Group Shelters

Perfect for birthday parties, graduation parties, family reunions and more, large group shelters are available in the parks listed below. Shelters may be reserved beginning the first business day in January for the current year. Shelters are open for reservation between the hours of 10 a.m – 8 p.m. Please check each shelter’s listing below for shelter-specific reservation times.

You may check shelter availability online (Note: online calendar is subject to change). Please call (937) 433-5155 or stop by the Park District headquarters during regular business hours (8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday) to confirm availability and reserve a shelter. Shelters can be reserved with a credit card payment over the phone or by cash or check in person during regular office hours.

Shelters are available for use on a first come, first served basis when not reserved. Parks are open daylight hours.

Fees:

Up to 4 hours: $40 residents, $65 nonresidents
Over 4 hours: $60 residents, $90 nonresidents
Saturday & Sunday reservations at Forest Field, Oak Grove, Schoolhouse and Yankee Parks (Your reservation will automatically be from 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.): $50 residents, $90 nonresidents

Activity Center Park (1 shelter)

Activity Center Park shelter

  • Reservation capacity – 30
  • 6 tables are available for reservation (1/2 of shelter)
  • Shared usage with drop-in park visitors
  • Grill
  • Water
  • Restrooms
  • Electricity
  • Playground/Sprayground equipment
  • Reservations are limited to 4 hours (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. only)
Forest Field Park (1 shelter)

shelter at Forest Field Park

  • Capacity – 70
  • 12 tables
  • Electricity
  • Grill
  • Water
  • Playground equipment
  • Restrooms
Iron Horse Park (1 shelter)

Iron Horse Park shelter

  • Capacity – 70
  • 12 tables
  • Grill
  • Water
  • Restrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Electricity
  • Reservations are limited to 4 hours on Saturdays and Sundays (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. only). Reservations may be anytime between 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekdays.
Oak Creek South Park (1 shelter)

Oak Creek South shelter

  • Capacity – 70
  • 12 tables
  • Grill
  • Water
  • Restrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Electricity
  • Reservations are limited to 4 hours on Saturdays and Sundays (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. only). Reservations may be anytime between 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekdays.
Oak Grove Park (5 shelters)

CUSA Shelter

Oak Grove Park CUSA shelter

  • Capacity – 100
  • 16 tables
  • Grill
  • Portable restrooms
  • Electricity

Gebhart Shelter

Oak Grove Park Gebhart shelter

  • Capacity – 100
  • 16 tables
  • Grill
  • Portable restrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Electricity

Noon Optimist Shelter

Oak Grove Park Noon Optimist shelter

  • Capacity – 100
  • 16 tables
  • Grill
  • Portable restrooms
  • Electricity

Feldmann Pond Shelter

Oak Grove Park Feldmann Pond shelter

  • Capacity – 100
  • 16 tables
  • Grill
  • Portable restrooms
  • Electricity
  • The fishing dock is not reservable and will be open to the public during shelter reservations.

Rotary Shelter

Oak Grove Park Rotary shelter

  • Capacity – 40
  • 6 tables
  • Grill
  • Portable restrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Electricity
Robert F. Mays Park (1 shelter)

Robert F. Mays Park shelter

  • Capacity – 70
  • 12 tables
  • Water
  • Restrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Electricity
  • Reservations are limited to 4 hours on Saturdays and Sundays (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. only). Reservations may be anytime between 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. on weekdays.
Schoolhouse Park (1 shelter)

Schoolhouse Park shelter

  • Capacity – 70
  • 12 tables
  • Grill
  • Water
  • Restrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Electricity
Yankee Park (1 shelter)

Yankee Park shelter

  • Capacity – 70
  • 12 tables
  • Grill
  • Water
  • Restrooms
  • Playground equipment
  • Electricity
  • Sand volleyball courts next to shelter can be reserved for an additional fee ($10/hour resident or non-profit; $20/hour nonresident).