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Newhoca Park - The Lodge

Facility Area Information

General Information
The Lodge & Pavilion at Newhoca Park are ideal for family birthday parties, memorial services, baby showers, retirement parties, and many other celebrations & gatherings. The Lodge is open seasonally from April through November.

Reservations are accepted no more than 6 months in advance and no less than 2 weeks. 
On your reservation date, a staff member will unlock the gate, meet you at the door and take you through the premises to check conditions, explain the rules & show how all the appliances operate.
Provided for your use:
In the Closet:
  • 8 - 8 ft. rectangle tables
  • 1 - 6 ft. rectangle table
  • 9  round 5 ft. tables
  • 61 padded beige folding chairs , 30 padded banquet chairs & 9 metal folding chairs
In the Kitchen area:
  • Large counter for buffet-style serving
  • Toaster oven
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Warming oven (no stovetop)
  • 2 Bathrooms and additional handicapped bathroom-
  • Parking next to lodge + additional parking in lower level
  • Front and back door wheelchair ramps
  • Capacity is 100 people Maximum
100% payment is due upon making the reservation.
No “holding” a potential date. It is our policy to provide first-come-first-serve reservations. 
At the end of your rental time, put chairs and tables back into the storage closet, sweep/clean the general area and remove your trash. The staff member will check the condition of the premises upon your exit.
Please…No tacks, nails, putty or duct tape for hanging decorations.
NO PETS in the building - except service animals.

Hours of rental must include set up time and cleanup time.
Cancellation is allowed up to 30 Days prior to the rental date. (A $25 cancellation fee will be charged)
No refund if cancellation occurs within 29 days of the event.
In case of inclement weather, we will allow an alternate date.
ADDRESS TO USE with GPS:   185 Grier Road, Vernon, CT 06066

Fee Schedule
Newhoca Lodge and Pavilion
$200 for 3 hours (minimum of 3 hour rental)
$75 for each additional hour
  • Use of swimming facilities not included in rental fee
  • For reservation requests contact Vernon Parks & Recreation at 860-870-3520

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