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Eagle Lake Community Building at Thoresen Park

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2023 special event guide (PDF)


  1. Baseball / Softball
  2. Ice Skating
  3. Meeting Rooms
  4. Playground
  5. Restrooms

The Eagle Lake building can be rented Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays by online reservations only.


  • 47 person capacity
  • Accessible kitchen (stove, refrigerator, sink and microwave)
  • Tables and chairs for 47 people
  • Deck
  • Indoor restrooms
  • Open space for games
  • Playground
  • Available year round (air conditioned and heated)
  • Outdoor ice skating in the winter
  • Playground, small ballfield, and shoreline fishing in the summer


Payment is due at time of registration. Permit holder will be invoiced for any damages or excess cleaning required.

Resident - $75
Non-resident - $200

Reservations are completed online only.

Private group reservations

  • This building cannot be used for sales or paid admission events


  • There is no smoking, alcohol use, or selling of products allowed.
  • Requests are processed on a first come, first served basis.  No individual or organization may have more than one permit for the Eagle Lake Community Building at any time.

Special event information

A special event information form (PDF) is required for permit requests that include any of the following:

  • A gathering of 500 or more individuals
  • Burning logs, charcoal or other fires outside of the designated picnic grills
  • Creation or emission of any amplified sound or music
  • Selling or offering for sale any goods or services, registration or participation fee
  • Serving or sale of alcoholic beverages
  • Gambling of any nature including bingo, raffles and pull tabs
  • Use of a facility between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Use of equipment requiring auxiliary power
  • Use of a tent, canopy, platform or other temporary structure
  • A sporting event/tournament not sponsored by the Maple Grove Parks and Recreation Board
  • Animals for show, display or tricks
  • Operating a motorized vehicle on parkland or trails
  • Landing or causing to descend within a park, any apparatus for aviation
  • Use of inflatables such as a moon walk, climbing wall, amusement rides, battery or gas powered toys
  • All other request that are not specifically identified and are not normally permitted by park ordinance