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Rental Policies

Rental Information

The Geneseo Park District Facilities are available to rent for your next event. Certificate of Insurance may be required.  Visit to purchase event insurance.

The Geneseo Park District also has Birthday Party Packages! Click Here for more information



Renters are given exclusive use of a room within the designated facility, but should understand that the accompanying restrooms & other amenities will remain open to the public. Because of this, renters are expected to be considerate of others who may be using the facility during their rental. Park District sponsored activities have priority in all facilities therefore rental requests are not accepted more than 6 months in advance and the Park District reserves the right to move a rental to another location if deemed necessary.

All rentals are during regularly scheduled hours unless otherwise listed. Additional fees apply to after hours rentals. Holidays when Park District facilities are closed, if staff is available and willing to work the facility may be rented.

The renter will be charged an additional holiday rental fee of $35/hour. If the pool is rented, the renter will be charged an additional $25/hour/Lifeguard

All tables and chairs must be put back to their original location. If using the kitchen in The Center or kitchenette in the Poolside Room the renter will provide dish soap and towels and any dishes used from the Center or Aquatic Center must be washed dried and put away.

1 Additional $20 per 1-25 swimmers for numbers over initial 50 swimmers

2Additional $50 for use of Concessions (includes Concessionaire). Concessions may be purchased at an additional charge.

3Additional $50 for use of Concessions (includes 2 Concessionaires). Pop & Popcorn Special may be purchased for an additional $3/special. Other concessions may be purchased at regular prices.



Standard Rental includes the use of theater and stage with a manager on duty. Renter can bring a DVD or video (of appropriate content). Private viewing of current film is available. Minimum of 50 people required, regular admission and concession rates will apply.

4  Additional $35 for use of equipment. Includes the use of equipment and projectionist. Price excludes any equipment or film we may have to purchase or rent to accommodate any rental.

4  Additional $20 for Janitorial Services.

4  Additional $55 for use of Concessions (Includes Concessionaire & Janitorial Services.) Concessions may be purchased at an additional charge. Small drinks or small popcorns may be purchased for an additional $3/each.



It is the policy of the District that there are times when it would be appropriate and desirable to permit the sale, delivery and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages for use on a limited basis by persons attending organized group functions within buildings owned or controlled and operated by the District. An application indicating the intent to have alcohol during a rental must be submitted to the Superintendent of Facilities 30 days prior to the event.

LOCATIONSThe sale, delivery and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages may be permitted within the following facilities:

  • Community Center Gymnasium
  • Community Center Dedrick Room
  • Aquatic Center’s Poolside Room or designated rental areas
  • Athletic Field


  • No alcoholic beverages may be consumed outside the approved areas or rooms without prior written approval by the Superintendent of Facilities.
  • Reservations: If alcohol is to be served the reservation must be made by person’s 21 years of age or older. This person is responsible for making sure that no one under 21 is consuming alcohol at the event. Furthermore, the designated individual must be present at all times and may not become inebriated at any point of the event and is responsible for contacting the building supervisor should a problem arise.
  • Attendance: If more than 50 people are expected to be in attendance at any one time, extra staffing or security may be required at the renters expense as determined by the Superintendent of Facilities.
  • Certificate of Insurance: The applicant must obtain Special Event Host Liquor Liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000. The applicant must be named as the insured and the Geneseo Park District will be an additional insured certificate holder. Proof of the insurance must be provided to the Park District at least (7) days before your event. If you are charging an admission to your event, you must also secure dram shop insurance. Click here to purchase event insurance.
  • Permits: If the applicant is selling alcohol a permit from the City of Geneseo must be obtained for a Special Event Liquor License or a Special Use Permit Liquor License in addition to the Certificate of Insurance for $1,000,000 and dram shop insurance.
  • Swimming: If Alcohol is present, no swimming is allowed. 



Park District Birthday Party Packages will include a birthday wish on the marquee the day of the party. Rentals held at a Geneseo Park District facilities have the option to advertise the rental for an additional fee of $15 per day. The Digital Marquee message must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance with the Marketing Coordinator.


Payment must be received in full 14 days in advance for all rentals. Rentals booked less then 14 days in advance must be paid in full before the scheduled rental time.


7 day advanced cancellation notice must be give for a full refund.

Upcoming Events

July 15


The Geneseo Running Club will meet
WEDNESDAYS 7:00 PM at GBC Stay for some social time following your run!
SATURDAYS 7:30 AM at Canal Locks on Grange Road
Questions? Contact Andy Thurman, Geneseo Park District Executive Director |
Sponsored in part by GBC & Rotary

July 18


WEDNESDAYS 7:00 PM at GBC Stay for some social time following your run!
SATURDAYS 7:30 AM at Canal Locks on Grange Road
Questions? Contact Andy Thurman, Geneseo Park District Executive Director |
Sponsored in part by GBC & Rotary

August 01


Get in your car and come watch a family friendly movie outdoors on the big screen at the Athletic Field. Listen to the movie either through your vehicle radio or bring a portable device.
Limit 50 cars. Gates open at 7:30 pm.
Movies begin at Dusk.
FREE Admission thanks in part to the Geneseo Park District Foundation
No make up rain dates are scheduled.

All Upcoming Events