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Our event and meeting spaces honor this building’s architectural gems. Whether it’s the iconic character of the Grace Ballroom, the elegance of the Society Ballroom, or our garden’s urban oasis, your ideal venue awaits.
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Our downtown meeting venues boast exposed brick and dramatic high ceilings for a historic touch
Architectural venues re-imagined for social events, meetings & weddings.
The iconic YMCA basketball court transformed into the elegant Grace Ballroom. The 30’ original ceilings hung with rose gold chandeliers, polished wood floors and original mezzanine running track are designed to set the stage to surpass your expectations for all occasions.
The original YMCA pool transformed into elegant Society Ballroom space. Guests enjoy an elevated pre-function space prior to entering the Society Ballroom. Sophisticated and timeless, the Society Ballroom begs visitors to celebrate the past while celebrating the present.
Design-forward Boardroom, sleek executive chairs and the latest technology. Design and style ensure a room fully and comfortably equipped for any kind of presentation or meeting.
Socialize with friends and colleagues over light fare in The Guild Bar, located between our historic courtyard and unique, urban oasis, Poppy. Among luxurious velvet furnishings, treat yourself to our handcrafted cocktails, craft beers and wines while enjoying DJ-curated music.
Luxe lounge and wet bar with plush seating, chic tables & velvet drapes. Style your meeting as a conference, or mini think tank pods or culinary event - enjoying the room’s enhancements of 65” TV and ultra luxe wet bar.
Our culinary team looks forward to creating menus for your next intimate soiree or large party, hosted under the stars.
An Urban Outdoor Space
Transform this urban outdoor event space into the venue of your dreams. This oasis, located in the heart of Downtown San Diego, is truly a transformative location for any event, big or small.
Grace Ballroom, originally a YMCA basketball court offers lots of natural light and garden access
Our event and meeting spaces honor this building’s architectural gems. Whether it’s the iconic character of the Grace Ballroom, the elegance of the Society Ballroom, or our garden’s urban oasis, your ideal venue awaits. Set your date for a Guild Wedding and enjoy a series of 3 romantic dates designed by The Guild, we make wedding planning romantic from the moment of I Will to the day of I Do.
The exquisite Grace Ballroom celebrates the rich history of our original building, the perfect marriage of modernism and history. Floor to ceiling windows fills the re-imagined basketball court into the most elegant venue in the city.
Once the pool of the YMCA, this elegant ballroom is now graced with curated black and white artwork, mirrored uplit window style alcoves, plush silver-tone carpet styled as moving waters and floor to ceiling white drapes.
Transform our Council Room into the ideal setting for an intimate wedding. Our Council Boardroom features state-of-the-art audiovisual capabilities, a large ash wood table, and modern tufted fabric executive-style chairs.
The Society Lounge, San Diego’s most private meeting space, is ideal for small meetings or intimate dining events. Hardwood floors, deep maroon velvet drapes, and rich fabric club chairs combine with convertible marble tables to create dramatic designer events.
Under the iconic YMCA sign, you’ll find a garden space that accommodates up to 300 guests. The Terrace, landscaped with succulents, olive, and Carolina laurel cherry trees boasts a mosaic “carpet-like” brick terrace design.
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500 West Broadway,
San Diego, California, USA, 92101
Fax: +1 619-795-6600