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Picnic Shelters

Looking for a great place to host a Family Reunion or Staff Function,  consider renting a Picnic Shelter from the City of Lethbridge.

Fill out the Online Booking Form for one of the following Picnic Shelters or scroll to the bottom half of the page for a list of no charge picnic shelters.

Deadlines for booking shelters is as follows:

  • Weddings, Reunions, Special Events - November 1st
  • Family and Adult Social Events - March 1st
  • Applications requesting the same date are approved using a "draw" format

Questions?  Please contact 403.320.3020


Notice of approval will be sent to the applicant 6-8 weeks after the deadline 

Applications received after March 1st are approved on a "first come" basis
  • Elks Community Recreation Area (Located in Indian Battle Park)
    • Open May 1 - October 1
    • Seating for 140 people
    • Rental fees starting at $330
    • Alcohol permitted
  • John Martin Recreation Area (Located in Pavan Park)
    • Open May 1 - October 1
    • Seating for 150 people
    • Rental fees starting at $330
    • Alcohol permitted
  •  Rotary Picnic Shelter (Located in the Lethbridge Sports Park)
    • Open May 1 - October 1
    • Seating for 200 people
    • Rental fees starting at $330
    • Alcohol permitted
  • Henderson Horseshoe Group Picnic Shelter (Located West of Henderson Lake)
    • Open May 1 - October 1
    • Seating for 60 people
    • Rental fees starting at $178
    • No alcohol permitted
  • Popson Park Group Picnic Shelter (Located in Popson Park)
    • Open year round
    • Seating for 72 people
    • Rental fees starting at $178
    • No alcohol permitted
  • Kiwanis Picnic Shelter (Located on the North side of Henderson Lake)
    • Open year round
    • Seating for 36 people
    • Rental fees starting at $53
    • No alcohol permitted
  • Baroness Picnic Shelter (Located in Indian Battle Park)
    • Open year round
    • Seating for 36 people
    • Rental Fees starting at $53
    • No alcohol permitted
First Come-First Serve No Cost Shelters
  • Gunnery Point (Located in Henderson Lake Park)
    • Open year round
    • First come-first serve
    • No rental fee/No alcohol permitted
    • 6 tables
    • push tap water faucet
    • playground and washrooms nearby
  • Alberta Picnic Shelter (Located in Indian Battle Park)
    • Open year round
    • First come- first serve
    • No Rental Fee/No alcohol permitted
    • 6 tables
    • fire pit
    • access to water
    • playground and washrooms nearby
  • Kinsmen Picnic Shelter (Located in Henderson Lake Park)
    • Open year round
    • First come- first serve
    • No rental fee/No alcohol permitted
    • 5 tables
    • push tap water faucet
    • washrooms and playground nearby
  • Nicholas Sheran Shelter (Located in Nicholas Sheran Park)
    • Open year round
    • First come- first serve
    • No rental fee/No alcohol permitted
    • 9 tables, seating for 72
    • washrooms nearby
    • access to electricity only if booked as a special event