Corporate & Social Event Venue in St. Paul
An historic venue for your business or social gatherings.
Host Your Gathering at The Club
The Summit Avenue Clubhouse, located on Summit Avenue offers multiple rooms to choose from for your special event.
Open to Non-Members
You don’t have to be a member to host an event at the University Club or Saint Paul Athletic Club. If you are a member, ask us about special member benefits for event hosting.
We Welcome the Following:
On-Site Event Catering
As the exclusive caterer for our venues, we offer gourmet dining that’s beyond compare. We’re known for artfully crafted, mouthwatering food that your guests will be talking about for years to come.
Looking for something specific? We’ll work closely with you to create your perfect menu.
Children's Pool Parties
Children’s birthday parties (under 10 guests) June – August. Pool parties are only available for members.
University Club members enjoy a breathtaking view in our formal dining room.
Ample windows provide natural light and splendid views of Summit Avenue, the downtown skyline, and the Mississippi River Valley. Original wood paneling, an ornate plaster ceiling, and the wood-burning fireplace create a warm, inviting atmosphere.
150 guests | Round and rectangular tables
120 guests | Round tables of 8 and 10
175 guests | Theater style
200 guests | Reception style
75 guests | Half moon rounds
This light-filled space was originally a canopied open terrace. Now enclosed in order to be enjoyed year-round, the terrace features large windows overlooking downtown. It is often used in conjunction with the Summit Room.
100 guests | Reception style
48 guests | Round tables of 8
Nothing evokes cozy sophistication like a grand library. The Club's extensive literary collection lines the walls of the Library, which offers a great view and an ideal setting for smaller gatherings.
20 guests | Conference style
40 guests | Reception style
This warm newly remodeled room is located on the first floor, adjacent to the Member Bar.
The unique structure and beautiful views of the Varsity Grill leave a lasting impression to all who visit. The Varsity Grill features its own fully stocked bar and also provides deck access - room available to rent October-May only.
40 guests | Round tables
75 guests | Reception style
Located on the first floor, adjacent to the Ramsey Room, the Member Bar provides a natural "meeting and greeting" place.