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Inflatable Play Equipment Information

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How to obtain an Inflatable Play Equipment Permit

  1. Reserve a ramada and open area that allows inflatable play equipment by calling the Parks and Recreation Department at 480-503-6200. Please refer to the Inflatable Play Equipment Site List.
  2. Submit the Inflatable Company certificate of insurance to recreation@gilbertaz.gov
  3. Complete the inflatable request form and submit it on line. pdf_icon

THIS PROCESS MUST BE COMPLETED 3 BUSINESS DAYS (Mon-Thur) PRIOR TO YOUR EVENT AND YOU MUST HAVE THE PERMIT IN YOUR POSSESSION AT THE PARK ON THE DAY OF YOUR EVENT.

Equipment: All rentals of equipment are at Permittee's own risk. If the equipment requires electricity for the functioning of any part of the equipment, a gasoline-operated generator is recommended. PLEASE NOTE: ELECTRICITY IS NOT GUARANTEED.

Equipment Not Allowed: Equipment that uses water (e.g. dunk tanks, water slides, slip-n-slides). The Parks and Recreation Department, in its discretion, may disallow inflatable play equipment not listed here.

Planning Your Event: For administrative issues, please contact the Reservations Office at (480) 503-6200. The park ranger or town staff, at his/her discretion, may revoke the permit at any time for non-compliance, or if use of the equipment on the day of the event is deemed unsafe. The Park Ranger or Town staff may also approve or disapprove of any last minute changes or substitutions in equipment, and on location of equipment.

Other Rules & Regulations Related to Use of Inflatable Play Equipment in the Parks

  • Only an Approved Provider may install and uninstall all necessary equipment.
  • Any generators must be placed at least ten (10) feet from any dry grass or other flammable materials.
  • Play equipment must be weighted or staked. Stakes must be placed carefully as to not damage any irrigation or electrical lines. Inflatables may not be tied or tethered to trees, tables or other park amenities.
  • All guests must follow the rules and guidelines of the equipment owner and manufacturer for safety.
  • Permittee must supervise the use of the play equipment to safeguard participants, spectators and passers by. 
  • Only invited guests may use the equipment.
  • No signs or barriers shall be placed or used in the park without prior written authorization of the parks office or staff. No signs or other items shall be nailed or tacked to trees or other vegetation or structures. All authorized signs and barriers shall be removed at the conclusion of the term.

Inflatable Play Equipment Site List ~ (Subject to change)

Park

Ramada Name

Ramada Size

Equipment Level

Crossroads Park

Right Field Ramada

Medium, 4 tables; Seats 16

2

Freestone Park

Courtside Ramada

Medium , 6 tables; Seats ~24

2

McQueen Park

Ash Ramada

Small, 3 tables; Seats 12

1

Discovery Park

Digger’s Cove Ramada

Small, 2 tables; Seats 8

2*

Discovery Park

Hoopasaurus Ramada

Small, 2 tables; Seats 8

2

Discovery Park

Bedrock Ramada (generator required)

Large, 9 tables; Seats 36

2*

*Depending upon park availability

 Level 1 - One (1) piece maximum of inflatable play equipment with maximum dimensions of 20'W x 20'L x 20'H
Level 2 - Two (2) piece maximum of inflatable play equipment, none of which can be more than 20'W x 70'L x 20'H

THE FOLLOWING ARE NEVER ALLOWED:

  • Equipment that uses water (i.e. dunk tanks, water slides, slip-n-slides)
  • The Department at its discretion, may disallow certain inflatable play equipment not listed here.