Lakeview Community Center Rental

Lakeview Room

The Lakeview Community Center, located in downtown City Park (Main Ave & N Lakeview Dr)enjoys beautiful lake views.  This room is stationed on the back side of the Bandshell, and offers a nice setting for a meeting or a party and is available to rent. The room is available year round and is air-conditioned or heated.   Room capacity without tables is 135.  The room will accommodate approx. 64-80 at tables.

Currently we are taking reservations for this current calendar year.  We begin taking reservations for the next calendar year on the first business day in December.  For fairness, all requests received on or before the opening day of reservations must be accompanied by a paper rental agreement and full rental fee payment, and will be held and processed at the close of business.  No online or phone reservations will be taken the first day of reservations.  All multiple requests for a particular date/time will be processed by random drawing.  Following the opening day of reservations, all requests will be handled on a first come, first served basis.  Direct questions to (641) 357-5267.           

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Lakeview Community Center Rules and Rental form

City Park/Bandshell Stage Rentals

Bandshell This large 3.08-acre park is located on the lakefront, between Main Avenue and 1st Avenue North. It is heavily utilized due to its location and point of focus for the community. Numerous shade trees provide for pleasant picnicking while enjoying a band concert or active play by children on the playground equipment. Amenities include a bandshell, picnic shelter/Gazebo, restrooms, drinking fountain, climbing house, environmental play area, swings, slides, merry-go-round, teeter-totter, picnic tables, and benches.


City Park and/or the Bandshell Stage may be reserved for your next special event whether it be a festival or a wedding or a company picnic.  Just complete the Special Events Package and submit it to the Parks and Recreation Department for consideration of approval by the Parks and Recreation Board. 






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Advance Shelter Reservations are Available for Pine Tree Park, Tourist Park, MacGowan Park, City Park Gazebo and Armour Pugh Park.  Our other Parks are available on a first come basis or by special request.
Shelters may also be reserved online or by calling (641) 357-5267 or emailing [email protected].  We begin taking shelter reservations for the coming year on the first business day in December.  There is no charge for reserving a shelter.  Shelters are to be cleaned-up with all garbage placed in the receptacles provided at the end of your reservation.
PARK RESERVATIONS WITH GREATER THAN 50 ATTENDEES:  If your event will have greater than 50 attendees, a $50 deposit in advance of reservation is needed.


Equipment Rentals

To reserve any of the Parks & Recreation Department equipment below call Parks & Recreation at 357-7010.  Advance reservations are needed. 

VOLLEYBALL:  Portable volleyball kits (volleyball and net) with $25 deposit. 

HORSESHOES:  2 sets available for rental at $25/set deposit.

DODGEBALLS:  $10/ball deposit.

SNOWSHOES:  2 Adult sets and 2 child sets available with $50/set deposit.

TO Access Park Rules & Additional Park Information, click here


Contact Us

Jim Jackson
Park Superintendent
Parks & Recreation Department
1419 - 2nd Ave S
Clear Lake, IA 50428
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Phone: (641) 357-7010
Fax: (641) 357-6150
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