Picnic Shelters
Parks & Recreation

Picnic shelters provide an easy, affordable way to host your next outdoor event or party. With eighteen shelters at distinct park locations, the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department can help you find the perfect spot for almost any outdoor gathering.


Route 66 Pavilion and ObservatoryRENTAL INFORMATION:

Rental Season: April 15 - October 31.  Reservations may be made up to a year in advance.

Off-season rentals: Limited rentals may be available between November 1 - April 14. An off-season cleaning deposit is required, and water hook-ups, including restrooms, are not available.

Contact:

Parks & Recreation Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Location: 420 West Main Street, Suite 210

Key Pick-up: If your rental includes a pavilion key, please pick it up prior to your rental. If you are renting on a weekend, you must pick up your key by 5:00 p.m. on the Friday before your rental weekend. Staff are not available to issue keys on weekends or after 5:00 p.m. Friday.

Cost: Rental rates vary depending upon the size of the shelter and park where it is located. Please see our 2013 Rental Rates and Fee Schedule for specific pricing.


AVAILABLE PICNIC SHELTERS:

Dolese Youth Park Shelter

NEW Fall 2013
Bluff Creek Continental Resources Pavilion (Large Shelter)

4327 W Hefner Rd
Capacity: 30
Tables: 6
Amenities: portable restrooms, grills
Nearby: playground, off-road biking and hiking trail, paved woodland trail, Lake Hefner
Rental: $60 for minimum 2 hours rental, $30 per each additional hour.
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact:  Email for more information


Bluff Creek Pavilions

NEW Fall 2013
Bluff Creek Continental Resources Pavilion (Small Shelters - East or West)

4327 W Hefner Rd
Capacity: 20
Tables: 4
Amenities: portable restrooms, grills
Nearby: playground, off-road biking and hiking trail, paved woodland trail, Lake Hefner
Rental (per shelter): $30 for minimum 2 hours rental, $10 per each additional hour.
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact:  Email for more information

Dolese Park Shelter
NW 50 & Meridian
Capacity: 80
Tables: 20
Amenities: Grill
Nearby: Playground, Disc Golf, Lake View, Fishing, Walking Trail
Rental: Check fee schedule above for hourly rates
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact:  Email for more information

Dolese Youth Park Shelter

 

Earlywine Park A-Frame Shelter

Earlywine Park A-Frame Shelter
3033 SW 119th
Capacity: 100
Tables: 12
Amenities: Lights, Grill, Electrical Outlets

Nearby: Playground, Earlywine Tennis Center, Earlywine Family Aquatic Center, Walking Path, Ball Fields
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact:Email for more information

 

Earlywine Park Small Shelter

Earlywine Park Small Shelter
3033 SW 119th
Capacity: 80
Tables: 7
Amenities: Restrooms, Lights, Grill, Electrical Outlets
Nearby: Playground, Earlywine Tennis Center, Earlywine Family Aquatic Center, Walking Path, Ball Fields
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Key Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100 

Note: Remote electronic opening and closing system installed - no key required.

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

 

Edwards Park Shelter
NE 14th & Bryant
Capacity: 170
Tables: 11
Amenities: Restrooms, Water Faucet, Lights, Grill, Electrical Outlet, Drinking Fountain
Nearby: Playground, Walking Path, Lake View, Fishing
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Key Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

Edwards Park Shelter

 

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Lake Draper Shelter - Recreation Area #1
9050 N. Stanley Draper Drive
Capacity: 30
Tables: 6
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Nearby: Sand volleyball, fishing dock, restrooms, lake view
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100 

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

 

Lake Draper Shelter - Rec Area 1

Lake Draper Shelter - Recreation Area #2
9040 N. Stanley Draper Drive
Capacity: 30
Tables: 6
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Nearby: Playground, additional picnic tables, walking path, lake view
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100 

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

 

Lions Children's Park - North Shelter
9350 Lake Hefner Parkway (East Side of Lake, South of Britton Road)
Capacity: 30
Tables: 6
Amenities: Portable restrooms, drinking fountains
Nearby: Playground, OKC Trails, lake view
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact: Email for more information
Lions Pavilion North
 

 

Lions Childrens' Park - West Shelter
9350 Lake Hefner Parkway (on lake road south of Britton, east side of Lake Hefner)
Capacity: 30
Tables: 6
Amenities: Portable restrooms, drinking fountains
Nearby: Playground, OKC Trails, lake view
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact:Email for more information

