theatre Rentals

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 580 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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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.
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Watch a recent performance that was filmed and streamed online 
Read about it here

Corner Zone Indoor Play Park

Looking for the perfect place to host your next party?
Book the Corner Zone Indoor Play Park and bounce your way into a fun-filled day at the Kroc Center! Our indoor play park is the perfect place for your kid to have fun and make memories with family and friends on their special day!

We have tons of activities to keep them entertained, such as:

  • Bouncy houses
  • Swings
  • An indoor zip line
  • Imagination Playground blocks
  • Angry Bird toss
  • Connect 4 hoops
  • Foosball tables, and more!

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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.

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