Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA 16801 
Phone (814) 231-3071    FAX 235.7832

Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday-Friday


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How do I reserve a
picnic pavilion or park area
for our group event?
Picnic Time

To reserve a picnic pavilion or park area for your group event, please call CRPR at (814) 231-3071 with the following information:

  1. Proposed event location, date, times (set up, start time & end time).
  2. Contact information for person making the reservation (name, mailing address, phone and e-mail address).
  3. Will the event be catered? If so, certain pavilions are better suited for caterer access.
  4. Do you need electrical service at the park?  Five of the pavilions have elec. service available (additional fee applies).
  5. Is it a family or non-family event?
  6. Number of people expected at event.
  7. Proof of liability insurance.
  8. Note that full payment is due when the reservation is requested.
  9. A Revision Fee is charged when a permit is modified.

(814) 231-3071 (M-F, 8 AM-5 PM)

For Family Events with less than 100 people

If your event is a family picnic, you may pay the reservation fee over the telephone with a major credit card.

Reservations must be paid in full when the reservation is requested.

Complete a Personal Rental Pavilion Request by downloading this fillable form, completing it, and emailing it to CRPR. This does not confirm your reservation until we approve the rental and you receive a rental permit.

 

For Non-family Events or
for any event with more than 100 people

Reservations must be paid in full when the reservation is requested. Depending on the details of your planned event, a Certificate of Liability Insurance with a minimum of $500,000 general liability coverage will be required.  Additional fees may be charged for large group events. Once all information is received and approved, you will be contacted for payment.

Please note: A permit will not be issued until Certificate of Insurance is provided and payment is made.

Complete a Large Group Pavilion Request by downloading this fillable form, completing it, and emailing it to CRPR. This does not confirm your reservation until we approve the rental and you receive a rental permit.

 

Don't forget to ask about other available options:
Sportfield Reservations (additional fee applies).

A similar process applies to requests involving Millbrook Marsh Nature Center and the pavilions at the swimming pools.

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