We are open and accepting reservations with some restrictions: Our maximum capacity is now 65-70 guests. We are following the strict guidelines recommended by the CDC and CA orders until lifted. For more information for CA please visit https://covid19.ca.gov/

Rent Modesto's Historic Sylvan Improvement Club!

Our Club is open to the public and available to rent

Sylvan Improvement Club is a non-profit organization which has been active in Stanislaus County since 1907. Its historical purpose is to improve, beautify, preserve and provide for the general benefit of the community. The Club strives to identify and act upon opportunities for community beautification and improvement, and to provide philanthropic donations that meet its mission and goals.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​It has a dance floor, large kitchen, dining area, separate room suitable for buffet set-up, outdoor brick barbecue, patio and lawn area. It will accommodate up to 150 guests (but not at this time due to Covid precautions, as noted at top of the page). Tables and chairs are available. It’s a perfect place for family celebrations, business meetings or special events.

Grassy area in back of Sylvan Improvement Club
Grassy area in back of Sylvan Improvement Club

What Kind of Event Would You Like to Have?


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Our facility is perfect if you are looking for a small to medium-sized wedding. We provide a grassy outdoor area but sessions can also be held indoors.


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Our hall is ready after your special wedding ceremony. We can fit up to 150 guests. There is a dance floor, long tables perfect for eating, and a bar to set up for your drinks.

Charity Events

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As a charity organization ourselves, we know how important it is to give back to our community. So, we invite other organizations to use our club. It's the perfect place to hold a special event for your charity of choice.


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Have a Sweet 16 you would love to throw for your daughter? We have had a lot of birthday parties thrown at our club. Celebrate in style!


50th anniversary celebration

We have hosted several anniversaries. Because of its size, our hall gives you an opportunity to throw an emotional anniversary in very close settings. So you can share the memories in more fond way.


taking notes at a corporate event

Luncheons, dinners, or other such type of corporate events makes our hall one of the better choices in the area. We also have prepared a sound system with microphone, too.

Take a Peek of Our Club!

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Enclosed Gate

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Front of Club with plenty of parking and handicap spots available

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Outside Ceremonial Area that is perfect for a small wedding

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Spacious Patio Area

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Full-Sized BBQ Pit

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Dance Floor

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Main Area

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For more information of our Club, including our Kitchen Area & Banquet Room, please check out our Gallery!

If you like what you see and would like to schedule an appointment for a tour of the club, please do so here and one of our Club Managers will be in contact to confirm!

Thank you for your continued support making our club one of the longest lasting halls in Stanislaus County!

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Contact Us

Sun to Sat

8am to 5pm (Tours)

2545 Sylvan Ave, Modesto, CA 95355

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