Click here for a list of types of activities that require a special use permit, followed by the forms required for such activities.
Parties/Weddings/Corporate Meetings or Events
Organized Sports/Recreational Events
(i.e. animal shows, tents, sports equipment, and inflatables such as bouncy houses)
Please submit the appropriate Written Request Form via email; via fax to 440-286-1285; or in the mail to Geauga Park District, Attn: Anna McDonald, 9160 Robinson Road, Chardon, Ohio 44024-9148.
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Upon receipt of your written request, please ALLOW UP TO TWO (2) WEEKS for review of your special use permit request, during which time we will hold your facility for you. Your reservation will be confirmed either by mail or email when processing of your request is complete.
For more on special use permits, read the disclaimer below. All facility and park use must also comply with Park Rules and Regulations. To cancel a request or approved reservation, please call the Park District at 440-286-9516 as soon as possible. Thank you for your cooperation.
Special Use Permit Disclaimer
By acceptance and use of a special use permit from Geauga Park District, the permit holder agrees to indemnify, hold harmless, and, if requested, defend Geauga Park District, the Board of Park Commissioners and their officers, employees, and agents from and against any claims arising out of any and all personal injuries, property damage or other losses or expenses experience, suffered, or sustained by a person or entity during or in connection with the exercise of the privileges herein granted.
Geauga Park District reserves the right to cancel, deny or modify facility usage to any individual and/or group or for any program and/or purpose which presents a potential safety risk, hazard to the health, safety or welfare of the general public, or any perceived liability which may jeopardize or damage the facility or injure the general public or which appears inappropriate and/or inconsistent with Geauga Park District's purpose or mission statement.
Items to be distributed at a special event or pre-event promotions (i.e. pamphlets, fliers, advertising, etc.) must be approved by Geauga Park District a minimum of two (2) weeks prior to distribution. Unauthorized promotion may result in cancellation of reservation/rental. Geauga Park District reserves the right to edit any promotional copy.
Geauga Park District also reserves the right to monitor the sound level of music or other entertainment and may request control or elimination if volume poses a disruption to the park or area neighbors.
Returning a facility to a clean condition is the responsibility of the user and must be completed within the designated time of the facility usage. Containers will be provided, and all refuse must be placed in the appropriate containers on the day of the rental. Any excessive clean-up required afterwards by Geauga Park District will be charged to the user at a rate of $50 per hour with a one-hour minimum charge.