Parks and Facilities:
Call the Parks and Recreation Department (located at the City Arena, 701 Lake Chapeau Drive) for pavilion reservations. Reservations are taken at the Parks & Recreation office and fee paid for at that time. Reservations can be placed over the phone using Mastercard or Visa. This is the time to make your reservations for summer and fall picnics, family reunions or get-togethers for your church, friends, or club.
Rental Rates: All rentals are subject to 7.875% sales tax. Non-profit agencies may rent facilities at half price, weekdays Monday-Thursday only, you must show proof of being a non-profit.
Fee Structure: Resident and Non-Resident Status: The City Council has determined all recreational activities will have a user fee charge. In addition, the City Council has determined non-residents will pay an additional $5.00 non-resident fee for each program. A non-resident is considered someone living outside the city limits of Albert Lea.
**Facilities must be rented for a minimum of two hours**
Cancellations must be made 30 days prior to reservation date to receive a refund.
Pavilions at Edgewater Park:
* Large Pavilion (Pavilion #1) (North & South):
Accommodates up to 200 renting the whole pavilion and 100 renting half of the pavilion. Cold running water, electrical outlets, restrooms within walking distance and playground equipment.
$50/hour – in town; $55/hour – out of town. Rent per half for $25/hour – in town; $30/hour – out of town.
* Edgewater Bay Pavilion:
Rented year-round. Accommodates approximately 175 people. Hot and cold running water, restrooms, fireplace, kitchen with refrigerator, oven/stove and microwave. Heated and air-conditioned. 144 folding chairs, (18) 60″ round tables, and (6) 6′ rectangular tables. 72’x45′ and 4,900 sq ft.
$45.00/hour – in town, $50.00/hour – out of town ($700.00 + tax all day – 8:00am – midnight – weddings only) Refundable $100.00 key deposit and $200.00 cleaning deposit due at the time of key pick-up. The key must be returned the next day with a week day rental and the following Monday with a weekend rental.
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* Cottage at Edgewater Park :
Seats 96 people (48 inside and 48+ outside). Hot and cold running water, rest rooms next door, fireplace, kitchen with refrigerator, stove, oven, and microwave.
$30.00/hr. – in town; $35.00/hr. – out of town; Refundable $100.00 key deposit and $200.00 cleaning deposit due at the time of key pick-up. The key must be returned the next day with a week day rental and the following Monday with a weekend rental.
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Accommodates up to 32 people. Restrooms, running water, stove, refrigerator, microwave, electrical outlets, 8 picnic tables and playground equipment.
With kitchenette $20.00/hour – in town; $25.00/hour – out of town. Refundable $100.00 key deposit and $100.00 cleaning deposit due at the time of key pick-up. The key must be returned the next day with a week day rental, and the following Monday with a weekend rental.
Without kitchenette: $15.00/hour – in town $20.00/hour – out of town.
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Bandshell at Edgewater Park: $30/hour – in town; $35/hour – out of town.
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Gazebo on Fountain Lake: $30/hour – in town; $35/hour – out of town.
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