Permits & Rentals

  • Park facilities may be used free of charge on a first-come, first-served basis, as long as the space is available and not reserved already.
  • The reservation season for all park facilities is from April 15 to October 15 of each year. Reservation requests will be taken starting at 8 am on Monday, January 2, 2024, for 2024 reservations.
  • Park restrooms are open April 15 to October 15.
  • Splash Pads at Discovery Playground, Greenacres Park, Edgecliff Park, and Browns Park operate 10 am to 8 pm, May 15 through October 15.

Please Note: Shelter Reservations are predefined, set times, and include setup and takedown.

Set times: 9 am to 2 pm and 4 to 9 pm.

If a reservation is needed prior to 9 am and/or in two blocks of continuous time, please indicate on the Facility Usage Application. An additional fee will be required.

Note: Discovery Playground has two small shelters outside the playground perimeter fencing available for reservations: Shelter Number 1 - West, and Shelter Number 2 - East. In addition to the large red shelter at Browns Park, there is a Small Green shelter also.

Set times for these smaller shelters: 10 am to noon, 1 to 3 pm, 4 to 6 pm.

Reservation Fees for Fewer Than 200 People

Picnic SheltersFeeDuration
Browns Park - Large Red$1005 hours maximum
Browns Park - Small Green$402 hours maximum
Discovery Playground 1 - West$402 hours maximum
Discovery Playground 2 - East$402 hours maximum
Edgecliff Park$1005 hours maximum
Greenacres Park - Large$1005 hours maximum
Mirabeau Meadows$1005 hours maximum
(Add Stage to Mirabeau Meadows Shelter Reservation)Add $505 hours maximum
Mirabeau Springs - Contact CenterPlace to Reserve
2 hours maximum
Mirabeau Springs - Event Photos Only - Contact CenterPlace
1 hour maximum
Sullivan Park$1005 hours maximum
Terrace View Park$1005 hours maximum
Valley Mission Park$1005 hours maximum

Ball Fields

  • Edgecliff Park
  • Terrace View Park
  • Valley Mission Park

Price:

  • First hour: $26
  • Each additional hour: $15

Plus a $75 refundable Damage Deposit is required for all above park and ball field reservations.

Wedding ceremonies/receptions require a $300 refundable Damage Deposit.

Full payment of all fees and deposits must accompany the Facility Usage Application (PDF) in order to request a reservation. Your request is subject to approval by the Parks and Recreation Director or designee.

Effective January 1, 2018, per City Council Resolution, all credit/debit card transactions will now be charged a 2.5% processing fee. Cash, check, or money order are still accepted, with no processing fee required.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Reservation Fee For 200 or More People &/or Event Fee

An Event Reservation Fee for picnic shelters is required in lieu of the standard shelter reservation fee for all:

  • Groups of 200 or more people
  • Groups plus or minus 200 with high risk activities, such as all sporting activities
  • Car shows

Events:

ReservationFeeDuration
All Picnic Shelters$1755 hours maximum
All Picnic Shelters (groups with 501(c)3 non-profit proof)$1005 hours maximum
Refundable Damage Deposit$300N/A

Insurance coverage is required for all events with high-risk activities, including all sporting activities, car shows, etc. The proof of liability must be submitted in order to receive a Facility Permit, and must name the City of Spokane Valley as an additional insured for at least $1 million per occurrence and $2 million aggregate.

Download the Facility Usage Application (PDF).

See the Parks Guide and How to Reserve a Park Facility (PDF).

Alcohol

Alcohol is not permitted in City Parks, with the exception of Mirabeau Springs. Please contact CenterPlace 509-720-5200 to reserve. Alcohol Permit information for Mirabeau Springs:

  • There is a $10 fee for a City of Spokane Valley Alcoholic Beverage Permit.
  • Proof of liability insurance ($1 million/$2 million aggregate coverage) with Alcohol Endorsement naming the City of Spokane Valley as additional insured is required.
  • Insurance can be purchased from the WCIA at the Parks and Recreation office at 2426 N Discovery Place. Payment can only be made by VISA or Mastercard.
  • Insurance costs start at $151 for an event with fewer than 100 people attending.
  • The appropriate Washington State Banquet Permit fee is $10 and can be obtained online or
  • A Special Occasion License is required if you are inviting the public to attend your event. The cost is $60 and has a 45-day processing period.
  • Applicants are responsible for obtaining the proper permits at least 14 days prior to their event.

See the Application for Alcoholic Beverage Permit.

Park Reservation Limitations

  • The maximum number of people allowed per reservation is 400.
  • Park shelter reservation fees at Browns, Edgecliff, Greenacres, Mirabeau Meadows, Sullivan, Terrace View, and Valley Mission are for a maximum of five hours per reservation.
  • Two consecutive reservations may be accepted from one group; reserving a shelter 6 to 10 hours at the above parks constitutes two paid reservations.
  • Shelter reservation fees at Mirabeau Springs are for a maximum of two hours per reservation; reserving the shelter 3 to 4 hours constitutes two paid reservations.
  • A maximum of two reservations will be accepted per day at each shelter, with the exception of Discovery Playground and Browns Park-Small Green, where three a day are allowed.
  • The Parks and Recreation Department may allow more than two reservations per day at Mirabeau Springs, if the reservations are for event photos in one-hour blocks.
  • Car Show reservations are limited to four per calendar year and are authorized at Mirabeau Meadows only.

Click here for entire Park Reservations Administrative Policy 

Additional Information