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Veterans Memorial Park

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Reservation Cost

$150.00 per day

Documents

North Veterans Memorial Park Master Plan and Details (PDF)

Features

  1. Baseball / Softball
  2. Baseball / Softball Diamond
  3. Benches
  4. Boat Dock
  5. Boat Launch
  6. Chemical Restrooms
  7. Drinking Fountain
  8. Gaga pit
  9. Green Space
  10. Grill
  11. Kitchen, Indoor Restrooms & Indoor Seating ($200.00 Add-on)
  12. Open Spaces
  13. Parking
  14. Pavilion
  15. Picnic Areas
  16. Picnic Shelters
  17. Picnic Tables
  18. Playground
  19. Tennis Court
  20. Walking Track
  21. Water

About

Veterans Memorial Park is the central park of Bay County, containing approximately 97 acres. It is roughly 1.2 miles long and 0.2 miles wide. This area includes land that encompasses Liberty Harbor Marina, the Veterans Memorial Park ball fields, Kantzler Arboretum, Santa House, Trombley House, and Fitness Park. It includes the Riverwalk and the Riverwalk/Railtrail loop. There is also a hard-surfaced boat launch with sufficient water depth and lake size to accommodate most trailerable boats. Major community events such as the 4th of July Fireworks celebration and the River of Time takes place in the park. 


Play City

For information and photos of Play City, Veterans park playground, click Here



Boat Launches

  •   Cass Ave. Boat Launch  620 Harrison St. Bay City, MI
  •   Golson Boat Launch  1598 N. Johnson St. Bay City, MI
  •   Veterans Park 
  •   DNR  1 Shady Shore Rd, Bay City, MI 48706
  •   Smith Park Boat Launch  Essexville, MI 48732
  •   Zilwaukee Boat Ramp  190 Front St, Saginaw, MI 48604
  •   Rust Boat Launch  282 Lee St, Saginaw, MI 48602
  •   Full List of Boat Launches Visit: Michigan Water Trails


Trails & Interactive Map

Click Here for a list of Michigan trails, information on trail parking, amenities, points of interest and to explore the interactive map. 



Rental Options: 

     Pavilion closest to helicopter 

         Outdoor Portion of Pavilion $150.00

*Which Includes the Refundable $50.00 Damage & Litter Deposit.

Includes the outer portion of the pavilion, you get to use the picnic tables (as seen in pictures), electric outlets, grills & shared port-a-potties and green space.


OR


         Full Pavilion $350.00

*Which Includes the Refundable $100.00 Damage & Litter Deposit.

Includes the Indoor portion of the pavilion, Main area includes fold-up tables & chairs (Seats up to 30 people), indoor restroom, full-size kitchen (Stove out of service until further notice) with serving window, and additional sink in the main area. As well as the outer portion of the pavilion, you get to use the picnic tables (as seen in pictures), electric outlets, grills & shared port-a-potties, and green space.



Reservation Process 

*Reservations must be made at least 7 days before the event, and no more than 12 months before the event.

 

Once we have looked over your Reservation Request and Accepted it, you will receive an email stating so. Then you need to complete the following process listed below.

 


  You Have 2 Business Days
 to make a full Rental Payment, if we do not receive a payment within the time, we have to unapproved your rental request. 


  Damage Deposit
 is included in the rental fee, as long as you and/or guests do not damage anything or leave any litter/decoration or other messes you will receive a refund for the amount of the damage deposit. In which case it will be mailed to you, the refund may take up to 2-4 Weeks for you to receive.   


 Cancellations
 must be made at least 30 days before the event to receive a refund. 

Rescheduling must be made at least 30 days before the event with the approval of the Parks office. 
  
 
 

Please No Staples or Nails on Beams or Tables

For Hanging Decorations/Banners: Instead of stapling or nailing beams, Please utilize Hooks in Pavilions for hanging Banners, Balloons, Etc. 

For Tablecloths: Instead of stapling, please bring & use your own Tablecloth clips, Tablecloth weights, or Table bungees.
  
  
 Additional 
 Parks, Shelters and other park furnishings 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 their own trash bags & cleanup immediately following use.

Port-a-Potties are not maintained by the city, if any concerns please call Jonnie-On-The-Spot 989-777-0353
 

 
 Parks Office

Monday-Friday 7:00 AM- 3:00 PM   

Parks Dept.  989-894-8314

301 Washington Ave. 

Bay City, MI 48708 

Room 413

 

 

Tree Donations

For more information on Tree Donations, click Here

 

 

Weddings

Fill out the entire form, and Email or turn it into Parks Dept. at least 90 days before the event

Email:  [email protected] 

Turn in: 301 Washington Ave. Bay City, MI 48708 Room 413

Once we receive the completed form, we will look over it and let you know the next steps. 

Wedding Ceremony Request Form

 


Subfacilities

  1. Kantzler Memorial Arboretum

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  2. Liberty Harbor Marina

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