How to Reserve Wooton Park Picnic Pavilions & Gazebos

1. Scheduling:

  • Reservations will be made on a first come, first serve basis. No individual or group shall have precedence over another, except Government functions wherein an entire facility is used.
  • Tentative reservations may be made by telephone or online, however, until payment is submitted to the Tavares Prop Shop in advance, a permanent reservation will not be confirmed. A paper reservation form can also be filled out and delivered in person to the Prop Shop.
  • Reservations should be made at least two weeks in advance, but may not be made more than one year in advance.
  • The individual making the reservation must appear in person at the Tavares Prop Shop to complete reservation permit, receive copies of permit and rules, and to pay in full. The individual making reservations will be provided one copy of the permit (white) which must be presented to obtain any keys necessary for the facility reserved.

2. Facilities & Rates (full day rental only 9 AM - 5 PM):

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          Wooton Park Picnic Pavilion                                                                                   Wooton Park Center Gazebo
          Full Day (9 AM - 5 PM) $90                                                              Full Day (9 AM - 5 PM) $60 
           Plus Tax                                                                                                                      Plus Tax

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                Splash Park Pavilion Wooton Park East End Gazebo
                Full Day (9 AM - 5 PM) $90                                                                        Full Day (9 AM - 5 PM) $60
                Plus Tax                                                                                                          Plus Tax

3. General Rules:

  • The use of tobacco products in City facilities is strictly PROHIBITED.
  • The use of alcohol is prohibited in all City park facilities.
  • Any person or organization that abuses any City facility will be held accountable for the cost of repairs and/or replacement required to correct the damage. Such person or organization may also be denied further use of these facilities and may be subject to criminal charges.
  • Person/group is responsible for decorations and clean up of facility.
  • The use of facilities for any games of chance or gambling in any form is prohibited.
  • Operating hours are 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m.
  • Emergency government events will take precedence over any prior reservation. In the event this occurs, all efforts will be made to accommodate person/group involved.
  • The responsible party agrees to indemnify and hold the City of Tavares harmless for all claims and liability, costs, expenses and legal fees that the City may incur as a result of the use of the City property on the date set forth.

4. Insurance:

Any users, whose activities fit in the following categories of use, or who the City deems necessary, will be required to provide proof of insurance ($1,000,000 LIABILITY WITH CITY OF TAVARES NAMED ADDITIONAL INSURED):

  • Any activity involving food preparation and consumption (exclusive of minor refreshment, ie. coffee, tea, cake, or cookies).
  • Dances, dance instruction, athletic activity.
  • any activity where 200 or more people will be in attendance.
  • any activity where the participants pay an entrance fee.

5. Exceptions:

  • Questions or issues not covered above please contact Tavares Prop Shop, 352.742.6267.