Veterans Memorial Park
$150.00 per day
- Baseball / Softball
- Baseball / Softball Diamond
- Boat Dock
- Boat Launch
- Chemical Restrooms
- Drinking Fountain
- Gaga pit
- Green Space
- Kitchen, Indoor Restrooms & Indoor Seating ($200.00 Add-on)
- Open Spaces
- Picnic Areas
- Picnic Shelters
- Picnic Tables
- Tennis Court
- Walking Track
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.
For information and photos of Play City, Veterans park playground, click Here
- 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
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.
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.
*Reservations will only be accepted for the current year.
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 that time period 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. You can call the next business day following your event to schedule when to stop in the Parks Dept. office & pick up your refund or we can mail it to you. Mailing the refund may take up to 2-4 Weeks.
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, Balloon’s, Etc.
For Tablecloths: Instead of stapling, please bring & use your own Table cloth clips, Table cloth weights, or Table bungies.
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 their own trash bags & cleanup immediately following use.
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 7:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Parks Dept. 989-894-8314
301 Washington Ave.
Bay City, MI 48708