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Picnic Pavilions Reservations
Gather the family, pack a picnic and head to one of the city’s many covered pavilions to spend an afternoon at a park.

To ensure pavilion availability, make sure to place a reservation.

Reservations are made through the Parks and Leisure Services Administration Office: 
2 North Main Street, Suite 201
Temple, TX 76501
(254) 298-5690
Picinic Pavilion at Whistle Stop Playground

List of Picnic Pavilions

Location [map]

Description

Capacity

Features

Ferguson Park Ferguson Pavilion 64 BBQ
Jackson Park Jackson Pavilion 32 BBQ, Fountain, Playground, Restroom
Jaycee Park Jaycee Pavilion 64 BBQ, Fountain, Playground, Restroom
Jeff Hamilton Park Jeff Hamilton Pavilion 35 BBQ, Fountain, Lights, Playground, Restroom
Jones Park Jones Pavilion 64 BBQ, Fountain, Playground, Restroom
Lions Park Lions Pavilion  120 BBQ, Fountain, Lights, Playground, Restroom
Lions Park Rotary Pavilion 120 BBQ, Fountain, Lights, Restroom
Miller Park Pavilion A 48 BBQ, Fountain, Lights, Playground, Restroom
Miller Park Pavilion B 48 BBQ, Fountain, Lights, Restroom
Miller Park Pavilion C 48 BBQ, BB Court, Fountain, Lights, Restroom
Sammons Park Sammons Pavilion  32 BBQ, Fountain, Lights, Playground, Restroom
Scott & White Park Scott & White Pavilion 32 BBQ, Playground 
Silverstone Park Silverstone Pavilion 30 BBQ, BB Court, Playground
Walker Park Walker Pavilion 32 BBQ, Fountain, Lights, Playground, Restroom
West Temple Park Pavilion B 48 BBQ, Fountain, Lights, Playground, Restroom
Whistle Stop Playground Large Pavilion 35 BBQ, Fountain, Playground, Restroom
Whistle Stop Playground Small Pavilion 15 BBQ, Fountain, Playground, Restroom
Wilson Park Pavilion A 56 BBQ, Playground 
Wilson Park Pavilion B  56 BBQ, Playground 

Rental Fees

 

A picnic pavilion permit costs $15 for the first four hours and $5 for each additional hour, which applies to all city pavilions with the exception of the Whistle Stop Playground.

  • $100 Deposit and $25 Cleaning Fee is required for events with 100 people or more.
  • All rental fees are to be paid in full at the time of reservation.

Whistle Stop Playground
20 S. 11th St.
Temple, TX 76501 [map]
(254) 298-5690

Whistle Stop Playground is the perfect place for your next birthday party or reunion. There is a wooden playground, picnic tables, a grill and pavilions.

To rent the pavilion at this location, the permit fee is $25 for four hours. We rent the large pavilion out in block times of between 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., 12 to 4 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. for $25.00 for the four hours.

We rent the small pavilion (holds 15) out for $10.00 for 4 hours, $5.00 for each additional hour.

Rules and Regulations

  • All cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the rental starting time to receive a full refund.
  • Children are not to be left unattended or unsupervised.
  • All City of Temple Parks (and their respective pavilions) are closed from 9:00 pm to 5:00 am except Wilson Park, Lion's Park, Sammons Park, Walker Park, West Temple Community Park, and Miller Park which close from 11:00 pm to 5:00 am.
  • The facility must be cleaned and vacated by the lessees stated ending time. The parking lot and the immediate facility area are considered part of the facility and must be free from litter.
  • For rentals in which there will be over 100 people, a security deposit of $100 and a $25 cleaning fee are required. The $100 deposit will be returned if the pavilion is left in good condition. If the pavilion is not clean, or if any kind of damage is left behind, the amount returned will be up to the facilities manager.
  • Failure to adhere to any and or all of these procedures will be grounds for the forfeiture of the right to use the facility in the future.
  • If anyone is at the pavilion at the time of your rental that is not part of your event, please be sure to have your permit with you to show that you do have it reserved for the date and time listed on the permit.
  • If immediate attention is needed for any problems during your reserved time, please call (254) 793-7229.

City of Temple
2 North Main Street
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5561