Community Center Rental

Currently the Community Center is still closed for rental.  Once it opens up for rental, information will posted here.  



For more information regarding community center rental opportunities, contact the Riceville Vol. Fire Department at (828) 298-6011 or email request to





  • Reservations may only be made through the Riceville Vol. Fire Department Calendar Coordinator via email or by calling (828) 298-2456. 
  • The room cannot be booked more than six (6) months in advance.
  • The person responsible for the rental must be at least 18 years of age or older and must be present at all times during the rental.
  • Maximum capacity is 96 in the community center room.   Maximum capacity is 47 in the community center back room. Maximum capacity is 143 in the community center with wall open.    
  • The hours of rental must fall between 8 am - 10 pm. This means the room must be cleaned & vacated by 10pm unless otherwise discussed with management prior to rental.


  1. No alcohol on premises.
  2. No illegal drugs.
  3. No smoking in building. (Smoking outside is permitted. Properly dispose of cigarette/cigar butts.)
  4. Do not put nails, glue or permanent adhesive into or on walls.
  5. Do not sit on counter tops or tables.
  6. Stay out of bays and off the fire trucks and equipment.
  7. Do not park or play in front of apparatus bays.  Parking is only allowed in designated marked parking spaces or behind the building.
  8. Wi-Fi is not available.



The facility must be left clean and free of all trash and decorations. It must be swept and mopped if needed. Tables used must be wiped clean and put away on table carts. (Do not drop tables on the floor nor slide the tables across the floor.) Chairs used must be returned to the rack. Take the trash to the dumpster out back of the building. Re-line the trash cans with new bags that are located in the cabinet under the sink. If using the kitchen, clean counter tops, stove, oven, microwave, sinks, coffee pots, utensils used, and floor.


Rental Fees and Agreement Information:

The center rental fee is $225 if renting for profit, $70 if renting for not-for-profit.

Fees must be paid at least two (2) weeks prior to date of reservation.

Checks for fees/deposit are to be made payable to “Riceville Vol. Fire Department” and mailed/delivered to:   

                                                Riceville Vol. Fire Department

                                                Attn. Community Center Rental

                                                2251 Riceville Rd.

                Asheville, NC 28805 

The reservation will be confirmed by phone or email after receipt of checks & signed form.

Cancellations must be made by one (1) week prior to date reserved in order for a refund. 

Rental Agreement is located in the Files tab on the website or by clicking on the below link.  Please fill agreement form out and return with the proper amount listed above.

Rental Agreement link:



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