3033 Thoburn Road | Columbus, Ohio 43221
The Griggs Boathouse; Scioto Room may be rented daily from 12:00PM (noon) until 11:00PM on available dates, except for certain City holidays when the facility is closed. Please include rental time to allow for catering, set-up and tear down activities, as such time is not provided.
The Scioto Room is available for rentals each Thursday through Sunday only and no rentals may take place outside of the hours of 12:00PM (noon) and 11:00PM under any circumstances. Reservations may be made one year in advance. If two or more parties are interested in the same time/date at the facility, we will conduct a random drawing to see who will have the opportunity to make the reservation. Please contact our office for more details.
The Scioto Room has a four (4) hour minimum rental time on Thursday. There is a
six (6) hour minimum rental time on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Scioto Room Diagram
Rental fees are the following:
- Thursday - $125/hour
- Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - $225/hour
Full payment is due at the time that you make your reservation. Payment may be made over the telephone with a Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Cash and/or check will be accepted from walk-in customers only.
If a customer wishes to have alcohol served during their event, they must obtain an “Alcohol Service Agreement” from the CRPD; Permit and Rental Services Section. There is a $150 service fee for the privilege of having alcohol at these sites, in conjunction with the Alcohol Service Agreement. This service fee is in addition to the regular rental rates for the facility. The permit holder must be a responsible adult, age 21 or older, with proof of identification. The permit holder must pay the service fee and sign the Alcohol Service Agreement in person, in order to receive this privilege. There is a $100 expediting fee for any Alcohol Service Agreement that is paid for and signed less than fifteen (15) days prior to the event. This expediting fee is in addition to the service fee and the regular rental rates for the facility. The Alcohol Service Agreement must be paid for and signed at least fifteen (15) days in advance of the event in order to avoid paying an expediting fee.
Conditions for Alcohol use:
The customer must hire an “Approved Beverage Contractor” for the service of all alcohol at your event. The list of approved beverage contractors is maintained by the CRPD; Permit and Rental Services Section. A copy of this list is available upon request. Alcohol may not be sold at events (no cash bars). Tickets may not be sold for events providing alcohol. There can be no collecting of money or tickets in association with a rental of the Griggs Boathouse; Scioto Room.
Tables and chairs are provided. Advance table and chair set up is included if customer includes a sketch of lay out in advance.