Available Picnic Facilities
Picnic shelters are available for private use by rental permit.
Large Picnic Shelters
Small Picnic Shelters
- Resident Full Day: $40 plus tax
- Non-Resident Full Day: $60 plus tax
- Oakdale Park
- Southview Park
- West St. Paul Sports Complex
To reserve a shelter, use our online reservation system, stop by the Parks and Recreation Department at the Municipal Center, or call 651-552-4150 for further information.
Note: A $100 damage deposit is required for all shelter rentals. It will be returned after event if shelter is left like it is found. Beer is allowed in parks in cans only. No glass containers allowed. Parks close at 10 p.m. Parks should be left in good condition and trash put in proper receptacles.
Available Athletic Facilities
The city offers its athletic fields, courts, and other facilities for exclusive use by rental permit only. Exclusive use refers to a group, organization, or person renting an athletic facility for their own use for games, tournaments, practices, and gatherings, including the potential exclusion of the general public. A permit is not required for informal pick-up games or general use.
To reserve an athletic facility, use our online reservation system, stop by the Parks and Recreation Department at the Municipal Center, or call 651-552-4152 for further information.
Rules for General Conduct
Parks and Recreation Rules and Regulations can be found in City Ordinance Chapter 93.
If you experience any problems while at a park and City Hall is closed, you can contact the non-emergency police number at 651-322-2323 and they will contact a police officer to assist you. If you do not have a cell phone, there is a phone located at City Hall, through the first set of doors, that is accessible 24 hours a day. If the "Rules for General Conduct Within City Parks and Recreational Areas" are not followed, you may be asked to vacate the premises and/or future permits may be denied.