Ballenger Creek Community Building


The Ballenger Creek Community Building is located in Ballenger Creek Park

5420 Ballenger Creek Pike 
Frederick, MD 21703

Building Blueprint

Rental Times

10:00 am-10:00 pm

Facility Reservations can be made one year in advance of the desired reservation date.

WiFi is available inside the Community Building

Building Capacity

  • No more than 140 persons permitted in the Ballenger Creek Community Building, by Order of the County Fire Marshal.
  • BY ORDER OF THE FIRE MARSHALIf you are having 50 or more persons in the building during your reservation, you must have a Certified Crowd Manager on site during your reservation. Please complete the Certified Crowd Manager Online Training at the following link:  Fire Marshal Crowd Manager Online Training ($19.95).  Please email a copy of the certificate to the Parks and Recreation main office no later than two weeks prior to your reservation.

Tables / Chairs Available

  • 10 - 5 feet round tables
  • 10 - 8 feet rectangular tables
  • 125 stacking chairs


  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Sink / counter area
  • Small refrigerator

Alcohol Permit 

Only the applicant making the Community Building reservation can purchase an alcohol permit. Applicant must appear in person and show proof of age (21 or older) by providing a valid driver’s license or identification card.

Alcohol Permit Details


Events at this facility serving food or drink AND expecting 200 or more persons in attendance must comply with State of Maryland Special Event Recycling legislation. For more information, please visit Maryland's Special Events Recycling Law.

Making a Reservation

  • Reserve Online
  • To make a reservation by phone, please call 301-600-1646
  • Walk in between 8am-4pm, weekdays to make your reservation: 355 Montevue Lane, Suite 100, Frederick MD 21702


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Please Note

The Ballenger Creek Community Building is unavailable for public rental, Monday-Friday, during the summer months due to our full-day summer camps. The approximate dates for closure are mid-June through Labor Day. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Renting A Room & Other Charges
In-County Cost
Out-of-County Cost
Multi-Purpose Room
$300 $450
Kitchen Usage Fee
$75 $75
Alcohol Permit
$25 $25

​How to Make Facility Reservations Online