Rental Rules & Regulations

Rental Requirements

In order to rent the park, please contact the Valpo Parks Office.  All rentals are non-refundable and payment is due at the time of booking. Dates are open to the public until payment is made.  Bookings must be made 2 weeks in advance. 


Park staff may photograph or videotape participants enrolled in programs and events or enjoying park facilities. These photos are for department use only and may be used in department publications or media promotions. If you prefer that you or your child not be photographed, please notify the photographer or program supervisor.

Park Security

For the protection of park visitors and their property, all Valparaiso parks have a 10 p.m. curfew unless otherwise posted or unless prior arrangements have been made. Visitor cooperation is appreciated.

Dogs in Parks

Be considerate of others enjoying the parks. Dogs are allowed in the parks, but they must be on a leash and owners are responsible for cleaning up after them. Please leash and scoop after your pets.

Alcohol in the Parks

Alcohol in city parks is discouraged. For your safety and others, please refrain from drinking and driving.

Participation Waiver

By participating in park programs, you assume the risk of injury and you agree to hold harmless the Valparaiso Department of Parks and Recreation, the City of Valparaiso, and its agents, and forfeit the right to make any claim for monetary damages against the Valparaiso Park Department and the City of Valparaiso if you or your property is damaged while participating in or attending a program or while in a park facility.

For More Information

For more information about park regulations, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 219-462-5144 or view program regulations.