Rental information is provided for reference purposes only and subject to change without notice. You must contact the Lafreniere Park office in order to verify that the information posted is still accurate and to make any arrangements or reservations.



Carousel

As of Wednesday, January 01, 2014

The Carousel is to be used for a private party and no other purpose.
- User agrees to all terms and provisions contained in the Lafreniere Park rules and regulations and the Carousel rules and regulations. User also agrees to advise their guests of these rules and regulations.
- Available for rent Saturday and Sunday from 9:00AM-11:00AM or 11:30AM-1:30PM
- Lafreniere Park provides no assistance for set-up.
- The Carousel is not available for rent to schools or summer camp groups.
- No seafood allowed in building.
- Picnic tables will be provided for 50 people. Tables must remain in building.
- Balloons, decorations, food, drinks are not allowed on the Carousel.
- Please follow all rules posted in the Carousel building.
- No pets, skateboards, scooters, bikes allowed in or around Carousel building.
- No tents allowed near Carousel building.
- No running or horseplay.
- No smoking or alcohol allowed.
- No cooking allowed.
- No spacewalks, sno-ball machines or other party equipment allowed.
- Areas surrounding the Carousel are not considered as space rented.
- All cancellations must be made in writing at least ten calendar days in advance by the person making the reservation in order to receive a refund. A $20 cancellation fee will be assessed.
- If the weather on the reservation date is so severe to cause widespread cancellation to all groups using the facilities on that day, Jefferson Parish will do the following:
- Allow group to book another date at the same facility or one similar at no charge.
- Refund 80% of the rental fee.
- Jefferson Parish employees cannot be given any type of gratuities, tips compensation, etc.
- The Carousel operator is not allowed to accept cash or give change.
- This list of rules is not all-inclusive. Lafreniere Park reserves the right to add any rule that will benefit park visitors.

Fee: $200

This list of rules is not all-inclusive. Lafreniere Park reserves the right to add any rule that will benefit park visitors.

 



Foundation Center

As of Friday, January 01, 2010

Renter will be held accountable for any damages sustained during their event.
- Renter shall not charge a fee to attend an event in the Foundation Center
- Jefferson Parish reserves the right to preempt any activity. Every effort will be made to notify affected bookings as far in advance as possible.
- No person or group shall sell or offer to sell anything including, but not limited to, tickets to attend the event, alcoholic beverages, concessions, or operate games of chance without Jefferson Parish Council approval.
- Political activities are not allowed.
- Commercial activities are generally prohibited.
- Certain events require additional supervision or security at an additional expense.
- Food
- No seafood boiled allowed.
- No food or drink allowed in Conference Room
- No cooking allowed- all food must be prepared off-site - warming of prepared food is permitted.
- All cancellations must be made in writing at least (10) calendar days in advance by the person making the reservation in order to receive a refund. A $20 cancellation fee will be assessed.
- If the weather on the reservation date is so severe to cause widespread cancellation to all groups using the facilities on that day, Jefferson Parish will do the following:
- Allow group to book another date at the same facility or one similar at no charge.
- Refund 80% of the rental fee.

Hours:
- Jefferson Parish agencies, affiliated booster clubs, and support entities. Available Tues-Thu 9am-3pm for business activities only.
- Non-profit community organizations-Available Tues-Thu 9am-3pm for business activities only.
- Center may be rented between 9:00 AM - 9:30PM. All renters must exit Lafreniere Park before 10:00pm
- Minimum rental time: 2 hours

- Full payment required at the time the reservation is made.
- Tables and chairs must remain in the room at all times.
- Jefferson Parish employees cannot be given any type of gratuities, tips, compensation, etc.
- Decorations can be tied or freestanding only. No nails, tacks, tape, etc. will be permitted on the walls, furniture, etc. and must be removed from the building. No confetti, glitter, or sprinkles will be allowed as decorations.
- Bands/music must adhere to the Parish Noise Ordinance No. 2071-section 12-23 and must be kept inside the center; no speakers will be allowed on the deck or in the patio area.
- No children's parties allowed in the Foundation Center.
- The use of tobacco in any form is not permitted in any indoor Parish facility.
- All vehicles must be parked in designated areas. No vehicles allowed on grass.
- Beverages cannot be consumed from glass containers.
- Firearms, fireworks & explosives are not permitted. Please read Meeting Room Procedures & Policies for full list.
- No candles allowed except for food warming trays.

