Parks & Rentals
Southgate Parks are a great place to play, volunteer, or host your next party or gathering. Southgate offers 9 neighborhood parks and 2 Community Parks. These parks are located throughout the city in the residential areas.
  • Homer Howard Park
  • Ray Torres Lions Park
  • Kiwanis Park
  • Auxiliary Police Park
  • Cobb Park
  • Agnes/Jaycee Park
  • Kennebec Park
  • Rotary Park
  • Spruce Park
  • Waverly Park
  • McCann Park
  • Countryview Park

Park Pavilion Rental   (back to top)

The Southgate Parks & Recreation Department is currently renting park pavilions at Lions Park, Homer Howard Park, and Kiwanis Park.  Park Pavilions can be rented in person only at the Parks & Recreation Department. Parks can be rented up to one year in advance. Ladder Ball & Washer Toss can be rented at the Recreation office for $5.00 per game plus a $5.00 Refundable Security Deposit.

Rental Fees:

  • Ray Torres Lions Park Large #1 Pavilion (45x40)
    • $100.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$75.00 Rental Fee for Residents
    • $25.00 Refundable CASH ONLY Security Deposit for Restroom, Water & Electricity Keys
  • Ray Torres Lions Park Small #2 Pavilion (Left by Woods) (21x16)
    • $50.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$25.00 Rental Fee for Residents
    • $25.00 Refundable CASH ONLY Security Deposit for Restroom Keys
  • Ray Torres Lions Park #3 Pavilion (Right by Apartments) (19x16)
    • $50.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$25.00 Rental Fee for Residents
    • $25.00 Refundable CASH ONLY Security Deposit for Restroom Keys
  • Ray Torres Lions Park ENTIRE PARK RENTAL
    • $150.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$100.00 Rental Fee for Residents
    • $25.00 Refundable CASH ONLY Security Deposit for Bathroom, Water & Electricity Keys
  • Kiwanis Park #1 Train Pavilion (51x24)
    • $100.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$75.00 Rental Fee for Residents
    • $25.00 Refundable CASH ONLY Security Deposit for Restroom Keys
  • Kiwanis Park # 2 North Pavilion (Closest to LeRoy St.) (24x23)
    • $50.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$25.00 Rental Fee for Residents
    • $25.00 Refundable CASH ONLY Security Deposit for Restroom Keys
  • Kiwanis Park #3 South Pavilion (Closest to Lowe’s Home Improvement) (26x22)
    • $50.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$25.00 Rental Fee for Residents
    • $25.00 Refundable CASH ONLY Security Deposit for Restroom Keys
  • Kiwanis Park ENTIRE PARK RENTAL
    • $200.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$125.00 Rental Fee for Residents
    • $25.00 Refundable CASH ONLY Security Deposit for Bathroom, Water & Electricity Keys
  • Homer Howard Park Pavilion
    • $75.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$50.00 Rental Fee for Residents
  • Homer Howard Park Gazebo
    • $75.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$50.00 Rental Fee for Residents
  • Homer Howard Park & Gazebo Rental
    • $100.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$75.00 Rental Fee for Residents
  • All Other City Parks
    • $50.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents/$25.00 Rental Fee for Residents

 

Alcohol Permits   (back to top)

Alcohol is permitted in our parks by permit only.  Permits can be obtained by reserving a pavilion with the Parks & Recreation Department and taking that park permit over to the Police Department for validation. They are FREE of charge.

 

Civic Arena Loft & Conference Rental   (back to top)

The Civic Center Loft can be rented for meetings and non-party functions.  The loft is upstairs from Arena A and overlooks the ice surface.  It has seating for up to 70 people.  It does NOT have any type of kitchen facility. There is an elevator in addition to stairs to access the upstairs.

 

The Civic Center Conference Room can be rented for meetings and non-party functions as well.  The conference room is located upstairs from Arena B on the balcony. It has seating for up to 30 people. The Party Room is located downstairs inside of Arena A and has seating for up to 20 people.

 

Loft Rental Rates:

  • $125.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents for all day/$100.00 Rental Fee for Residents for all day, plus $50.00 security deposit. All fees must be paid at time of booking.

 

Conference/Party Room Rental Rates:

  • $50.00 Rental Fee for Non Residents for 4 hours/$35.00 Rental Fee for Residents for 4 hours, plus $50.00 security deposit. All fees must be paid at time of booking.

Parkside Gardens Banquet Rental   (back to top)

The Parkside Gardens Banquet Facility located in the Civic Center Arena is now being rented out by Crystal Gardens. For further information on rentals, food catering, and bookings; contact Tammy Hodge with Crystal Gardens at 734-285-2210.