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Park Rental

Parks Make Life BetterLocated throughout the City are 59 parks, including the Kern River Parkway. Many of these parks have facilities available for use when such use does not conflict with programmed City activities and events. All permits and reservation policy requirements are available at the department office or any customer service location.  Parks and facilities are available for standard rental up to 120 calendar days in advance - no later than 1pm two business days prior to the date needed; special events are available 364 calendar days in advance - no later than three weeks prior to the date needed. Insurance, necessary documents, and additional fees may be required depending on the type of event. City residents must provide acceptable documentation. Reservations must be made in person. All fees subject to change pending City Council approval.
Call 661-326-FUNN for additional information.

PARK HOURS: 5 AM TO 10 PM - 7 DAYS A WEEK

Park Area Rental Fees
Non-Resident Fee : Additional $25 per Facility Reservation

Park Area Rental   Resident
Picnic Area Half Day   $75
7am-2pm or 3pm-10pm
Picnic Area Full Day   150
7am-10pm
Serving Shelter Half Day  $25
Serving Shelter Full Day   $50
**Exclusive Use of Park Half Day  $450
**Exclusive Use of Park Full Day   $900

The Park at River Walk    Resident
Picnic Area Half Day  $150
Picnic Area Full Day   $300
**Exclusive Use of Park Half Day*     $900
**Exclusive Use of Park Full Day*    $1,800
*Excludes the Bright House Networks Amphitheatre

Saunders Recreational Facility Resident
Per Hour, 2 Hour Minimum  $65

Sports Field Rental Resident
Per Hour, 2 Hour Minimum  $25
Lights Per Hour, 2 Hour Minimum $13
Mandatory SB Field Preparation $40

***Insurance and $250 deposit required on soccer field rentals. (Deposit refunded if fields left in acceptable condition.)
•For information on tournaments or Mesa Marin Sports Complex rentals, call the Sports Division at (661) 322-9875.


   

Permits/Additional Charges   Resident
Alcohol Permit with Rental     $20
Alcohol Permit without Rental  $30
Special Event Permit**   $125
Sound Permit**    $30

**Exclusive Use of Park – additional fees may apply based on rental activity.

Special Information
• The Bright House Networks Amphitheatre can be booked through SMG. Inquire at (661) 852-7300.

• A “Special Event” is an event open to the public, and/or the sell or promotion of goods or services of any kind.

ANY EVENT OR RENTAL WHICH WILL INVOLVE CITY STAFF WILL BE CHARGED ON AN HOURLY BASIS AT CURRENT COST LEVELS.

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