At any event - MAXIMUM OF 85 people for an event with seating or 100-140 people allowed . 100 - 140 with standing room only or theatre style seating.

Jefferson Parish reserves the right to cancel future confirmed bookings or reject reservations for any person(s) or group(s) not complying with these stated rules and regulations.

Fee Schedule is $200/hour with a two(2)-hour minimum for the Foundation Center and Garden Patio Area combo.
Certain events require security from the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office at a rate of $30/hour with a four(4)-hour minimum.

 



Shelters

As of Wednesday, January 01, 2014

- Lafreniere Park will not provide any mechanism to transport picnic items of any kind across the wooden bridge leading to shelter # 2. Motorized vehicles are prohibited from crossing the bridge.
- Spacewalks must be approved by the Reservation Coordinator with proof of insurance at least five days before the reservation.
- Renter is not allowed to plug spacewalk into shelter outlets. A generator must be used for spacewalks at renter's expense.
- Electricity and water are not guaranteed at any shelter.
- Areas surrounding shelters are not considered space rented.
- Caterers must remain in parking lots and remove seasoned water, coals and grease from the Park after the event.
- Certain events may require security at additional cost.
- No frying or boiling allowed.
- Please do not dump hot coals into garbage cans.
- Shelters must be occupied by the renter before 11:00am. No DJs, amplifiers or sound systems allowed.
- No soliciting of any type allowed.
- Noise ordinance will be enforced: Jefferson Parish Code of Ordinances-Chapter 20, Article V, Section 2-102.
- No vehicles allowed on grass, side-walks, bridges etc.
- All vehicles must exit the Park each night.
- Please observe the 20MPH speed limit.
- Please place all trash in the appropriate receptacles.
- Small pop up tents are allowed in designated areas. No stakes can be used to secure tent.
- No water-play equipment or portable pools.
- No horses or pony rides.
- No carnival rides or trains allowed.
- Areas of the Park may be closed or out of service at certain times of the year.
- DANGER HIGH VOLTAGE: Power source for all Park facilities is a 13,800 volt direct burial cable which supplies a network of underground power lines. DO NOT DIG OR DRIVE ANY STAKES IN THE GROUND.
- Organizations/companies/individuals are not allowed to profit from any activity in Lafreniere Park.
- All cancellations must be made in writing at least ten calendar days in advance by the person making the reservation in order to receive a refund. A $20 cancellation fee will be assessed.
- If the weather on the reservation date is so severe to cause widespread cancellation to all groups using the facilities on that day. Jefferson Parish will do the following:
- Allow renter to book another date at the same facility or one similar at no charge.
- Refund 80% of the rental fee.
- This list of rules is not all-inclusive. Lafreniere Park reserves the right to add any rule that will benefit park visitors.

Shelter # | Size apprx | Utilities | $/day
Shelter 1 | 30 x 30 | 30 people | BBQ Pits, Water, No Elec | $110.00
Shelter 2 | 58x58 | 70 people | BBQ Pits, Water, Electricity | $300.00
Shelter 3 | 17 x 22 | 10 people | BBQ Pits, Water, Electricity | $100.00
Shelter 4 | 36 x 36 | 50 people | BBQ Pits, Water, Electricity | $150.00
Shelter 5 | 36 x 36 | 50 people | BBQ Pits, Water, Electricity | $150.00
Shelter 6 | 45 x 45 | 70 people | BBQ Pits, Water, Electricity | $150.00
Shelter 7 | 38 x 38 | 50 people | BBQ Pits, Water, Electricity | $150.00
Shelter 8 | 38 x 38 | 50 people | BBQ Pits, Water, Electricity | $150.00
Security may be required at a cost of $30/hour with a four(4)-hour minimum.

 



Spray Park

As of Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Call our office rules, seasonal dates and times.

$200 for a party (9:30-11:30 am)