Looking for an affordable fun place to have a family gathering, picnic, or birthday party? Check out the Owensboro Parks & Recreation Department shelters located at Legion Park, Moreland Park, English Park, Ben Hawes Park and the gazebos at Cap Gardner Nature Park and Old Germantown Park.

We will begin taking Shelter reservations for the season of 2019 on Monday, November 5 starting at 8 a.m. Shelters are available for reservations during the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily April 1 – October 31 and must be paid in full at the time of reservation. This is on a first come first serve basis.

You can make a reservation by calling 270-687-8700 or in person at the Owensboro Parks & Recreation Administrative Center located at 1530 McJohnson Avenue Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Shelters can be reserved for up to 4 hours for only $35, plus tax. Each additional hour after 4 hours is an extra $10, plus tax. With exception, Ben Hawes Park shelters are a flat fee of $60, plus tax each.