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Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation has many rental opportunities in our Parks.  The various park locations listed below highlight shelters and other regulary rented used spaces.  From mid-April to mid-October, nearly all of the park shelters are rented on the weekends and most weekdays.  Make a reservations and receive a park permit now for your event whether it be small or large.  

Remember all rental requests must be made at least 7 days in advance of the requested date.  We will not issue park permits less than 7 days in advance of the rental date.    Refer to Chapter 39 of the City of Ann Arbor Code of Ordinances for park regulations and rules as well as policies found on park permits and park receipts.  Please contact our office with questions about rentals and events in parks. 

To make a reservation and receive a park permit, call the Parks Customer Service office  Monday - Friday 9 a.m - 4 p.m.  Leave a voicemail if you don't reach us and we will return your call.   

Phone:  734.794.6230 x 0 

Allmendinger Shelter

Located between the public restrooms. Small interior room can be used for meetings or food and beverage set-up. Refrigerator and sink available for use. Key deposit required for entry. Approximate capacity is 15 people.  


Weekday Fees (M-Th)​​Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​​Corporate/Business​
​Resident​Nonresident​Resident​Nonresident​Weekday (M-Th)
​Weekend (F - Su)
​Half Day $55
Full Day $93
​Half Day $70
Full Day $117
$150
$​180
​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
$250​


​​Bandem​er Shelter​ 

Small shelter located near fishing dock and fire circle.  Grills and compostable restrooms nearby. 
Approximate capacity is 30 people.  

​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
Business
​Resident
​Nonresident
​Resident
​Nonresident
​Weekday (M-Th)
​Weekend (F - Su)
​Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
$150$180​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250


​​Burns Park Shelter

Indoor room with folding tables, chairs, refrigerator, microwave and sink.  Requires a key deposit for entry.  Outdoor covered patio and grills nearby.  Approximate indoor capacity is 40 people.

​​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​Business Fees
​Resident
​Nonresident
​Resident
​Nonresident
​Weekday (M-Th)​
Weekend (F-Su)
Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
$150
$180
Half Day $125
Full Day $250
$250

​​Gallup Maas Shelter 

Closer to parking lot and playground; grills and compostable restrooms nearby.  No electricity available.  ​​​Approximate capacity is 50 people.

​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
​Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​​Business Fees
​Resident
​Nonresident
​Resident
​Nonresident
Weekday (M-Th)

Weekend (F-Su)
​Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
$150
$180
Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250

​​Gallup Fast Shelter 

Farthest from parking lot and playground.; grills and compostable restrooms nearby.  No electricity available.  Approximate capacity is 75 people.

​​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​Business
​Resident​Nonresident​Resident​Nonresident​Weekday (M-Th)
​​Weekend (F - Su)
​Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
​$150$180​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250

Hunt Park

Small outdoor overhang.  Restrooms available.  Approximate capacity is 15 people.


​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​Business
​Resident​Nonresident​Resident​Nonresident​​Weekday (M-Th)
​We​ekend (F - Su)
​Half Day $55
All Day $93
​Half Day $70
Full Day $117
$150$180​Half Day $125
Full Day $2
$250

Island Park Greek Revival Shelter

Small ​outdoor shelter with unique design commonly used for wedding ceremonies.  Accessible via a foot bridge.  No electricity.  No picnic tables in shelter, only outside nearby.  Approximate capacity is 20 people.  

​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​Business
Resident​​NonresidentResident​​Nonresident​​Weekday (M-Th)
​Weekend (F - Su)
Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
​$150$180​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250

​​Island Park Shelter A 

First shelter when you enter the park. Closest to the foot bridge to the island.  No electricity available.  Approximate capacity is 40 people. 

​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​Business
​Resident​Nonresident​Resident​Nonresident​​Weekday (M-Th)
​Weekend (F - Su)
Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
$150​$180​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250

​​Island Park Shelter B 

Larger shelter in the back of the park.  Restrooms available. Electricity available.  Approximate capacity is 75 people.  

​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​Business
​Resident​Nonresident​Resident​Nonresident​Weekday (M-Th)
​​Weekend (F - Su)
Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
$150$180​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250

​​Olson Park Shelter

Large shelter.  Electricity available. Playground, grills, and compostable restrooms nearby.  Approximate capacity is 75 people.

​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​Business
​Resident​Nonresident​Resident​Nonresident​​Weekday (M-Th)
​Weekend (F - Su)
Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
​$150
$180​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250

​​Southeast Area Park Shelter 

Large shelter. Electricity available. Playground, grills, and restrooms nearby.  Approximate capacity is 75 people.


​​​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​​Business
​Resident​Nonresident
ResidentNonresidentWeekday (M-Th)
Weekend (F - Sun)
Half Day $55
All Day $93
Half Day $70
Full Day $117
​$150$180​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250

Wheeler Park Shelter (Rentals suspended for 2022)

Small shelter. Playground, park space, grills, and restrooms nearby.  Ele​​​​ctricity available.  Approximate capacity is 25 people. 


​Weekday Fees (M-Th)
​Weekend Fees (F-Sun)
​Business
​Resident​Nonresident​Resident​Nonresident​​Weekday (M-Th)
​​Weekend (F - Su)
Half Day $55
All Day $93
​Half Day $70
Full Day $117
$150
$180
​Half Day $125
Full Day $250
​$250

​​​​​Additional Fees

These fees are applicable to specific event details which are shared by the rental party. Not all fees apply; some may be refunded and others may be added as information is shared during the reservation process.

  • Alcohol Permit (allows beer and wine to be consumed) - $25 residents/$30 non-residents/$45 business

  • Electricity Connection Fee - $14

  • Hourly Electricity Fee - $3 per hour

  • Special Event Electricity -$50

  • Key Deposit -$50 (Refundable)

  • Staff -$12 per Hour

  • Cleaning Fee -$55​

​Park Space

Hourly Rental Fee
Resident FeeNonresident FeeCorporate
Fee per hour (minimum 2 hours)
$25/hour
$28/hour
$31/hour
Add'l hours above 6hrs. up to ​14 hrs. max.​
$20/hour
$23/hour
$26/hour

Bandemer - Fire ​Circle 

Small fire circle available for use and requires a park permit.  Park Space rental fees are applied.  Must notify Ann Arbor Fire Department with park permit number. No alcohol permitted.  Approximate capacity is 2​5 people or less.

​​​Fuller and Olson Park Athle​tic Fields: limited availability in 2022​

​Athletic fields (with soccer goals and lines) are available for rent at Fuller Park and Olson Park.  Fuller has 6 athletic fields: 5 with fences and 1 without. Olson Park has 2 athletic fields.  All users must have a paid park permit. Fields can be used for a variety of sports, such as soccer (11 vs. 11. 9 vs. 9 and 7 vs. 7), lacrosse, and ultimate frisbee. For more information, or to check availability and reserve a field, please email Jessica Black​ or call the Parks Customer Service office at 734.794.6230. Reservations must be made at least one week in advance with payment made at the time you reserve. ​