Rent a Park Pavilion or Facility

Photo of Cameron Park Clubhouse in Cameron Park.

 

Waco Parks and Recreation offers a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for hosting a variety of events, from baby showers and weddings to family reunions, birthday parties or picnics in the park.

Rental Agreement(PDF, 186KB)

Pavilion Rates

Large Pavilions $250/Day
Small Pavilions $100/Day  

Facility Rates

Bledsoe-Miller Community Center 
  • Lobby (available Saturday & Sunday): $50/hour (3-hour minimum) / $100 refundable deposit
  • Gymnasium (regular business hours only): $35/hour for half court and $50/hour for full court
Dewey Community Center
  • Multi-purpose Room: $50/hour (3-hour minimum) / $100 refundable deposit
  • Gymnasium for events (regular business hours only): $250 (4-hour minimum) / $50 per additional hour / $100 refundable deposit
  • Gymnasium for practice (regular business hours only): $35/hour for half court and $50/hour for full court
South Waco Community Center 
  • Multi-purpose Room: $50/hour (3-hour minimum) / $100 refundable deposit
  • Gymnasium for events (regular business hours only): $250 (4-hour minimum) / $50 per additional hour / $100 refundable deposit
  • Gymnasium for practice (regular business hours only): $35/hour for half court and $50/hour for full court
Cameron Park Clubhouse 
  • Clubhouse: $1,250/day with $250 refundable deposit
Multi-Purpose Community Center 
  • Auditorium: $350 (4-hour minimum) / $50 per additional hour / $100 refundable deposit

Festival Areas

For more information about renting festival areas and outdoor events, please visit the Outdoor Events and Permit Page 
Indian Spring Park/Suspension Bridge  

Located in downtown Waco on the west side of the Brazos River, Indian Spring Park is home to several festivals and events each year. The park features the historic Waco Suspension Bridge and the Branding the Brazos statue series, which pays homage to an important part of Texas folklore and history, the Chisholm Trail.

  • Festival area: $1,250 per day commercial use / $500 deposit. Includes park exclusivity, restroom facilities, amphitheater, electricity access, water access and trashcans.
Brazos Park East 

Brazos Park East features a boat ramp, pavilion, disc golf course, trails, horseshoe pits and a scenic view of the cliffs along the Brazos River. The park is the site of festivals, community events and private gatherings.

  • Festival area: $1,250 per day / $500 deposit. Includes park exclusivity, 3 pavilions, horseshoe pits, restroom facilities, lighted river trail, electricity access and water access.
  • Horseshoe Pavilion: $250/day. Includes pavilion and electricity access.
  • Bandshell Pavilion: $250/day. Includes bandshell pavilion and electricity access.
  • Small Pavilion: $100/day. Includes pavilion. No electricity access.
Heritage Square 

Heritage Square, located in Downtown Waco, offers shaded walkways, seating areas, fountains and a beautiful sculpture featuring children at play. The park hosts community events and private functions throughout the year. 

  • Festival area - $1,250 per day / $500 deposit. Includes park exclusivity, electricity access and water access.
Northern Gateway Park 

Northern Gateway Park is perfect for events and parties, plus you're at the very top of the Cameron Park trail system. Neighboring Lovers Leap, this area is the longtime home of picnics and ball games.

  • Festival area - $1,250 per day / $500 deposit. Includes park exclusivity, a pavilion, parking lot, restroom facilities, playground, water play misters, electricity access and water access.
  • Pavilion - $250/day. Includes pavilion and electricity access.
Reservation Process:

Online

Step 1.Create a free WebTrac account or sign in to an existing account

Visit the Waco Parks and Recreation reservation website. Log in to an existing account or create a new account by clicking the "Sign In / Register" link at the top right-hand corner of the screen. If registering a new account, you will need to create a username and password. An account is required to reserve a park pavilion or facility online. There is no cost to create an account. 

Step 2.Reserve & pay online

From the homepage, click the "Pavilion Rentals" link. Filter by date, headcount and/or features to check availability. Select desired pavilion or facility by clicking the preferred time slot so that it becomes highlighted in dark blue. Click the "Add to Cart" link at the bottom of the page to reserve, then continue to payment.

Step 3.Make Payment

Open your cart to check out and make payment. Fees will be calculated for you automatically. Please ensure you have a credit card handy so you can pay and finalize your reservation. Please note that American Express is not accepted, and reservations are not considered final until payment is made in full. 

In Person

Step 1.Visit the Waco Parks and Recreation office

To reserve a park pavilion or facility in person, visit the Waco Parks and Recreation administrative office at the below address.

201 W. Waco Dr., Ste. 2
Waco, Texas
76707

The office is located on the second floor of the Community Services Building, above the Municipal Court.

Step 2.Submit a completed Facility Rental Agreement

A signed Facility Rental Agreement is required to reserve a park pavilion or facility. The form can be downloaded online, or a hard copy can also be requested upon arrival.

Rental Agreement(PDF, 194KB)

Step 3.Make payment

Accepted methods of payment include credit card, check and cash. Reservations are not final until payment is made in full and a Facility Rental Agreement is on file with the Waco Parks and Recreation administrative office.

By Phone

Step 1.Call the Waco Parks and Recreation office

To reserve a park pavilion or facility by phone, call the Waco Parks and Recreation administrative office at (254) 750-5980.

Step 2.Submit a completed Facility Rental Agreement

A signed Facility Rental Agreement is required to reserve a park pavilion or facility. The form can be downloaded online. Once completed, please email to parksinfo@wacotx.gov. 

Rental Agreement(PDF, 194KB)

Step 3.Make payment

Please ensure you have a credit card handy so you can pay over the phone and finalize your reservation. Please note that American Express is not accepted.

If you prefer to pay by cash or check, please visit the Waco Parks and Recreation administrative office at the below address. The office is located on the second floor of the Community Services Building, above the Municipal Court. 

201 W. Waco Dr., Ste. 2
Waco, Texas
76707

Check payments can also be mailed to the below address.

Waco Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 2570
Waco, Texas
76702

Reservations are not considered final until payment is made in full and a Facility Rental Agreement is on file with the Waco Parks and Recreation administrative office. 

By Mail

Submit a completed Facility Rental Agreement

A signed Facility Rental Agreement is required to reserve a park pavilion or facility. The form can be downloaded online. Once completed, please mail to the Waco Parks and Recreation administrative office at the below address. 

Waco Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 2570
Waco, Texas
76702

Rental Agreement(PDF, 194KB)

Confirm reservation

A Waco Parks and Recreation representative will contact you once your application has been received to confirm if your rental request is available. If available, payment is then required to finalize your reservation. If you have any questions or have not heard back from a representative in an appropriate amount of time, please feel free to call the office at (254) 750-5980.

Make payment

Please ensure you have a credit card handy so you can pay over the phone with the representative and finalize your reservation. Please note that American Express is not accepted.

If you prefer to pay by cash or check, please visit the Waco Parks and Recreation administrative office at the below address. The office is located on the second floor of the Community Services Building, above the Municipal Court. 

201 W. Waco Dr., Ste. 2
Waco, Texas
76707

Check payments can also be mailed to the below address.

Waco Parks and Recreation
P.O. Box 2570
Waco, Texas
76702

Reservations are not considered final until payment is made in full and a Facility Rental Agreement is on file with the Waco Parks and Recreation administrative office.