Ottawa County Parks & Recreation

Hager Park VanderLaan Room

Hager Park Vanderlaan Room
Hager Park Vanderlaan Room 2
Hager Park Vanderlaan Room 3
Hager Park Vanderlaan Room 4
  • Indoor facility with outdoor patio area (south side of building)
  • Kitchen with refrigerator, electric stove, microwave, and sink (kitchen wares not provided)
  • Restrooms in back of room/fully accessible restrooms in foyer
  • Banquet tables and chairs for up to 100 people
  • Heated/air-conditioned and electrical outlets throughout building
  • Fully accessible

Rental Times & Fees

Residents Non-Residents
Monday-Thursday 10:00am - 9:30pm $26/hr* $31/hr*
Friday-Sunday, Holidays 10:00am - 9:30pm $31/hr* $36/hr*

*Minimum of 6 hours | $100 refundable security deposit required

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Facility Rules

  • Nothing is allowed that would damage park property or furnishings. This includes no adhesives of any kinds, or anything that would penetrate the wall. Anything that would leave evidence after the reservation is not allowed. This includes sidewalk chalk, glitter, confetti, birdseed, or sprinkled decorations of any kind (including filled balloons)
  • There is a fee to bring in an amusement, such as a bouncy house. Dunk tanks or water toys are not allowed (including water balloons). Amusements must be approved in advance with 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.
  • 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. A staff person will contact you the week of your event to confirm arrival and departure times.

Parks staff will:

  • Make sure your facility is ready and open on time.
  • Have tables and chairs set up. You may rearrange them as needed, we just ask that you return the room as you found it.
  • Clean floors and bag all trash after your reservation.
  • *we do not recycle - please take all cans/bottles and cardboard boxes with you when you leave.

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.
  • Cleaning up any spills or messes.
  • Wiping down tables and kitchen surfaces, sweeping floors and removing all belongings at the end of the reservation.

Cancellation Policy

If the person renting a facility cancels the reservation, the following policy applies:

  • 61+ days prior to the reservation: 80% refund of reservation fee plus 100% refund of deposit, or the reservation may be rescheduled for a $20 rescheduling fee.
  • 31 to 60 days prior to the reservation: 50% refund of reservation fee plus 100% refund of deposit, or the reservation may be rescheduled for a $20 rescheduling fee.
  • 0 to 30 days prior to the reservation: Reservation fee will not be refunded, and reservation may not be rescheduled. 100% of deposit will be refunded.
  • No show, no call, or cancellation after the reservation date: Neither the reservation fee nor the deposit will be refunded, and reservation may not be rescheduled.

Exceptions to cancellation policy:

  • If the facility is unavailable due to a building maintenance issue (e.g. a fire, plumbing or HVAC issue, etc.), a natural disaster, pandemic, government restriction, or other problem outside of the control of both Ottawa County Parks and the renter, the renter would be offered a 90% refund of the reservation fee and 100% refund of deposit, or the reservation may be rescheduled at no additional cost, or the funds may be placed on account for a future reservation, park program, or merchandise.
  • If Ottawa County Parks chooses to cancel the reservation for any reason not listed above, 100% of all fees will be refunded, or the reservation may be rescheduled at no additional cost.