Rentals and Fees


Rentals and Fees



The The City of Medford proudly hosts some of this community’s finest family friendly events throughout the year. Medford's community center, nature center, park spaces, and pavilions may provide the perfect option for events. From birthday parties to large special events we can help make events a success. Park Spaces, the Santo Community Center, and Nature Center are available to rent through our department.

To inquire please contact the department and provide as much information as possible to begin the conversation. Online availability for many of our spaces and facilities can be viewed by clicking here. Online reservations requests are coming soon!


Santo Community Center

The Santo Community Center, located at 701 N Columbus Avenue, houses the offices of the City of Medford Parks and Recreation Department and serves as a hub for many programs and activities. 
Birthday Party Packages

The Santo Community Center offers a birthday party package for children ages walking to 12 years. Birthday Parties are held in the Santo Community Center main hall and public outdoor courtyard. The outdoor courtyard has a playground, picnic tables, sport court, natural play areas, and an artificial turf play area. Party rentals include tables with seating, a jump house, toys, and floor games.

Birthday Party Rates 1.5 hours 3 hours
40 Guests (guest count includes children & adults) $119.00 $238.00
Private Use

The Santo Community Center has a variety of rooms which may be available for private use. Availability is determined by many factors including but not limited to the programming needs of the center, the proposed use compatibility with the center, and staff availability.

Private Use Rates Max Capacity Max Capacity with Tables or Equipment Hourly Rate
Room 5 49 34 $20 / hour
Room 7 29 20 $20 / hour
Room 14 26 16 $20 / hour
Room 16 36 23 $20 / hour
Room 18 49 40 $20 / hour
Main Hall 50 50 $40 / hour
Main Hall 180 140 $50 / hour

Nature Center

The Nature Center is located in the U.S. Cellular Community Park at 2931 South Pacific Hwy, Medford, OR, 97501.

Private Use
The Nature Center conference room is available for small meetings or rentals. The hourly rental fee below includes the cost of a staff member being on site.

Area Max Capacity Fee
Conference Room 12 $30 / hour

Park Spaces and Pavilions

Medford's park spaces and pavilions may provide the perfect option for your company picnic, birthday party, group outing, family reunion, or other event. 
General Park Use
The majority of our park rentals are general public use. Special event park use criteria is explained below.
General Park Use Fees Medford Resident Non-Resident Commercial
General Fee (3 hours) $55 $61 $90
All Day Fee (6am-10pm) $215 $221 $360
Special Event Park Use
A Special Event Permit will be mandated for any reservation that is an open public invited event, over 50 attendees, amplifying sound, requests alcohol, has inflatables, or any event the department deems a permit necessary for. Park spaces must be reserved and paid prior to submitting permit applications. Detailed information on permit applications  for alcohol, sound equipment, street closures, and certificate of insurance are below.
Special Event Park Use Fees General Commercial
General Permit Fee (3 hours) $83 $166
All Day Permit Fee (6am-10pm) $324 $664
*Additional fees may apply and will be discussed at the time of the reservation.

Please review the full Park Use Regulations document for further details.

Additional Department Information

Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department Contacts

701 N. Columbus Avenue
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: (541) 774-2400
Fax: (541) 774-2560
Hours: 8 a.m. - 5p.m.

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