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Park Contact Informantion

498 Camp Horne Road

Pittsburgh, PA 15237

Frequently Asked Questions

 General Park Information  

 

What are the Park hours?
The general park hours are from dawn until dusk; however, some of our facilities, like the pool, have more specific hours.

 

Where are the restrooms located?
The restrooms for Park patrons are located next to Kid's Kingdom. There are separate men's and women’s facilities each with handicap accessible stalls and running water.

 

Is alcohol allowed in the Park?
Beer and wine only are permitted at the seasonal rental facilities and within the Cabin and the Mayernik Center. There is no alcohol permitted at Kid's Kingdom, basketball courts, swimming pool, or baseball fields.

 

Can I bring my dog to the park?
No, dogs are not allowed in Avonworth Community Park, the Pool, or fields.

 

Where can I park?

If you are visiting the park, we ask that you park in the main parking lot before the bridge. However, if you are attending an event at the Pavilion or Miller Hall you can park in our overflow lot, located between the Pavilion and Cabin. If you are attending
and event at the Cabin, you may park in the Cabin parking lot.

Can you drive across the bridge for drop offs?

Cars can only drive across the access bridge when doing drop-offs at either the Cabin, the Mayernik Center, Pavilion, or Miller Hall. Please do not park on the bridge.


 

 

 

Mayernik Rental Information

 

Can you provide your own alcohol?
The renter provides any hard liquor, wine, and champagne for the Mayernik Center rental.The renter works with the Event Coordinator to obtain beer to be used in our draft system. For more information about the bar, please contact one of the Events Coordinators. 

Are tables and chairs included in the rental of the Mayernik Center?
The Mayernik Center provides enough tables and chairs for the maximum seating capacity of 200 guests.

Are linens included in the rental of the Mayernik Center?
One of our approved caterers can provide linens, napkins,
and skirting


Is glassware provided at the Mayernik Center?
The Mayernik Center provides water glasses for each guest table and plastic ware for the bar. Glassware for the bar can be rented, please contact Events Coordinator for further information.
 

Do you have preferred caterers for the Mayernik Center?
The renter may use any of the three catering companies that are contracted to work with the Mayernik Center, no outside caterers can be brought in. Each caterer has their own unique menu and presentation.

  • Erin’s Fine Foods

  • Monteverde's Catering

  • Remo’s Catering


Do you have to use one of the preferred caterers for the seasonal rentals?
When renting the seasonal facilities you do not have to use the preferred caterers listed for the Mayernik Center. You can provide your own food or have it catered.

Who provides centerpieces and decorations?
All decorations (centerpieces, mantle decorations, gift box, etc.) are the responsibility of the renter.

Are there specific vendors I need to use for my cake, DJ, florist, etc.?
No, any DJ, bakery, or florist can come into the Mayernik Center providing they are approved by the Event Coordinator. We do not have exclusive vendors except for the caterers.

Who provides bartenders?
The Mayernik Center will provide bartenders that are certified to work in our facility for an additional cost.

Who provides the staffing for Mayernik Center?
The caterers provide their own staff for serving, busing, etc. The Mayernik Center provides bartenders (based on final count) as well as an Event Coordinator present for the duration of your entire event.

What does the caterer provide?

Each caterer can provide different services depending on the package you choose. The basics that each caterer includes in their pricing are:

  • linens for tables 

  • colored napkins

  • flatware

  • water glasses

  • bread baskets

  • china

 

Can the Mayernik Center host business meetings?
The Mayernik Center can host events from small personnel meetings to large classroom style business events. Please speak with one of the Event Coordinators for more information about the style of meeting you would like to host.

What is the maximum seating capacity for the Mayernik Center?

There is a maximum capacity of 200 seated guests.

 

 

 

 

Cabin Rental Information

 

Can we have alcohol in the Cabin?
Yes, you can bring beer and wine for your event in the Cabin. No glass bottles are permitted. No alcohol is permitted in Kid's Kingdom, the swimming pool or on the baseball fields.

Are tables and chairs included in the rental of the Cabin?
Yes, we provide enough tables and chairs for the maximum seating capacity of 56 guests. None of the tables and chairs provided are allowed outside.

Are linens included in the rental of the Cabin?

One of our approved caterers can provide linens, napkins, and table skirt. 

