Allen County Parks can provide an excellent alternative for your next special event, party, conference, meeting, wedding or reception.

For more information contact  rentals at allencountyparks.org or call 449-3180. (replace the word “at” with @ for email)

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Metea Classrooms

 Metea County Park Nature Center Classrooms

Outdoor Shelters

Metea County Park Pond Shelter
$50/day* + admission**
40 people maximum standing

Metea County Park
Sports/Sled/Lake Field
$50/day*
Without indoor rental + admission**

Fox Island County Park Shelters
#1 (closest to pond parking lot)
$75/day* + admission**
50 people standing

#2 (farther away from pond parking lot)
$75/day* + admission**
50 people standing

Geogarden
$75/day* + admission**
30 people standing

Payton County Park Shelter
Open sunrise to sunset
$75/day
50 people standing

Cooks Landing County Park Shelter
Open sunrise to sunset
$75/day
50 people standing

*day = park hours
1st Sunday in November – 2nd Saturday in March 9am-6pm
2nd Sunday in March – Memorial Day 9am-7pm
Memorial Day – Labor Day 9am-9pm
Labor Day – 1st Saturday in November 9am-7pm
**admission = $2/person (under 7 free)

Metea County Park Nature Center

Metea County Park Nature Center
Large Classroom
Capacity = 112 people
$180 for 9am-5pm
$200 for 6pm-Midnight

Small Classroom
Capacity = 48 people
$150 for 9am-5pm
$170 for 6pm-Midnight

Both Classrooms
Capacity = 160
$330 for 9am-5pm
$370 for 6pm-Midnight

Full Facility *
Saturday Rentals require a full facility
Capacity = 200 people
$700 for 9am-Midnight

Conference Room
Capacity = 15 people
$40 for 9am-6pm
$25 for 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm

* full facility = entire first floor

 

Fox Island County Park Nature Center

Fox Island County Park Nature Center
Large Classroom
Capacity = 50 people
$90 for 9am-5pm
$125 for 6pm-Midnight (Sun-Fri)

Small Classroom
Capacity = 35 people
$70 9am-5pm
$100 6pm-Midnight (Sun-Fri)

Both Classrooms *
Capacity = 90 people
$160 9am-5pm
$200 6pm-Midnight (Sun-Fri)
$300 6pm-Midnight (Sat)2

Full Facility
Capacity = 100 people
$500 for 9am-Midnight

Kent Room (Conference Room)
Capacity = 15 people
$40 for 9am-6pm
$25 for 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm

Bird Observation Building (B.O.B.)
Capacity = 40 people
$50 for 9am-6pm – no evenings

* Both classrooms required for Saturday night rentals

Alcohol Policy
$30/hr. per security officer
Minimum of 2 officers when alcohol is being served
Licensed bartender when any alcohol is served

We provide…
Tables and chairs
Pull down screens at Fox Island

Campfire Permits
$15 with first bundle of wood
$5 extra for each additional bundle of wood
$25 per 2 hours if staff tends fire

Nature Programs
Contact a naturalist for a program of your choice

We do not provide…
Audio-visual equipment
Catering services/food
Decorations

Further Guidelines
Clean-up Responsibilities
Leave the facility like you found it
Sweep floors with provided sweeper
Clean off tables, chairs & countertops with provided cleaner
Take trash out to dumpster

Holding a Rental Date—2 Ways
$50 non-refundable deposit with a completed rental contract
Or, rental fee paid in full with a completed rental contract
Rental fees must be paid in full within 60 days of the rental date