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Sheila Whitaker,
Secretary

Parks and Recreation
100 E Walnut St
C.K. Newsome Community Center
Evansville, IN 47713
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  • Phone:  (812) 435-6141
  • Fax:  (812) 435-6142
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  • Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Shelter House Rentals

Wesselman Park Shelter HouseShelter Houses are at Wesselman Park, Mesker Park, Garvin Park, and Howell Park. Wesselman, Mesker, and Garvin shelter houses are available for rent from April 1 to October 31, while Howell is available to rent year round.

Reserve a Shelter

Call Sheila Whitaker with Parks & Recreation at 812-435-6141 with any questions and to reserve a shelter.

Shelter House Rental Information

View/download the PDF information sheet for each shelter with photos by clicking each shelter house name below:

Wesselman 1 East or West $90, plus 7% sales tax
Wesselman 2 North or South $90, plus 7% sales tax
Mesker 3 $90, plus 7% sales tax
Mesker 15 or Mesker 17 $100,  plus 7% sales tax
Garvin Park $75, plus 7% sales tax

Shelter House Rental forms can be found by clicking here.

A $30 Key/Cleaning Deposit is to be paid by Cash or Check when picking up the key. Deposit is refundable when key is returned and shelter is left in satisfactory condition. 

Rentals may be made over the phone and can be charged to your Visa®, MasterCard®, or Discover®.

Howell Park Shelter House

The Howell Booster Club manages and leases the Howell Park shelter house year-round. Please contact the Howell Booster Club representative, John Drone at (812) 604-6709.