Rentals

Rentals

Park Shelters/Pavilions

Nestled on the shores of beautiful Lake Champlain lay 4 rentable shelters at Oakledge (2) and Waterfront Parks (1), and North Beach(1).  Suitable to host small gatherings of less than 50 people such as birthday parties, company picnics, family/friend reunions, and parties. The shelters can be rented by the half day or full day.  The shelters are available to rent from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

Check shelter availability online and contact our main office at (802) 865-7247 to reserve any of these spaces.

Rates

Half Day (9 am – 2:30 pm or 3:30 pm – 9 pm) : $160
Full Day (9 am – 9 pm): $225

Amenities

  • Picnic tables
  • Restrooms
  • Grill
  • Direct access to 9 miles of bike path
  • Pets welcome, but must always be on leash
  • Waterfront Views (All shelters)
  • Public Beach Access (Oakledge and North beach)

Rules & Regulations

  • Minimum age to rent a shelter/pavilion is 18 years old.
  • A credit card must be used to secure a reservation (Visa/MC, AmEx).
  • Pets are welcome, subject to the following conditions: a) they must be on a leash b) they must not be left unattended c) owners must clean up after their pets in all areas and d) pets are NOT allowed on the beach.
  • Charcoal is not provided; Gas grills may be brought to the site(s).
  • No kegs or glass bottles.
  • Dispose of hot coals appropriately.

Shelter reservations are defined in the Code of Ordinances of the City of Burlington, Rules and Regulations of the Burlington Parks, Recreation, and Waterfront Department, http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/Attorney/Municipal-Code .


Miller Community & Recreation Center

The Miller Center, conveniently located next door to Hunt Middle School and CP Smith Elementary School in Burlington’s new north end provides space for a variety of activities including:

  • Gymnasium – 7,000 square foot regulation high school size basketball court with synthetic flooring, mobile bleachers with seating for 70, electronic scoreboard, retractable basketball hoops, gym divider and locker rooms with restrooms, showers and lockers, $60/hour
  • Community Room – 1,800 square foot versatile space with small kitchen, overhead projector and screen, surround sound, tables and chairs, seating for up to 120, $50/hour
  • Kitchen – State licensed kitchen offers prep and cooking space for caterers, food trucks, etc and includes gas stove and oven, proofing oven, refrigerator, 3 bay sink and prep space as well as limited cookware and utensils. Cooking equipment is not ventilated so no oil-based cooking is allowed, carry-in, carry-out rentals only, $30/hour
  • Kids Room – Perfect for birthday parties and playgroups as well as small meetings, this room has sink and counter space, toys, cubbies and kid sized tables and chairs. Our Fletcher Free Library “Micro Library” is also housed in the Kids Room – feel free to borrow a book when you visit!  Seating for up to 25, $30/hour
  • Fitness Studio – Located off of the gym, the 1,100 square foot fitness room has wood floor, wall mirrors, music system and great natural light, capacity varies by activity, $40/hour
  • Art Room – Also located adjacent to the gym, this classroom space offers counters, sink, tables and chairs for up to 30, $30/hour
  • Conference Room – Located off the lobby with quiet, comfortable space is offered FREE to the public for meetings, etc, seating for up to 12, $30/hour

Reservations are subject to a two week cancellation policy.  Reservations cancelled with less than 14 days notice will be billed at full price unless re-rented to another user. Payments of the rental fees are due in full at time of scheduling the reservation, unless otherwise agreed upon by Miller staff.


Leddy Ice Arena

 

Skate Rental $3/pair
Public Skating $4 Adults / $3 Students
Stick & Puck $5
Olympic Ice Rental $195/hour
Studio Ice Rental $95/hour
Studio Ice-Boot Hockey Rental $85/hour
Upstairs Lounge Rental $25/hour
Birthday Party (1 hour lounge/ 1 hour skating) $120

 

All scheduled ice is subject to a thirty (30) day cancellation policy.  Ice that is cancelled with less than thirty days’ notice will be billed at full price unless re-rented to another user. Payments of the rental fees are due in full at time of scheduling the reservation, unless otherwise agreed upon by arena personnel.


