Park Rental Buildings

View available dates / buildings and reserve buildings online.

To complete an online rental, have your driver’s license or ID number and credit/debit card ready.

See rules and limited information in Spanish here.

Five enclosed park buildings are available for rent from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.  See photos and description of each building here.

  • 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 available seasonally (May to October). As of January 2020, rentals are accepted through December 2021

Buildings are reserved on a first come first serve basis online or at the Parks and Recreation office.  Rental building dates cannot be "held".  Rental buildings can only be reserved with payment of the full rental amount.   When a key is given, a credit or debit card must be presented to be recorded while a renter has a key and use of a building.

Building rental hours are from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. on the date of your rental.  Entry into the building outside these hours require additional fees.

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 10:00 a.m.
-exit the building by 11:00 p.m. 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!
-damage to the building, rule violations or not returning the key will result in additional fees. 

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 freestanding 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 10:00 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. Renters including alcohol are required to show a driver’s license or identification.

To receive a key 

-two or three office working days prior to your rental
-between 8:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.
-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 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on the date you rent a building.
-To schedule an alternate key pick up time, contact Parks & Recreation in advance for arrangements.
-A $25 fee is charged to pick up a key other than office hours.  For assistance, call (641) 754-5725.

More Information

Entry into a 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 weekday 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.

View the Refund Policy below when a cancellation is needed.  A 14-day notice is required for any change of building, date or cancellation, and a $20 fee is required.  

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