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Reservation, Rentals & Events
The Parks and Recreation Department rents out many of its facilities for all kinds of occasions- 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.
City parks, trails, and other facilities can be a great place to hold community-wide special events. 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.
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.
R = Lynchburg Resident Discount
NR = Non Resident
Available: April 1-October 31
M-F: $30 R; $45 NR
Sat, Sun, Holiday: $40 R; $60 NR
M-F: $20 R; $30 NR
Sat, Sun, Holiday: $30 R; $45 NR
Possible amenities: electricity, handicap accessible, restrooms, and water
|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|
|Peaks View Park||Small||40||restrooms|
|Riverside Park||Small||40||restrooms, water, handicap accessible|
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: Hourly Rate: (2 hour minimum) $35; 4 hour rate: $100; 8 hour rate: 180
|Armory||1,940||electricity, restrooms water, handicap accessible||
$300/8 hours; additional fees may apply
|Athletic Fields||variable||restrooms, water||variable|
|Aviary||100 seated; 380 no seats||electricity, restrooms, water||
M-Th: 4-hour rate: $100; M-Th: 8-hour rate: $180
|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||
M-F: $20 R; $30 NR
Different facilities require different permits. All customers renting a facility should follow these steps to make sure they rent the right facility for their needs:
- 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.
- Fill out the Facility, Park Use, and Special Event Questionnaire.
- Fill out the Simple Use, Expanded Use, or Special Event Application.
- Fill out any applicable additional permits and forms, and be sure to contact appropriate staff for any questions you may have.
- Aviary Use Permit
- Armory/Market Square Facility Use Permit
- Athletic Field Reservation Permit
- Center Policies & Checklist
- Pool Rental Permit
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.