On Fridays and Saturdays, The Ark may be reserved for private birthday parties. There are seven 2-hour time slots that you may choose from based on availability.
NOTE: This time includes your setup, cleanup, and the party.
The available time slots are:
Fridays: 12:30-2:30pm, 3:00-5:00pm, 5:30-7:30pm
Saturdays: 10:00am-12:00pm, 12:30-2:30pm, 3:00-5:00pm, 5:30-7:30pm
The Ark is a very popular location for parties. Please review the calendar for availability before completing the online request form.
How to Reserve The Ark:
Please read all directions before proceeding.
STEP 1. CHECK THE CALENDAR FOR AVAILABILITY
Birthday parties at The Ark are scheduled on a first-come first-served basis through our online request form. Please view the calendar below. The text "RESERVED Ark Party" indicates that date and time has already been requested. Please choose another date and time that says "OPEN Ark Party" indicating it has not been requested (or it has been recently requested but not yet posted to calendar). "CLOSED" indicates that it is not available to the public.
STEP 2. READ OUR ARK FACILITY USAGE POLICYCLICK HERE TO READ THE ARK FACILITY USE POLICY
. You will have to agree to these policies on your request form.
STEP 3. REVIEW THE FEES AND CANCELLATION POLICY
- Non-Member Rate - $180*
- GracePoint Church Active Member Rate - $90**
*Payment of the fees will be in 2 installments. The 1st installment is $100. You will receive a confirmation email which will include payment due date as well as a mailing address. All checks are to be made payable to "GRACEPOINT CHURCH
." Receipt of the 1st installment guarantees that we will not release the time and date to another requester. The 2nd and final installment payment of the remaining $80 is not due until the day of the actual party.
**GracePoint Church Active Members payments are to be made in two equal installments of $45. You will receive a confirmation email which will include payment due date as well as a mailing address. All checks are to be made payable to "GRACEPOINT CHURCH
." Receipt of the 1st installment guarantees that we will not release the time and date to another requester. The 2nd and final installment payment of the remaining $45 is not due until the day of the actual party. Please note
: The requester who completes the online form and checks the box to agree to policies, fees, and regulations will be financially liable for all damages and resource use. 30-Day Cancellation Policy
: If 30-days notice is given with your cancellation, we will gladly refund your 1st installment; or you may choose to apply your installment towards an Ark Party Reservation on a future date. If you cancel without a 30-days notice due to unforeseen circumstances (travel, illness, etc.), you forfeit your 1st installment that was made to hold the reservation.
If you choose to reserve another date for a future party, another 1st installment of $100 will be due to hold the new date ($45 if GracePoint Church Active Member).
STEP 4. MAKE YOUR REQUEST
Please note: completing this form only requests the reservation. Initially, you will receive an automatic response confirming your request has been successfully submitted. You will receive an additional, personalized email response within 3 business days. It will advise if you are the first to request that day and time, and, if so, what your next steps are for submitting your 1st installment to hold your reservation. If you have not received this additional email response within 3 business days, please call the church office at 972.462.1643.
After you have selected a date and time that is open on the calendar, have read The Ark Facility Usage Policy, and have reviewed the fees and cancellation policy, please...
CLICK HERE TO FILL OUT A REQUEST FORM
STEP 5. LOCK-IN YOUR RESERVATION
If the Ark is available, your personal email confirmation will include instructions on when, to whom, and to where to send your 1st installment to permanently hold your reservation. If you do not receive this additional email within 3 business days, please call our office at 972.462.1643. Please also remember to check your "junk" or "spam" email folder as sometimes our emails get sorted into these folders by mistake. When we have received your 1st installment payment, your reservation will be locked in.
See Church Calendar below for Ark availability.
They will say "RESERVED" if the time slot has already been booked and "OPEN" if that time slot is still available. "CLOSED" indicates that it is not available to the public.
If you would like to view the weekday hours the Ark is open to the public, please visit this page: http://www.gracepointcoppell.org/the-ark