Rent a Park Shelter

How do I rent a Park Shelter?

We currently have 3 Shelters that are options to rent: 

  • Glur Park Shelter

    • Shelter seats approximately 80 people. 
    • Electricity and Water are available at this shelter 
    • This shelter is an "entire" shelter rental only
    • Cost: $50/Day (Payments are due upon reservation) 
  • Pawnee Park West Shelter 

    • Pawnee Park West Shelter holds an approximate total of 790 people. 
    • Pawnee Park West Shelter is a "per table" rental with 10 tables available to rent 
      • Tables #7, 8, 9, 10- seat approximately 100 people per table
      • Tables #3, 4, 5, 6- seat approximately 80 people per table 
      • Tables #1, 2- seat approximately 35 people per table
    • Cost: $25/Table for the entire day ($250 for entire shelter). 
    • Electricity and Water available
  • Pawnee Park East Shelter

    • Pawnee Park East Shelter holds and approximate total of 240 people
    • Pawnee Park East Shelter is a "per table" rental with 6 tables available to rent. 
      • Tables #1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 6 seat approximately 40 per table. 
    • Cost: $20/Table for the entire day ($120 for entire shelter) 
    • Electricity and Water available

There are 2 ways to register for a shelter! 

  1. Visit: Activities Registration
    1. From there Click Log In/Create Account in the upper left corner, then select "Create your CPR Account" (CPR=Columbus Parks and Recreation). If you already have an account simply log in. 
      1. Be sure that if you would like text alerts (i.e cancellations, facility closings) indicate your mobile carrier next to your cell number

        Create Account
    2. You will next click the "Facilities Rental Tab."
      Facilities rental
    3. You will then select the Park you are wanting to rent a shelter from:
    4. You will then select the appropriate shelter for your needs, select your reservation days and click "Add to Cart"
    5. You will then be prompted through the check out process.
    6. Questions? Feel free to give us a call at 402-562-4234! 
  2. You can stop by the City Hall Offices and speak with Betsy in Parks and Recreation. She will be able to register you on the spot. Questions? Call Betsy Eckhardt at 402-562-4234 or email at