Venue Hire

Mona Vale SLSC Venue Hire

Choose from three amazing spaces to host your event. The Ocean Pool Room, Cook Terrace and Bongin Bongin Room, all situated on the upper level of the new clubhouse offer uninterrupted views over Mona Vale beach. 

Each of our venues range in size, and are suitable for private events like wedding ceremonies and receptions, engagement parties, birthday celebrations (excluding 18th and 21st) and wakes, as well as corporate events like conferences, board meetings, awards nights and Christmas parties. Due to licensing our venue is not suitable for children’s birthday parties.

Choose from three amazing spaces to host your event. The Ocean Pool Room, Cook Terrace and Bongin Bongin Room, all situated on the upper level of the new clubhouse offer uninterrupted views over Mona Vale beach. 

Each of our venues range in size, and are suitable for private events like wedding ceremonies and receptions, engagement parties, birthday celebrations (excluding 18th and 21st) and wakes, as well as corporate events like conferences, board meetings, awards nights and Christmas parties. Due to licensing our venue is not suitable for children’s birthday parties. 

Ocean Pool Room

The largest of the three available spaces, the Ocean Pool Room opens onto a private balcony with expansive views of Mona Vale beach and it’s iconic ocean pool. The room is Ideal for seated events for up to 120 guests or stand-up cocktail-style events for up to 150 guests. The Ocean Pool Room can also host midweek bookings pending availability between regular club bookings. 

Cook Terrace

Located at the Southern end of the clubhouse, the Cook Terrace opens to a private deck with ocean views. The space is ideal for casual style events seating up to 40 guests, or 70 guests for a cocktail-style event. The Cook Terrace can also be booked in conjunction with the Ocean Pool Room, to be used for pre dinner drinks and canapés or as a wet weather option for wedding ceremonies.

Bongin Bongin Room

Nestled between the Ocean Pool Room and the Cook Terrace, the Bongin Bongin Room is ideal for formal and informal meetings seating up to 10 guests.

Venue Hire | Frequently Asked Questions

The venue hire fee for the Ocean Pool Room is $2,750 + GST plus a cleaning fee of $275 + GST. A refundable bond of $1,500 also applies.

The Ocean Pool Room venue hire fee includes;

  • Exclusive use of function space for up to 5.5hrs
  • Private covered balconies (one in Cook Terrace Bar and one in Ocean Pool Room)
  • Use of sound system and 2 x cordless microphones
  • Access to cocktail furniture and seating for up to 70 seats (4x 3 seater lounges and 2 x wooden low coffee tables, 16 x backless bar stools, 3 x bar tables, 12 x bar stools w/ back, 12 x low armchairs with 2 x small round coffee table, 2 x medium round coffee tables)
  • Access to white top banquet tables 1.8m x 90cm diameter (10 available - can be used for gift table, grazing table etc)
  • Access to up to 100 wooden folding chairs
  • Floor to ceiling glass sliding doors that open the space up to the balcony
  • AV - screen and use of HDMI input for any presentations
  • Modern bathrooms (shared with patrons of the on-site restaurant, Basin Dining)
  • Lift access for guests
  • Heating and cooling
  • TV

Please note: This is subject to change, please check the inclusions at the time of your booking.

Each of the venues are available for hire when not in use by the club.

The Ocean Pool Room only is available for events on Friday afternoons/evenings.

The Cook Terrace only is available for events between June - August when the bar is not open.

The Cook Terrace only is available for events on a Friday afternoon between 12pm - 4pm as a wet weather backup option for wedding ceremonies.

The full venue is available for midweek bookings pending availability between regular club bookings.

The venues are not available for hire on a Sunday due to nippers and club events.

You are welcome to arrange your own catering.

Basin Dining, our on-site restaurant offers food menus and food service staff. Please contact kylie@lovat.com.au for the seasonal menus available. 

Other caterers that you may like to consider are;

  • Paddock to Plate
  • Rukus Catering
  • Art Kitchen
  • Brazilian BBQ Catering
  • Pizza Event Catering

Please note: Self-catering / DIY catering is not permitted where any cooking is involved.

Mona Vale SLSC is a licensed venue and as such the provision of all alcohol is to be provided through the Mona Vale SLSC.

A range of drink packages are available, or a bar tab can be set up.

BYO beverages of any kind is not permitted, this includes juice and soft drinks with the exception of tea and coffee.

Yes, music including live bands is permitted inline with local council requirements. The southern end balcony doors must be closed at 10pm to respect our close neighbours. If there is to be dancing a dance floor must be installed.

As a brand new venue, all decorations are to be approved by the venue management to ensure the venue will not be damaged. Tape, pins, confetti, glitter, and rice are not permitted. All decorations are to be removed by the hirer after the function.

Yes. All event spaces are pram and wheelchair friendly.

Yes, please contact venue.bookings@monavaleslsc.org.au to arrange a suitable time.

Beach wedding images courtesy of Creek Street Photography.