Park Reservations

PARK RESERVATIONS

The District's Parks may be reserved for events. Attachments with reservation documents and rules may be found at the bottom of this page.

To reserve a District park please contact the District by email at info@shwmd.org or by phone at 720-543-9131

  • Pavilions, large grassy areas, and ball fields can be reserved but playgrounds and play equipment cannot be reserved
  • Reservations require:
    • Payment of a $50 non-refundable usage fee
      • The usage fee is refundable if a cancellation is received at least 10 days before the reservation.
    • Payment of a $250 refundable damage deposit
    • Signed Permit Application (see link below)
    • Signed Liability Waiver (see link below)
    • Approval of the Application by the District
  • Reservations are on a "first come, first serve" basis:
    • The granting of reservations is in the District\'s sole discretion and may depend on such factors as the number of permits granted for a given day or the amount of Park area that has been already reserved.
    • The person applying for a permit is responsible for the behavior and actions of all persons attending an event and will be responsible for any damage caused to the Park or any cleanup costs incurred by the District.
  • Reservation Rules:
    • Permit holders are responsible for the clean-up of trash and debris and the removal of decorations or any other items after use of the reserved area. Any damage to a reserved area will be billed to you.
      • Stakes and spikes are prohibited - Please use sand bags or weights to anchor any equipment - including for inflatable equipment.
    • Your Reservation Permit must be on site and available for inspection by city personnel, district staff and the Aurora Police as necessary
      • Call the Aurora Police at 303-739-6000 if other people do not relinquish the permitted area.
    • Sound equipment must not disturb nearby residents and may require a permit from the City of Aurora.
      • Your sound permit must be on site and available for inspection by city personnel, district staff and the Aurora Police as necessary
      • 55 decibels maximum sound levels.
    • Alcohol is only permitted in a reserved area of the District\'s Park with a permit from the City of Aurora
      • Your alcohol permit must be on site and available for inspection by city personnel, district staff and the Aurora Police as necessary
    • Pets must be restrained by a leash, cord, or chain with a maximum length of 10 feet and held by a person who is physically able to control the animal.
    • Vehicles are not allowed past the street curbs at any time or for any reason.
    • BBQ Grills may only be used on concrete and asphalt and coals must be drowned after use and disposed of offsite.
    • There are no toilet facilities in the District\'s parks.
      • If necessary you will need to arrange for a street side porta-potty and obtain a temporary use permit from the City of Aurora.
    • All adopted or posted park rules &, regulations apply and failure to comply may result in the revocation of your permit.