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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.

Recreation & Culture is excited to announce

ONLINE PICNIC SHELTER BOOKINGS

for the 2020 Picnic Shelter Season.

With the exception of Reunions/Weddings and Special Events NO booking

applications for the 2020 season will be accepted between

November 1 and February 29.

ONLINE bookings for all Picnic Shelters will begin on March 2 for the

2020 booking season and will be first come first served with payment due

in full at the time of booking.


Cancellations can be made up to 2 weeks prior to the event, however a 50% total booking cancellation fee will be applied to all cancellations not weather related.


Applications received after March 1st are approved on a "first come" basis
    • Open May 1 - October (No bookings in May 2019 due to redevelopment of grounds area)
    • Seating for 140 people
    • Rental fee: $412
    • Alcohol permitted
  • John Martin Recreation Area (Located in Pavan Park)
    • Open May 1 - October 1
    • Seating for 150 people
    • Rental fee: $412
    • Alcohol permitted
  •  Rotary Picnic Shelter (Located in the Lethbridge Sports Park)
    • Open May 1 - October 1
    • Seating for 200 people
    • Rental fee: $412
    • Alcohol permitted
  • Henderson Horseshoe Group Picnic Shelter (Located West of Henderson Lake)
    • Open May 1 - October 1
    • Seating for 60 people
    • Rental fee: $225
    • No alcohol permitted
  • Popson Park Group Picnic Shelter (Located in Popson Park)
    • Open year round
    • Seating for 72 people
    • Rental fee: $225
    • 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 $66
    • No alcohol permitted
  • Baroness Picnic Shelter (Located in Indian Battle Park)
    • Open year round
    • Seating for 36 people
    • Rental fees starting at $66
    • No alcohol permitted
  • Nicholas Sheran Shelter (Located in Nicholas Sheran Park)
    • Open year round
    • Seating for 72 people
    • Rental fees starting at $66
    • 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

For more information

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