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Facility & Pavilion Rentals

Parks with Available Pavilions and Centers:

 

General Pavilion Rental Rules:

**Please note that there is no electricity or water available at the Pavilions.**
  1. Permit Holders have priority. Be sure to have your permit on hand during use of a pavilion. Call the City of West Palm Beach Police Department at 822-1900 should any problems arise.
  2. Vehicles must park in designated areas ONLY. No vehicles are permitted to drive on or park on the grass anywhere in the park.
  3. Permit Holder is responsible for damages to pavilion site during rentals.
  4. Permit Holders are responsible to keep the park clean for others who will be using the pavilion and park. No grills are to be brought into the Park area for use.
  5. Animals and Amusement Rides are prohibited. Bounce Houses are permitted when approved in advance. Proof of liability insurance from the Bounce House vendor is required naming the City as additionally insured. A generator must be provided by the insured/vendor for bounce houses.
  6. Amplified music and DJ’s are prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: speakers, public address systems, bullhorns, and stereo noise audible more than 100 feet from the source. Failure to follow this rule will result in loss of deposit and immediate revocation of pavilion permit.
  7. Supervision of all children and teenagers is required.
  8. The consumption and possession of alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the parks except at the designated pavilions.
  9. Special Event Insurance may be required. Coverage may be purchased through the City.

 

Coleman Park and Community Center

1116 21st Street West Palm Beach, FL 33407 Phone: (561) 804-4965
Map of Coleman Park

North & South Pavilions

Have your next party or event at the Coleman Park Pavilions. Our pavilions are a 25 person capacity. Make your reservations, in person, at any of our community centers or at our administrative office.

Days: Saturday
Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Medium Pavilions: $42.40 Resident (tax included)
$63.60 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 30 - 40 People


Community Center Rental Rates

The center is available to rent for parties, baby showers, and meetings, providing it does not conflict with regularly scheduled programs. Make your reservations in person at the front desk, ID is required! Call us today for availability (561) 804-4965!

Multi-Purpose Room

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $35 + tax Resident / per hour
  $50 + tax Non-resident / per hour

Currie Park

2447 North Flagler Dr., West Palm Beach, FL 33407 Phone: (561) 804-4900
Map of Currie Park

North & South Pavilions

Currie Park is located on the Intracoastal Waterway on North Flagler Drive. This park includes the only boat ramps in the City, two medium shelters with grills, playground, large multi-purpose field and the MLK Memorial. This park offers a beautiful vista for family and friends to gather.

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Medium Pavilions: $42.40 Resident (tax included)
$63.60 Non-Resident (tax included)
Capacity: 30 - 40 People

Dreher Park

Dreher Park South Phone: (561) 804-4900
Map of Dreher Park North, Map of Dreher Park South

This park is also the home of the Palm Beach Zoo, the South Florida Science Museum and the West Palm Beach Garden Club. Park amenities include a Heart Parcourse, fishing dock, playgrounds, barbecue grills, sand volleyball courts, open play fields and 10 picnic shelters of various sizes.

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Main Pavilion (Pavilion #3: $63.60 Resident (tax included)
$84.80 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 60 - 75 People
   
Medium Pavilions (Pavilions #1, 2, 4 - 6, 7, 8): $42.40 Resident (tax included)
$63.60 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 30 - 40 People
   
Small Pavilions (Pavilions #9 & 11): $31.80 Resident (tax included)
$47.70 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 10 - 15 People


Dreher Park Wedding Chapel

$25 Resident, $35 Non-resident
For more information on Dreher Park Shelter Rentals call (561) 804-4900. Pavilions can be reserved at any recreation center location or at the administrative office.

Gaines Park and Community Center

1501 North Australian Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407 Phone: (561) 804-4960
Map of Gaines Park
 

This park offers the most diverse facilities of all. Conveniently located at Australian Avenue and 15th Street, situated behind the Community Center and Municipal Pool you will find five picnic shelters with barbecue grills and numerous sports facilities.

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Main Pavilion (Pavilion #1): $63.60 Resident (tax included)
$84.80 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 60 - 75 People
   
Medium Pavilions (Pavilions #2 - 5): $42.40 Resident (tax included)
$63.60 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 15 - 25


Gaines Park Wedding Chapel

$25 Resident, $35 Non-resident
For more information on Gaines Park Shelter Rentals call (561) 804-4960. Pavilions can be reserved at any recreation center location or at the administrative office.

McDonald-Wilson Center

This facility can be rented to accommodate large events (conferences, receptions, graduation parties, birthday parties and more). Available amenities: grand hall, conference rooms, warming kitchen, dance floor and stage. Please contact us at (561) 804-4960.

Multi-Purpose Room (Community Center)

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $35 + tax Resident / per hour
  $50 + tax Non-resident / per hour


Gymnasium

The gymnasium is designed to accommodate large groups.
Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $100 + tax Resident / per hour
  $150 + tax Non-resident / per hour

Howard Park and Community Center

1302 Parker Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Phone: (561) 804-4950
Map of Howard Park
 

This park is located at the main entryway to downtown West Palm Beach. Just 1/8 of a mile south of Okeechobee Blvd. on Parker Avenue, this newly renovated park’s amenities include a picnic shelter with barbecue grills, playground, exercise path, and numerous sports facilities.

