Pavilions

children playing on splashpad

Rent a Pavilion

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

If you are interested in booking a park or pavilion for a special event, please submit a Special Event Application by visiting one of the links below:

Pavilion weekend availability

Each year, there is a great demand for pavilion rentals for special events such as picnics, weddings, fundraisers, barbeques, or walkathons. Expand each section below to review the weekend availability of each pavilion location.

Please note this is a snapshot of availability. Some dates may no longer be available.

Last Update: June 29, 2022 

July Availability
Pavilion weekend availability for July 2022
DateBeavermeadHeritageNicholl's Oval
Friday, July 1  Booked Available Available
Saturday, July 2  Booked Available  Available 
Sunday, July 3  Available Available Available
Saturday, July 9 Booked Booked Booked
Sunday, July 10 Booked Booked Available
Saturday, July 16 Booked Booked Booked
Sunday, July 17  Booked Booked Available
Saturday, July 23  Booked Booked Available
Sunday, July 24  Booked  Available Booked
Saturday, July 30 Booked Booked Booked
Sunday, July 31 Booked Booked Booked
August Availability
Pavilion weekend availability for August 2022
DateBeavermeadHeritageNicholl's Oval
Monday, August 1 Available Available Available
Saturday, August 6 Booked Booked Booked
Sunday, August 7 Available Available Booked
Saturday, August 13 Booked Booked Booked
Sunday, August 14 Booked Available Booked
Saturday, August 20 Booked Available Booked
Sunday, August 21 Available Available Booked
Saturday, August 27 Booked Booked Booked
Sunday, August 28 Booked Available Available
September Availability
Pavilion weekend availability for September 2022
DateBeavermeadHeritageNicholl's Oval
Saturday, September 3 Available Available Available
Sunday, September 4 Booked Available Available
Monday, September 5 Available Available Available
Saturday, September 10 Available Available Available
Sunday, September 11 Available Available Available
Saturday, September 17 Booked Available Booked
Sunday, September 18 Available Available Booked
Saturday, September 24 Booked Booked Available
Sunday, September 25 Available Available Available

Looking for another date? You may inquire about availability with the Recreation Division

Pavilion rental fees for 2022

Number of people expected at eventFeeH.S.T.Total

Up to 50 people

$68.25

$8.87

$77.12

51 – 75

$81.50

$10.60

$92.10

76 – 100

$109.00

$14.17

$123.17

101 - 200

$136.00

$17.68

$153.68

200 plus

$178.50

$23.20

$201.70

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
  • A portable washroom is available at this site. Access to the Museum and Archives is limited to pre-scheduled visits only.

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 credit card deposit.

Picnic Tables

Picnic tables are provided at the pavilions, however they are chained up in long rows. If you wish to move them around, you will need a key to unlock the chain.  Once you have booked and paid for your rental you can pick a key up at the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre front desk no earlier than three (3) days prior to your event. You must bring your contract/permit with you and show it to the front desk receptionist (digital copy is fine).  You will be charged a deposit of $25, that will be returned when the key is returned.

The tables must be put back in a row and chained back up at the end of your rental.  They key then must be returned to the Peterborough Sport & Wellness Centre no later than two (2) days after your event.

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