Brookview Park Picnic Shelters

inside the picnic shelterHosting a neighborhood, family, or company picnic? Rent a picnic shelter at Brookview Park. Restrooms are located at the large shelter and at the tennis court building (across the parkway from the small shelter) and are available to all users of the park.


Months: Mid-April through the first week of October
Times: 11 am to 4 pm; 5 pm to dusk

Large Picnic Shelter (Capacity of 100)

The large shelter is located toward the center of the park. It has 14 picnic tables for 100 people, two parking lots, six charcoal grills, restrooms, a fireplace, running water, and 16 electrical outlets. Parties renting the large shelter may also reserve the small softball field just southwest of the shelter.

small picnic shelterFee: $125 resident, $145 non-resident

Small Picnic Shelter (Capacity of 50)

The small shelter is located on the north end of the park. It has a parking lot, 10 picnic tables for 50 people, three charcoal grills, and 6 electrical outlets.

Fee: $95 resident, $110 non-resident


Residents may reserve beginning Jan 8, 2015, at 8 am. From 8-9 am on that day, only walk-in resident reservation will be accepted. After 9 am, both walk-in and phone-in reservation will be accepted.

For non-residents, reservation begins Feb 12, 2015, at 8 am.

Reservations can be made in person at Brookview Community Center or over the phone with a VISA or MasterCard only. In-person reservations have priority over phone reservations.

Beer & Wine Permit

Beer and wine can be served after purchasing the $25 permit and only in conjunction with a shelter reservation.


A $100 refundable deposit is due and payable at time of reservation. Refunds will be processed the week after your reservation date. Deposits paid with credit card will arrive immediately. Deposits paid with check or cash may take up to four weeks to arrive.

Play Equipment Kit Rental

$15/kit, plus a $30 refundable deposit
Kits include: 1 basketball, 1 soccer ball, 1 volleyball, 1 mini soccer ball, 1 playground ball, 4 throw-down bases, 2 softballs, 1 child softball bat, and 1 adult softball bat

Additional items:

  • Bocce ball set: $10 for rental, plus $10 refundable deposit
  • Tug-of-war rope: $10 for rental, plus $10 refundable deposit


Groups or individuals wishing to serve beer or wine must purchase a special permit for $25, payable at the time the reservation is made.