Shelter Rental Information

NOTE: Electrical supply for each shelter (excluding open air): 120 Volts, 20 Amps circuits

Reservations must be made in person with payment in full at the time of making the reservation. (Cash or Check Only). ATM available in Parks Office lobby.

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Shelter #1

Shelter #1, Click for a larger imageShared restrooms, interior and exterior electrical outlets, drinking fountain, service sink, refrigerator, picnic tables, serving tables, 2 horse shoe pits, volleyball poles and bean bag toss. Seating for approx. 100. Building w/large canopy roof and small inside area. There are 5 duplex receptacles plug-ins. Shelter is located at the north end of park. Playground equipment: Climbing unit and slides. 10 to 12 picnic tables- 8/table (100-150) & three 8-ft. servings tables.

 Mon to ThuFri to Sun
Up to 150 People$50$60
151-300$80$80
301-1000$140$140
Over 1000$220$220
A $25 security deposit is required for the shelter key

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Shelter #2

Shelter #2, Click for a larger versionShared restrooms, interior and exterior electrical outlets, drinking fountain, service sink, refrigerator, picnic tables, serving tables, 2 horse shoe pits, volleyball poles. Seating for approximately 100. Building w/large canopy roof and inside area. There are 5 duplex receptacle plug-ins. Located near ponds. 10 to 12 picnic tables- 8/table (100-150) & three 8-ft. servings tables.

 Mon to ThuFri to Sun
Up to 150 People$50$60
151-300$80$80
301-1000$140$140
Over 1000$220$220
A $25 security deposit is required for the shelter key

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Shelter #3

Shelter #3, Click for a larger imageShared restrooms, limited exterior electrical outlets, drinking fountain, archery range, basketball court, volleyball poles and bean bag toss. Comfortable seating for approx. 30-50. Small building w/canopy roof – no inside area. There are 2 duplex receptacles. Located across from the baseball diamonds. Playground equipment: Climbing unit, tire swing and slides. Have 8 - 10 picnic tables- 8/table (30-40) & one 8-ft. serving table.

 Mon to ThuFri to Sun
Up to 50 People$35$40
Groups greater than 50 persons will pay the same rates as Community Park -- Shelters #1 & #2

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Shelter #4

Shelter #4, Click for a larger imageShared restrooms, limited exterior electrical outlets, drinking fountain, horseshoe pits, volleyball poles, basketball court. Comfortable seating for approx. 30-50. Small building w/canopy roof - no inside area. There are 2 duplex receptacles. Playground equipment: Climbing unit, slide and rings. Have 8 - 10 picnic tables- 8/table (30-40) & one 8-ft. serving table.

 Mon to ThuFri to Sun
Up to 50 People$35$40
Groups greater than 50 persons will pay the same rates as Community Park -- Shelters #1 & #2

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Terms of Reservation for Winnebago County Park Shelters

1. RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONTACT PERSON: a) The individual designated as the Contact Person on the attached Reservation & Use Permit must be at least 18 years or older in order to reserve a shelter. Throughout the event, the Contact Person is held responsible for the preservation of order, noise control and shelter clean-up. In addition, while occupying the shelter, the Contact Person is to have in their possession the Reservation & Use Permit. b) Use of the county park shelters is subject to municipal and county ordinances and can be terminated at the discretion of the local municipal police dept. or County Parks Dept. if any term of the Reservation & Use Permit is violated or when public safety is threatened.

2. SHELTER KEY PICK-UP & RETURN (applies to Community Park Shelters #1 & #2): remember to pick up the key, the Parks Department will not be held responsible for keys not picked up. a) Pick-up: A $25.00 deposit is required (payment via cash or check). Keys may be picked up at the Parks Dept. Office. Weekend reservation keys may be picked up prior to the rental date. Weekday reservation keys must be picked up by 4 p.m. the day of the rental. b) Key return: Weekend reservation keys must be returned by the Tuesday after the rental date. Weekday reservation keys must be returned the following weekday. Return the key to either the Parks Dept. Office or the drop box which is located in the front of the Parks Dept. building.  Cash key deposits require the key to be returned to the Parks Office.

