Park Shelter Reservation

The City of Dayton has 34 picnic shelters available from April 1 to September 30.  These shelters are located in natural settings at the various City parks.  Each shelter seats 25 people; with the exception of Triangle Park Pavilion which seats nearly 120 people.  Water and restrooms are available beginning May 1 through September 30.  The cost for renting these shelters is $50 per day (the Triangle Park Pavilion is $75 per day.  Shelters may be occupied from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

All shelter reservation rental permits must be signed and returned with payment within 14 days.

View information on available park shelters here. Please call for reservations and information Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at (937) 333-6463.

Special Events



Special event request should be entered on a City of Dayton Special Event Request Form (PDF). Please read, sign and date the Special Events Rental Policies (PDF) and Waste Collection Special Event Request; if needed. All forms must be returned together for approval.

Once approval of your Special Event has been completed a Rental Permit will be mailed or emailed to you for your signature and must be return signed along with your payment within 14 days.

All requests and payments can be mailed to:

Shelter Reservations
Division of Street Maintenance
911 E. Monument Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45402

**Shelter reservations cannot be completed on the City of Dayton Website.   Please call (937) 333-6463 to schedule all reservations**