Reserve the Thielke Arboretum!

Did you know you can rent the Thielke Arboretum Grounds (Grounds) and our new ​Thomas Vielbig and Thomas Scerbo Environmental Education Center (Vielbig/Scerbo EEC) for your special event? Simply fill out the form below to start the process!
  • The Grounds (defined as the Gazebo and pond area) can be rented by current Arboretum members at any level  (join now)
  • The Vielbig/Scerbo EEC can be rented by current Arboretum members at the Supporting Level ($100/year) or higher (join now)
  • 501(c)3 organizations, clubs, religious groups, and other organizations listed on the Glen Rock Borough website​ can rent the Grounds and the Vielbig/Scerbo EEC

NOTE: If you are interested in using other areas of the Thielke Arboretum (eg, our walking trails), also use the form below. Any group with 10 or more people require a Use Permit.
Consider the Grounds and/or the Vielbig/Scerbo EEC for your private event such as:
  • Engagement Parties
  • Bridal Showers
  • Birthday Parties
  • Retirement Parties
  • Weddings
  • Gender Reveal Parties
  • Graduation Parties
  • Art/Photography Exhibits
  • Corporate Events
  • Etc.

Vielbig/Scerbo EEC Main Room
  • Seated: 48
  • Standing: 52
Vielbig/Scerbo EEC Conference Room
  • 17
Grounds (Gazebo and Pond Area)
  • Seated: 100
  • Standing: 150

Rental Fees*
Vielbig/Scerbo EEC Main Room
  • $350 for for up to 52 people
  • Rental fees are for ​up to 6 hours
  • Includes use of the
    ​conference room
  • $200 security deposit
Vielbig/Scerbo EEC Conference Room
  • $20 per hour for up to 17 people
  • For meeting use only (eg, no parties)
  • Only available for rent when the ​EEC Building is open
  • No security deposit
Grounds (Gazebo and Pond Area)
  • $100 for 50 or less people
  • $250 for 51-100 people
  • $350 for 100-150 people
  • Rental fees are for up to 6 hours
  • $100 security deposit
*501(c)3 organizations, clubs, religious groups, and other organizations listed on the Glen Rock Borough website​ will receive a 50% discount on fees for the EEC and Grounds. Conference room rental fees will be waived for these organizations. EEC and Grounds rentals are separate rentals, fees are additive.

    Inquire about reserving the Arboretum Grounds, The Vielbig/Scerbo EEC, or other areas of the Arboretum (eg, walking trails)

    We will contact you to confirm your requested date and review requirements for using the Arboretum Grounds, EEC, or other area(s) requested. Groups of 10 or more require a Use Permit for locations outside of the EEC. Groups of any size require a Use Permit for the EEC.
    Please provide the following details in the box below:
    1. ​Date & time of event
    2. Type of event (birthday, wedding, nature walk, etc.)
    3. If you checked "Other" provide specific area of the Arboretum you are interested in using
    4. Your phone number, if you prefer a call
    Questions? E-mail us at
    Note: Depending on your needs and party size, the approval process can be lengthy. We recommend you start this process several months prior to your event

Friends of the Glen Rock Arboretum, Inc. is a not-for-profit, 501( c)3 volunteer organization, dedicated to the preservation, maintenance and development of the Arboretum.