District Shelters

The Belvidere Park District Shelters are available for your family picnic, reunion, graduation or whatever occasion you may want to celebrate. Ten picnic shelters, in various park locations, are available to rent April thru October. Group sizes for each shelter are recommended. Nearby amenities will vary but include grill, electricity, playgrounds, restrooms and the Kishwaukee Riverfront Path. Playgrounds are open to the public and are not reserved for the shelter groups. Please read your reservation form for specific rules and regulations.

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  • Kiddieland – Off of Lincoln Avenue in the northeast side of the park. Shelter can accommodate up to 120 individuals.
  • Cottonwood – Off of Locust Street near the Maintenance Center. Shelter can accommodate up to 120 individuals.
  • Whispering Pines – Off of South Appleton Road in the center section of Belvidere Park. Shelter can accommodate up to 100 individuals.
  • Bloom – Off of South Appleton Road in the north section of Belvidere Park near the Administration Building. Shelter can accommodate up to 30 individuals.
  • Sugar Maple – In the east center section of Belvidere Park near the dam. Shelter can accommodate up to 100 individuals.
  • Fridh Park – 20 acre park with amenities which includes soccer and softball fields, playground and restrooms. Shelter can accommodate up to 120 individuals.
  • Aberdeen Park – Located on Orth Road east of Olson Road. Shelter includes electricity and a grill. Park amenities include restrooms, playground, soccer field, tennis courts, sand volleyball court, ball diamond, horseshoe pits, shuffleboard court and a path. Shelter can accommodate up to 50 individuals.
  • Doty Park – 365 W. Locust Avenue. Shelter can accommodate up to 60 individuals.
  • Prairie Fields – 1111 Fairgrounds Road. Is our main sports complex and it has 2 shelters at this park that can accommodate up to 150 individuals at each shelter. Red Shelter = 150 individuals and is 512 yards from parking lot, Green Shelter = 150 individuals and is 217 yards from parking lot.

SHELTER RESERVATIONS

Shelters are available for your family picnic, reunion, graduation or whatever occasion you may want to celebrate. Seven picnic shelters, in various park locations, are available to rent April thru October. Cost of the shelters range from $25 to $50. Reservation forms must be completed at the Rivers Edge Recreation Center – 1151 W. Locust Street and are taken 48 hrs in advance. Please note that NO ALCOHOL IS ALLOWED on Park District property and no large audio is allowed. Playground areas are for the public and cannot be reserved with your shelter.

Registration Hours:

8:30 am-7:00 pm, Monday – Thursday
8:30 am-8:00 pm, Friday
1:00 pm-8:00 pm, Saturday
No Registration on Sunday