The Department of Parks & Recreation has shelter houses available for the public to rent from April 1st through October 31st of each year.  The shelter rentals are available at Wesselman Park, Mesker Park, and Garvin Park. 

To enquire about reserving a shelter, please contact:

    Sheila Whitaker     swhitaker@evansville.in.gov

    Department of Parks & Recreation
    100 E. Walnut Street
    C. K. Newsome Community Center
    Evansville, IN 47713

Shelter Rentals may be made over the phone and can be charged to your Visa®, MasterCard®, or Discover®.  For a draft copy of the rental agreement, you can click on this link: Shelter House Rental Agreement (rev 4/16)

The costs for each shelter are listed below.  For more information and pictures of each shelter, please click the name of each one. 

 Wesselman 1 East or West  $90.00 plus 7% sales tax
 Wesselman 2 North or South  $90.00 plus 7% sales tax
 Mesker 3  $90.00 plus 7% sales tax
 Mesker 15 or  Mesker 17  $100.00 plus 7% sales tax
 Garvin Park  $75.00 plus 7% sales tax
A $30.00 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.

The Howell Park Shelter House may also be rented for special events.  The Howell Booster Club manages and leases the shelter house year-round.  Please contact the Howell Booster Club representative - John Drone - 812-604-6709.



Last updated: 3/7/2017 3:06:42 PM