Situated on the east side of Centennial Park, the Picnic Area features a pergola shade structure over a 1,500 square foot patio, small barbecue, sink, a serving table, 8 picnic tables for seating up to 60 people, and electricity access. The site is behind the Community Garden but close to the parking lot, and approximately 30 yards to the restrooms and playground.
To reserve this facility, download and fill out the Application for Use of Facilities and return it to Recreation Services at Centennial Park, along with a check for the appropriate amount (see fees below). You will need to submit an Application for Use of Alcoholic Beverages if your event will include alcohol. Applications must be submitted no less than 7 days or more than 180 days prior to the requested reservation date. Online reservations incur a 6.1% processing fee. Reservations with alcohol and/or bounce houses must be processed in person at Recreation Services.
Alcohol is only allowed at the park with a permit. No dogs allowed.
Rental Rate Each picnic area is $33/hour and requires a 2 hour reservation minimum. Nonprofit groups may reserve picnic areas for $25/hour (these reservations cannot be made online). For further details or questions, contact the Facilities Coordinator by email or by phone at (805)237-3988.