690 9th Avenue, Fox Island, Washington, 98333

The Nichols Community Center (NCC) on Fox Island, Washington is available for rental for your private party, wedding, wedding reception, meetings, or classes. This Historic School House is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Building amenities include a large auditorium with lighted stage, two meeting rooms, outdoor gazebo and firepit.

To inquire about renting the NCC, please complete our inquiry form or EMail our rental coordinator (Julie Bowker) at rentals@ficra.org.  You may also check the availability of the facility through the events calendar on our website.

Key Facility Features

  • Beautifully refinished wood flooring throughout the Community Center
  • Main auditorium with newly renovated stage
  • Maximum Occupancy: 150 (Chairs Only); 80 (Chairs & Tables)
  • Two classrooms/meeting rooms
  • Maximum Occupancy: 30 per room
  • Full Kitchen with Refrigerator, Microwave, Stove and Commercial Coffee Maker
  • Banquet Tables and new black Chairs included
  • Gazebo picnic shelter
  • Baseball field and playfield behind the Center
  • View of Hale Passage
  • Non Smoking Building
The NCC rental agreement, including rate information, may be downloaded from our website.  NCC Rental Fees and the Security Deposit may be paid online via PayPal.

Pay NCC Rental Fees via PayPal

NCC rental rates are established by the FICRA Building Trust, a 501(c)(3) Washington non-profit corporation.  The rates reflect the cost of maintenance, heat, light and facility upkeep, only.  We appreciate your support and help in keeping our facility in the condition deserved of a building on the National Historic Register.

Please note that this is a non-smoking facility and that animals, other than service animals, are not allowed inside the building.
2015 NCC Rental Rates (See Note 1)
Description Paid Member Rates
(Note 2)
General & Non-Paid
Member Rates
Non-Profit Rates
Half-day Rates* $250 $400 $300
All-day Rates* $400 $650 $450
Security Deposit $500
Lost Key Fee $175
*Half days are considered to be use of the facility 9 AM to 3 PM or 4 PM to 10 PM. Half-day and All-day rates include the use of the auditorium, kitchen, classrooms and North deck.  Note that since the Community Center allows public access, there may be use by the public of the grounds.  However, paid renters can secure priority use of the outdoor facilities such as the gazebo and fire pit. Those, and certain areas of the grounds, may be reserved and marked off as a part of the rented space if you make the rental coordinator aware of your needs when you schedule your rental.
Note 1:  FICRA Building Trust reserves the right to adjust the rental rates depending on the nature of the event and the size of the event.
Note 2:  The member who is recorded on the rental contract is to be in attendance at the event, and is to be the source of the insurance rider.