Gamber Community Center

LOCATION | Directions
4 SE Independence Ave
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

CONTACT
P: 816-969-1580 | F: 816-969-1589
pshepard@cityofls.net

Regular Operating Hours
Mon-Thurs: 6am-9pm
Friday: 6am-6pm
Saturday: 7am-4pm
Sunday: 12pm-6pm

Holiday Hours: Labor Day 6am-4pm 

Gamber Community Center

Thank You to Our Sponsors  

Gamber Community Center Features

The state of the art facility features craftsman style elegance with cherry wood and stone accents. The natural light coming through the many windows is very inviting and on good weather days step outside onto the back patio, walk through the landscaping or find respite under the gazebo. In addition, patrons can take part in bocce ball by checking out the equipment at the front desk. No reservations and no fees required!


Free things to do at Gamber Community Center

All patrons will have access to the following amenities/areas at no charge:

·        Billiards room

·        Ping Pong Tables (call for availability)

·        Bistro/card playing area

·        Bocce Ball Courts & Gazebo area

·        Outdoor walking path with exercise equipment 

·        Wii Fit Plus and other Wii Games

·        Beverage area (Mon-Fri. 6am-4:00pm)

·   WiFi throughout the facility

Gamber Gab: Click here for a list of current programs and events!


 

Gamber Community Center

Gamber Community Center opened it's doors in June of 2008. The facility was designed to accommodate all ages for all seasons and continues to expand its offerings. 

The 19,000 square foot center provides the following Fitness amenities for a nominal fee:

  • Weight room 
  • Cardio room equipped with rowers, nu steps, ellipticals, treadmills, upper body ergometer & recumbent bikes.
  • Aerobics studio which offers over 25 classes per week

 

Fitness Memberships

Enjoy cardio machines that include treadmills, recumbent bikes, elipticals and nu-steppers and there are also seven selectorized strength machines. In addition, there are daily instructor-led fitness classes in the separate aerobics room and members receive a 20% discount on personal training fees.


"LS Passport" ONE Membership, THREE Facilities

Gamber Community Center, Legacy Park Community Center and Harris Park Community Center Annual Flex Rate
LS Resident Discount Rate $240 $20 / Month
Regular Rates $300 $25 / Month
Enrollment Fee $0 $25 / 1x fee

"Gamber Community Center Fitness Membership"

  Annual Flex Rate
LS Resident Discount Rate $150 $12.50 / Month
Regular Rates $185 $15.42 / Month
Enrollment Fee $0 $25 / 1x fee

Free Amenities for All

Drop by, work on a puzzle, challenge a buddy to billiards or even give Wii bowling or golf a try.  Cards and games in the Bistro area, three pool tables in the billiards room, two ping pong tables, monthly birthday parties with free cake and punch, chess groups, indoor walking.

Gamber Community Center Rental Rates

Rental Space

The Shenendoah Room serves as the ballroom and features a stage, built-in audio and video equipment, a full service kitchen and a dividable wall. It also opens out to the pristine patio area and the Bistro. Classroom space is also available to rent.

Hourly Rates

Per Hour Fees (2 hour minimum)

Rental Space Resident / Member Rate Non-resident Rate Room Capacity
Shenandoah Area B $40 / Hour $50 / Hour Up to 80
Shenandoah Area A $50 / Hour $65 / Hour Up to 120
Shenandoah Entire Area $90 / Hour $111 / Hour Up to 200
Kitchen 1 $50 / Hour $65 / Hour Varies
Craft/Class Room $25 / Hour $40 / Hour 15-25
Aerobics Room $25 / Hour $40 / Hour 25
Outside Area with Gazebo* $255 $300 200
After hours Additional $40 / Hour Additional $40 / Hour N/A
Deposit Fees 2 $100 / Event $100 / Event N/A

  * Ballroom rental required with outside area & gazebo rental.

Deposit and fees are due at the time the reservation is made.

 1 If caterer is being used, the kitchen rental must be included with Shenandoah Room. 

2 Deposit fee is refunded according to the condition of the space.


Package Rates

“The Gamber Package”

  • Includes Shenandoah Ballroom and catering kitchen.
  • Available for four consecutive hours. Additional hours available at per hour or after hour rates.
  • Rates: >Resident / Member ($450*)    >Non-resident ($555*)

“The Event Package”

  • Includes Shenandoah Ballroom, Bistro, Great Hall and catering kitchen.
  • Available in 12 hour blocks. Additional hours are available at per hour or after hour rates.
  • Rates: >Resident / Member ($1350*)   >Non-resident ($1600*)

* If alcohol will be served...

  • Reservations must be made by persons 21 years of age or older.
  • All applicable paperwork must be completed 90 days prior to your event.
  • An additional $175 non-refundable service fee will be applied.
  • Additional security must be provided by LSPD or Jackson Co Sheriffs Dept. Gamber Staff will arrange the security. (Your billable time includes 30 minutes before and after event).

Regarding your rental...

