A Gathering Place for All Reasons Seasons
Please Note: The staff and management of the Elizabeth Sugden Broughton Community Building are taking extra cleaning precautions during this time. We want to ensure your safety so you can enjoy your event with peace of mind. We are cleaning before and after every event. We are following all the state guidelines. In the interest of the health and well-being of our customers, clients and associates, we request that anyone interested in renting the Community Building or other facilities refrain from stopping by.
The Elizabeth Sugden Broughton Community Building is the latest and largest building project undertaken by The Broughton Foundation which has been associated with other projects that contribute to economic development and to the quality of life in the community. Located near the main entrance to the Broughton Nature and Wildlife Education Area on State Route 821 in the activity center of The Park. It has a kitchen for food brought in by users and caterers, a presentation system, patio and many other features. All entrances are ADA-compliant.
Available year-round to local governments, schools, nonprofit organizations, community groups and organizations, businesses, professionals, families and others can reserve the building for private or public events. It is perfect for:
Corporate Retreats and Conferences: Our state of the art field research center has meeting and classroom spaces for your conference.
Class & Family Reunions: Reunions are a wonderful time for family and friends to reconnect and reminisce. Take advantage of our indoor and outdoor facilities to make your next get together an even more enjoyable occasion.
Weddings & Anniversaries: Getting married, renewing vows, or just getting together, we can help you make this a special and romantic day that your family and friends will talk about for a long time.
Our Community Building can accommodate up to 289 guests and has 130 parking spaces. Ask about use of tables, chairs, presentation equipment, cold/prep kitchen, catering/beverage closet and outside keg holder.
The Oak Room, a specially-designed space of 1,528 square feet, is available for meetings, classes, and other similar uses. Features and amenities include a unisex restroom, refrigerator, 75 inch TV, storage room, office, dock storage area, private entrance and parking in front. All utilities, including cable and internet services, are included in the daily rental rate. The Oak Room can accommodate up to 40 guests.
The Buckeye Room can be used for registration or a staging area for up to 40 guests. It has no facilities, but portable toilets are nearby if the Community Building is not available.
Also close by is the Pavilion, a covered, 3-sided shelter with picnic-style seating and tables for about 20 guests plus a very large grassy area. The Pavilion, Buckeye Room and Community Building are shown below.
To submit a request to reserve the Community Building, Picnic Pavilion and/or the Buckeye Room, email or fax the information outlined on the Request Facilities page or contact us at the numbers below. Please note that submitting a request does not guarantee a reservation.
Phone: 740-374-9396 • Fax: 740-374-9924 • Rental Manager: 740-516-6959
Call the office: 740-374-9396 M-F 8:00-4:00.
Call the Rental Manager: 740-516-6959.
View from SE corner shows main entrance, East end exit
Above: SW corner view shows drop-off entrance, main entrance
The Community Building, Oak Room, and other facilities are open year-round!
To submit a request to reserve any of our facilities, email or fax the information outlined on the Request Facilities page.
If you come to our office, please note that The Broughton Foundation office is also the office for Broughton Commercial Properties, LLC and GWB Oil & Gas. All are located at 639 State Route 821 • Marietta, Ohio 45750 in GWB Complex 1.