Chintmini Park - Southwest Lawn Photo collage
Chintimini Park's Southwest Lawn area could be the perfect venue for your next large outdoor event.
Located at the corner of Tyler Avenue and 27th Street, the Southwest Lawn features a large, flat open lawn surrounded by plenty of mature shade trees and landscaping, and is immediately adjacent to the Center’s west entrance. This space can be reserved for events occurring April 1 - September 30.

About the Chintimini Park Southwest Lawn
Capacity: 1,717 unfenced; 800 fenced
(view outdoor event spaces photo gallery on Flickr)
Chintimini Park Southwest Lawn's Advantages:
 Options to Enhance Your Rental
(for additional fees - see below):
  • Exclusive use of the reserved space
  • Discounted rates when this area is combined with other spaces to create a larger event space.
  • A City staff person onsite during your entire rental as a resource and to handle waste disposal
  • Unlimited choice of caterer or self-cater at no additional charge
  • Early reservation (up to 18 months in advance)
  • Alcohol service & consumption permit
  • Barbecue grilling permit
  • Permit for selling of products and services
  • Overnight stay possible for multi-day events
  • Amplified sound permit
  • Water (potable and non-potable)
  • Electricity
  • Indoor restroom access

Rental Rates & Required Fees (2 hour minimum rental per date):

  • Mondays - Thursdays: 
    • Space rented by itself: $26 per hour ($15 per hour for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
    • Rented in conjunction with the Northeast Lawn: $17 per hour ($12 per hour for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
  • Fridays - Sundays and Holidays:
    • Space rented by itself: $37 per hour ($17 per hour for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
    • Rented in conjunction with the Northeast Lawn: $21 per hour ($15 per hour for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
  • Trash & disposal fee (minimum fee; additional load fees may be assessed based on actual
    usage. Fee can be waived at the City’s discretion for events with anticipated attendance of
    less than eight hours duration and with fewer than 50 people): $75 per load ($50 per load for tax-exempt organizations
Optional Special Use Permits, Utility Fees, and Service Fees
  • Optional special use permit application fees:
    • Alcohol permit: $12, plus general liability insurance. Learn more about the permitting process for events where alcohol will only be consumed and events where alcohol will be sold
    • Barbecue (includes use of BBQ ash can, if needed:  $10
    • Concessions (required for events involving an admission fee or the sale of products/services): $120
    • Sound (amplified): $5
    • Site plan review by Parks Division staff (if needed): $50 minimum
  • Optional access to utilities:
    • Electricity:  $26 per day ($12 per day for tax-exempt organizations certified by the IRS)
    • Water: $21 per day ($10 per day for tax-exempt organizations certified by the IRS)
  • Services & other miscellaneous fees:
    • Access to indoor restrooms: $29 per day ($13.50 per day for tax-exempt organizations certified by the IRS)
    • Overnight stay fee for mufti-day events (event must be closed from 10 pm - 8 am each day): greater of $100 or 1 hour of fees for all spaces reserved per night
    • Additional City staff event support (per staff person):
      • If requested by renter: $27 per hour ($13.50 per hour for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
      • If required by City: $15 per hour ($13.50 per hour for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
Enhance Your Rental with a Reservable Ball Field

Up the fun of your event by adding a Chintimini Park softball field or sand volleyball court to your reservation! Chintimini Park's ball fields and courts are available on a first come, first served basis unless specifically reserved via a permit for your event. The rates for reserving a softball field or sand volleyball court are (prices shown are per field or court):


  • Monday - Thursday: $35 per 2 hour period or $75 for exclusive use all day (8 am - 10 pm)
  • Friday - Sunday & Holidays: $55 per 2 hour period or $100 for exclusive use all day (8 am - 10 pm)

Ready to make your reservation?
Call the Chintimini Senior & Community Center at (541) 766-6959.

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Last updated: 11/23/2016 1:05:25 PM