Portola Springs Community Center

Please note: To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community, some indoor facilities and outdoor recreational spaces may be closed or have modified access until further notice. 

Irvine outdoor park spaces remain open for passive use. Outdoor playgrounds, and athletic and recreational fields and courts, have reopened with modified access. Modified recreational programming will be available to the community and registration is open at yourirvine.org. Learn more at the City Facility Updates webpage

 


 

Portola Springs Community Center is a multi-use facility that offers a variety of classes for the community. It includes a multipurpose room, meeting room, Native American Wing: Acjachemen Room, patio space, and outdoor and playground amenities. View details about rentable spaces within Portola Springs Community Center below. 

Please note: Reservations are not available for the picnic tables throughout the park area; they are available on a first-come, first-served basis for groups of 50 or fewer. Alcohol and vendors (e.g., caterers or entertainers) are not permitted.

Programs

The City of Irvine offers a variety of classes at Portola Springs Community Center, including youth dance, music, and educational programs, as well as adult pickleball lessons. For all programs and activities currently at Portola Springs Community Center, visit yourirvine.org.

Reservations

Please review the amenities below. To make a reservation or for more information, contact Facility Reservations at 949-724-6620 or reservations@cityofirvine.org. Applicants may now also fill out a Facility Reservation Application & Request form online here.

Available Facility Reservations

MULTIPURPOSE ROOM

Portola Springs Community Center’s 2,963-square-foot multipurpose room can be rented as a whole or split into two separate rooms. The room features a carpeted floor and accommodates theater-style seating, banquet seating, and classroom-style seating. The multipurpose room includes access to a warming kitchen, which is available for an add-on fee. The maximum room capacity is approximately 198 attendees, depending on setup.

KITCHEN

Portola Springs Community Center's kitchen is available only with a multipurpose room reservation for an add-on fee. No cooking of food is permitted. Prepared or catered food may be kept warm or cold by utilizing the kitchen amenities, which include a microwave, an oven, a refrigerator, a stove, and a sink. No barbecuing permitted. 


 

NATIVE AMERICAN WING: ACJACHEMEN ROOM 

The 1,651-square-foot Native American Wing: Acjachemen Room features a carpeted floor and accommodates theater-style seating, banquet seating, and classroom-style seating. It includes cultural and historical artifacts and displays paying homage to the Native American tribes who once inhabited the Portola Springs area. The maximum room capacity is approximately 104 attendees, depending on setup.


MEETING ROOM

Portola Springs Community Center's meeting room is 722 square feet with carpeted flooring that can accommodate theater-style seating, banquet seating, and classroom-style seating. The maximum room capacity is approximately 48 attendees, depending on setup.

PATIO

Portola Springs Community Center's patio space is on the backside of the center, and offers scenic views of the surrounding hillsides. The patio is rentable on its own. Rental applicant must provide their own tables and chairs for outdoor use. 



 

PICNIC SHELTER

Portola Springs Community Center has one picnic shelter featuring four picnic tables and two barbecues. Picnic tables are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Policies & Fees

The City of Irvine Community Services Reservation Policy is established to ensure that the use of City facilities and parks aligns with City values, provides fair access to all users, remains fair priced, operates in a fiscally responsible manner, and supports a safe and sustainable community. View the Reservation Policy here.

Reservation Fees & Hours

Portola Springs Community Center's rooms are available for rent; hourly rates vary by room, group, and event type (see the Reservation Policy for more details). Please see the table below for a general overview of fees, or view a PDF version here. Reservations outside of regular operating hours may be subject to additional fees, noted below.

ROOM DEPOSIT RESIDENT FEE/HOUR NONRESIDENT FEE/HOUR
Multipurpose Room* $400 $138 $172
Native American Wing:
Acjachemen Room
$200 $122 $152
Patio $200 $107 $133
Meeting Room $150 $72 $89
ADDITIONAL ROOMS & FEES
Kitchen $200 $40 additional charge per reservation day, in addition to multipurpose room reservation fees.

*A $20 additional hourly fee will be charged for reservations of premium rooms during primetime hours. Primetime hours are 5–9 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.–10 p.m. Saturday, and noon–6 p.m. Sunday. Find more information on reservation hours and primetime fees here.

Please note: The above fees apply to room rental only. Events including alcohol will incur additional fees. Other needed services, such as security, porter service, or equipment rentals, are available with additional fees.

Portola Springs Community Center Facility Reservation Fees

General Equipment Rental Fees