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Parks and Leisure Services
15 E. Thurman Ave. Suite A
(559)791-7695
7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Parks & Leisure

Facility and Park Reservation Fees

March 22, 2021- Park pavilions and picnic tables will reopen on March 27 for small private gatherings. A gathering under the Red Tier is defined as no more than three separate households in attendance, including the host. Masks and physical distancing are required. Those with symptoms or those that are high risk of severe illness are encouraged not to attend any gatherings.

The Parks & Leisure office will begin to take reservations for park pavilions and picnic areas on Wednesday, March 24 at 7:30 am. Reservations are accepted on a first come, first served basis and can be made online or in-person by visiting the office at 15 E. Thurman Ave. The office is open Monday- Friday, 7:30 am- 5:30 pm. Alcohol tags and amplified noise permits will be required when applicable. Bounce houses will not be permitted at this time.


The City of Porterville Parks & Leisure Services Department approves and administersthe rental of Murry Park, Veterans Memorial Park, Zalud Park, Library Community Room, Heritage Center Classroom, Zalud House Garden, Porterville Sports Complex, Centennial Plaza, City Pool, Hayes Field, Pioneer Ballfields and the Burton Ball Fields.

Facility and park reservations are accepted ONLINE or in person at our office located in Centennial Plaza, 15 E. Thurman Ave., Suite A .  No reservations will be taken after 12pm on Thursday for the upcoming weekend, and all reservations are on a first come, first served basis.

Pavilion and Table Rental Hours:

Available 7 days per week
8am-8pm Summer/Fall
8am-4pm Winter/ Spring

Pavilion Rental Fee:

Centennial Plaza, Fallen Heroes Park, Murry Park, Veterans Memorial Park and Zalud Park
Resident ................................................................................... $60.00 per day
Non-resident ............................................................................ $75.00 per day

Picnic Area Rental Fee:

Murry Park, Veterans Memorial Park and Zalud Park
Resident ............................................................................................ $40 per day
Non-resident ..................................................................................... $50 per day

Bounce House Fee:

Bounce House Permit .................................................................................. $27.00
(Bounce House permits will not be permitted at this time 3/22/2021.)
Bounce House must be rented from a company named on the Parks & Leisure Services authorized list, and must have an insurance policy naming the City of Porterville as an additional insured in the amount of $1,000,000.

Alcohol Tags:

Alcoholic Beverage Tags ............................................................................ $2 per tag
Alcohol Tags are only issued to those who rent pavilions or special areas.  Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in all City Parks, unless a permit has been issued by the Parks & Leisure Services Department and the Police Department.  Alcohol Tags must be applied for at least seven (7) working days prior to the event.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

Outside Amplifier Permit:

Outside Amplifier Permit ........................................................................... No Charge
Amplified equipment must receive approval from the Police Department; application must be submitted seven (7) working days prior to the event. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Zalud House Garden Rental:

Garden includes use of the garden area, bridal room, kitchen, tables and chairs.

Deposit (non-refundable if customer cancels) .................................................. $75.00

During Regular House Hours ..................................................................... $51 per hour*
During Non-Regular House Hours .............................................................. $61 per hour*
* Required two (2) hour minimum

Zalud House Hours:

     Thursday- Saturday, 10am-4pm
     (Closed the month of January)

Municipal Pool at Murry Park:

1-100 People .............................................................................................  $85 per hour
101-200 People .........................................................................................  $95 per hour
201-280 People ......................................................................................... $105 per hour

Municipal Pool Hours:

Please call the Parks & Leisure Office, (559) 791-7695, for Municipal Pool Rental Hours.

Porterville Sports Complex and Athletic Courts, Diamonds & Fields:

Fields (no lights): 
Zalud Park Softball Diamonds, Sports Complex Fields and Softball Diamonds.

Fields/ Courts/ Diamonds (with lights):
Zalud Park Basketball Courts, Zalud Park Tennis Courts, Hayes Field Softball Diamonds, Burton Baseball Fields, Pioneer Ball Fields, Sports Complex Football/ Soccer Field and Sports Complex Softball Diamonds.

Fields, Courts and Diamonds ....................................................................... $15 per day
Field Lights Youth ........................................................................................ $10 per hour
Field Lights Adult ......................................................................................... $14 per hour
Supervisor Fee (If applicable) ...................................................................... $15 per hour
Field Maintenance (If applicable) ................................................................. $30 per day
Portable Light Tower ..................................................................... $80 per night per unit
Tournament Fees* ...................................................................................... $10 per hour
Commercial Use* ......................................................................................... $50 per hour
* Lights and Supervisor Fees are additional.
Sports Complex Participant Usage Fee ........................... $1.50 per participant per game

Ballfields

Skate Park

Athletic Field Use Policy

Facility Request Form

Administrative Fee:

Any requests to make changes must be requested at least five (5) business days in advance, and will be subject to an administrative fee ....................... $3 per transaction


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