3. CANCELLATION POLICY: Notice given at least 14 days in advance get a full refund, 13 days or less, no refund.  Cancellation must be made by ccontact person.

4. ACCESS & PARK HOURS: a) No setup or storage of items is allowed at the shelter prior to the rental date b) Restrooms, playgrounds and parking lots are to remain available for use by the general public for the duration of the reservation. c) Community Park hours: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. 

5. ARRIVAL: a) The Parks Dept. requests that a member of the rental group occupy the shelter facilities by 12:00 p.m. on the day of your reservation. The Parks Dept. offers no assurances that a reservation can be retained if a representative of the group is not present by that time.

6. PARKS EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE: a) Renters are responsible for all aspects involving the setup and running of their event. If immediate assistance is required, contact the on-call Parks employee. On weekends the on-call employee is available up until noon. Note that a minimum 2-hour call-in pay will be assessed renters requiring assistance (i.e. resetting of breakers).

7. ELECTRICAL SERVICES: a) Each shelter offers a limited number of duplex receptacles. Caution is advised when using shelter electrical services as each duplex receptacle is on a 20 amp circuit and can be easily overloaded (max. 1 coffee pot per receptacle).

8. ALCOHOL, GRILLS & TENTS: a) Shelters are not intended for use in holding public dances or beer parties. Groups having keg beer must have a Keg Beer Permit and limit consumption to persons 21 years of age or older b) Renters must obtain Parks Dept. permission in order to conduct pig or corn roasts that require grills 3 feet or more in length. c) Tents with max. of 4 inch stakes are permitted only in designated areas when the renter has obtained a valid Use Permit. Contact the Parks Dept. for location of designated areas. Tents with stakes longer than 4 inches require a permit. Tents may only be setup on the day of the reservation and must be removed the same day. Charges will be assessed for damages incurred during setup or removal of tents.

9. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES: a) Glass beverage containers are prohibited on all Parks Dept. properties. b) With the exception of nonprofit organizations, no private group or organization is allowed to sell or market items on any Parks Dept. property other than the Sunnyview Expo Center. Nonprofit organizations intending to sell or market items during a shelter reservation are required to obtain prior written permission and acquire the necessary insurance coverages one month prior to their event. c) Parking of vehicles in designated areas only. Parking on the grass or road is not allowed! d) Smoking is not allowed in any of the Parks Dept. shelter facilities. e) Dogs are only allowed in the Dog Park (off leash) and on the shared use path (on leash) with the exception of service animals.  Any other pets are not allowed within the Community Park. f) The feeding of wild animals in any county park, is strictly prohibited. g) Renters shall not remove benches, tables or other type of fixtures from any shelter unless prior permission is obtained. h) Thumb tacks, nails or similar fasteners are not to be used on any surfaces.

10. GARBAGE REMOVAL & RECYCLING: a) Renters are responsible for placing all debris in the waste receptacles available in close proximity to the facilities. It is recommended that renters bring along extra trash bags. b) Recycling containers are available for aluminum cans, plastic and cardboard.

11. CLEAN-UP & SECURING OF SHELTER: a) All supplies and equipment brought in by the renter must be removed and the renter must completely vacate the property by 11 p.m. of the shelter rental date. All shelter facilities are expected to be neat, clean and damage free at the conclusion of the reservation. If additional clean-up and/or repairs are required as a result of the reservation, the labor and material costs will be charged to the renter. b) Apart from restrooms, before leaving the site renters are to shut off all lights and proceed to lock and secure the shelter facilities including waste container (dumpster).

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Parks Department Office

625 E County Road Y
Suite 500
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Oshkosh:(920) 232-1960
Neenah:(920) 727-8641
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Expo Center

500 East Sunnyview Road
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Oshkosh:(920) 232-1962
Neenah:(920) 727-8641

Reservations - Parks And Shelters

625 E. County Road Y
Suite 500
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Oshkosh:(920) 232-1960
Neenah:(920) 727-8641

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600 Butler Avenue
Oshkosh, WI 54901
Phone: (920) 232-1941

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