Parks & Community Center Rentals
Fredericksburg Parks, Recreation and Events offers a variety of rental locations to help you host your event! Whether you are hosting a family reunion or a wedding, a sports events, or a birthday party, we are here for you! Please review the rental information below and make all reservations through the Parks, Recreation and Events office located in the Dorothy Hart Community Center. There will be a 15% cancellation fee on all rentals.
Overview of User Groups
Group 1: Resident Private/Non-Profit Organization.
Residents requesting use for a private party. Resident non-profit organizations conducting social, cultural, educational, or recreational activities are considered in this group.
Group 2: Non-Resident Private/Non-Profit Organization.
Non-Residents requesting use for a private party. Non-resident non-profit organizations conducting social, cultural, educational, or recreational activities are considered in this group.
Group 3: Commercial entities or organizations or For-Profit events.
Read our Park Rental Information Form (PDF)
- Alum Spring Park
- Dixon Park (No full park rentals- Fields, Pool and Rink available to rent)
- Motts Run Reservoir
- Old Mill Park
- Riverfront Park
- Hurkamp Park
- Memorial Park
- Snowden Park
- W. L. Harris Park
- Cossey Park
- Maury Park
- Powhatan Park
Other Parks can be rented under special circumstances and must be approved by the Parks Director and/or local residents.
|Deposit||Group 1||Group 2||Group 3|
Half Day (9am-1pm or 3pm-7pm)
|Equal to rate||$75||$110||$150|
Full Day (9am-7pm)
|Equal to rate||$120||$180||$240|
|*Open space areas cannot be used for organized activities/games|
|Equal to rate||$1,000||$1,200||$1,500|
Half Day (Morning only 9am-1pm)
|Equal to rate||$500||$600||$750|
|Equal to rate||$100||$200||$300|
|Equal to rate||$50||$100||$150|
|Bounce House Use||$50 per (plus general liability insurance)|
|Alcohol Use||Equal to rate||$100 per shelter/ $500 entire park|
|Utilities (electricity and/or water, if available||N/A||$10 per hour
(max charge two hours)
Dorothy Hart Community Center
Location: 408 Canal St. Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Dorothy Hart Community Center Rental Hours
- Normal Building Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm and Saturdays 9am-12pm
- After Hours: Monday-Friday 5pm-11pm, Saturdays 12pm-12am and Sundays 9am-11pm
- Hours are subject to change without notice.
- The Dorothy Hart Community Center (DHCC) may have blackout dates due to holidays, City events, or Parks, Recreation and Events (PRE) programs/events.
|All fees are by hour or any portion of an hour except alcohol fee and set up fee||Deposit||Group 1||Group 2||Group 3|
|Auditorium||Equal to rate (max $300)||$50||$75||$75|
|Auditorium After Hours (minimum 2 hours)||Equal to rate (max $300)||$100||$150||$200|
|Room 1, 2, 3||Equal to rate (max $300)||$30||$45||$60|
|Room 1, 2, 3 After Hours (minimum 2 hours)||Equal to rate (max $300)||$60||$90||$120|
|Kitchen Add On||Equal to rate||$20||$30||$40|
|Alcohol Usage Fee (not based hourly)||$200||$300||$400|
|Set Up Fee (not based hourly and no after hour set ups)||$50||$75||$100|
Find our General Rules and Regulations, Rental Policies, Rental Rates and Fees listed in our Dorothy Hart Community Center Rental Information Form (PDF) here.
Athletic Facility Rental Information
- Tennis Courts
- Pickleball Courts
- Baseball/Softball Field
- Rectangular Field
- Hockey Rink
For information on Sunshine Ballpark, please go to www.sunshineballpark.org, or call (540) 408-4952.
|Per Court/Field/Rink Per Hour, Minimum of 2 hours||Deposit||Group 1||Group 2||Group 3|
|Tennis Courts||Equal to rate||$15||$23||$30|
|Pickle ball Courts||Equal to rate||$15||$23||$30|
|Baseball/Softball Field||Equal to rate||$15||$23||$30|
(supervisor required for 2 or more fields rented)
|Equal to rate||$50||$75||$100|
|Hockey Rink||Equal to rate||$50||$75||$100|
|Site Supervisor||$25 per hour|
|Field Lining- New||$150 per field|
|Field Lining- Touch Up Existing||$75 per field|
|Scoreboard (rink only) (supervisor required)||$50 per day|
Find our General Rules and Regulations, Rental Policies, Rental Rates and Fees listed in our Athletic Facility Rental Information (PDF) here.
Equipment Rental Information
Read our Equipment Rental Information (PDF)
All persons or organizations wishing to rent equipment must make application to, and receive approval from, the Department no less than two (2) weeks prior to the intended use. The Equipment Rental Application can be obtained at the Dorothy Hart Community Center during business hours or online here.
All rented equipment is rented for use within the City of Fredericksburg limits. Equipment may, however, be taken beyond the City limits by city residents, businesses, organizations, etc. When this is done, the renter, whether a City resident or not, will be charged the non-city rental fees. Non-City residents, businesses, organizations, etc. may not take rented equipment beyond the City limits.
- Chairs (folding)
- Tables (8 foot)
- Aluminum Stage
- Aluminum Stage Stairs
- Wooden Stage
- Pedestrian Barricades (bike rack)
- Pedestrian Barricades (plastic)
- Vehicular Barricades
- Traffic Cones
- No Parking Signs
- Safety Vests/Flags
|Based on Per Item/Section||Deposit||Group 1||Group 2||Group 3|
|Chairs (folding)||Equal to rate||$2||$3||$4|
|Tables||Equal to rate||$8||$12||$16|
|Aluminum Stage (delivery and set up required)||Equal to rate||$60||$90||$120|
|Aluminum Stage Stairs||Equal to rate||$50||$75||$100|
|Wooden Stage||Equal to rate||$40||$60||$80|
|Pedestrian Barricades (bike rack)||Equal to rate||$10||$15||$20|
|Pedestrian Barricades (plastic)||Equal to rate||$8||$12||$16|
|Vehicular Barricade Set (2 barricades and 12 cones)||Equal to rate||$150||$225||$300|
|Traffic Cones||Equal to rate||$15||$23||$30|
|Stanchions||Equal to rate||$8||$12||$16|
|No Parking Signs||Equal to rate||$4||$6||$8|
|Pedestrian Crossing Set (1 safety vest and 1 safety flag)||Equal to rate||$6||$9||$12|
|Additional Vests or Safety Flags (Sizes- S-2XL)||Equal to rate||$4||$6||$8|
Find our General Rules and Regulations, Rental Policies, Rental Rates and Fees listed in our Equipment Rental Information Form (PDF) here.
Doris E. Buffett Swimming Pool Rentals
Location: 1300 Dixon Street. Rentals are available:
- Fridays between 8:00pm - 11:00pm
- Saturdays between 7:00pm - 11:00pm
- Sundays between 8:00am - 11am and 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Availability subject to change. Two-hour minimum on all rentals.
|Deposit||Up to 50 people rental fee||51 up to 75 people rental fee||76-100 people rental fee|
|$150||$120 per hour||$160 per hour||$200 per hour|
Larger group rentals must be approved by Director and rate will be determined by size of the group.
For pool rental information, please click here and then select "Facility Rentals tab" and then choose "Dixon Park."