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Picnic Shelters

Do you need a Group picnic shelter for your wedding, reunion or special events?   Most picnic shelters are available to book from May 1 to September 30 and Popson Park Group, Kiwanis and Baroness Picnic Shelters are available to be booked year round.


Here's a few things you should know before you book.

  • the deadline for weddings, reunions and special events is November 1st for the following year
  • the deadline  for family and adult events is March 1st  (after this date, bookings are on a first come-first serve bases and payment must be made at the time of booking)


Please note that you will be notified about the status of your application 6-8 weeks after the application deadline.


  • after March first bookings are first come first serve
  • picnic Shelters are very popular and dates fill up fast so get your application in early
  • download an application form here  Group Picnic Shelter Application
  • OR for your convenience fill out the  Online Booking Form

Click on the links below for information on each picnic shelter:

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the redevelopment of the Elks picnic shelter grounds area, there will be no bookings for the month of May 2019. 

We apologize for the inconvenience.


Baroness Picnic Shelter


Elks Compound Picnic Shelters


Henderson Horseshoe Group Picnic Shelter


John Martin Recreation Area


Kiwanis Picnic Shelter


Popson Park Group Picnic Shelter


Rotary Picnic Shelter


You have options for your last minute events too.  There are 4 shelters available on a first come first serve basis,  click below for more information.

For more information

Phone: 311 or 403-320-3111 (if outside of Lethbridge)
Address: City Hall, 3rd Floor, 910 4 Avenue South, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1J 0P6