All public laws including those relating to noise will be observed in the park including Chapter 6 of the Municipal Code. It is available for review at the Village offices. Chapter 6
Village residents can begin making reservations the first Wednesday in March. Non-residents can begin making reservations starting the first Wednesday in April. Reservations are taken at Village offices during business hours. Proof of residency must be provided. Applicants must be at least eighteen years old.
Applicant must be present at time of reservation, as well as opening and closing of park, and retain copy of permit. Failure to do so will result in withholding the deposit. Pavilion use is restricted to hours of permit.
A refund of the damage deposit plus 80% of the other fees paid will be granted if a cancellation is made at least 2 weeks prior to the reservation date. If a cancellation is made within the 2 weeks prior to the reservation date, only the damage deposit will be refunded.
Permit holders are entitled to priority usage of the pavilion only. All other facilities can be used on a first come - first serve basis.
There will be no rain dates.
Applicant is responsible for all equipment, valuables and clothing left in park.
Applicant agrees to pay for any and all damages or losses that occur on the premises during reservation time. No nails, staples, tape, or fasteners shall be used to affix signs, banners, etc. to pavilion. Banners may be hung on brass hooks on the posts of the pavilion.
The Village will ensure restrooms are clean and equipped, and that pavilion area is clean at the time of opening. At time of closing the Park Opener will survey area. There will be an extra charge if it is necessary to clean pavilion and surrounding area. Also, there will be a charge if the Park Opener must return to the park for additional opening or closing. This amount will be subtracted from the deposit.
Any equipment to be brought in other than barbecue grills, card tables and other items incidental to a picnic, must be listed and placed on a sketch which shows their location in relation to the pavilion. Tents should only be placed in the area south of the pavilion and porta-johns should only be located in the southwest corner of the parking lot. Parking plans for large groups must be discussed with the Village Office to ensure that there will be room for Village residents.
Rules for Large Groups
The maximum number of people permitted to reserve the pavilion is 150 people. In no instance shall a group be allowed to exceed this number. On the day of the event, if a group exceeds 150 people or has more than 10 people over the stated maximum in attendance, the Public Safety Department will cancel the permit, vacate the pavilion and the damage deposit will be forfeited. Reservations to accommodate 100 or more people must obtain prior approval from the Parks & Recreation Board. The applicant should submit an application to the Village Office at least 60 days prior to the activity date which includes the following information:
- The name of the group, the name and address and phone numbers of the contact person and a phone number where a responsible person can be contacted during the event.
- The approximate maximum number (within 10 people) of persons who will be attending the event.
- The nature of the event, i.e., family reunion, company picnic, etc.
- A description of activities planned i.e., music, contests, etc.