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Oak Room Studio

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1253 Whitney Ave, Hamden, CT 06517

A beautiful studio space on the second floor of 1253 Whitney Ave. With lovely, refinished wooden floors, a view through the arched north window, and warm lighting and yellow walls, this twenty-five by twenty foot room is perfect as a dance rehearsal space, a yoga studio, training & workshop room, chamber music recital, or intimate showers and parties.


4 hours total

Daytime, low impact, easy set-up and clean-up: Perfect for meetings, small classes or workshops. ($100 for non-profits)

From $150
  • 4 hours allotted for using the space
  • Available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Also available from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., Sunday through Thursday.
  • Tables and chairs provided
  • Includes: Internet Access, shared use of communal areas.

8 hours total

Longer, extra setup and cleanup time, evenings and weekends: perfect for meetings, workshops, presentations, trainings ($175 for nonprofits)

From $275
  • Up to 8 hours for using the space.
  • Tables and chairs provided.
  • Available 9 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • Includes: Internet Access, shared use of communal areas.

Organization or Business Event

9 hours total

Trainings, Workshops, Speakers, Retreats ($150 for nonprofits)

From $200
  • Use of the Oak Room for a day long business function; 8:30 am until 5:30 pm.
  • Available from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm, Monday-Friday 
  • Includes: Internet Access, shared use of communal areas, and use of Audio and Visual PA System.
  • Tables and chairs provided with setup assistance from WCC staff.

Things to know

  • You are responsible for set-up and clean-up for your event, and agree to remove all of your materials and property during clean-up, put away equipment, and sweep space before vacating, with the assistance of the WCC staff person.
  • To confirm your reservation, a nonrefundable reservation deposit of 50% of the Event Fee is required to be paid to the WCC, and that deposit is applied to the Event Fee. The remaining balance of the Event Fee is then due 7 days prior to your reservation date.
  • WCC event facilitors are available to assist you with the following:
    • During Set-up: open the venue, and assist you with retrieval and arrangement of the equipment, and show you how to use the equipment.
    • During Event: answer questions related to the proper functioning of the equipment and the venue.
    • During Clean-up: assist you with the removal of your property and trash, assist with return of the equipment to the location it came from, and lock the venue.

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1247 & 1253 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06517
Parking in front of building