The Lake Picnic Area (Large) consists of a 1,700 square foot shaded patio with a large barbecue. The site includes 8 picnic tables to seat up to 60 people and electricity access. Located approximately 50 yards from the restroom and 100 yards from the playground, the facility offers an awesome panoramic view of the lake and the rolling hills surrounding the park. It’s the perfect spot for your company picnic, family reunion or birthday party!
Facility reservations cannot be made online at this time.
To reserve this facility, download and fill out the Application for Use of Facilities and return it to Recreation Services at Centennial Park, along with a check for the appropriate amount (see fees below). Applications must be submitted no less than 7 days or more than 180 days prior to the requested reservation date.
If your event will include alcohol, you will need to submit an Application for Use of Alcoholic Beverages at least 30 days prior to your date. Reservations with alcohol must be processed in person at Recreation Services. Bounce houses are not permitted at Barney Schwartz Park.
Alcohol is only allowed at the park with a permit. No dogs allowed.
Rental Rate Each picnic area is $33/hour and requires a 2 hour reservation minimum. Nonprofit groups may reserve picnic areas for $25/hour (these reservations cannot be made online). For further details or questions, contact Recreation Services by email or by phone at (805) 237-3988.