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Birney Park

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Reservation Cost

$100.00 per day


  1. Drinking Fountain
  2. Grill
  3. Open Spaces
  4. Parking
  5. Pavilion
  6. Picnic Areas
  7. Picnic Shelters
  8. Picnic Tables
  9. Playground
Birney Park is a 3.5-acre park bordered by Ninth Street, 10th Street, Jackson Street and Madison Avenue. It is one of Bay City's historic parks and is the second-oldest in the city. This 3-acre park includes a playground, covered pavilion, barbecues and mature trees.

Recent upgrades include landscaping, lighting, sidewalks, the playground and pavilion.

Reservation Process:

*Reservations will only be accepted for the current year.

After your reservation request has been reviewed and accepted, you will receive a confirmation email. Upon receipt of confirmation you will finalize your reservation as follows: 

Finalize your reservation, stop into Room 413 of City Hall to complete a rental form and pay the rental fee in full. You may pay by cash or check payable to: Bay City Treasurer. 

You Have 2 Business Days to make full Rental Payment.  If payment is not received  within the two day time period, your reservation will be canceled.

Damage Deposit is included in Rental fee. So long as you and/or your guests do not damage anything or leave any litter/decoration or other mess, you will receive a refund for the amount of the damage deposit. You can call 989-894-8314 the next business day following your event to schedule a time to stop in and collect your refund or we can mail it to you. Please note: Refunds by mail may take up to 2-4 weeks.  

Cancelations must be made at least 30 days before the event

Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM- 3:30 PM  

Please No Staples or Nails on Beams and Tables

For Hanging Decorations/BannersPlease utilize the hooks in the pavilions for hanging banners, balloon’s, etc. Please do not use staples or nails.

For Tablecloths: Please bring and use your own tablecloth clips, tablecloth weights or tablecloth bungees.

Parks are offered on an "as-is" basis and include the shelter. 
Rental includes Shelter and related shelter furnishings only! Other park facilities shall remain available for public use.
Renters are 
responsible for bringing own trash bags &  cleanup immediately following use. 

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