Community Center and Event Space

Kyoudou Center

aka Resource Center

This building is the Gresham Japanese Garden’s home base—where we come together every Saturday to work in the gardens. We host workshops, cultural events, special events, weddings, etc.

GJG is finished with the capital campaign of transforming their building to Japanese-inspired architecture, creating the Gresham Japanese Garden’s Kyoudou Center as a cultural destination.

Usage of the Kyoudou Center

A Japanese-inspired architectural building with a patio looking out over Ebetsu Plaza at the south end of Main City Park.

The 1250 sq. ft remodeled Kyoudou Center, surrounded by Ebetsu Plaza and Springwater Trail objective is to offer an affordable community space and event hall. The space is perfect for special events, wedding receptions, business meetings, and more. Maximum capacity is 50 people.


  • 1,250 square feet, air-conditioned and heated
  • Maximum capacity is 50 people
  • ADA accessible entrance ramp and restroom
  • $250 for maximum of 3 hours. Each additional hour $50.
  • Refundable cleaning deposit is $50
  • Kitchen: sink, refrigerator and microwave. No oven.


  • 40 foldable wood chairs.
  • 10 rectangular tables (5’x3’) with white table cloths for rent.
  • 10 bistro tables (32” diameter, 43” tall) with black table cloths for rent.
  • 20 black metal foldable chairs for the patio
  • 20” x 48” table with black table cloth.
  • Toaster oven.
  • Corelle dinnerware, glassware, utensils, serving trays, etc.
  • 80-cup coffee maker.
  • 10-cup w/combined single-serve coffee maker
  • Electric hot water kettle.
  • Two drink dispensers.
  • Hot liquid carafe.
  • Punch bowl.
  • WIFI, wireless & HDMI hook-up AV projector and screen.

Rental Agreement

The Friends of Gresham Japanese Garden is committed to offering affordable options to the citizens, non-profits, and businesses. The Kyoudou Center is a great place for community meetings, and small events. Maximum capacity for inside is 49.

Public Use: Rental of the Kyoudou Center is $250 for 3 hours of use. If you are interested in renting the Kyoudou Center, or any other of our spaces please send an inquiry here.

Non Profits and Non Filings: Usage of the Kyoudou Center is at $50 for 3 hours of usage. If you are interested in renting the Kyoudou Center, or any other of our spaces please send an inquiry here.