Community Use Buildings (CUB)

In addition to the Newman Wetlands Center, citizens can find recreation and fellowship at one of the Authority's community use buildings, located on the shores of both the Blalock and Smith reservoirs.

These Community Use Buildings (CUB) are available to individuals and groups, and they provide ideal settings for special events. Whether you are planning a wedding for 50 guests or 200, our two facilities provide a blank canvas for you to decorate for your dream wedding. Plus, you are able to cater the event yourself or use a professional catering company. Our facilities provide convenient, beautiful lake front views and the flexibility to make your wedding day exactly what you want.

All renters are required to provide liability insurance coverage for the rental period that meets the Clayton County Water Authority insurance requirements. Rentals are not considered final until insurance certificate is provided and approved

Tenant User’s Liability Program 

To purchase the renter’s insurance please click the link below: 

Tenant User's Liability Program 

Once you are on the Tenant User’s Liability Program page: 

  • Type in Clayton County Water Authority for the Facility Name
  • Select State of Georgia for the Facility State
  • Select Search
  • Choose J.W. Smith or Shamrock Community Use Building
  • Select Continue
  • Select the Single Day Private Event
  • Continue answering the remaining questions

If you have any questions about this program, please contact Stacey Weber, with K&K Insurance Group, Inc. at 1.800.328.2317, et. 5929.

For more information about CCWA's Community Use Buildings or to make a reservation, please contact Linda J. Allen at (770) 603-5600.

Shamrock Community Use Building

Shamrock exterior

The Shamrock CUB is nestled in the woods between Blalock Reservoir and Shamrock Lake. This CUB is designed to accommodate 200 people for special events that have ranged from wedding receptions to professional conferences.

The design of the facility makes its community use versatile and ideal, as the CUB fetures a finished basement and loft area the overlooks the great room, as well as a wrap-around decks with two covered porches that offer picturesque views of the surrounding reservoirs. 

The Shamrock Community Use Building's great room is easily adapted to almost any type of function with a commercial grade kitchen and restrooms conveniently located at one end. 


Shamrock CUB Interior Photo

Shamrock Community Use Building Main Floor Floorplan

Shamrock Community Use Building Basement & Loft Floorplan

Rental Rates

Driving Directions

2610 Shamrock Road

Jonesboro, Georgia 

Contact: Linda Allen



J.W. Smith Community Use Building

The Smith CUB offers a more quaint meeting space that can accommodate groups of up to 50 persons. The building has the natural, rustic appearance of a mountain cabin, but offers all the modern amenities for business or social gatherings.

Located on the banks of the beautiful 250-acre J.W. Smith Reservoir, this building has the natural, rustic

JW Smith CUB Fall 2013

 appearance of a mountain getaway, but with all the modern conveniences. Designed to blend in with the forested backdrop, a large front porch with rocking chairs offers a wonderful lake view. This is the perfect spot for large family gatherings or business meetings.

Smith Community Use Building Floorplan

Rental Rates

Driving Directions

143 North Bridge Road

Hampton, Georgia 

Contact: Linda Allen



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