Facility Rentals / Reservations

Looking for a place to hold a meeting or private party? Looking for a wedding venue or a building to rent for a reception? Looking to host a golf tournament or athletic event? Columbia Parks and Recreation has several facilities that are available for public rental in Columbia, MO.

View facility availability online.  Call (573) 874-7460 to make your reservation with a Visa, MasterCard, or Discover. Cash payments to be made at the Parks and Recreation Office, 1 S. 7th Street, open Monday – Friday, 8am-5pm (except holidays).

Riechmann Pavilion Hold your next event at this beautiful indoor facility made out of red cedar timber located at Stephens Lake Park. Maximum of 150 people. Daily rental fee range: $230-$650. A $200 deposit is  also required. Special wedding weekend packages available. Riechmann Pavillion rental  information.
Moss Building Rent this entire 4,000 sq. ft. activity center with two spacious activity rooms and kitchen. Maximum of 100 people. Fee is $38 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum and a $200 deposit. Moss Building rental information.
Waters House Rent two rooms, kitchen, foyer, restrooms, and outdoor patio in the Waters House at Waters-Moss Memorial Wildlife Area for groups of 50 or less. Rental fee is $24 per hour, with a two-hour minimum and a $100 deposit. Waters House rental information.
Columbia Sports Fieldhouse Reserve one or more courts  in the Columbia Sports Fieldhouse for a tournament or team games/practices. Columbia Sports Fieldhouse rental information.
Armory Rent the gymnasium, conference room, recreation room, aerobics room, or classroom. Fees range from $10-$30/hour.  A staff member will be scheduled on site during rental. Armory rental  information.
ARC Rent a classroom, group exercise room, 1/2 court, full court, or two full courts gymnasium, party rooms, the Water Zone (pool), and even a overnight facility “lock-in” at the ARC. ARC rental information.
Maplewood Barn Host a birthday party, meeting, small wedding or reception inside our barn located at Nifong Park. Maximum of 80 people. Fee is $27 per hour with a 2 hour minimum and a $100 deposit. Maplewood Barn rental information.
MKT Trailside Building Rent the upper floor for an air-conditioned place for your wedding party to change clothes for a beautiful outdoor wedding at Battle Garden. Building is just $40 for the whole day! MKT Trailside Building rental  information.
Rock Quarry House Need a indoor place to host your next party or event? The Rock Quarry Park House is available for gatherings for groups of 50 or less. Rental fee is $24 per hour with a 2 hour minimum and a $100  deposit. Rock Quarry House rental information.
Birthday party at the ARC The ARC offers several party packages to fit your needs in our pool party rooms. You can rent a party room and bring in your own supplies, or purchase a party package and our staff will do the work. Two hour room rental only: $37-$50. Birthday party package information.
Meeting Room We have several options and pricing for meeting rooms, starting at $20/hour, with a two-hour minimum. Meeting room space is available at the following facilities: ARC, Armory, Riechmann Pavilion, Maplewood Barn, Moss Buiding, Waters House, and Rock Quarry House.
Park Shelter Reserve a park shelter for your next family reunion or special event. Several of the park shelters are reservable. The fee is $45-$70, depending on the shelter size.  Picnic Shelter reservation information.
MU Health Care Pavilion Rent the MU Health Care Pavilion located at Clary-Shy Park.  The MU Healthcare Pavilion is home to the Columbia Farmers Market and is available for rent when not in use.  Several rental options are available beginning at $185.  MU Health Care Pavilion rental information.
Stephens Amphitheater Host an outdoor event at the Stephens Lake Park Amphitheater. Perfect outdoor venue for concerts, theater shows, and festivals, as well as for private functions, such as weddings or company events. Rental fee is $200 per day. Stephens Amphitheater rental  information.
Tapp-Elbert Amphitheater This outdoor amphitheater is located at Douglass Park and is available for reservation for $50/day. There are electrical outlets in the back wall. Renters also need to fill out a Park Special Use ApplicationTapp-Elbert Amphitheater rental information.
Battle Garden Hold a beautiful outdoor wedding at Battle Garden. Permission granted via a Park Special Use Permit and modest fee (starting at $40). The upper floor of the MKT Trailside Building is available to rent for the bridal party.
Golf Course Columbia Parks & Recreation offers many convenient opportunities to reserve blocks of starting times for hosting your golf outing, along with tournament management services at Lake of the Woods Golf Course or L.A.Nickell Golf Course.
Sport Facilities Columbia has baseball, softball, football, lacrosse, and soccer fields available to rent for games, leagues, or tournaments. Sports facility reservation  information .
Aquatic Facilities Enjoy a pool side private party, family reunion, or office party in a pleasant environment. Aquatic facilities may be reserved for a two-hour time period when the facilities are not in use.  Aquatic Facility rental information.
Garden Plots Garden plots are available for rental at Fairview Park. Try out your “green thumb” on one of our 25′ x 50′ garden areas. Water hydrant is accessible. Rental price is $36 per plot. Garden Plot rental information.
Birthday Parties Come have your birthday at an outdoor pool – Little Mates Cove or Lake of the Woods.  Outdoor Pool Birthday party information.
Special Use Permits Special events at a park or shelter may require a Special Use Permit. Take a minute to review the criteria for events that require a special permit. Park Special Use Permit information.