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ryder pavillion

Ryder Park
is located next to the Erie Canal Toe path and DeWitt Town Hall at 5400 Butternut Drive East Syracuse, NY 13057
The park features electricity, lights, large grill, playground access, fishing pond, James Guyette Arboretum, Canoe launch into Butternut Creek, exercise trail, bike paths, canal towpath.
The Galster pavilion is lighted, has seating for an occupancy of 80 people. 
Rentals are 9am-10pm.
Fee: Resident: $160  Non-Resident: $200
Rental Forms are located at the Recreation Office, below and online bookings are available at
Rental Form 

**Full refund minus $25 administrative fee for all rental canceled more than 4 weeks in advance. No refund if canceled less than 4 weeks before rental or for inclement weather**

1. Facility must be left in order and clean or security deposit may be retained.
2. A carry in - carry out policy is in effect for trash in all facilities.
3. The person listed on this form and signing as representing above named group is legally responsible for any and all actions of group members while they are in a Town of DeWitt facility. This person will be held financially responsible for any and all damages to park property caused by a member of his/her group. This person is responsible for his or her group’s adherence to all state and county laws pertaining to alcohol use.
4. This permit is for the period shown and is subject to all the rules and regulations of the Town of DeWitt. The Town will not guarantee accommodations for more than the numbers indicated.
5. A $20 fee will be assessed for any returned checks.
7. Certificate of insurance may be required.
8. No advertising of event without permission from Town of DeWitt.
9. The selling of any items is prohibited without a permit from the Town of DeWitt. No admission fee may be imposed without prior written permission of the Town of DeWitt.
10. The Town reserves the right to void the permit should facilities become unavailable for any reason.
11. Compliance with all applicable laws and regulations of the State of New York, the Town of DeWitt, and Onondaga County Health Department is a requirement of permit holder.
13. The undersigned herby acknowledges that he/she has read, understands and agrees to comply with the above terms and conditions. The undersigned further verifies that he/she is 21 years of age or older and assumes all responsibility for the action of the above group.
14. The undersigned hereby acknowledges the risks of a group gathering during the current pandemic and agrees to comply with all State, County and CDC guidelines regarding COVID-19 safety protocols. Facility use is at your own risk.

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