Pavilion Permit

Ahoy Mates! Set sail and have your next party at the Howard Park Pavilion and Sunken Ship playground. 50 person capacity. Reservations, in person, required at the Community Center!
Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Large Pavilion: $63.60 Resident (tax included)
$84.80 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 60 - 75 People


Community Center Rental Rates

The center is available to rent for parties, baby showers and meetings, providing it does not conflict with regularly scheduled programs. Make your reservations, in person at the front desk, ID is required! Call us today for availability!

Entire Building

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $200 + tax Resident / per hour
  $325 + tax Non-resident / per hour
Capacity: 186
 

Ballroom / Multi-Purpose Room

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $35 + tax Resident / per hour
  $50 + tax Non-resident / per hour
Capacity: 70 – 85
 

Pixie / Medium Room

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $20 + tax Resident / per hour
  $35 + tax Non-resident / per hour
Capacity: 37
 

Library Room

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $15 + tax Resident / per hour
  $30 + tax Non-resident / per hour
Capacity: 21
 

Kitchen

Deposit: $50 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $25 + tax Resident / per hour
  $40 + tax Non-resident / per hour
 

For more information on Howard Park Shelter Rentals call (561) 804-4950. Pavilions can be reserved at any recreation center location or at the administrative office


Phipps Park

4715 South Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach, FL 33405 Phone: (561) 835-7170
Map of Phipps Park
 

This park offers a playground area, a small and large pavilion, new water play area, new tennis courts, racquetball courts, and a soccer field. Call (561) 835-7170.

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Large Pavilion: $63.60 Resident (tax included)
$84.80 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 60 - 75 People
   
Small Pavilion: $31.80 Resident (tax included)
$47.70 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 15 - 25 People

South Olive Park and Community Center

345 Summa Street, West Palm Beach, FL 33405 Phone: (561) 804-4945
Map of South Olive Park

This park is in the south end of the City offering a myriad of recreational facilities. South Olive Park is one of the newest community centers, offering a wet play area, playground, two picnic shelters with barbecue grills and numerous sports facilities.

Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Medium Pavilions (Pavilions #1 & 2):  $42.40 Resident (tax included)
$63.60 Non-resident (tax included)
Capacity: 30 - 40 People
   
Wet Play Area: $25 + tax Resident (2 hours max)*
  $35 + tax Non-resident (2 hours max)*

 

Multi-Purpose Room
This is a great room for birthday parties or meetings. It holds a maximum of 75 people. Tables and chairs are provided with the rental.
Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $35 + tax Resident / per hour
  $50 + tax Non-resident / per hour
Capacity: 75
 
Gymnasium
The gymnasium is designed for large group events. It holds a maximum of 200 people seated. Tables and chairs are provided with the rental.
Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $150 + tax Resident / per hour
  $200 + tax Non-resident / per hour
Capacity: 200
 
Kitchen
Deposit: $100 (refunded after event, upon approval)
Clean-up Fee: $50
Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $35 + tax Resident / per event
  $50 + tax Non-resident / per event
 

For more information on South Olive Park Shelter Rentals call (561) 804-4945. Pavilions can be reserved at any recreation center location or at the administrative office.

*Wet Play areas require a permit for groups of 10 or more. Permits do not provide exclusive use of fountain or wet play areas. For groups of 100 or more a Special Event Application must be completed and submitted 4 weeks prior to the date you are requesting. Special Events that will be serving or selling alcoholic beverages require City Commission approval.


Warren Hawkins Aquatic Center

1501 North Australian Ave., West Palm Beach, FL 33407 Phone: (561) 804-4961


The Aquatic Center is available after operating hours for private rentals for special occasions, celebrations and parties. A facility rental application must be submitted prior to your event and may be obtained at the facility. Please allow 3 weeks prior to your event for approval. Fees do not include staffing. Additional rates for the slide and wading pool will apply, please call Aquatics Supervisor, Amy Blackman at (561)804-4961 for more information.

Staff Fee: $35 / per staff / per hour
Rental Fee: $75 – $100 + tax Resident / per hour
  $100 – $125 + tax Non-resident / per hour

Fountain Reservations

The City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation requires a permit for groups of ten or more who want to use the Centennial Square, South Olive Park, and Bill Moss - Hillcrest fountains. Two-hour permits are $26.50 for residents and $37.10 (tax included) for groups outside city limits.

The fountains can be reserved at the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices at 401 Clematis Street and the South Olive Community Center at 345 Summa Street in West Palm Beach. The Centennial Fountain, located in Centennial Square at the south end of Clematis Street in Downtown West Palm Beach, can accommodate up to 100 people. This plaza includes benches, tables and chairs, as well as an interactive fountain that is a popular site for children’s play. Street -side parking and garage parking is available nearby.

The South Olive Park fountains are located at 345 Summa Street, in West Palm Beach. Amenities at the park include a gymnasium, multipurpose field, outside basketball court, four racquetball courts, two playgrounds, wet play area, pavilions, tennis center with nine hard tennis courts, walking and bike trail, restrooms and a community center.

The Bill Moss - Hillcrest Paseo fountains can be located at 3401 Parker Ave., in West Palm Beach. Amenities at this park include a jogging trail, restrooms, a wet play area, public parking, and two multipurpose fields.

Upon arrival, the group leader must present the permit to the fountain guard. For questions regarding fountain reservation, permitting procedures, or to obtain a request form, please call the City of West Palm Beach Department of Parks and Recreation at 561-804-4900.

Fountain Locations

Bill Moss – Hillcrest Paseo
3401 Parker Ave
West Palm Beach, FL  33405

Centennial Square Fountain Park
100 Clematis Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
South Olive Park and Community Center
345 Summa Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33405