Looking for an affordable and fun location to have a family gathering, picnic, or birthday party? Check out the Owensboro Parks & Recreation Department shelters located at Legion, Moreland, and Ben Hawes Parks.

Shelter Reservations for 2024 begin Monday, November 6 at 7:30 a.m.

Shelters are available for reservation during the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. daily April 1 – October 29, 2024, and must be paid in full at the time of reservation. This is a first come, first serve basis. All reservations must be made a minimum of 14 days in advance.

Shelter reservations can be done online by visiting owensboroparks.org. If you prefer not to reserve online, you can reserve by calling 270-687-8700 or in person at the Owensboro Parks & Recreation Administrative Center located at 1530 McJohnson Avenue, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Our office is closed for lunch each day from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Legion and Moreland shelters can be reserved for up to 4 hours for only $48. Each additional hour is an extra $12. Ben Hawes Park shelters are a flat fee of $65.

For more information, contact the Owensboro Parks & Recreation Administrative Center at 270-687-8700 or visit owensboroparks.org.