Bayou La Batre Community Center

The Bayou La Batre Community Center has three main areas available to rent:

Main Auditorium - Gym: Capacity 1,000
This area has a total of 10,736 square feet of space including stage area.  The Auditorium has separate men and women's restrooms. Behind each restroom is a separate dressing/shower room. There are collapsible stadium seats that fold upon the East wall of the auditorium. A large rolling entry door located behind the stage makes for simple loading and unloading of equipment. This area also has two functional basketball goals that can be lowered and raised. 

Banquet Room: Capacity 250 seated ~ 150 seated at tables
This area has a total of 2,052 square feet of space.  There is also a small stage located in this area.  This room is located off of the main hallway. This room has double doors that open to the main hallway for easy access to both men and women's restrooms as well as the main kitchen.

Conference Room: Capacity 15-20
This area is suitable for smaller meetings and classes. There is a large conference table and one round table located in this room. This room is adjacent to the Auditorium/Gym (accessible by double doors) and can be used by catering companies as a staging/plating area for events located inside the Auditorium.

Additional Rooms Available:
  • Concession Area (industrial ice machine and double cooler included for use)
  • Industrial Kitchen (six burner gas stove, commercial dishwasher, refrigerated cooler)
  • Outdoor Screened Cooking Area (prior approval from Bayou La Batre Fire Department required for use)


Bayou La Batre Community Center
Phone: 251-824-7918
Address: 12745 Padgett Switch Road
Irvington, AL 36544
To book events call 251-824-7918
Director and Events Coordinator: Brandi Herrington