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Park Reservations & Permits

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COVID-19 Disclaimer: Reservation permits for picnic areas and indoor facilities are currently suspended until further notice.

Park Reservations & Permits

The Burbank Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of Parks, Facilities, and Picnic Area Reservations/Permits. If you are looking for a local venue to hold a special event, meeting, or family celebration, the Department offers a wide range of facilities to meet your needs. 

Additionally, the Parks and Recreation Department offers two birthday party package options at the Verdugo Pool and the Nature Center through the Go! Party Burbank program.
 

Park Permits in Support of Fitness Classes and Activities

In support of fitness facilities that have been ordered to close for indoor operations, but allowed to operate outdoors, the Parks and Recreation Department is issuing permits for use of its ball fields for outdoor fitness classes.

For more information, please call (818) 238-5300 or email parksandrecreation@burbankca.gov
 

Tennis Court Reservations

Reservations are available for tennis courts. Public play is available at all other times. Instructors may obtain a park permit by contacting the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices at (818) 238-5300.  

To report unpermitted commercial activity, contact (818) 238-5330 or email parksandrecreation@burbankca.gov.

View current Tennis Court reservations (PDF).
 

Ball Field Reservations

Ball fields remain closed to the public however the Sports Office is offering opportunities for youth to safely practice. Contact the Sports Office to learn more (818) 238-5330.

A permit must be issued for any group of 25 or more persons and/or to hire outside services (BMC 3-3-801). Groups of less than 25 people may use any non-permitted picnic area on a first-come, first-served basis. Smaller groups may also apply for a reservation permit if desired.

To request a Park Reservation/Permit online, please visit burbankparks.com

In-person applications are accepted at:
Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices
150 N. Third Street
Burbank, CA 91510 (map)
Reservation Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 
For information call (818) 238-5300

Permits are issued for a 4-hour period. Additional hours may be available.  

  • Brace Canyon Park* | 2901 Haven Way, Burbank, CA 91504 | map
  • George Izay Park* | 1111 W. Olive Avenue Street, Burbank, CA 91506 | map
  • Johnny Carson Park* | 400 S. Bob Hope Drive, Burbank, CA 91505 | map
  • McCambridge Park* | 1515 N. Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91504 | map
  • Mountain View Park | 1401 W. Riverside Drive, Burbank, CA 91506 | map
  • Larry L. Maxam Memorial Park | 3715 Pacific Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505  | map
  • Ralph Foy Park* | 3211 W. Victory Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91505 | map
  • Robert R. Ovrom Park | 601 S. San Fernando Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91502 | map
  • Stough Canyon Park* | 1335 Lockheed View Drive, Burbank, CA 91504 | map
  • Verdugo Park* | 3201 W. Verdugo Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505 | map 

* A moonbounce is allowed at select picnic areas within this park.  Some restrictions apply.

Private Party / Corporate

Robert E. Gross Park | 2800 W. Empire Avenue, Burbank, CA 91504 | map

A permit must be issued for all Gym, Facility, and Community Room reservations. Permits are issued for a 2-hour period. Additional hours may be available. 

  • Joslyn Adult Center | 1301 W. Olive Avenue, Burbank, CA 91504 | map
  • Larry L. Maxam Memorial Park, Building* | 3715 Pacific Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505  | map
  • McCambridge Recreation Center | 1515 N. Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91504 | map
  • Olive Recreation Center | 1111 W. Olive Avenue Street, Burbank, CA 91506 | map
  • Robert E. Gross Park, Recreation Building* | 2800 W. Empire Avenue, Burbank, CA 91504 | map
  • Robert R. Ovrom Community Center | 601 S. San Fernando Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91502 | map
  • Verdugo Park Recreation Center | 3201 W. Verdugo Avenue, Burbank, CA 91505 | map 
  • Valley Skate Park | 1625 N. Valley Street, Burbank, CA 91505 | map

    All skaters must be registered or provide a signed waiver to Skate Park staff on the day of the event (forms provided by Administrative Staff - Contact (818) 238-5300.

*Permits are evaluated based on availability and on a case-by-case basis.

Reservations may be booked as early as three months in advance but no later than 10 business days prior to the event.  

The Parks and Recreation Department does not issue park/facility reservation permits on City Observed Holidays**. 

The following are examples:

  • If the event date is Saturday, September 18, 2021, the earliest date you can make a reservation is Friday, June 18, 2021.

  • If the event date is Saturday, September 18, 2021, the latest date you can make a reservation is Friday, September 3, 2021.

  • If the event date is Sunday, September 19, 2021, the earliest date you can make a reservation is Friday, June 18, 2021.

  • If the event date is Sunday, September 19, 2021, the latest date you can make a reservation is Friday, September 3, 2021.

  • If the event date is Wednesday, August 25, 2021, the deadline date to make a reservation is Wednesday, August 11, 2021.

All in-person reservations must be made by 4:30 p.m in the Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices.
 

**2021 City Observed Holidays

  • New Year's Day - Friday, January 1, 2021                 
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 18, 2021   
  • Presidents' Day - Monday, February 15, 2021      
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 31, 2021  
  • Independence Day - Monday, July 5, 2021 (Observed)    
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 6, 2021               
  • Veterans Day - Thursday, November 11, 2021     
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 25, 2021              
  • Day After Thanksgiving - Friday, November 26, 2021        
  • Christmas Day - Friday, December 24, 2021 (Observed) 
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LOCATION, HOURS, & CONTACT
Parks and Recreation Administrative Offices
150 N. Third Street - 3rd Floor 
Burbank, CA 91502
map
Reservation Office Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.