Reservations & Permits

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Reserve a Park Facility

Parks areas, trails and facilities can be reserved for special occasions and uses. There is currently no charge, however special conditions may apply. The Park District Rules and Regulations apply unless special written permission is granted.

To request reservations for a specific use of a park facility or trail, please download, complete, and return the form by mail or email.

Questions? Please contact the Portage Park District by phone: (330) 297-7728 or by email

Education and Scientific Use Permits

The Park District partners with area schools and universities on a variety of service learning and research projects to enhance our understanding and management of park properties while providing opportunities for student engagement and learning.

If you would like to access park district properties for specific educational or research uses, including accessing closed properties and collecting specimens, please contact the Executive Director [email protected]