Pavilions

children playing on splashpad

The City of Peterborough has three covered pavilions that are great places to host family reunions/picnics, company picnics, anniversary celebrations, weddings, rehearsals, showers, birthday parties and other special occasions.

Our pavilions can be booked by completing the special event request form with as much detail as possible.  Before completing the request form, you may inquire about availability with the Recreation Division by calling 705-742-7777 ext. 1873 or by email at recreation@peterborough.ca.  If approved, you will receive a rental agreement/permit.

Pavilion rental fees for 2020 (subject to Council approval)
Number of people expected at eventFeeH.S.T.Total

Up to 50 people

$63.64

$8.27

$71.19

51 – 75

$76.24

$9.91

$86.15

76 – 100

$101.87

$13.24

$115.11

101 - 200

$126.99

$16.50

$143.49

200 plus

$165.54

$21.52

$187.06

Note: All fees include hydro and water where applicable

Beavermead pavilion

This pavilion is located at Beavermead Park, 2011 Ashburnham Dr.

The pavilion features:

  • a covered top with one side enclosed with a wall barrier
  • 32 picnic tables available for use
  • water source attached to pavilion
  • hydro available
  • washroom facilities

The park has an accessible playground, beach, soccer fields and beach volleyball courts.

Note: rental of the pavilion does not include the sport fields or beach volleyball courts. They can be booked for an additional fee, if available.

 

Nicholls Oval pavilion

The pavilion is located in Nicholls Oval Park, 725 Armour Rd.

The pavilion features:

  • a covered top with one side enclosed with a wall barrier
  • 32 picnic tables available for use
  • water source is available at the washroom building
  • hydro available
  • washroom facilities

Nicholls Oval pavilion

The park also has an accessible playground, rugby field, stage, walking trails and a splash pad.

Note: rental of the pavilion does not include the rugby field. The field can be booked for an additional fee, if available.

Heritage pavilion

The pavilion is located in Ashburnham Memorial Park beside the Peterborough Museum and Archives at 300 Hunter St. E. Located near the famous Peterborough Lift Locks and Parks Canada Visitor Centre, and future home of the Canadian Canoe Museum. This site provides a beautiful setting for weddings and special events.

The pavilion features:

  • covered roof and open wood sides
  • 15 large picnic tables
  • hydro
  • accessible portable washroom
  • higher end portable washrooms available at an additional fee (indicate on your request form)
  • washroom facilities available in Museum during business hours

Heritage pavilion

You may bring your own tables, chairs and decorations for your event provided the site is restored to its original state, following your event.

Note: a fire extinguisher is required if you are having a barbeque. The extinguisher is available through Community Services with a $75 cash deposit.

Picnic tables

We provide picnic tables; however, we keep them chained together. You will need a key if you wish to move them. You can pick up a key from Community Services, 210 Wolfe St. a week prior to your event. We require a $25 cash deposit; we will refund you when you return the key.

Note: you must return and lock the tables in their original location at the end of your event.