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Rental Facilities

The Clayton County Water Authority has two Community Use Buildings (CUB), a lake pavilion and a Community Use Room (CUR) available for individuals or groups to rent for business meetings or special events such as reunions and weddings.

Our Shamrock CUB is located on the shores of Shamrock/Blalock Reservoir while the Smith CUB sits on the J.W. Smith Reservoir. Our Lake Shamrock Pavilion offers an outdoor recreation area for families and groups. The CUR is located in the Authority’s HQ Building on Battle Creek Road in Morrow.

Public Viewing Days:

  • March through October: Wednesdays: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • November through February: Wednesdays: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • The facility is closed for viewing on Wednesday’s that fall on Water Authority Holidays.
  • Potential renters should always check the Reservation Scheduler calendar prior to viewing days to ensure the facility has not been rented or closed for schedule maintenance. 

Rental Facilities Brochure (PDF)

Shamrock Community Use Building

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 features 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. The flooring in this facility was updated in mid September.

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 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.

CCWA’s Marie Barber Community Room

In addition to the Authority’s Community Use Buildings (CUBs), citizens and local organizations can use the Marie Barber Community Room at the Authority Headquarters at 1600 Battle Creek Road in Morrow for weekend meetings and gatherings.
The 1,321 square foot room features nine (9) five foot (5′) rectangular tables; four (4) sixty inch (60″) round tables; 72 stackable chairs; mobile whiteboard and wireless capability.

Lake Shamrock Pavilion

Along with its Community Use Buildings (CUBs), Clayton County Water Authority has a new rental pavilion along Shamrock Dam. The Shamrock Lake Pavilion is designed and intended to function as an outdoor recreation area for families and groups of up to 100 people.
Reservations are required for usage and are non-refundable.

Community Use Buildings (CUB)

CCWA offers recreation and fellowship at two community use buildings located at our 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 within our policies and guidelines.

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 Cary Santoyo at cary.santoyo@ccwa.us  or 770.603.5600.

Shamrock Community Use Building

To reserve our Shamrock Community Use Building, click on the Reservation Scheduler and follow the directions provided. If you are a non-profit and/or looking to rent during the business day, contact Cary Santoyo at cary.santoyo@ccwa.us or 770.603.5600 for rental information.

Public Viewing Days:

  • March through October: Wednesdays: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • November through February: Wednesdays: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • The facility is closed for viewing on Wednesday’s that fall on Water Authority Holidays.
  • Potential renters should always check the Reservation Scheduler calendar prior to viewing days to ensure the facility has not been rented or closed for schedule maintenance. 

Reservation Scheduler

Shamrock Community Use Building Main Floor Floorplan
Shamrock Community Use Building Main Floor showing Tables Only Setup 
Shamrock Community Use Building Main Floor showing Tables and Dance Floor Setup
Shamrock Community Use Building Basement & Loft Floorplan
Shamrock CUB Rental Rates
Shamrock CUB Driving Directions

2610 Shamrock Road
Jonesboro, Georgia
Contact: Cary Santoyo
770.603.5600

J.W. Smith Community Use Building

To reserve our J.W. Smith Community Use Building, click on the Reservation Scheduler and follow the directions provided. If you are a non-profit and/or looking to rent during the business day, contact Cary Santoyo at cary.santoyo@ccwa.us or 770.603.5600 for rental information.

Public Viewing Days:

  • March through October: Wednesdays: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • November through February: Wednesdays: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
  • The facility is closed for viewing on Wednesday’s that fall on Water Authority Holidays.
  • Potential renters should always check the Reservation Scheduler calendar prior to viewing days to ensure the facility has not been rented or closed for schedule maintenance. 

 

Reservation Scheduler

Smith Community Use Building Floorplan

JW Smith CUB Rental Rates

JW Smith CUB Driving Directions

143 North Bridge Road
Hampton, Georgia
Contact: Cary Santoyo
770.603.5600

Marie Barber Community Room

CCWA’s Marie Barber Community Room

Adjoining the room is a kitchenette with a sink, refrigerator, counterspace and small table. Cooking or grilling on site is not permitted. Prepared food may be brought in for an event. Renters are welcome to use their own caterer or bring in their own prepared food. This facility does not have linens or cookware. Private restrooms are also adjacent to the Community Use Room. Set up and take down of all decorations must take place within the rental period. Renters are not allowed to arrive early (prior to rental period) to set up.

* Please Note: The maximum capacity allowed in this room by the Clayton County Fire Marshal is 86 persons. Also, alcohol is not permitted in the facility or on the property. Renters violating any rental policies will forfeit their deposit.

The compliance deposit and rental fee are required in order to reserve a date for use of the facility. In the event of a cancellation, this will be refunded to you provided a written notice of cancellation is received a minimum of two (2) weeks prior to your scheduled date of use. If less than two (2) weeks, only the compliance deposit will be refundable. If you need to reschedule, there will be a $50 charge if it is less than two (2) weeks and a $25 charge if it is more than two (2) weeks.

Marie Barber Community Room Rental Rates

*Note: Rates are subject to change
Below if a breakdown of costs for bookings effective December 1, 2015. Non Clayton County residents add $100 to all rental rate categories.

Rental Type Deposit Rental Fee* Days Times
Regular $100 $300 Saturday or Sunday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Holiday Rentals1 $100 $400 Saturday or Sunday 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.

1Holiday rentals are determined when CCWA is closed for a holiday or when a major holiday falls on a weekend, including: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving holiday weekend (Thursday – Sunday) and Christmas Day.
*Non Clayton County residents add $100 to all rental rates.

To reserve our Marie Barber Community Use Room, click on the Reservation Scheduler and follow the directions provided.

Reservation Scheduler

Reservation Request Packet (PDF)
Driving and Parking Directions (PDF)
For more information, please contact Sheila Cooper at 770.960.3610 or CCWA_HQCommunityRoom@ccwa.us

Shamrock Lake Pavilion Rental Rates and Hours

Peak Season
March – October
Wednesday – Sunday (Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays unless they are a legal holiday observed by the Water Authority)
8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
$150 Rental Fee
Off Season
November – February
Available seven (7) days a week (except for the winter holidays: Thanksgiving Day and the day after; Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Martin Luther King Jr. Day.)
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
$100 Rental Fee
Shamrock Dam Pavilion Usage Regulations and Agreement (PDF)
Shamrock and Blalock lakes are closed this time of year. No fishing will be allowed
during Off Season.
For more information or to rent the pavilion, call 770.603.5605.