Shelter Rules

The following shelter houses (all with electricity with one exception noted below) may be reserved in advance:

  • Lower Park Shelter – Ramsey Park
  • Falls Shelter – Ramsey Park
  • Zeb Gray Shelter – Ramsey Park

(Note: Table removal is $150 from Zeb Gray Shelter)

  • Legion Park Shelter – Legion Park
  • Westside Shelter – Westside Park (no electricity)

Reservations can be made in advance by obtaining a reservation permit from the Redwood Area Community Center located at 901 Cook Street during normal business hours or online at: www.redwoodareacommunitycenter.com  Reservations will be taken from January to mid October of each year, for that year only.

Inside all shelters are six (6) picnic tables, if you need more than six (6) tables you will need to contact the Redwood Area Community Center at 507-644-2333 during normal business hours. (Please see current rate schedule for picnic tables, all picnic tables will be moved by Parks & Recreation Staff).  Please do note Westside Shelter will have four (4) picnic tables inside the shelter.

In order to receive a refund of $5 less paid amount + sales tax or reschedule your reservation, notification must be made seven full days before your scheduled date of arrival.  No full refunds will be given.

The issuance of a permit does not exempt the permittee or persons using the shelter house from the rules and regulations of the City Code relating to the parks.

WARNING: Any misuse of the permit may result in immediate revocation of the privileges. Violators will be asked to leave shelter houses at the direction of the police or park ranger.

No glass beverage containers are allowed in the parks.

 

Rental Times & Fees:
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.      Half Day $25.00 + Sales tax
5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.      Half Day $25.00 + Sales tax
10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.    Full Day $40.00 + Sales tax

Extra Picnic Tables (Please see current rate schedule for picnic tables, all picnic tables will be moved by Parks & Recreation Staff)