Pavilions and splash pads are available to rent for your gathering at a number of Dearborn parks.
Larger covered structures are available for rent in Ford Field Park and Hemlock Park for picnics and other occasions with 100 or more guests. Picnic permits also may be obtained for smaller gatherings of 20 or more people at Crowley, Ford Field, Ford Woods, Hemlock and Levagood parks. Splash pads at Crowley, Hemlock and Whitmore Bolles may also be reserved for groups of 15 or more.
The cost of a picnic permit depends on the number of participants. A clean-up deposit must also be posted. Other rules apply
Picnic area, shelter reservations and splash pads at city parks or Camp Dearborn may be made at the Service Desk of the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center on weekdays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Center is at 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn.