Building Rentals

Online Building Rental is Now Available

You are now able to view available dates / buildings and reserve buildings online.

Parks and Recreation has five enclosed park buildings available for rent.

  • The Community Building and Reunion Hall, located at Riverview Park are available to rent all year.
  • Anson Park Building, Kiwanis Park Building and the Riverview Park Log Cabin Building are only available seasonally (May to October). As of January 2019, rentals are accepted through December 2020

See photos and description of each building here.

Building rental hours are 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 pm, on the date you rent a building.


View availability of a rental building and dates online or Email the Parks and Recreation Department

Please note: Requested dates / buildings "cannot be held".  Buildings are reserved on a first come first serve basis online or at the Parks and Recreation office.


To receive a key for your upcoming park building rental:
-two or more office working days prior to your rental
-between 8:30 AM & 4:30 PM
-at the Parks and Recreation office, 10 West State Street, Marshalltown
-bring a current credit/debit card (card numbers are recorded) there is no deposit charged

Building rental hours are from 10 AM until 11 PM ONLY on the date of your rental.  

To prevent additional charges (or possible inability to rent a building in the future):
-ONLY enter the building the day of your rental and ONLY enter after 10 AM
-exit the building by 11 PM after it has been cleaned and all your guests also exit the building
-leave the garbage bags inside the garbage containers provided inside the building
-if more garbage bags are needed, bring in bags then take them home with you - never leave garbage outside in a park!
-not following rules, damage to the building or not returning the key will result in additional fees (or possible inability to rent a building in the future). 

The Log Cabin in Riverview Park and Anson Park and Kiwanis Park buildings have no heat, air conditioning or refrigerator and are closed the end of October until the end of April each year.


Only free standing signs or decorations are allowed. Nothing may be attached, inside or outside, to the building, trees, signs, poles or anything within any park.

Bands are not permitted in any building, however a DJ is allowed. Music must end by 10 p.m. If complaints are received about loud music, the rental will be ended and the deposit will not be returned.

Marshalltown has a "Tobacco-Free" park policy which bans all tobacco products in City owned parks and green space. Persons using tobacco products must move off City owned property.

Alcohol is permitted only within buildings rented in Riverview Park. View Alcohol Rules and Regulations (PDF). Renters including alcohol are required to show a driver's license or identification.

More Information

Entry into a building Building keys may be picked up at the Parks and Recreation office the Thursday or Friday prior to a weekend rental or a day or two before a week day rental. A credit/debit card must be on file at the Parks and Recreation office before a building key will be issued. There is a $25 fee for issuing keys outside Parks and Recreation office hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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