Park Facility Rental Applications

Parks Permits Office is open Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. Please note:

  • The rental season is April 1st - October 31st 
  • All pavilion rentals and payments must be done online
  • Pavilions must be reserved a minimum of 7 days in advance
  • The Parks Permits office requires 14 days to process all new requests for non-pavilion rentals
  • No refunds will be permitted unless the permit is cancelled by New Castle County

If you have questions, you can contact the Parks Permits Office at [email protected] or 302-395-5606.

How to apply:

Pavilions — Online only

All pavilions rentals must be done online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/nccde/Home. You will need to create a username and password to use the site. After logging in, click on "reserve," select an event type, a description, and the maximum number of guests. Next, search and select the facility you want to reserve. You may pay using a credit card on the site. *Please Note that the reservation system will not work on mobile devices.*

Pavilion Reservation Info

All other rentals via email or fax

You may download and print all the required forms from this webpage. Completed forms can be sent via fax to (302) 395 5650. Our fax machine is located in a secure, locked room. Completed forms can also be scanned and emailed to [email protected]. Please send all email correspondence to [email protected] so that the first available employee is able to assist you. Only the Parks Permits department has access to this fax number and email so that the payment information you list on your application is protected. We shred all payment information after processing unless otherwise requested.

The rental season runs April 1st - October 31st, except for the Banning Park Turf Field which runs March 1st - November 30th. 

For environmental and safety reasons, decorations are no longer permitted on the memorial trees or benches.  Please remove any accessories/decorations by Jan. 15th, 2023.