Unforgettable events on a state-of-the-art campus.

The Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center was built with your special event in mind. Our unique gathering spaces are all housed under one giant roof and outfitted with state-of-the-art technical capabilities. Whether you are looking for a catered event or a DIY party that you can customize your own, the Kroc Center has it all.

Let us plan your perfect banquet, brunch, seminar or business luncheon with our ultimate catering service in one of our many meeting spaces. Or, enjoy our unique party locations in the ice arena, poolside, and climbing tower. Now available for rental is our 7,000+ square foot Corner Zone which can be enhanced with our bounce houses, imagination playground blocks, and more!

The Joan B. Kroc Theatre
 & Performing Arts Center

Our fully equipped 33,000 square-foot Performing Arts Center consists of the Joan B. Kroc Theatre, two dance studios, band and orchestra room, vocal and instrumental practice rooms and a large multipurpose conference room. The Joan B. Kroc Theatre has been utilized for thousands of events ranging from seminars and recitals to Broadway-quality shows and fundraisers. The theatre is fully equipped with seating for 540, a 2,732 square foot stage, motorized orchestra pit, scene shop, and support facilities including a green room, dressing rooms and other adjacent meeting spaces.

Perfect for:

• Theatrical Performances

• Competition Events

• Graduation Ceremonies

• Musical Recitals

• Dance Performances

• Conferences and Seminars


View the Joan B. Kroc Theatre.

Banquets at
the Kroc Center

The San Diego Kroc Center is the perfect setting for your next special corporate occasion, business retreat, awards banquet or a simple group get-together. Located in central San Diego, our meeting and conference rooms are filled with a wonderful array of reception sites both inside and out.

Contemporary cuisine with innovative menus and themed displays

Outstanding service with support from planning to implementation

High-speed wireless Internet access

In-house audio visual capability

Attentive onsite staff

Conference service professionals to orchestrate your event


Catering at the Kroc

We have a full-service catering department on premises. We are very flexible and can work with your budget and special requests. Please contact us for menus and pricing. Outside food and beverage is not permitted.

Other Available Spaces


A multi-use center, this 56,000 square-foot building contains an NBA regulation sized basketball court, and is ideally suited for volleyball, basketball, gymnastics, and badminton. The gymnasium is also a great venue for other tournaments, showcases and sporting events.

Ice Arena

The Kroc Center Ice Arena is the only ice arena centrally located in the heart of San Diego. An NHL regulation sized ice surface with year-round programs. Private ice rentals are available only during late spring/summer months and late December ($1 million group liability insurance required).  Fees are nonrefundable and due in full three weeks in advance.


619.269.1504 / info@kroccenterice.com

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Aquatics Center

The Aquatics Center boasts three pools: 25 meter x 25 yard short course competition pool, recreation pool, indoor warm water therapy pool, and is a beautiful venue for pool parties, and swim and water sport tournaments.

Outdoor Spaces

Our 55,000 square-foot recreation field is located in the heart of the Kroc Center campus and is a great venue for soccer, flag football and other outdoor sports. The field is also bordered on the south by a team building challenge course consisting of several low and high rope course elements, and a 30-foot tall rock-climbing tower.

Team Building Challenge Courses

Located on the south end of the recreation field, our ropes course offers a perfect opportunity for team building. Our course presents challenges that give groups an opportunity to work together and achieve shared success.
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DIY Parties at the Kroc

Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center



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