Rent the Facility

Rent space at Audubon for any occasion.

Audubon Community Nature Center is pleased to make its facility available to the public for meetings, celebrations, and other events. Make your event a little more special with the atmosphere of Audubon.

If you are interested in renting the facilities, please look over the rental guidelines below. If you are planning a birthday party, there is the option of adding an educational component to make the party even more exciting through ACNC’s Birthday Program. Custom programs for all ages are also available upon request.

For more information on rentals and to discuss availability, please stop by ACNC, call by phone at (716) 569-2345 or email.

Third Floor – Nature Play Room Reservations

Make a reservation in Audubon’s third floor nature play room and enjoy a few hours of play for up to 10 people. This space is available on Fridays or Saturdays for up to three hours anytime between 10:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

This opportunity if Free for Nature Center members and $25 for potential members.

Paid reservations are required. Call (716) 569-2345 to reserve.

With support from the Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation, ACNC made upgrades in spring of 2020 to make the visitor experience more enjoyable. New carpet and air conditioning, cloud-shaped sound panels, and window clings that prevent bird strikes and reduce heat are a few. 

Special Information: You may access the third floor when all members of your party have arrived in full. No food or drink (other than water bottles) permitted on the third floor. You are responsible for tidying up the space and returning all loose parts to their original locations when you are done playing.

COVID-19 Information: Face coverings are required for all participants ages 3 and up when accessing areas of the building outside the reserved space, including entering the Nature Center and restrooms. Once you reach your reserved space, you may remove face coverings. If you are feeling ill, have any symptoms of COVID-19, or have come into contact with a probable or confirmed COVID-19 case, please stay home. If you have traveled from one of the states on New York’s travel advisory list, please complete your quarantine before visiting. Please be aware that if Audubon discovers that a rental guest tests positive or is considered presumptive positive for COVID-19, they may use reservation information to assist with contact tracing.


Audubon Community Nature Center
1600 Riverside Road
Jamestown, NY 14701

(716) 569-2345

Click here for directions

Hours and Admission

Nature Center Hours:

Monday - Saturday
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Building Admission:

Nature Center Members - Free
Non-member Adult (ages 16+) - $6
Non-member Child (ages 3 - 15) - $2
Children ages 2 and under - Free
Maximum cost for a Family - $15

Free admission for all non-members on Sundays.

Use of the trails and exploring the outdoor exhibits, are free year round, even on holidays, from dawn to dusk.

Grounds and Outdoor Exhibits:

Open daily, year round from dawn to dusk free of charge

Click here for holiday closings

Thank you, Community Partners

Audubon Community Partners make a significant financial contribution each year because they believe that every child deserves the opportunity to have a real and healthy connection to nature.

Curt and Susie Westrom

Bob and Kathy Frucella
Carnahan-Jackson Foundation

Chautauqua Region Community Foundation
Holmberg Foundation
Hultquist Foundation
Jessie Smith Darrah Fund

Lenna Foundation
Ralph C. Sheldon Foundation