SHEL - Rotary Shelter

Large open green space, backstop with play area suitable for ball games, Frisbee, or volleyball, newly refurbished playground, two picnic shelters, restrooms and a two acre nature area with walking trails.
Location: Top of the Hill at Forest Park

Inflatables may only be used if rented through the Valpo Parks Office.

Reservations and add-on's must be made two weeks in advance.
Optional Add-ons:(must call the office to add)
4 additional picnic tables: $65
Half barrel grill: $60

Full payment is required at the time of reservation and RESERVATIONS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.


This reservation is for SHELTER ONLY and is from 9am - 10pm. This is your permit. Please keep this confirmation for your records. You will not receive any future mailings regarding this reservation.

Number of picnic tables provided: 15
Electrical hookups are available at shelter.

Restrooms are unlocked only with a shelter reservation.


If a major shelter problem occurs, please call the 219-462-5144 then select option 1.

Rules for Shelter Rentals:
No canopies or tents
No amplified sound
No decorations that will damage the structure
No artificial petals/leaves, glitter, confetti, rice, fireworks, tiki-torches
Anything you bring in must be taken out or thrown away

Failure to clean-up after your event will result in an excess clean-up fee.

Facility Type In-Town Shelters
Address Line One 851 Harrison Blvd.
Address Line Two
City, State, Zip Code Valparaiso, IN 46385
Capacity 120
Monday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday 09:00 AM - 10:00 PM