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Image of Dorchester Community Park Picnic Pavilion The Picnic Pavilion is an outdoor shelter with attached kitchen facilities. It is located at the east end of the Dorchester Community Park, near the Community Pools. The pavilion bookings are included with the Indoor Facilities schedule.

This facility features a cold water supply and hydro outlets for your convenience. Washroom facilities are available at the  Community Pool, which is located directly east of the pavilion. Pavilion users are welcome to use or pool facilities. Please view the public swimming hours and rules for more info.

For bookings contact:
519-268-7334 Ext. 701
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Pavilion Rental Conditions and User Responsibilities
Unauthorized vehicles are not permitted within the park. Users are to park all vehicles in designated parking lots only.  

The key for the pavilion kitchen must be picked up at the Thames Centre Recreation Complex at 2066 Dorchester Rd. during the week before the rental date. Office hours are 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Monday to Friday. Please return the key to the municipal  office during business hours, or drop it in the drop slot outside the office.

The consumption of alcohol is prohibited except under the authority of an LCBO "Special Occasion Permit"

Garbage containers/bags are provided. Please bag all garbage resulting from your use of the pavilion

Please sweep the pavilion picnic shelter area and kitchen following your use of the pavilion

Playground equipment is located nearby. Please insure that it is used responsibly

Broken glass is an ongoing problem in the pavilion area due to careless users and/or vandalism. Please report vandalism or other problems to the Recreation office at 519-268-7334 Ext. 701 or to the Arena staff on the day of the function.

Parking at the pavilion is prohibited


Pavilion Rental Fee (add $27.00 for insurance)
Family Picnic
Company Picnic
$55.06 + HST per day
$83.37 + HST per day