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PermitsReservationsWhy not plan your next event at one of the 75 beautiful parks in the Des Moines park system? A city park is a great location for family reunions, birthday parties, baby showers and school outings. Our park system provides 9 enclosed shelters and 31 open air shelters which can be reserved for your private event.  Seating capacity varies from 12 to 100, depending on the shelter.

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  • Open Air Shelters

Ashby Park Open Air Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 32
  • Restroom attached
  • Electric outlets on pole
  • Grills
  • Playground and Splash Pad in Park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40 per day, 10:00 am - 9:00pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Ashfield Park Open Air Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 25
  • Restroom attached
  • Grill
  • Playground and Wading Pool in Park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am -9:00pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Beaverdale Park Open Air Shelter

  •   Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •   Capacity: 32
  •   Electric outlet
  •   Playground in Park
  •   Portable Restroom
  •   No alcohol allowed
  •   $40.00 per day  10:00 am - 9:00 pm 
  •   Reserve online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Belle Turner Park Open Air Shelter

  •  Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •  Capacity: 18
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Playground in park
  •  No restroom
  •  Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day  10:00 am - 9:00 pm 
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  • Enclosed Shelters

Birdland/Ding Darling Enclosed Shelter

  • Open Year Around (Heat/Air Conditioning)
  • Capacity: 125
  • Handicap accessible
  • Restrooms inside
  • Prep area with electric outlets
  • Off street parking
  • Playground nearby
  • Grills
  • Alcohol allowed (can beer only)
  • $200 Monday - Thursday, $240 Friday, Saturday, or Sunday
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  • Open Air Shelters

Brook Run Park Open Air Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 18
  • Handicap Accessible
  • No electric
  • Portable restroom
  • Playground
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Chamberlain Park Open Air Shelter

  •  Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •  Capacity: 18
  •  No electric
  •  Portable Restroom
  •  Playground
  •  Grill
  •  No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Cheatom Park Open Air Shelter

  •  Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •  Capacity: 50
  •  Electrical Outlets
  •  Restroom attached
  •  Grill
  •  Playground
  •  No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Columbus Park Open Air Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •  Capacity: 18
  •  No electric
  •  Portable Restroom
  • Playground and spray ground in park
  •  No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am-9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Drake Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •  Capacity: 32
  •  Restroom attached
  • Grill
  • Wading Pool in park
  •  No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Evelyn K Davis Park North Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 80
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Electrical Outlet
  • Restroom attached
  • Grills
  • Playground and Spray ground in park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am -9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Evelyn K Davis Park South Open Shelter

  •  Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 48
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Restroom in park
  • Grills
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am - 9:00 pm 
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  • Open Air Shelters

Ewing Park Ashley Oakland Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 24
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Playground in park
  • Restroom in park
  • Electric Outlet
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am -9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Fairmont Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 24
  • Grill
  • Playground and Spray ground in park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Good Park Open Air Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 32
  • Portable restroom
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Playground and spray ground in park
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am -9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Grandview Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 50
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Playground in park
  • Electric Outlet
  • Restroom attached
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am -9:00 pm 
  • Reserve Online
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  • Enclosed Shelters

Grandview-Mahaffey Enclosed Shelter

  • Open Year Around (Heat/Air Conditioning)
  • Capacity: 50
  • Restroom inside
  • Prep area with 2 sinks
  • Additional seating under canopy outside
  • Off street parking
  • Playground nearby
  • Grills
  • Alcohol allowed (can beer only)
  • $180 Monday - Thursday, $200 Friday, Saturday, or Sunday
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  • Open Air Shelters

Greenwood Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 24
  • Restroom in park
  • Playground and spray ground in park
  • Grill
  •  No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Enclosed Shelters

Greenwood-Jay Spence Enclosed Shelter

  •      Open Year Around (Heat/Air Conditioning)
  •      Capacity: 35
  •      Handicap Accessible
  •      Public Restrooms attached
  •      Prep area with sink and electric outlets
  •      Playground & Spray ground nearby
  •      Grill
  •      No alcohol allowed
  •      $80.00 Monday-Thursday  $100.00 Friday, Saturday or Sunday
  •      Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Laurel Hill Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 24
  • Handicap accessible
  • Portable Restroom
  • Grill
  • Playground in park 
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am - 9:00 pm 
  • Reserve Online
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  • Enclosed Shelters

