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    Facility Rentals

    The Parks and Recreation Department rents out many of its facilities for all kinds of occasions and functions- from birthday parties, to family reunions; weddings, business meetings, community meetings, picnics, and pool parties. Whatever the occasion, chances are we have a facility right for you. Available facilities include picnic shelters, Miller Park Poolcommunity centers, the Aviary, the Armory, the Community Market Plaza, Athletic Fields, the City Stadium Complex, and the Gazebo at Riverside Park.


    Special Events

    City parks, trails, and other facilities can be a great place to hold community-wide special events that are open to the public. Parks and Recreation helps coordinate special events held on City property. Please click on the link if you are interested in holding a special event on city property.


    Street Banner Rentals

    Looking for a great way to advertise your community-wide special event? Visit our street banner rental page to find out how to get the most out of your advertising dollar!


    Rental Process

    • Contact our offices at 434.455.5858 to check on availability of your facility. Customer Service will give you the contact information for any additional staff members you may need to coordinate services. For Miller Park Pool rentals, please contact Joanna Nisbet by telephone at (434) 455-5584.
    • Fill out the Facility, Park Use, and Special Event Questionnaire.
    • Fill out the Simple Use, Expanded Use, or Special Event Application. Please note that there is a non-refundable $25.00 fee for an Expanded Use Application and a $50.00 fee for a Special Event Application.
    • Fill out any applicable additional permits and forms, and be sure to contact appropriate staff for any questions you may have.

    Additional Permits


    Payment

    All checks and money orders should be made payable to City of Lynchburg. VISA, MASTERCARD and cash are also accepted for payment. Please remember to include all applications/permits with payment. Payment by mail: Please mail to Parks and Recreation Department, 301 Grove St., Lynchburg, VA 24501. In-person payment: Administrative offices at 2704 Concord Turnpike, Lynchburg, VA 24504, during regular business hours of 8:30 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday.


            Available Available Facilities and Fees

    Different facilities and types of events require different permits. Please review the charts below to find out which facility is right for you, and then read the detailed information about how you can reserve a facility. Contact customer service, or call our office at 434.455.5858 between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday for more information.


    Picnic Shelters

    Possible amenities: electricity, handicap accessible, restrooms, and water.
    Available Rental Dates and Hours: April 1-October 31, dawn to dusk
     
    Fees:
    Large Shelters: $75
    Small Shelters: $65
    Electricity $10 per day.

    SHELTER
    SIZE
    CAPACITY
    AMENITIES
    Blackwater Creek Athletic Area 
    Large
    80
    restroom
    Jefferson Park 
    Large
    80
    handicap accessible
    Miller Park 
    Large
    80
    restrooms, electricity, handicap accessible
    Peaks View Park 
    Large
    80
    restrooms
    Miller Park 
    Small
    40
    restrooms
    Peaks View Park 
    Small
    40
    restrooms
    Riverside Park 
    Small
    40
    restrooms, water, handicap accessible

    Community Centers

    Fields, courts and other outdoor facilities at the centers remain open to the general public during rental periods.
    Available Rental Hours: Saturday: 8 am - 10 pm; Sunday: 8 am - 6 pm

    Fees:
    4 hour block: $125
    8 hour block: $200
    Hourly Rental: $40 (Available only in addition to block rental)

    CENTER
    CAPACITY
    Diamond Hill
    175
    Fairview
    163
    Yoder
    110

    Athletic Fields

    Contact the Athletic Coordinator at (434) 455-5882. Tournament organizers should follow the steps below. For those wishing to rent a single athletic field for private use, Field #5 at Peaksview Park is the designated field available for private use. For the 2015 season, private field rentals will begin on Saturday, March 21 and continue through Sunday, November 15. Please note that there is a non-refundable $25.00 permit application fee.

    Aviary  

    • Complete an Aviary Use Permit.
    • Submit completed form along with payment to Parks and Recreation Customer Service desk.
    • For more information, please call Customer Service at (434) 455-5858.

    Armory

    • Complete an Armory Use Permit.
    • Submit completed form to the Special Event Coordinator for approval.
    • Submit payment for the reservation.
    • For more information, please call the Special Event Coordinator at (434) 455-5871

    Other Facilities

    FACILITY
    CAPACITY
    AMENITIES
    FEES
    Armory
    1,940
    electricity, restrooms water, handicap accessible
    8-hour block: $300 (additional fees may apply)
    Athletic Fields
    variable
    restrooms, water
    variable
    Aviary
    100 seated; 225 no seats
    electricity, restrooms, water
    8-hour block: $300
    4-hour block: $180
    Hourly Rental: $50 (Available only in addition to block rental)
    City Stadium Complex
    10,000 Football Complex
    electricity, handicap accessible, restrooms, water
    variable
    Community Market Plaza
    200-300
    electricity, handicap accessible
    minimum $500
    Gazebo
    15
    electricity, restrooms, water
    8-hour block: $65
    Miller Park Pool
    400
    electricity, restrooms, water, pool, handicap accessible
    Private rentals available when pool is closed to the general public.
    Main Pool Rental Fee:  $90.00/hour
    Main Pool & Kiddie Pool:  $120.00/hour
    Groups exceeding 125 people:  $30.00/hour extra
     
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