Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park

Please note: To help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in our community, some indoor facilities and outdoor recreational spaces may be closed or have modified access until further notice. 

Irvine outdoor park spaces remain open for passive use by individuals within the same household, while wearing a face covering and maintaining physical distance from others outside of their household. Playgrounds are open. No gatherings, no interaction between households, and no drop-in use for games, scrimmages, practices, or organized play of any kind. Modified recreational programming will be available to the community and registration is open at yourirvine.org. Learn more at the City Facility Updates webpage

 


 

Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park's 42 acres feature a variety of athletic fields and courts, recreational areas, and playground amenities open to the public. Facilities available for reservation include garden areas, picnic shelters, and softball and soccer fields. View details about rentable spaces within Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park below.

Please note: Four of the park's six picnic shelters (#1–#4) are available for reservation. Two (#5 and #6) are available on a first-come, first-served basis for groups of 50 or fewer. Groups larger than 50 or those bringing in vendor services (such as bounce houses or catering) must make reservations.

Programs

The City of Irvine offers a variety of sports classes at Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park, including youth and adult tennis lessons, cardio boot camps, and softball leagues. For all programs and activities currently at the park, visit yourirvine.org.

Reservations

Please review the amenities below. To make a reservation or for more information, contact Facility Reservations at 949-724-6620 or reservations@cityofirvine.org. Applicants may now also fill out a Facility Reservation Application & Request form online here.

Available Facility Reservations

Amphitheater

Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park's Amphitheater includes a well-manicured grass seating area, accessible staircase, and a beautiful view of the City of Irvine Military Memorial. The amphitheater has three electrical outlets and a capacity of up to 100 attendees, depending on setup.

Formal Garden

Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park's Formal Garden features lush, green backdrops; arbor shade coverings; various bench seating; and a central fountain. The garden has one electrical outlet and lights under the arbor. Tables are allowed on the sidewalks only, not on the grass. Garden capacity is up to 250 attendees, depending on setup.




Informal Garden

Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park's Informal Garden features an elegant arch-covered entrance, decorative greenery, various bench seating, and a central rock fountain. The garden has one electrical outlet and surrounding lighting. Tables are allowed on the sidewalks only. Garden capacity is up to 75 attendees, depending on setup.



Picnic Shelters #1–#4

Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park includes four picnic shelter areas available for reservation. Each shelter features long and short tables, and a barbecue. The long picnic tables measure 30"x95", and the small picnic tables measure 30"x71". Picnic capacity is up to 75 attendees per shelter area. Groups larger than 75 people are required to reserve additional shelters to accommodate the number of attendees.

Picnic Shelter #1

Picnic Shelter #2

Picnic Shelter #3

Picnic Shelter #4

Policies & Fees

The City of Irvine Community Services Reservation Policy is established to ensure that the use of City facilities and parks aligns with City values, provides fair access to all users, remains fair priced, operates in a fiscally responsible manner, and supports a safe and sustainable community. View the Reservation Policy here.

Reservation Fees & Hours

Colonel Bill Barber Marine Corps Memorial Park's outdoor spaces are available for rent; hourly rates vary by space, group, and event type (see the Reservation Policy for more details). Please see the table below for a general overview of fees, or view a PDF version here. Reservations outside of regular operating hours may be subject to additional fees, noted below.

ROOM DEPOSIT RESIDENT FEE/HOUR NONRESIDENT FEE/HOUR
Amphitheater $200 $72 $89
Formal Garden $300 $56 $70
Informal Garden $200 $48 $59
Picnic Shelters $200 $48 $59

Please note: The above fees apply to room rental only. Events including alcohol will incur additional fees. Other needed services, such as security, porter service, or equipment rentals, are available with additional fees.

Bill Barber Facility Reservation Fees

General Equipment Rental Fees