Christie Lake Conservation Area Policies on Pavilion and Group Area Rentals
Thank you for booking your picnic at Christie Lake Conservation Area. For the enjoyment of everyone using the conservation area, the following policies have been adopted:
- Full rental fees are due with reservation/booking confirmation. Acceptance of the confirmation booking will be considered a binding contract between the confirmation holder and the Hamilton Conservation Authority.
- The reservation fee does not cover park admission fees. The reservation fee covers the posting of reserved signs around the picnic location, ensuring there are sufficient picnic tables in the area, and the placement of one barbecue (without charcoal).
- The confirmation holder shall be responsible for all of the group’s activities, safety, and general conduct while in the park.
- Alcohol is not permitted in the park.
- Any damages incurred or noted by the group must be reported immediately to the Park Superintendent.
- All signs, decorations, and litter must be cleaned up prior to sundown to the satisfaction of the Park Superintendent.
- A permit must be obtained from the Park Superintendent before equipment for public entertainment or announcement may be used in the conservation area.
- Permission must be obtained from the Park Superintendent before a service or article is offered for sale or anyone conducts a business within the conservation area.
- In the event of cancellation, there is a non-refundable cancellation fee of $129.95 for Pavilions and $45.20 for Group Areas. If cancelling within 48 hours of the rental, there is no refund
- If you are planning on bringing a food truck into the park, permission needs to be obtained from the conservation area. Food trucks must be completely self-sufficient, cannot hook up to park water or electrical, and sales cannot be conducted without a permit. Permission and permits correspondence can be done through e-mail at email@example.com or phone at 905-628-3060 x200.
- If you are planning on bringing a dunk tank, pony rides, or inflatable object(s) into the park, permission needs to be obtained from the conservation area and a certificate of insurance must be provided with “Hamilton Conservation Authority” listed as an additional insured ($2,000,000 liability) at least 2 weeks prior to the event. If no insurance is provided, the object of interest will be denied entrance into the park. Permission and insurance correspondence can be done through e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 905-628-3060 x200.
Groups over 400 people are asked to reach out to the park directly at 905-628-3066 x 200 prior to making a reservation.