Picnic Rentals

The Cosumnes Community Services District offers park picnic sites for rent. Consisting of various sizes, the picnic sites are perfect for hosting personal, family, or company picnics, birthday parties, and small events. Sites available can accommodate anywhere from 30 people to 500 people, and have a wide variety of outdoor amenities ranging from fixed grills to covered picnic tables depending on the site and park. The reservation season is from March - October.

LOCATIONS AVAILABLE TO RENT

Derr-Okamoto Community Park

Derr-Okamoto Community Park features a jungle themed play area with spray ground, BMX/Skate elements, picnic areas with shade structures, a full basketball court, a soccer field, a jogging trail, adult fitness equipment, and restroom facilities.

Address: 9950 Mainline Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95624 (map) (park webpage)

Elk Grove Park

Elk Grove Park features many amenities and attractions. Located within the park is an aquatic center, youth center, Babe Ruth Baseball fields (lighted), softball fields (lighted), multipurpose fields, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, disc golf course, and a BMX Bike Park. Within the Youth Center, there is playground equipment for children to use. 

Throughout the entire park there are numerous rentable and non-rentable picnic sites with tables and barbeque pits. Parking spaces are located at the park in addition to a large dog park. In the center of the park is a lake with 2 islands. Strauss Island is rentable and home to the annual Strauss Festival. Pirate Island is the future site of the Pirate Island playground. 

Address: 9950 Elk Grove-Florin Rd., Elk Grove, CA 95624 (map) (park webpage

Morse Community Park

Morse Community Park contains a large play area with spray ground, large picnic area, full court basketball, Cal Ripken baseball fields, soccer field, dog park, jogging trail, labyrinth, adult fitness areas, bocce ball court, horseshoes, skate elements, open-grassed areas, restrooms, and a concession building.

Construction Alert: Please be advised, there is construction at Morse Park due to the development of the CORE Recreation Center. There are some impacts to park amenities, as well as some of the surrounding areas near the picnic sites. All potential impacts have already been taken into account when reserving the sites, including capacity and fee decreases.

Address: 5540 Bellaterra Drive, Elk Grove, CA 95757 (map) (park webpage

Oasis Park

Oasis Park contains a spray ground, a large shaded communal picnic area, two smaller shaded picnic areas, a lighted soccer field, tennis/pickleball courts, a dog park, walking paths, adult fitness areas, open-grass areas, and restrooms. 

Address: 8015 Poppy Ridge Road, Elk Grove, CA 95757 (map) (park webpage

HOW TO RENT A SITE

Method One:

  • Access our Online Picnic Rental Application Portal and complete a picnic rental application for the date and site you would like to rent.
    • Online applications will be reviewed the following business day and processed in the order they are received. Permits are not valid until approved by District staff.

Method Two:

Reservation Information

  • Listing of Picnic Fees and Amenities (PDF)
  • Cosumnes CSD Book of Fees (Picnic Rental Fees)
  • Picnic Rental Rules, Regulations, and Frequently Asked Questions
  • Picnic Reservation Hours: 7 am - 7 pm
  • Reservations are available March through October only and based upon availability. 
  • Reservations are accepted on a first-come first-served basis, a maximum of one year in advance of the reservation date. 
  • Site and park amenities are not guaranteed and are subject to repair and maintenance.
  • When hiring an attraction or renting equipment (e.g. bounce house, climbing wall, and tents) the renter must provide a Certificate of Liability Insurance naming Cosumnes CSD as additional insured from the attraction company. For information on companies already approved, review the Bounce House Vendor List (PDF). Contact companies directly for pricing and availability.
  • Cosumnes CSD also offers the rental of outdoor sports fields and courts, tournament parks, and a gymnasium.


Special Event or Large Rentals

In general, if your event meets one or more of the following criteria, you may be required to complete a Special Event or Large Rental Application. 

  • Attendance is expected to exceed 499 people
  • The event is advertised and open to the public
  • Your event requires traffic/intersection control
  • Parking needs exceed the capacity of the park
  • You intend to sell, vend, or offer services for sale
  • Your event is a tournament, parade, run/walk, carnival, or festival
  • If you plan to sell alcohol

All Special Event or Large Event Rental Applications are accepted on a first-come first-serve basis, are reviewed within 48 hours, and will receive communication from a coordinator to discuss event details and next steps. Events may not be advertised until a permit has been signed and paid for.