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Thibodaux, LA 70302
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Recreation / Parks Department


151 Peltier Park Dr.
P.O. Box 5418
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70302
Office: (985) 493-8757
Fax: (985) 448-5853

recreationdir@ci.thibodaux.la.us

Kevin Clement - Director
  Thibodaux Parks Department      
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PARK HOURS: 6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
 
(UNLESS SPECIAL EVENT PERMISSION IS ISSUED)

 
EVENT FACILITY  
RATES and INFORMATION 
Peltier Park Large Room Rental
Approximate Capacity up to 100 people
Includes Tables, Chairs and Custodial Fees
 
$80.00 per hour (2 hour minimum)
$50.00 for each additional hour
$30.00 per hour for event setup 
Peltier Park Small Meeting Room Rental
Approximate Capacity up to 50 people
Includes Tables, Chairs and Custodial Fees
 
$50.00 per hour (2 hour minimum)
$30.00 for each additional hour
$30.00 per hour for event setup  
Martin Luther King Building Rental
Approximate Capacity up to 75 people
Includes Tables, Chairs and Custodial Fees
 
$50.00 per hour (2 hour minimum)
$30.00 per additional hour and for set-up
$30.00 per hour for event setup  
LARGE PAVILION Rentals @ Peltier Park & Martin Luther King Park
A City Permit is Required on all Parks Events. Tables and chairs are not loaned out on pavilion rentals. Bleachers are not guaranteed to be available. 
No.1
$100.00 for up to eight (8) hours*
(Includes use of lights, fans & electrical outlets and after event custodial clean up)

No.2
$250.00 for up to eight (8) hours*
(Includes use of lights, fans & electrical outlets and one custodian present for clean up during event.)



*Add $30.00 per hour for pavilion events using restrooms inside Recreation Ctr. and requesting water usage. For large events more than one custodian may be required. 
SMALL Pavilions in Parks   Not Available to Rent. Subject to First Come First Serve Basis.  
Andolsek, Chiasson & Daigle Park   No Rentals Available. Picnic Areas are subject to First Come First Serve Basis. 
 
 

Event Rental Details


Applications must be submitted no less than sixty (60) days prior to requested date to hold date(s).
Applications are forwarded to the Police Department for review. Requirements pertaining to event will be instructed and must be submitted by deadline in order to receive event approval and for reservation to be considered final. A Facility Use Agreement and Hold Harmless Agreement must be signed along with a twenty-five percent (25%) deposit paid within seven (7) days of accepting requirements instructed in order to secure date(s).

Cost is calculated based on application submitted and rental choices.
Rental fees are based on rental choices and length of time, however based on the information from your application and at the discretion of the Director, you may be required to have more than one custodian present on large events. A twenty-five percent (25%) discount is available to qualifying City of Thibodaux non-profit organizations. Rental balance must be paid no later than fifteen (15) days prior to event date.

Renter agrees neither to damage or deface the facilities.
Renter shall neither cause or permit damage to premises or equipment. In any manner, Renter shall not drive or permit to drive any nails, hooks, tacks or screws in any part of the facility. Damage to the facilities shall be sole liability of the Renter, who agrees unequivocally to reimburse the City for the cost of repairing damage facilities. Renters will be invoiced for any damages occurred to facilities during their event.

Cash, checks, credit cards and money orders are accepted as forms of payment.
Exact change is needed when paying with cash, as no cash is kept on premises. Checks must be made payable to the City of Thibodaux.

A Certificate of Liability Insurance with minimum coverage of $300,000 is required for all rentals.
Insurance can be purchased through a private event insurance company or possibly your organization or homeowners policy can be used. In the area designated Certificate Holder, the insurance company must designate the City of Thibodaux, Parks and Recreation Department as holder. In the description area, the insurance company must fill in the type of event, the date of the event, the place of the event to be held, along with naming the City of Thibodaux as additional insured for the event. The Certificate of Liability Insurance policy must be in the applicant - renters name and is due no less than thirty (30) days prior to the event date.

All Event Rental Applications are sent to the Police Department for permit review.
A permit is required for events held at a City Park Facility such as festivals, races, family reunions, etc. You will be contacted by the City Police Department to discuss details of your event to determine necessary requirements. Requirements set by the Police Department must be met and with documents submitted to the Parks Office no less than thirty (30) days prior to event. The Tax & License office will issue permits on approved applications at no charge to the renter. The permit holder/renter must have the permit and required documents with him/her during the event.

If required to hire a Police officer for an event, it will be charge of $30 an hour with a four (4) hour minimum. All emergency off-duty detail requests with less than a forty-eight (48) hour notice or any City Holiday shall be $45 per hour. This fee is payable to the officer at the time of the event.

A written cancellation request must be made at least fifteen (15) days prior to event
for refund.
In order for a refund to be processed, a cancellation request must be made in writing at least fifteen (15) days prior to event. If a cancellation is made, on or before fifteen (15) days prior to the event date, the Parks and Recreation Department will submit a refund request for fees paid, LESS a $25.00 processing fee, to the Finance Department. Refunds will be processed and mailed according to the regular accounts payable schedule.



SMOKING IS PROHIBITED IN ALL CITY PARK BUILDINGS.
Building keys will not be loaned to renters.

See all City ordinances @ www.ci.thibodaux.la.us   
   
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