We currently offer shelter reservations at these parks: Benedict Park, Brighton Park, BJAA Park, Carmichael Park, Dewey Strong Park, Donelson Park, Farmers Park and Pheasant Ridge Park.
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Residents pay $65. Nonresidents pay $75. The park shelter adjacent to the Splash Pad at Benedict Park is $85 for residents and nonresidents pay $105 (Please note this does not include the rental of the splash pad water feature). The fee covers the entire day. Park shelter start times vary; some are cleaned by 10am, including: Brighton Park, Benedict Park & Carmichael Park. All other reservable shelters are cleaned by noon. All parks close at 10pm.
At least 10 days in advance, take into consideration busy summer weekends, most popular shelters fill up fast. We accept Park Shelter reservations after January 1st of the year, with reservations offered from mid-May through mid-September of that season.
Bounce House permits will only be issued at the following locations:Benedict Park Shelters 2, 3 & 4Brighton Park Shelters, 1, 2, 3, & 4Carmichael Park Shelter 1
If you are planning to have amplified music, a request must be submitted at least 10 days in advance for a music permit. The only park location allows this is at Brighton Park Shelters #2, #3, and #4. All three shelters must be reserved for the event.
Reservations for the season can be called in as early as January of the year. We can accept reservations on the first business day after New Years day. We do not take reservations for furture years, however we can answer questions you may have for a future event you are planning.
If you need to cancel your reservation, we need to get your request at least 10 days before your reservation date. No refunds with less than 10 days notice. No refunds for inclement weather. There is a $5 cancellation fee per park shelter if the rental fee is refunded back to you. There is no $5 fee if you accept it as a household credit with the Recreation Center. (Household credits can be used for all transactions except drop in visits.)