 

Lions Children's Park - West Shelter
 

 

Martin Nature Park Shelter Martin Nature Park Shelter
5000 West Memorial Road
(on south side of Memorial between Meridian and MacArthur Avenues)
Capacity:
Tables: 8
Amenities: Interior restrooms (nearby)
Nearby: Playground, Outdoor lecture circle, 3.5 miles of wooded nature trails with wildlife, Nature Education center
Rental: $30 per hour for first two hours (minimum 2-hour rental); $10 per hour after that.
Off-season cleaning deposit: $150
Note: Pets and fires of any kind, including campfires, outdoor grilling or cooking are NOT allowed in Martin Nature Park.

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

 

Overholser Park Shelter (Large)
NW 14th & Overholser Dr.
Capacity: 100
Tables: 11
Amenities: Restrooms, Water Faucet, Lights, Grill, Electrical Outlets, Drinking Fountain
Nearby: Lake View
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Key Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

Overholser Park Shelter


 

Route 66 Park Shelter
9901 NW 23rd
(west side of Lake Overholser)
Capacity: 30
Tables: 5
Amenities: Restrooms, Water Faucet, Lights, Electrical Outlets, Drinking Fountain, Observation Tower
Nearby: Playground, Cyrus Avery Observation Tower, Amphitheatre, Fishing, Lake View, Skate Court
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100
Visit our Route 66 Park Page for more information

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

Route 66 Park Shelter

 

Stars & Stripes Park Bob Hope Pavilion

Stars & Stripes Park Bob Hope Shelter
Lakeshore Drive and North Portland Ave.
Capacity: 150
Tables: 16
Amenities: Restrooms, Water Faucet, Lights, Grill, Fireplace, Electrical Outlet, Drinking Fountain, Pay Telephone
Nearby: Playground, Lake View
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Key Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

 

South Lakes Park Shelter
4210 SW 119th Street
Capacity: 30
Tables: 4
Nearby: Playground, special event center, soccer fields, walking paths, lake view, fishing
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

South Lakes Park Shelter

 

Trosper Park Shelter

Trosper (Large) Shelter
SE 29th & Eastern
Capacity: 60
Tables: 4
Amenities: Restrooms, Water Faucet, Lights, Grill, Electrical Outlets, Drinking Fountain
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Key Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

 

Wiley Post Shelter
SW 17th & Robinson
Capacity: 200
Tables: 23
Amenities: Restrooms, Water Faucet, Lights, Grill, Electrical Outlets, Sand Volleyball and Horseshoes (see NOTE below)
Nearby: Sprayground, Playground, Basketball Court, OKC Trails, Oklahoma River View, Mat Hoffman Action Sports Park
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Key Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

NOTE: Equipment for sand volleyball (net and volleyballs) as well as horseshoes (shoes) is available for rental with the pavilion rental.

Cost: Volleyball - $15, plus $25 deposit.
Cost: Horseshoes - $15, plus $25 deposit.

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

Wiley Post Park Shelter
Will Rogers North Shelter


Will Rogers Park North Shelter
Portland & Pat Murphy Drive
Capacity: 40-200
Tables: 21
Amenities: Restrooms, Water Faucets, Lights, Grill, Electrical Outlets
Nearby: Playground, Will Rogers Family Aquatic Center, Will Rogers Gardens and Arboretum, Disc Golf, Will Rogers Senior Activity Center, OKC Tennis Center
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Key Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

 

 

Will Rogers Park South Shelter
CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS UNTIL Spring 2015
NW 30th & Grand Boulevard
(inside park between Portland and Grand)
Capacity: 100
Tables: 12
Amenities: Restrooms, Water Faucets, Lights, Grill, Electrical Outlets
Nearby: Playground, Will Rogers Family Aquatic Center, Will Rogers Gardens and Arboretum, Disc Golf, Will Rogers Senior Activity Center, OKC Tennis Center
Rental: Check fee schedule for hourly rates
Key Deposit Required: $20
Off-season cleaning deposit: $100

Note: This shelter has uneven surfaces and may not be suitable for wheelchairs.

To schedule, contact: Email for more information

Will Rogers Park South Shelter

For reservations information or inquiries, please call 297-2756.