NorthRiver Yacht Club is home to a unique variety of venues and buildings, each featuring its own decor style and features. Scroll through our room summaries below to spark ideas for your next event. We would love to tell you more about each space and to hear about what you're dreaming up.

Please contact NRYC Special Events & Catering Office for details on our services, policies, or for venue information at 205-343-4404 or events@northriveryc.com.

The Yacht Club Building 


The Yacht Club Building is our main event venue and our largest building space. With over 10,000 sq. ft. of indoor event space, our rooms feature ideal options for almost type of event. The building is decorated in formal blacks and golds with wrought iron, stained glass, and a blend of nautical art pieces. It's the perfect space for weddings, formals, seated dinners, conferences, and retreats.

Grand Salon


2,280 sq. ft. - 200 Guests Reception - 120 Guests Seated

The Grand Salon is our main upper floor ballroom featuring hardwood floors, panoramic windows with views of the scenic Lake Tuscaloosa, and a vaulted ceiling. It's ideal for wedding ceremonies, group meetings, trade shows, and much more. 

Harborview Room

720 sq. ft. - 60 Guests Reception - 40 Guests Seated

The Harborview room is tucked between the Grand Salon and Ships Bar. With it's placement and size, this room is a wonderful breakout room and pre-function space!

Ships Bar


532 sq. ft. - 40 Guests Reception - 30 Guests Seated

As one of our most popular rooms in the entire club, the Ships Bar is an iconic piece of NorthRiver. Featuring a huge rounded bar with a 10ft. tall model ship as it's centerpiece, the Ships Bar is sure to wow your event guests. This beautiful space also features raised ceilings and a full wall of Victorian stained glass. 

China Trade Room & Bridal Suite

494 sq. ft. - 30 Guests Reception - 20 Guests Seated 

One of our smaller private rooms available on the upper floor of the yacht club building, the China Trade room is great for use as a breakout space, registration area (its right beside the front door), or as an executive board room for groups of up to 20 guests. This room is also often utilized as a bridal dressing suite for weddings.

Outdoor Terrace


3,848 sq. ft. - 450 Guests Reception - 320 Guests Seated

Located on the upper floor of the yacht club building, our outdoor terrace is perfect for wedding ceremonies, tented affairs, or cocktail hours. The terrace features one large portion making up most of its size, but also continues in a wrap-around style to the back side of the building. See the terrace shape on the floorplans featured below. 

1890's Room & Pub Bar

1,870 sq. ft. - 175 Guests Reception - 110 Guests Seated

The 1890's room is a great pre-function space for smaller groups or larger parties to utilize before moving into the adjoining Crystal Ballroom or Mountbatten Conference Room. Featuring a grand staircase, a outdoor terrace, and direct access to the Pub Bar, this room is the perfect spot to mingle and enjoy cocktails in.

Crystal Room


3,240 sq. ft. - 350 Guests Reception - 200 Guests Seated

The Crystal Ballroom, located on the lower floor of the Yacht Club building is our largest meeting space with a maximum capacity of 350 guests. The ballroom features leaded crystal walls and windows on three sides of the room with sweeping views of the property and Lake Tuscaloosa. It also features chandeliers, imposing archways, and a sleek stone floor. This is a great space for wedding receptions and seated dinners.

Mountbatten Room

2,280 sq. ft. - 100 Guests Reception - 90 Guests Seated

The Mountbatten Room is the club's original meeting space. This quiet interior room will help your guests stay focused on the message at hand during conferences. Great for presentations and video streaming due to the ability to completely dim this room.

The Golf Club Building


The Golf Club Building is our member clubhouse and home to our restaurant and several private dining and meeting rooms. 

Jade Room


912 sq. ft. - 50 Guests Reception - 35 Guests Seated

The Jade Room is great for baby showers, bridal teas, luncheons, and private dinners. This space features its own built in bar and an adjoining patio for guests to enjoy the sunset over our golf course greens.

Board Room


364 sq. ft. - 14 Guests Seated

A great place for your next company retreat! The board room is our featured executive meeting room with a large TV for presentations and a dark wood board table. This room is perfect for smaller groups to meet in and guests can enjoy their meals in the adjoining restaurant. 

Golf View Dining Room


2,585 sq. ft. - 250 Guests Reception - 175 Guests Seated

The Golf View is our main club restaurant. This space has limited availability for private groups depending on restaurant schedule, but can be rented for parties and gatherings. 

Hemingway Bar


840 sq. ft. - 50 Guests Reception - 25 Guests Seated

The club's main bar for gathering and mingling with friends. This is a great space for birthday parties and luncheons. Featuring 2 TVs and of course the built in bar, this room is also an option for watch parties and gamedays. 

The Captain's Cabin


2,000 sq. ft. - 175 Guests Reception - 100 Guests Seated

Located on the lakefront of the beautiful Lake Tuscaloosa, the Captain's Cabin is our outdoor venue featuring a historic restored log cabin. The cabin is wonderful for casual rehearsal dinners, cookouts, lake days, and outdoor weddings! Pump up the celebration at the cabin by adding some of our custom entertainment options such as a lake tour via pontoon boat, kayak and paddleboard rentals, or lawn games. 

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