YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Center

Estes Park



YMCA of the Rockies is located near the town of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. The facilities nature-inspired venues make it an ideal location for a Rocky Mountain wedding. From June through September, the all-inclusive Mountainside Lodge is available. The lodge features a historic cabin that sleeps up to 38 people. Pledge your love for one another in a gorgeous ceremony, with spectacular views of the mountains and valley as a backdrop, at the outdoor chapel. After the ceremony, the celebration continues with dinner and dancing, for up to 120 guests, under the covered pavilion. The YMCA of the Rockies offers additional outdoor and indoor ceremony sites that are available year round. Whether you want an intimate gathering of 30 of your closest loved ones or a grand affair with up to 430 of your guests, the YMCA of the Rockies can accommodate you. The Estes Park Center also offers several reception sites. The Pine and Walnut Rooms are beautiful, mountain-inspired, rustic spaces. For gala size celebrations the Assembly Hall offers a large, warm setting. The Hall’s large foyer is ideal for a cocktail hour. The professional event coordination staff will impress you with their warm, customized, and attentive service.

Venue Style

Event Center, Community Center, Ocean/Waterfront View, Mountain, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 480 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 500 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 11:00AM. Events must end by 10:30PM.

Rental Fees

Ceremony times are 3.5 hours Reception times are 4.5 hours with an option to add hours for $100 per hour. All receptions must end by 10:30pm regardless, including clean up time. Ceremony Site Rentals Ponder Indoor Chapel: $400 Hyde Indoor Chapel: $600 Sarah Smith Outdoor Chapel: $350 Overlook Outdoor Chapel: $500 Mountain Side Lodge Package: Call for pricing details. Reception Room Rentals Pine Room: $700 June-Sept. $500 remainder of the year Walnut Room: $900 June-Sept. $600 remainder of the year Assembly Hall A: $1000- year round Assembly Hall B: $1000- year round Assembly Hall AB: $1500- year round Assembly Hall C: $2100- year round Assembly Hall Full Room: year round $3000 Upper Cookout Outdoor Pavilion: $500 Available Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays Memorial Day Weekend-Labor Day only. Things to note: We allow a self-catering option at our outdoor reception sites only. Please, no outside catering. For catered outdoor receptions, there is a $6 per person charge, plus regular menu prices, at our outdoor sites only. This is because it is highly labor intensive. Regular menu prices are applied at our indoor reception sites. No self catering is allowed. Outside catering is not allowed at any of our sites. A non-refundable security deposit for both a ceremony and reception site of $700 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park Center is estimated at between $4,147 and $14,204 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Food & beverage minimum
BYO alcohol
Beer and wine only
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:30PM

Wedding Day Availability (Last updated Oct 23, 2017)

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