The Parks and Recreation Department reserves 20 picnic shelter houses throughout the City.
Shelter house reservations can be made starting March 1, 2013.
Shelters are available for rental from May 1 through Oct. 31. All reservations are for the entire day (9 a.m. to 10 p.m.).
Reservations must be a minimum of 3 days in advance for the date requested. Payments for shelters not reserved on-line are now due at the time the reservation is made by either money order or company check. Cancellations must be made fourteen days prior to the reserved date for refund. A $20.00 fee will be withheld for all shelter refunds.
NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE FOR REASONS OF INCLEMENT WEATHER.
Loose Park shelter pavilion reservations must be made directly through the Loose Park Garden Center located at 5200 Pennsylvania or by calling 816-784-5300.
The shelter house will be cleaned on the morning of the reservation. However, although every effort will be made to maintain utilities, water and electrical services (where available) are not guaranteed.
PLEASE HELP KEEP OUR PARKS CLEAN: Place all trash in the containers provided. The reserving party will be held responsible for any destruction of park property. All signs, banners and/or any decorations erected relating to the event must be removed upon completion of the reservation day.
KEEP ALL MOTORIZED VEHICLES OFF THE GRASS. Sales of any kind are prohibited on park property. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on public property; Ordinance 39.390 (sec. 26.25). Glass bottles are prohibited within park property.
Call 816-513-8931 for more information regarding shelter house reservations. Below is the list of the shelters which can be reserved and the fee structure for the 2013 season.
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The following is a list of the shelters which can be reserved and the fee structure for 2013
|North District |
|Barry Road Park||7601 NW Barry Road||$40||$60|
|Chouteau Greenway ||NE 43rd and Chouteau||$40||$60|
|Hodge Park||7000 Northeast Barry Road ||$40||$60|
|Penguin Park ||North Vivion Road and North Norton ||$60||$75|
|Central District |
|Blue Valley ||23rd Street and Topping ||$40||$60|
|Columbus Square ||Missouri Avenue and Holmes||$0||$0|
|Spring Valley ||27th Street and Woodland ||$40||$60|
|South District |
|Bandstand ||Swope Park, Pavilion Road||$90||$110|
|Shelter 2 ||Swope Park, Starlight Road ||$60||$75|
|Shelter 3 ||Swope Park, Pavilion Road ||$40||$60|
|Shelter 4 ||Swope Park, Starlight Road ||$40||$60|
|Shelter 5 ||Swope Park, Zoo Drive ||$40||$60|
|Shelter 7 ||Swope Park, 7500 Oldham Road ||$40||$60|
|Shelter 8||Swope Park, Loop Road ||$40||$60|
|Shelter 10||Swope Park, 5650 E. Gregory Boulevard ||$40||$60|
|Clark Ketterman ||107th Street and Skiles ||$40||$60|
|Darter Park||105th Street and Hillcrest||$40||$60|
|Loose Park||51st and Wornall||$90||$110|
|Minor #1||1500 E. Red Bridge||$40||$60|
|Sunnyside Park||W. 83rd St. and Summit||$40||$60|
|Tower Park||75th Street and Holmes ||$60||$75|
|The following is a list of shelters for which there is not a fee and no reservations. |
These shelters are first-come, first-served:
|Blue Hills Park ||53rd Street and Brooklyn |
|Blue Valley (#2 & #3) ||23rd Street and Topping |
|Budd Park ||St. John and Brighton |
|Chouteau Park||N.E. 46th Street and Chouteau Greenway |
|Dietrich Park ||Gillham Road and E. 27th Street |
|Dunbar Park ||36th Street and Oakley |
|Montgall Park ||22nd Street and Agnes Avenue |
|Mulkey Square ||13th and Summit Road |
|Noble Park ||75th Street and Cleveland |
|Penn Valley ||W. 28th and Kessler Road |
|Platte Purchase Park ||N.W. 100th Street and Platte Purchase Drive |
|Ruskin Way Park ||114th Street and Ruskin Way |
|San Rafael Park ||Northeast 53rd Street and San Rafael Drive |
|Searcy Creek Parkway ||N.E. 53rd Street and Bennington Avenue |
|Seven Oaks Park ||39th Street and Kensington |
|Sheffield Park ||E. 12th and Winchester|
|Spring Valley Park #2 ||27th Street and Woodland |
|Swope Park ||Shelter 9, Mall Drive |
|Sycamore Park ||108th Street and Sycamore Ave. |
|The Grove||Benton & Truman|
|Tower Park #2||75th Street and Holmes |
|Troost Lake||29th and Paseo|
|Vineyard Park ||40th Terrace and Vineyard Drrive |
|Vivion Road Backyard Garden ||N.E. 47th and N.E. Vivion Road |
|Warford Park||114th and Cleveland |
|Westwood Park ||47th Street and Wyoming |
|Winner Park||8400 E. Independence |
|Northeast 44th Street and North Cypress Avenue |
For more information or questions, please call Shelter Reservations at 816-513-8931.
Visitors to Swope, Loose and Penguin Parks can now recycle their empty plastic bottles and aluminum cans. This program is intended to reduce the waste stream by encouraging recycling. This not a recycling drop off center. It is intended for use by park patrons only.
Please do the right thing and use the right bin! Empty all plastic bottles completely and remove the lids and empty all aluminum cans prior to tossing in the blue recycling bins. This program is funded by a grant from the MARC Solid Waste Management District and the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.