Parks & Recreation Facility Update - March 30, 2020
City parks and trails will remain open for walking and non-active recreation. Please be safe and adhere to Public Health - Seattle & King County (PHSKC) recommendations:
- Maintain at least 6’ distance between you and other park users.
- Stay home if you're not feeling well!
- Cover your mouth/nose when sneezing.
- Wash your hands frequently.
- Avoid group interactions.
- Avoid high touch surfaces.
In response to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” executive order on Monday, March 23, the City of Mercer Island has taken the following actions:
The Mercer Island Community and Event Center remains closed until April 24.
- All programs and events are canceled.
Park, trails, and open space remain OPEN.
- Park restrooms remain open (except at beaches and Deane’s Children’s Park).
- Playgrounds, sport courts, and picnic shelters are CLOSED.
- Luther Burbank Dog Park remains open.
- Sports fields remain open; however all rentals and group usage are suspended until further notice.
- P-Patch remains open.
- Focusing on imminent safety concerns, sanitation, and restroom cleaning.
- General landscape maintenance and other work has been suspended.
You can report issues or ask questions via the City’s new coronavirus hotline: 206-275-7626 (staffed Monday-Friday, 8:00am-7:00pm). Leave a voicemail and staff will call you back, or email the City at this address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Parks maintenance requests can be reported through the City’s webapp: See, Click Fix.
Most employees are working from home on a limited basis. You may experience increased response times if you contact individual employees through regular channels.
Welcome to the Mercer Island Community & Event Center.
Our award-winning facility is Modern, Central, and Superb, with panoramic views of Lake Washington and Cascade Mountains. A perfect venue to celebrate weddings & receptions, business meetings, conferences & banquets, and celebrations and social events of all sizes and themes.
Centrally located on beautiful Mercer Island, just 5 minutes from Seattle and Bellevue, WA. This state-of-the-art facility boasts an open floor plan, with a variety of rental rooms, flexible seating options, catering kitchen, and 222 free parking spaces.
Designed by the Miller-Hull Partnership to encourage widespread public access and enjoyment, the two-story Mercer Island Community & Event Center has 42,755 square foot of space.
'See inside' the MICEC, with our Google 360 Degree business Tour!
Features of the Mercer Island Community & Event Center
Please note that effective immediately:
All participating minors (under 18 years old) must have a Risk, Waiver and Release Form signed by a parent on file before they are allowed to participate in any Mercer Island Community & Event Center Drop In Program. You may download a form here.
Quick Links & Downloads
Rental Information Pkt (pdf)
Rental Rate Sheet
Mercer Room Rental Request Form
Meeting Room Rental Request Form
Gym Rental Request Form
Facility Alerts & Closures
Inclement Weather Policy
Inclement Weather Hotline: 206.275.7894.
Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday
8:00am - 5:00pm
*Extended hours are available for rentals daily from 7:00am - 11:00pm for an additional charge. Please contact the Reservations Coordinator at least 3 weeks in advance to make an extended hours request.