Submit a Facility Request

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To request a park or facility, complete the electronic form below and submit.  For additional information, or any questions, please contact the Gardner Parks and Recreation Department at 913-856-0936, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

This is a request only.  Reservations for shelters, pool and pool shelter must be made and paid for 72 hours in advance.  Reservations for the Senior Center must be made and paid for seven days in advance.  NO reservation will be made, or accepted, until it is entered into the computer by the Parks and Recreation Department, you have signed the Waiver of Liability, and all applicable fees are paid in full.  No reservation for a park shelter will be made after 12:00 p.m. on Fridays for the following weekend.  Staff needs adequate time to prepare shelters and receive assignments. 

All facilities are reserved on a first come, first served basis.  Once you submit this online request, please contact Gardner Parks and Recreation Customer Service at 913-856-0936 to make your payment.  We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and AmEx.  Customer Service Center hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For rental of athletic facilities, contact the Gardner Parks and Recreation Department at 913-856-0936. 

Facility Fee Schedule

Facility Fee Deposit

Gardner Senior Center- 128 E. Park St. Gardner, KS 66030

 Renters can choose to be charged the hourly rate or block rate for rentals Mon-Fri.    
 On Sat/Sun, renters are required to pay the block rate and choose up to 3 block times.    
 Block Rentals (4 Hours):    
 Mon-Fri: Block rate for a four hour block can be used and timeframe is flexible from    
                  3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.    
 Sat-Sun: Rental times are restricted to these block times:                                           
                  7 a.m.-11 a.m. / Noon-4 p.m. / 5 p.m.-9 p.m.                                           
 Hourly Rentals:    
 Mon-Fri: Hourly rates from 3 p.m.-9 p.m.  If extending a rental past 9:00 p.m., the hourly rate    
                  of $15 is charged.  11:00 p.m. is the latest a reservation can end on Mon-Fri.    
 Sat/Sun: If extending a rental past 9:00 p.m., the hourly rate of $15 per hour is charged.    
                  11:00 p.m. is the latest a reservation can end on Sat/Sun.  Block times as listed above    
                  are the set times the building can be rented on the weekends with the exception of    
                  9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. when added onto the last block time.    

 All rental fees and deposits are due up front in order to secure a reservation.  

 The deposit is refundable as long as there is no damage and the key has been returned.

Block Rate- Non-Residents $110.00 $110.00
Block Rate- Gardner Residents (Resident must be the person
making the reservation)
$85.00 $85.00
Block Rate- Gardner Seniors (Seniors must be 60 and older.  Senior must be the person making the reservation) $60.00 $60.00
Hourly Rate- Non-Residents  $50.00  $50.00
Hourly Rate- Gardner Residents $40.00  $40.00 
Hourly Rate- Gardner Seniors (60 and older) $30.00  $30.00
After Hours Rate: 9:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m. daily $15.00 $15.00 

Park Shelter Rental Information

All park shelters are rented in 7 hour blocks of time

                         7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. or 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.                        

Celebration Park Large Shelter, Veteran's Park Shelter, Cornerstone Park Shelter #1, and Cornerstone Park Amphitheater  $40.00 per block  NA
Celebration Park Small Shelter, Celebration Park Concession Shelter, Cornerstone Park Shelter #2, and Gardner Lake Shelters  $30.00 per block  NA
Brookside, Meadowbrook, Stone Creek, Westside & Winwood Shelters  $15.00 per block  NA
The Senior Building, shelters and amphitheatre cannot be rented on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day.  Rentals on New Year's Eve, July 4th and Easter Sunday will be calculated at two times the rental rate and restrictions may apply.     

**Bathrooms in Gardner Parks: Annually, park bathrooms are open approx. from April 1- October 1- However, if there is a threat of freeze, they may open later than April. 1 and be closed earlier than Oct. 1.  For Westside Park: The bathrooms at Westside Park are not open unless there are softball and baseball games being played.
**A portable toilet can be rented for use at an additional charge and by request.  Please make your request and pay for a portable toilet at least one week in advance to give staff time to order and schedule delivery of the toilet. 

Gardner Aquatic Center Reservations

Reservations can only be made at Gardner City Hall, or by submitting the form below. No private parties after July 31. Learn more about pool rentals.

Party Shelter Rental
Available Monday - Sunday from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
$30.00 per hour (2 hour minimum)
All guests must enter the pool by either paying the normal admission fees or using a pass.  You may purchase daily passes to hand out to your guests at Gardner City Hall only.

Lap Lane Pool/Party Shelter
Available Monday - Sunday from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. or Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to Noon.
$185.00 for up to 250 participants

Splash Play - Family Slide/Party Shelter
Available Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 a.m. to Noon
$200.00 for up to 75 participants


Please correct the field(s) marked in red below:

Contact Information
Contact Information
Requested Date and Time  (Park Shelter blocks are either 7 am - 2 pm or 3 pm - 10 pm)
Requested Date and Time (Park Shelter blocks are either 7 am - 2 pm or 3 pm - 10 pm)
Description of Event
Description of Event
Special Needs
Special Needs
Explain Special Needs

Waiver of Liability

I, as a participant or legal guardian representing a minor participant, agree to release the City of Gardner, its officers, employees, and volunteers, from any and all liability for accidents, injuries, loss of and/or damage to my/our person or property that may arise out of my/our participation in/and our presence at the above activity. I/we understand the risks and possible dangers of participating in this activity. I/we understand requests can be made but are not guaranteed. Also, I/we authorize the Gardner Parks and Recreation Department to use at its discretion any photograph(s) (black/white or color) taken of the participant while participating in the program and waive any and all claims that the participant or the undersigned or their heirs, executors, administrators, or assigns may have or claim to have resulting from such photograph(s) or reproductions thereof. I have entered into this agreement of my own free will.


Electronic Signature

I acknowledge the waiver of of liability by my signature

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