Facility Rentals

Shelter reservations now available! 

Shelter 3 JBP


  • John Bishop Park:
    Open-air shelter house (with electricity) and restrooms 
    We will stop reserving the shelter house on October 1 each year. Must provide own grill, must be charcoal, must take out own coals.  Accommodates up to 60 people.

  • Lamby Lane Park: 
    The open-air shelter houses (without electricity) 
    We will stop reserving the shelter house on October 1 each year. This shelter has non-flushing toilets due to vandalism issues. Porta-Johns available on site.   Accommodates up to 25 people.

  • Community Park Shelter Houses  (without electricity) [Oak & Pine]
    We will stop reserving the shelter house on October 1 each year.  (Oak is the Shelter closest to the playground, Pine is closer to the YMCA). Porta-Johns available on site.   Accommodates up to 25 people. 
Reservations can be made by calling the department at 614-863-0121 Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. The 2022 Rental Agreements will be posted in 2022. Questions, comments or ideas?  Email us here

Shelter House Rental Rates and Hours


Resident Rate Standard Rate Rental Times 
 John Bishop Shelter
(Make Shelter Reservation)
$40 per 4 hour block $150 per 4 hour block 10am - 2pm or 4pm - 8pm 
 Lamby Lane Shelter
(Make Shelter Reservation)
$25 per 4 hour block$100 per 4 hour block 10am - 2pm or 4pm - 8pm
Community Park Shelter
(Make Shelter Reservation: "Oak")
(Make Shelter Reservation: "Pine")
$25 per 4 hour block$100 per 4 hour block10am - 2pm or 4pm - 8pm
 Deposit Fee$150 $150