Waukesha County

 

Park System Fees


Waukesha County Park System is an 8,500-acre natural resources-based system. Some parks and lake access sites require an annual membership or daily permit. A portion of these fees helps us maintain parkland. (No fee at Retzer Nature Center.)

Retzer Learning Center Room Rentals

Retzer Learning Center has a variety of rooms available to rent for your special event or meeting. With a kitchen, audio and data systems, Retzer is the ideal setting for corporate meetings, showers, small weddings, and much more. Retzer Nature Center does not require daily permit or annual membership to enter.

  • 2023 Community Room Fees

    Community RoomApprox. 54' x 27'

    Community Room: (All 3 rooms together)

    Includes: Kitchen, independent sound system, WiFi, 3 phone lines, 3 data lines, ceiling mounted projector and screen.

    Capacity:
    150 theatre
    118 banquet
    50 classroom 

    Room Time

    2023 Fee
    6 hours $500.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $950.00
    Two days, 14 hours each (Sat & Sun Only) $1,800.00

    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental)

    Patio Area Time 2023 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $270.00
    Each additional hour $50.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $510.00

    Other add ons:  (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2023 Prairie Room Fees

    Prairie Room (East Room) - Approx. 18' x 27'

    Prairie Room: (east room)

    Includes: Kitchen, WiFi, 1 phone line, 1 data line.

    Capacity:
    42 theatre 
    34 banquet 
    20 classroom 

    Room Time

    2023 Fee
    6 hours $300.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $570.00

    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental)

    Patio Area Time 2023 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $270.00
    Each additional hour $50.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $510.00

    Other add-ons:  (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2023 Savanna Room Fees

    Savanna Room (Center Room) - Approx. 18' x 27'

    Savanna Room: (center room)

    Includes: WiFi, 1 phone line, 1 data line.

    Capacity:
    42 theatre 
    34 banquet 
    20 classroom 

    Room Time

    2023 Fee
    6 hours $250.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $475.00

    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental)

    Patio Area Time 2023 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $270.00
    Each additional hour $50.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $510.00

    Other add-ons: (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2023 Forest Room Fees

    Forest Room (West Room) - Approx. 18' x 27'

    Forest Room: (west room)

    Includes: Independent sound system, WiFi, 1 phone line, 1 data line, ceiling-mounted projector and screen. 

    Capacity:
    34 theatre 
    42 banquet 
    20 classroom 

    Room Time

    2023 Fee
    6 hours $250.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $475.00

    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental)

    Patio Area Time 2023 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $270.00
    Each additional hour $50.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $510.00

    Other add-ons:  (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2023 Fen Room Fees

    Fen Room: (north room)

    Perfect for corporate meetings and small education sessions.
    Includes: Kitchen, smart T.V., WiFi, 1 phone line, 1 data line.

    Capacity:
    30 theater
    24 classroom

    Room Time

    2023 Fee
    6 hours $300.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $570.00

    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental)

    Patio Area Time 2023 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $270.00
    Each additional hour $50.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $510.00

    Other add-ons: (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2024 Community Room Fees

    Community RoomApprox. 54' x 27'

    Community Room: (All 3 rooms together)

    Includes: Kitchen, independent sound system, WiFi, 3 phone lines, 3 data lines, ceiling mounted projector and screen.

    Capacity:
    150 theatre
    118 banquet
    50 classroom 

    Room Time

    2024 Fee
    6 hours $550.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $1,045.00
    Two days, 14 hours each (Sat & Sun Only) $1,980.00

    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental) See details below

    Patio Area Time 2024 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $300.00
    Each additional hour $55.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $565.00

    Other add-ons:  (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2024 Prairie Room Fees

    Prairie Room (East Room) - Approx. 18' x 27'

    Prairie Room: (east room)

    Includes: Kitchen, WiFi, 1 phone line, 1 data line.

    Capacity:
    42 theatre 
    34 banquet 
    20 classroom 

    Room Time

    2024 Fee
    6 hours $330.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $630.00

    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental) See details below

    Patio Area Time 2024 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $300.00
    Each additional hour $55.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $565.00

    Other add-ons:  (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2024 Savanna Room Fees

    Savanna Room (Center Room) - Approx. 18' x 27'

    Savanna Room: (center room)

    Includes: WiFi, 1 phone line, 1 data line.

    Capacity:
    42 theatre 
    34 banquet 
    20 classroom 

    Room Time

    2024 Fee
    6 hours $275.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $525.00

    Contact Retzer for more information and reservations: 262-896-8007


    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental)  See details below

    Patio Area Time 2024 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $300.00
    Each additional hour $55.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $565.00

    Other add-ons:  (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2024 Forest Room Fees

    Forest Room (West Room) - Approx. 18' x 27'

    Forest Room: (west room)

    Includes: Independent sound system, WiFi, 1 phone line, 1 data line, ceiling-mounted projector and screen. 

    Capacity:
    34 theatre 
    42 banquet 
    20 classroom 

    Room Time

    2024 Fee
    6 hours $275.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $525.00

    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental)  See details below

    Patio Area Time 2024 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $300.00
    Each additional hour $55.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $565.00

    Other add-ons:  (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

  • 2024 Fen Room Fees

    Fen Room: (north room)

    Perfect for corporate meetings and small education sessions.
    Includes: Kitchen, smart T.V., WiFi, 1 phone line, 1 data line.

    Capacity:
    30 theater
    24 classroom

    Room Time

    2024 Fee
    6 hours $330.00
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $630.00

    Contact Retzer for more information and reservations: 262-896-8007


    Patio Area with Firepit add-ons: (only available with room rental) See details below

    Patio Area Time 2024 Fee
    6-Hour Minimum $300.00
    Each additional hour $55.00 / hour
    14 hours (Sat or Sun Only) $565.00

    Other add-ons:  (only available with room rental)

    Firewood $5.00 / bundle
    Microphone $20.00

    Prices subject to change.

    

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Park Hours Sunrise to 10 pm • 365 days a year

Waukesha County Park System
515 W. Moreland Blvd • AC 230
Waukesha WI 53188 (map)

Hours M-F • 8 am - 4:30 pm* (closed holidays)
Visit us in person in room AC 260
*Rentals: in-person support 8 am - 4 pm
Contact us 262-548-7801 | ParksInfo@WaukeshaCounty.gov

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