Facility Rentals

The Waldorf School of Garden City is centrally located in Nassau County on Long Island. Several spaces are available for rent when school is not in session. Our facilities are available for long or short term rental, and include:

  • Gymnasium
  • Performances spaces
  • Cafeteria & Kitchen
  • Athletic Fields
  • Library
  • Classrooms

For more information, contact: Kathy Bossuk at bossukk@waldorfgarden.org.

Request the Use of our Facilities

The Waldorf School of Garden City rents certain indoor and outdoor spaces when they are available. The school will make every effort to keep the dates you request available for your event; however, should the primary business of the school need for us to change or cancel a date we will contact you.

The procedure for requesting to rent space at the Waldorf School is as follows:

  • Review the Schedule of Fees on this page.
  • Request a tour (optional). Contact: bossukk@waldorfgarden.org
  • Complete and submit the Building Use Request form in detail. Download form below.
  • Your request will be reviewed by the Administration and dates will be checked for availability.
  • If approved, you will be contacted. The completion of our License Agreement is required to finalize.

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Building & Grounds Rental Schedule of Fees

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Contact Finance Director, Ramona Owens at ownesr@waldorfgarden.org for additional fee and required insurance certificate information.

Certificate of Insurance & Endorsement

For the term of the Rental Agreement, the licensee must provide to the Waldorf School, A Certificate of Insurance and a corresponding endorsement, which evidences Worker’s Compensation Insurance in accordance with the laws of the State of New York, and Commercial General Liability with limits no less than $2,000,000 aggregate and $1,000,000 per occurrence for bodily and property damage and participant liability. The Certificate of Insurance and endorsement for general liability policies must name the school as an additional insured and state that the Licensee’s insurance is “primary” to the School’s.

This Certificate of Insurance and endorsement must be provided no less than ten days before the Licensee’s event begins to: Director of Finance, Waldorf School of Garden City, 225 Cambridge Avenue, Garden City, NY 11530, or email: ownesr@waldorfgarden.org.

The Certificate of Insurance must provide 30 days’ notice of any material change or cancellation. Any words limiting notice “to best efforts, endeavor to advise, not responsible to notify, etc.,” will result in certificate being rejected. Please review specific wording as shown previously.

Contact Finance Director, Ramona Owens at ownesr@waldorfgarden.org for additional required insurance information.

Special Certifications

Renters sponsoring athletic events must have at least one designated person who carries a current CPR and AED certificate. Evidence of certification must be provided with your completed lease agreement.

Renters who access the kitchen must have at least one person who carries a current Food Handler certificate and one person with current training in the Heimlich maneuver. Evidence of certification must be provided with your completed lease agreement.

Notice to Renters

In order to maintain a safe and secure environment within the building and on the grounds of The Waldorf School of Garden City, all renters and renting organizations must require that their event participants comply with the Rules, Regulations and Responsibilities for our school as outlined below. Please read each of these requirements carefully and share them with your group as you deem appropriate.

All Renters must schedule a meeting with a school official to review the School’s emergency procedures, prior to the day of your event.

Basic Security Procedures:

  1. Prior to using the building, please identify the outer entrances and inner rooms and restrooms that will be used.
  2. Know the location of first aid kits and defibrillators, fire extinguishers and nearest hospital.
  3. As all doors to the school must remain locked, please designate a member of your group to monitor and open doors for your participants. NO UNATTENDED DOOR PROPPING ALLOWED.
  4. Make sure all potential and designated fire exits (windows and doors) are kept clear.
  5. Please make sure your group stays in the areas that you have arranged to use.
  6. Be courteous and make others using the building during your scheduled time aware of your departure time, who is securing the area and decide who will lock-up any shared spaces.

All Renters must be responsible for the security of participants and the school during the event. Please provide an individual who will be responsible for monitoring all persons entering and exiting the building during and its related set-up and clean-up, including the securing of all entrances used by the group before leaving the premises. We strongly recommend that two people be responsible for evening security by completing the lock-up procedures and walking to their cars together.
Renters sponsoring athletic events must have at least one designated person who carries a current CPR and AED certificate. Evidence of certification must be provided with your completed lease agreement.

Renters who access the kitchen must have at least one person who carries a current Food Handler certificate and one person with current training in the Heimlich maneuver. Evidence of certification must be provided with your completed lease agreement.

  • All Renters must park only in designated parking spaces. Vehicles may not be parked on the grass or in the handicapped parking spaces (delineated in blue) without the appropriate permit.
  • All Renters must adhere to the campus-wide smoking ban, in the building and on the grounds. Alcohol and illegal drugs are prohibited.
  • All Renters must respect School property. Be sure any equipment used is returned to its proper place. All windows must be closed and all lights turned off upon leaving.
  • All Renters must use the recycling and garbage bins and deposit trash accordingly. All areas of the School used must be left in a clean condition.
  • All Renters must obey all traffic signs located throughout the property.
  • All Renters must supervise their students/participants at ALL times.
  • Renters and their guests must never wear cleats inside the building at any time.
License Agreement

After rental request has been approved please review, sign, and submit the License Agreement below:

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