Rent a Park Building or Picnic Shelter

2021 Season: Reservations are accepted six months in advance for all park shelter buildings and picnic shelters. Rentals are tentatively scheduled to begin May 1, 2021.

Anyone renting a shelter must follow the current executive orders from Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and the Minnesota Department of Health guidelines regarding COVID-19 protections

About Our Shelters

Park spaces are perfect for birthday parties, family reunions, graduations, neighborhood meetings, weddings and more. 

Find your favorite place below and check availability or book up to six months in advance. Rental usage will begin approximately May 1, 2021, weather dependent.

Park Shelter Buildings 

  1. Arden
  2. Arneson Acres
  3. Cornelia
  4. Countryside
  5. Pamela
  6. Todd
  7. Walnut Ridge
  8. Weber
  9.  What's included in rental

Arden Park shelter spring wide view5230 Minnehaha Blvd.

Capacity: 58

Available: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 4-9 p.m. or 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Cost: $75 half day/ $110 whole day

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Picnic Shelters

  1. Chowen
  2. Fred Richards
  3. Rosland
  4. Sherwood
  5. Utley
  6. Wooddale
  7. What's included in rental

Chowen picnic shelter and playground West 57th Street and Chowen Avenue South

Available: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., 3-8 p.m. or 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

Cost: $30 half day/ $46 whole day

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Book a Space

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Other Park Features

Use the Park Finder to see more about each park

Reservation Tips

  • Select your preferred date or range of dates to view availability.
  • Skip selecting a specific time to better see available ranges.
  • Narrow results by using the Facility dropdown. Select Shelter Building, Picnic Shelter and/or Arneson Acres.
  • Know which parks you are interested in? Select them on the Facility dropdown.
  • Hit the Search button to see what’s available.
  • To reserve, you must log in to your Maxgalaxy account or create one. If you’re at the search results, scroll up that page. Create Account | Login is on the top right.


Please call 952-826-0367.