Rentals & Reservations

The Biodiversity Education Center (BEC) offers non-profit rentals, facilitated education programs, and professional team retreats. Staff is available to answer questions regarding rentals and availability via email or by phone at 972-304-3581. Please review Rental Guidelines prior to requesting a rental.

Professional Team Retreats

Planning a meeting, retreat, or corporate event? We can help! The BEC is a beautiful and productive venue, perfect for relaxing and building relationships among colleagues. Enjoy a change of environment with the serene backdrop of Coppell Nature Park and bring out your inner child with our facilitated team-building activities in the great outdoors!

Provided with Each Rental

  • Setup and takedown provided by staff
  • Table centerpieces
  • Beverage station
  • Pens and notepads for guests

Cost & Availability

$95 per hour (for a minimum rental of four hours). Rentals are available Monday through Friday between 8 am and 5 pm. 

The cost of your rental helps to fund nature education programs for children in Coppell ISD and throughout DFW. 

Non-Profit Rentals

The Biodiversity Education Center building has limited availability to rent as a meeting space for Coppell Non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations for $20 per hour. Groups are limited to gatherings of 40 people or less. Submit completed request forms at least 72 hours prior to the requested reservation time. Building availability is subject to BEC educational program schedule.

Rentals are available Monday through Friday 8 am to 8 pm and on Saturdays from 8 am to 4 pm.

Americans with Disabilities Title III Notice

As a government entity, the City of Coppell strives to make available facilities open for public use in a manner consistent with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. We hope that as you utilize our facilities, you will find them accessible and efficient for your needs. 

In compliance with the non-discrimination requirements of Title III of the ADA, a community group, non-profit entity, or private business must facilitate, at its sole expense, any disability-related request for reasonable accommodation, effective communication, or program modification that does not impose undue burden (significant difficulty or expense).  

A government entity has no obligation to facilitate requests for reasonable accommodations connected to an event or activity sponsored or managed by a community group, non-profit entity, or private business that is making use of government-owned facilities.

If you have any questions or concerns in regard to the accessibility of any City facilities being utilized by a community group, non-profit entity, or private business, please notify the manager of that particular facility or Kori Allen, ADA & Capital Programs Coordinator, at 972-462-5148.