MacRae Enclosed Shelter

  •   Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •   Capacity: 50
  •   Public restrooms
  •  Prep area with electrical outlets
  •  No playground
  •  Grill
  •  Alcohol allowed (can beer only)
  • $80.00 Monday-Thursday  $100.00 Friday, Saturday or Sunday
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  • Enclosed Shelters

MacRae W.C Walker Enclosed Shelter

  •    Open Year Around (Heat/Air Conditioning)
  •    Capacity: 44
  •   Handicap Accessible
  •    Restrooms Inside
  •    Prep area with sink and electric outlets
  •    No playground
  •    Grill
  •    Alcohol allowed (can beer only)
  •    This shelter is located by tennis courts
  •    $80.00 Monday-Thursday  $100.00 Friday, Saturday or Sunday
  •    Reserve Online
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  • Enclosed Shelters

Martin Luther King Enclosed Shelter

  • Open Year Around (Heat/Air Conditioning)
  • Capacity: 80
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Restrooms Inside
  • Kitchen Area-sink, refrigerator, oven and microwave oven
  • Playground and splash pool nearby
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $70.00 for first two hours, and $20.00 each additional hour
  • Monday-Friday 4:00 pm to 11:00 pm
  • Saturday or Sunday 8:00 am to 11:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

McHenry Park North Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 64
  • Handicap accessible
  • Restroom attached
  • Electric Outlet
  • Playground and Spray ground in park
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am -9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

McHenry Park South Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 60
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Electric Outlets
  • Playground and spray ground in park
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Pete Crivaro Park Large Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 100
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Prep area with electric outlets
  • Grills
  • Restrooms in park
  • Playground and Splash Pad in park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $60.00 10:00 am-3:00 pm or 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm $120.00-10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Pete Crivaro Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 32
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Electric Outlet
  • Restrooms attached
  • Grill
  • Playground and Splash pool in park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am - 9:00 pm.
  • Reserve Online
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  • Enclosed Shelters

Pioneer Park Enclosed Shelter

  •   Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •   Capacity: 50
  •   Public restrooms
  •   Prep area with electrical outlets
  •   Playground
  •   Grill
  •  No alcohol allowed
  • $80.00 Monday-Thursday  $100.00 Friday, Saturday or Sunday
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Pioneer Park Large Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 100
  • Electric Outlets
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Restroom in park
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $60.00 10:00 am-3:00 pm or 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm $120.00 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Pioneer Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 18
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Restroom in park
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Prospect Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 32
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Restroom in park
  • Playground in park
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am- 9:00 pm
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  • Open Air Shelters

Redhead Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 12
  • Playground in park
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am to 9:00 pm 
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  • Open Air Shelters

Riley Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 36
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Portable restroom
  • Grill
  • Playground in park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am to 9:00 pm 
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Sargent Park East Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 20
  • Portable Restroom
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am to 9:00 pm 
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  • Open Air Shelters

Sargent Park West Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 20
  • Handicap accessible
  • Playground and spray ground in park
  • Restroom in park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day  10:00 am - 9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Sheridan Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 24
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Playground in park
  • Grill
  • Restroom in park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am- 9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Tower Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 50
  • Playground and spray ground in park
  • Portable restroom
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am -9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Enclosed Shelters

Union Park East-Bill/Nellie Ritchie Enclosed Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity:  50
  • Electrical outlets on wall
  • Portable Restroom
  • Grill
  • Playground and splash pool in park
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $80.00 Monday-Thursday  $100.00 Friday, Saturday or Sunday
  • Reserve Online
  
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  • Open Air Shelters

Union Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 24
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Restroom attached
  • Playground and Splash Pad in park
  • Grill
  •  No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am -9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Enclosed Shelters

Union Park West-Margaret Swanson Enclosed Shelter

  •   Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  •   Capacity: 50
  •   Handicap Accessible
  •   Restroom Inside
  •   Prep area with sink and electrical outlets
  •   Playground and Splash Pad in park
  •  Grill
  •  No alcohol allowed
  • $80.00 Monday-Thursday  $100.00 Friday, Saturday or Sunday
  • Reserve Online 
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  • Open Air Shelters

Westchester Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 50
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Playground in park
  •  Portable restroom
  • Grill
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am-9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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  • Open Air Shelters

Woodlawn Park Open Shelter

  • Rentable Mid-April to Mid-October
  • Capacity: 18
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Playground and Spray ground in park
  • Portable restroom
  • No alcohol allowed
  • $40.00 a day 10:00 am- 9:00 pm
  • Reserve Online
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