The Sylvester Powell has several rooms available for rental, accommodating 10 - 200 guests.
Policies & Scheduling
Reserving Event Space or making a Park Reservation - All reservations and availability must be confirmed by the Rental Office. Information about the facilities, appointments for a tour and reservations can be obtained by contacting Natalie Lucas, Rental Coordinator at 913-722-8215. The Security Deposit is required at the time of booking your reservation. If the event is booked with less than 30 days notice then the entire payment is required at the time of your reservation.
Security Deposit – Security deposits are required for every rental. They are required at the time of your booking and are non-refundable if you should cancel. The deposit is refundable 1- 2 weeks following the event, if the rooms are left in good condition (no confetti, glitter, bird seed, tape, rice and other items mentioned in contract are adhered to). Payment in full is due 3 weeks prior to the event.
Alcohol - Alcohol is not permitted at the Mission public parks. Alcohol is permitted at the Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center. If you have 100 or fewer guests no officer will be required. If you have 101-200 guests then 1 off-duty Mission police officer is required at the clients expense. If you have more than 200 guests then two officers are required. The fee is $35 or $40 per hour (holiday rate), per officer and they must arrive 15 minutes before your event and must stay 15 minutes after your event is over. Payment must be received two weeks before the event and checks are made payable to the officers. Alcohol must be given away, no cash bars or tip jars allowed. Contact the Rental Coordinator for more information.
Room Set Up, Decorating & Clean Up – Hourly rentals will incur a $25 room set up fee. We will set the tables and chairs for your event. Requests to have room reset within 48 hours of event will incur a $50 labor charge per occurrence. Decorating and/or clean up time must be within your scheduled hourly rental.
ONLY banquet and reception packages include advanced decorating time.
Confetti, glitter, and tape of any kind are prohibited and use of these items will result in automatic forfeiture of security deposit.
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times while in the community center. Children may not roam the halls of the facility.
Cancellation or Rescheduling - Security Deposits are specific to the date of reservation and cannot be transferred to other dates. Payment in full is due 3 weeks prior to the event. Hourly rentals or birthday parties cancelled less than 14 days in advance will forfeit the security deposit and rental fees. Hourly rentals or birthday parties cancelled or rescheduled greater than 15 days in advance will lose the security deposit (additional money paid can be applied to another reservation date).
Banquets/Receptions: Payment of the security deposit is due to reserve the room, it is non-refundable if you should cancel the reservation, refundable 1-2 weeks following the event as long as the room is left as it was when you got there. Half of the Total Balance is due 3 Months prior to reservation. Payment in full is due 3 weeks prior to event. (Security Deposit is non-refundable if the reservation is canceled or transferred to another date. If reservation is canceled less than 120 days before the reservation, money paid is non-refundable. If reservation is canceled greater than 120 before the reservation, money paid can be transferred to a new date (with a new Security Deposit).