 

Do you have preferred caterers for the Cabin?
The renter may use any of the three catering companies that are contracted to work with the Park. No outside caterers can work or drop 
off food to the Cabin. You may pick up and/or bring food in yourself. Each caterer has their own unique menu and presentation.

  • Erin’s Fine Foods

  • Monteverde's Catering

  • Remo’s Catering


Who provides decorations?
All decorations (centerpieces, mantle decorations, gift box, etc.) are the responsibility of the renter.
 

Can the Cabin host business meetings?
The Cabin can host a variety of business meetings. Please speak with one of our Event Coordinators for more information on hosting your business event. 

What is the maximum seating capacity of the Cabin?

There is a maximum capacity of 56 seated guests.

 

 

 

 

Seasonal Facility Rental

 

Can I rent one of the Parks' facilities?
The Avonworth Community Park offers everyone the opportunity to rent our facilities, you do not have to a resident of five municipalities. Each facility has its own unique features. Please visit the individual facility pages to view more information about rentals or call the park office and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

When can I reserve a seasonal rental?

We open for seasonal rental reservations on January 1st at 12:01 am of the current rental year. When calling or emailing to rent the facility, please be sure to include the following information:

  • Name

  • Phone Number and Email Address

  • Facility Name that you would like to rent

  • Date of your event (We suggest providing at least three dates, in case your first one is unavailable)


Are the basketball courts available for rent?
The basketball courts are part of our public park and are not available to rent separately for any reason.

Are the baseball fields available for rent?
The baseball fields can be rented from May-September of each rental year. Please keep in mind that we do have local baseball and softball teams that utilize these fields during their seasons, which can limit availability. For rental availability, please contact the park office.

What are the hours for the baseball field rentals?
The hours of the rental can vary depending on the time of year and the baseball/softball teams schedules.

Can we use the facilities without renting the facility?
The facilities are still part of a public park, but please keep in mind if the facility is already rented, you cannot utilize the facility during that specific date/time.

Can you rent the facilities for part of the day?
Facilities rentals can be for any part of the day. The normal rental times for our seasonal facilities are 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Sunday.

Can you rent Kid's Kingdom?

Kid's Kingdom is not available to rent because it is always open to the public, like the basketball courts. However, the three groves next to Kid's Kingdom are available for rental.

 

Can any cars be parked at the seasonal facilities?
For the Pavilion and Miller Hall, two cars are permitted at each facility. No more than two cars at a time are permitted at each facility. The Grove is not permitted to have any cars parked by or near the facility. If there are any cars parked by the Groves/Kids Kingdom, they will be towed at the owner's expense. If you are attending an event at the Pavilion or Miller Hall you may park in the overflow lot between the Pavilion and Cabin. 

 

When renting a seasonal facility, am I responsible for my trash?
All renters are responsible for cleaning up the facility and leaving it the way they found it. This includes taking out the garbage, replacing the table layout that was found in the facility, etc. Renters are obliged to take all trash from their event to the designated area at the end of their event.
 

Am I required to pay a damage deposit?
Yes, a damage deposit is required for every facility at Avonworth Community Park. All damage deposits are refundable as long as nothing happens to the facility and it is left as it was found. If anything happens to the facility while you are under contract as the renter, please contact either Maintenance or the Park Office to report the problem immediately

Are there charcoal grills?
Every seasonal facility has a charcoal grill present. Renters need to provide their own charcoal.

Is there electricity at the Groves?
Yes, each of our three groves has at least one grounded electrical outlet which will be powered on for renters. 

Is there electricity at the Pavilion?
There is electricity at the Pavilion along with running water, but no kitchen facilities.

Is there electricity at Miller Hall?
Miller Hall has electricity and running water, along with a kitchen facility, that can be utilized by the renter.

Do any of the seasonal facilities have their own bathrooms?

Miller Hall is the only seasonal facility that has its own restroom. Both the Cabin and the Mayernik Center have their own restrooms.

 

Are tables and chairs included in the rental of Miller Hall?
Tables and chairs are included in the rental of Miller Hall. There are enough chairs to seat 60 guests inside and the facility can accommodate up to 100 if the outside picnic tables are utilized. The tables and chairs are set up for the day and can be moved as needed.

 

Do you have to use one of the preferred caterers for the seasonal rentals?
When renting the seasonal facilities you do not have to use the preferred caterers listed for the Mayernik Center. You can provide your own food or have it catered.