Athletic Fields

Park athletic fields are located at the following parks:

Calahan Park:           Multi-Purpose Athletic Field, Baseball/Softball

Leddy Park:               Multi-Purpose Athletic Field, Adult Softball, Youth Softball

Starr Farm Park:       Multi-Purpose Athletic Field

Roosevelt and Shiffilliti Park:        Youth Baseball/Softball Fields

Rates

Hourly Rate each field is $30.00/HR .  Field lining has to be requested and will generate an additional fee for the time and material if approved.

Reservations

Please call our administrative office at 802-865-7247.  Field reservations are prioritized for school and park associated activities in Burlington.

A credit card must be used to secure a reservation (Visa/MC, AmEx).

Amenities

  • Trash/Recycling Containers
  • Restrooms

Rules & Regulations

  • Minimum age to rent an athletic field is 18 years old.
  • A credit card # deposit may be required.
  • Use of athletic fields during wet weather is not permitted.
  • Painting lines, marking goals, driving spikes, etc. is not permitted.
  • Amplified sound is not permitted without approval.
  • Athletic fields should be used for recreational purposes only.
  • Any match or game with more than 20 participants that is organized in nature requires a park permit.

Athletic field reservations are defined in the Code of Ordinances of the City of Burlington, Rules and Regulations of the Burlington Parks, Recreation and Waterfront Department, http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/Attorney/Municipal-Code .


Park Special Use Permits

 

Rates

Single-use permits are $25

Reservations

Please call our administrative office at 802-865-7247.

A credit card must be used to secure a reservation (Visa/MC, AmEx).

Amenities

  • Trash/Recycling Containers
  • Restrooms/Portolets

Rules & Regulations

  • Minimum age to rent an athletic field is 18 years old.
  • A credit card # deposit may be required.
  • Use of athletic fields during wet weather is not permitted.
  • Painting lines, marking goals, driving spikes, etc. is not permitted.
  • Amplified sound is not permitted without approval.
  • Athletic fields should be used for recreational purposes only.
  • Any match or game with more than 20 participants that is organized in nature requires a park permit.

Park Special Use Permits are issued in accordance with Appendix D of the Code of Local Ordinances here: http://www.codepublishing.com/VT/Burlington/


Burlington Bike Path

The 8 mile Burlington Bike Path is situated along the shores of Lake Champlain and is part of the 14 mile Island Line Trail, which unites the Burlington Bike Path, the Colchester Causeway, and the Allen Point Access Area.

The Burlington Bike Path begins at the southern end at Queen City Parkway and extends to Colchester to the north at the Winooski River overpass.  It is intended for non-motorized travel only and besides being a resource for recreation, it is also utilized for transportation as hundreds of commuters’ access the path daily.  The Bike Path also connects multiple parks, conservation areas and public beaches and is a popular tourist attraction from connection points downtown and by boat or ferry via Burlington harbor.

Rates

The Burlington Bike Path can only be reserved for special events approved by the Department.

Deposits and insurance might be required.

Amenities

The Burlington Bike Path traverses through Oakledge Park, Lakeside Park, Roundhouse Park, Perkins Pier, Waterfront Park, Waterfront Access North, Urban Reserve, North Beach, Arms Park, Leddy Park, and Starr Farm Park.  Numerous amenities are available within these park areas.

Seasonally, there are restroom facilities located at Oakledge, Waterfront Park, North Beach and Leddy Park.

Rules & Regulations

  • No cars or vehicles allowed.
  • Pets are required to be on leash. Two dog parks are located along the path within the Urban Reserve and Starr Farm Park.
  • No pets allowed on public beaches.
  • Please obey all traffic and road crossings.
  • No solicitation allowed without permit.

Bike Path rules and regulations are defined in the Code of Ordinances of the City of Burlington, Rules and Regulations of the Burlington Parks, Recreation, and Waterfront Department, http://www.burlingtonvt.gov/Attorney/Municipal-Code .