Call 336-727-8000 to Rent

The Winston-Salem Recreation and Parks Department has many picnic shelters across the city for you to enjoy, and most are available for rent from April 1 - October 31. Renting a picnic shelter is a great way for you and your family to spend some quality time together!

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How to Rent a Shelter:

  1. Browse the lists below for the shelter that best suits your needs. Click on each shelter name to get more information.
  2. Call 336-727-8000 to start your reservation. Please reserve at least 7-10 days before the event date.
  3. Complete the reservation process in the Recreation & Parks office, Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building, 100 E. First St., Suite 407 (4th floor). The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Shelter Rental Notes

  • Picnic shelter rental season is from April 1-October 31.
  • Same-week reservations are no longer accepted.
  • Cash, debit or credit card payments are accepted in-person on the first floor of the Bryce A. Stuart Municipal Building.
  • Access gates near shelters are for city maintenance vehicles only. They will not be opened for shelter rentals. You may use a cart or wagon to transport goods to your shelter.
  • Please read the full list of Park Rules & Regulations.

Rental Facility Updates

  • The tennis courts at Hathaway Park are removed and are no longer available for play. 
  • Due to construction, Salem Lake shelter rentals will not be available from April 1, 2017 through October 31, 2019.
  • Due to construction, Happy Hill Shelter rentals will not be available until further notice.

Small Picnic Shelters

Small Shelter Fees

Rental Day City Resident Non-city Resident
Monday-Thursday $25 $35
Friday-Sunday & Holidays $40 $55

Small Shelter Locations

Shelter Name Address Notes
Blum #1 2401 Ivory Ave.  
Brushy Fork 1860 E. First St.  
Crawford 4226 Oak Ridge Dr.  
Easton 3599 Tyler Dr.  
Forest Park 1184 Tower St.  
Gateway Commons 1580 Oak St.  
Greenway 2701 Greenway Ave.  
Happy Hill #1 1201 Alder St. No shelter rentals at this time.
Miller #3 400 Leisure Ln.  
Miller #4 400 Leisure Ln.  
Miller #5 400 Leisure Ln.  
Reynolds #2 2450 Reynolds Park Rd.  
Reynolds #3 2450 Reynolds Park Rd.  
Rupert Bell 1501 Mt. Zion Place  
Washington #1 1490 S. Broad St.  
Washington #2 1490 S. Broad St.  
Washington #3 1490 S. Broad St.  
Winston Lake #2 2801 New Walkertown Rd.  

Large Picnic Shelters

Large Shelter Fees

Rental Day City Resident Non-city Resident
Monday-Thursday $25 $40
Friday-Sunday & Holidays $45 $70

Large Shelter Locations

Shelter Name Address Notes
Bolton 1590 Bolton St.  
Blum #2 2401 Ivory Ave. Not available at this time.
Blum #3 2401 Ivory Ave.  
Granville 700 Granville Rd.  
Hathaway 301 Anita Dr.  
Helen Nichols 3521 Carver School Rd.  
Hobby Park 2301 W. Clemmonsville Rd.  
Jamison Park 285 Meadowlark Dr.  
Kimberley #1
2001 Pittsburg Ave.
Leinbach 3511 Sally Kirk Rd.  
Little Creek 600 Foxcroft Dr.  
Miller #1 400 Leisure Ln.       
 
Miller #2 400 Leisure Ln.       
 
Miller #10 400 Leisure Ln.       
 
Miller Amphitheater 400 Leisure Ln.  
Oak Summit 406 Oak Summit Rd.  
Old Town 4550 Shattalon Dr.  
Reynolds #1 2450 Reynolds Park Rd.  
Reynolds #4 2450 Reynolds Park Rd.  
Salem Lake 1001 Salem Lake Rd. No shelter rentals at this time.
Sedge Garden 401 Robbins Rd.  
South Fork 4403 Country Club Rd.  
Winston Lake #1 2801 New Walkertown Rd.  
Winston Lake #3 2801 New Walkertown Rd.  
Winston Lake #4 2801 New Walkertown Rd.  

Neighborhood Picnic Shelters

No fee charged and no reservation required unless otherwise noted.

Shelter Name Address Notes
Belview 2800 Burgandy St.  
Bonair 2732 N. Patterson Ave.  
Hanestown 411 Olive St. Requires reservation; no fee
Happy Hill #2 1201 Alder St. No shelter rentals at this time.
Lockland 401 Lockland Ave.  
Piney Grove 4725 Indiana Ave.  
Skyland 1890 New Walkertown Rd.  
Weston 3998 Southdale Ave.  

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