•Submit application and pay all fees at least 7 days prior to use, 14 days if alcohol will be served. Reservations are not approved until payment is made.
•Make payment by Credit Card (VISA or MasterCard only), Cash, or Check payable to City of Lake Oswego. You will be contacted by phone within 24 business hours with approval and a request for payment information (due no later that 48 business hours after initial contact.)
•Reservations are taken for the current year from March 1 to September 30 only.
STATEMENT OF USER RESPONSIBILITY
LAKE OSWEGO PICNIC SHELTER USE
In consideration for the use of City of Lake Oswego park areas and facilities, all users agree to the following:
The user assumes entire responsibility and liability for losses, damages and claims arising out of injury or damage to the user’s display, equipment and other property brought upon the premises of the City and shall indemnify
and hold harmless the City from any and all such losses, damages and claims arising out of such use.
Any group sponsoring or using a City-owned facility assumes all liability for any accidents that occur during the
scheduled reservation time of the facility.
The user shall be responsible for the conduct of participants attending the activity/event, with regard to the control and containment of litter, and for any damage to the premises beyond ordinary wear and tear.
Amplified music or other amplified sound is not allowed to be played at a volume that causes the music or other sound to be heard beyond the boundaries of the park. Sound shall be directed away from the water. No sound after 10:00 pm.
It is unlawful for any person to use fireworks, firecrackers, or explosives of any kind in any park.
The park rules require that you promptly remove any dog waste deposited on public or private property.
The park rules require that all dogs be leashed and barking must not become a nuisance.
If approval is granted to the user to bring in any special portable devices for use in conjunction with the reservation, the reserving party must submit a letter releasing the City of liability and must also post a sign at the device during reservation time that the device is not the City’s and the City is not responsible.
Portable barbecues may be used in conjunction with a picnic reservation; coals and grease must be safely removed from park by user and may not be dumped in trash receptacles. A protective surface under barbecues is required.
Cancelations received 30 business days or more prior to the reservation date will receive a full refund. If the cancelation occurs less than 30 business days from the reservation date, your refundable deposit will be returned, and your reservation fee will be forfeited to the City. Any change to the original reservation date or location will be subject to a rescheduling fee equaling 1/2 the reservation fee. We do not honor cancelations due to inclement weather.
TO BE COMPLETED BY APPLICANT:
I hereby certify that I am the authorized representative of the organization or group listed and that the application statements are true to the best of my knowledge. I agree to abide by the rules and regulations for use of the Park Shelter, as well as the ordinances of the City of Lake Oswego. I accept responsibility for any violations pertaining to the facility reserved.