  • Saturday Ballroom rentals are limited to the Event Package unless event date is within 90 days at which time a Gamber Package may be booked. If the ballroom is not rented 60 days prior to the desired date, the 2 hour minimum rental rates and after charges (if indicated) will apply.”
  • Rental for authorized use of facilities must be made by persons 18 years of age or older.
  • The $100 refundable deposit (MC/Visa/Discover only) AND the rental fee is required at the time of reservation.
  • We also offer a podium with microphone, table linens, baby grand piano and audio-visual equipment for additional fees.

Preferred Vendors

For your convenience, the GC Staff has assembled a list of quality vendors who will be able to meet your event needs. You may choose to use another vendor for your special event, a $50 vendor fee will be applied to your rental contract. Caterer must hold necessary licenses and meet with GCC Staff prior to your event.

Vendor List (as of 2/23/17)

Affordable Elegance
Contact: Dee-Dee Stokes
816.331.4528
Website: AffordableEleganceCatering.com
Brancato’s Catering, Linen Express & All Seasons Rentals
Contact: Allison Laughlin
816.765.1444 x328
Website: AllSeasonsEventRental.com
Email: alaughlin@AllSeasonsEventRental.com
Cosentino's Raintree Price Chopper
Contact: Deise Herbel
816.282.4269
Website: denise_herbel@cosentinos.com
Diamond Girls Bartenders
Contact: Mary Ortiz
816.308-1070
Website: diamondgirlsbartenders.com
Dutzel's Catering Contact: Jeff  816-805-7964
Embrace the Grape Beverage Catering
Contact: Jane Monroe
816.260.6498
Website: embracecatering.com
Email: events@embracecatering.com
Hy-Vee East
Contact: Ryan Bryant
816.524.5760
 
Hy-Vee West
Contact: Elizabeth Davis
816.554.2200
Email: 1381catering@hyvee.com
Fiorella's Jack Stack
Contact: Sales Department
816.931.4309
Website: jackstackbbq.com
Nadler's Catering
 
816.240.8124
Email: nadlers@aol.com
Neighborhood Cafe 816.524.4545
 Silber Spoons Catering Contact: Mike  816-318-1891
Website: silberspoons.com  
   
Top Shelf Bartending
Contact: Erin
816.554.6700
Website: kctopshelf.com
Email: kctopshelf@gmail.com

Gamber Community Center Rules and Etiquette

General Rules

  • Demonstrate respect for yourself, other patrons, staff, and property while enjoying the facility.
  • No abusive or profane language.
  • No rough-housing or horseplay.
  • Lee's Summit Parks & Recreation Facilities, Activities and Parks are TOBACCO FREE for your health.  No tobacco products are permitted.  E cigarettes are prohibited inside the facility.
  • Attire should be community center appropriate.
  • Anyone under 21 must be accompanied at all times by a member 21 or older.
  • Food is allowed in all areas of the Gamber Community Center excluding the Grand Tetons, Yosemite and Rushmore areas or at the discretion of the instructor in other areas.
  • Drinks are allowed in all areas of the Gamber Community Center.
  • Only water in a sealable container is allowed in the Grand Tetons and Rushmore rooms.

Fitness Center Rules

  • Children under 10 must be accompanied by a person 16 years of age or older while in the fitness center. The cardio and strength training area has been developed for ages 12 and up. Children 10 and 11 may use cardio equipment if accompanied by a person 16+. Those 12-17 can use all of the equipment without supervision after having an orientation by facility staff.
  • Proper workout attire must be worn. Closed-toe shoes and a shirt must be worn at all times. Blue jeans, belts and clothing with metal-rivets are not permitted.
  • Lockers will be used for personal items that can not be hung on hooks.
  • Lockers are located at the north end of the building near the restrooms.
  • Lockers are for day use only. You must provide your own lock. All locks left over night will be cut off the following day.
  • Return weights to proper location on rack.
  • Return all balls, bands, steps, and yoga mats to proper location.
  • Thirty minute time limit on all cardiovascular equipment during peak hours.
  • Please be courteous to other users, disinfectant and towels are available at designated locations.
  • All professional services must be provided by authorized Gamber Community Center staff or contractors.

24 Hour Cancellation Policy

A 24 hour notice of cancellation or change in contracted services like massage therapy and personal training is required. If an appointment is canceled or changed within less than 24 hours of the scheduled appointment, a refund will NOT be processed. In the event of a cancellation by the contractor prior to the 24 hour notice, the appointment may be rescheduled or refunded. In the event of a cancellation by the contractor less than 24 hours of the scheduled appointment, you may reschedule your appointment and will receive an additional 15 minutes of service at no charge.

Lee's Summit Parks and Rec
  • Address: City Hall: 220 SE Green, Lee's Summit, MO 64063
  • Phone: 816-969-1500
  • FAX: 816-969-1515
Frequently Asked Questions
  • To get answers to frequently asked questions check out the Parks FAQ page
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