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Hager Park Picnic Building

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  • Rustic indoor facility in wooded area of park
  • Exterior accessible restrooms
  • Partition wall allows reservation of half or whole building; each half is reserved separately
  • Picnic table seating for up to 50 people per side
  • Outdoor patio with grill and additional seating for up to 50 people per side
  • One electrical outlet per side on the outside of the building. Three outlets per side on the inside of the building.
  • Fully accessible

Dates Available

Last Saturday in May through second Saturday in October

Times Available

Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Friday - Sunday: Time blocks -10:00am - 3:00pm or 5:00pm - 9:30pm
Holidays: Time blocks - 10:00am - 3:00pm or 5:00pm - 9:30pm

Reservation Fee, per time block

$60 - Ottawa County Residents
$90 - Non-County Residents

Make a Reservation

Facility Rules

  • Nothing is allowed that would damage park property or furnishings. This includes nails, screws, tacks, staples, duct tape, mailing tape, or similar products. Decorations may be adhered using painter’s tape, Command™ strips, or floral wire and must be completely removed after the event.
  • Anything that would leave evidence after the reservation is not allowed. This includes sidewalk chalk, glitter, confetti, birdseed, rice, or sprinkled decorations of any kind.
  • Piñatas are allowed; however, a tarp or sheet must be placed under it to ensure everything is cleaned up after the reservation.
  • There is a fee to bring in an amusement (such as a bouncy house, dunk tank, etc.) and these items must be approved in advance. Proof of liability insurance and a completed liability release form are required. Please contact the Parks Office for more information.
  • Larger/specialty appliances are not allowed, such as cotton candy, popcorn, or ice cream machines. No more than one appliance is allowed per plug, including crock pots. Please do not use power strips for appliances, or the circuit breaker may trip.
  • Dogs and other animals are not allowed in any rental areas. Service dogs are permitted if working and wearing an identifying harness or vest.
  • Alcohol is not allowed.
  • Tents are only allowed with prior approval. Tents may not be staked because of underground sprinkling lines.

Facility Opening/Closing

The facility will only be available at the times shown on your rental confirmation form. You may not see a staff person when you arrive, but the building will be open at the time that you selected.

Parks staff will:

  • Make sure your facility is ready and open on time.
  • Clean floors and take out trash after your reservation.

You (the renter) would be responsible for:

  • Any decorating or food-related needs, such as table coverings, dishes, utensils, etc.
  • Placing all trash in the bins that are provided.
  • Wiping down tables and removing all belongings at the end of the reservation.

Cancellation Policy

Reservations that are cancelled 30 days or more in advance of the reservation date will receive a 50% refund of the reservation fee. Reservations cancelled less than 30 days in advance of the reservation date will result in the loss of the entire reservation fee.