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Request Forms

Please use one of the forms below to request to reserve a pavilion at the Lavonia City Park, the Gazebo at Weldon Park, or the Lavonia Community Center


Reqested Time
Which Pavilion Are You Requesting

• There is a $25 fee to reserve a time slot. 
• Inflatable bounce houses/waterslides are not permitted. 
• Alcohol is not permitted on City of Lavonia property. 
• Please keep noise at a minimum
• Please wipe down tables and place trash in receptacles.
PLEASE NOTE: Neither the Splash Pad nor the Splash Pad Pavilion may be reserved. 

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The Gazebo

Weldon Park/The Gazebo

• Alcohol is not permitted on City of Lavonia property. 
• Please keep noise at a minimum. 
• Please wipe down tables and place trash in receptacles.

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Community Center

Community Center

Bear Creek Community Center
610 Bear Creek Road, Lavonia, GA 30553





____ Rental Fee: $300


____ Security Deposit: $200


____ Availability: When facilities are not in use for scheduled activities and are available to the public for rent, use is available on a first-come, first-served basis.


____ Occupancy: The maximum number of people allowed is 140. Seating for 120 is provided with additional serving tables available. 


____ Hours: Facilities may be rented from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Please allow appropriate time for setup before the event and clean up after the event. 


____ Key: Please call the Lavonia Downtown Development at 706-356-1926 to arrange to pick up the key for the Bear Creek Community Room Center key. The key can usually be picked up Monday - Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm (excluding holidays.) The key can be returned to the dropbox at the Lavonia Train Depot, 1269 East Main Street, Lavonia, GA.


____ Rental Fees: All rental fees and security deposits are due at the time of application. If the event exceeds the rental end time, the applicant and guests may be subject to eviction, loss of security deposit, and additional rental fees. The applicant may also lose facility use privileges. 


____ Security Deposit: All rental applicants must pay a security deposit. The deposit is refundable if, and only when, the facility is left clean and there is no damage to furnishings or equipment. If damage occurs and the cost of the damage exceeds the amount of the deposit, the rental applicant will be billed for any additional expense. Damages could lead to losing facility use privileges. The decision of whether the deposit shall be refunded is solely up to the City of Lavonia. The deposit will not be refunded until the facility has been inspected by City personnel. 


____ Cancellation Policy: If the facility rented and reserved is not canceled at least 15 days before the event, there will be a $50 cancellation fee. 


____ Parking: There is a dedicated parking lot in front of the Bear Creek Community Center. Please note the main parking lot is shared with the Lavonia Ball Fields and may become crowded at certain times. Overflow parking is available in the grass lot across the street from the Bear Creek Community Center. Street parking is strictly prohibited. 


____ Sales: Commercial solicitation and transactions are prohibited. 


____ Alcohol: Alcoholic beverages are NOT allowed.


____ Decorations: No decorations or temporary fixtures may be affixed to the building or any architectural feature with nails, tacks, staples, or any application that will cause irreversible damage. Tape is not permitted on any walls, glass, or fixtures. 


____ Candles: No open flames are allowed inside the facility.


____ Smoking: Smoking is prohibited inside the facility. 


____ Cleaning: The facility must be cleaned, all decorations and trash must be removed, and the facility must be vacated by the end time indicated on the Facility Rental Agreement. The rental applicant is responsible for removing all personal articles, including leftover food, decorations, etc., and depositing trash in trash receptacles. All table tops, chairs, countertops, and appliances must be wiped clean. Floors should be spot-swept and mopped as needed. If it becomes necessary for City personnel to do an extensive amount of cleaning, there will be a corresponding deduction from the security deposit.


Required Signature: I have read all of the rental policy information and agree to comply with my signature below. I understand that my security deposit may be forfeited, or I may be billed for any additional expense should any of the aforementioned requirements be ignored or abused or if any damages result from the actions of my rental. 

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