Outdoor Shelter Reservations


Looking for an outdoor space to hold a birthday party, baby shower, family reunion, or other event?  Shelters at City of Statesville parks offer the perfect outdoor setting for your next event. 

The Statesville Recreation & Parks Department has 7 parks with rentable shelter space!


Shelter Reservation Fees: All shelters are available at a flat rate of $15 per hour. Our aim is to keep our beautiful outdoor spaces accessible and affordable for everyone in our community.

How to Make a Reservation

Ready to book your spot? Choose from any of the following convenient methods:

Call Us: Reach out at 704-878-3429.

Visit Us: Drop by our Administrative Office at 1875 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

Online: Make a reservation below.

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Shelter Rental Rules & Regulations

To ensure everyone enjoys a safe and pleasant experience, we ask that all shelter reservations adhere to specific Rental Rules & Regulations. 

We ask that you take a moment to familiarize yourself with these guidelines before your event.

Download Rules & Regulations

Special Event Requests

Planning something big? Some events might need a little extra planning and approval.

If your reservation request involves a larger gathering or special requirements, please visit our the 'Special Events' page at the link below for more information on submitting a Special Event Application.

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Frequently Asked Questions:


How many people can a shelter hold?

A: Most shelters have between 6-10 picnic tables.

Do the shelters have grills, or can I bring my own?

A: Shelters do not have grills. You can bring your own grill, but gas grills are the only types of grills permitted in our parks.

Can I rent the “big” shelter at MLKJ Park?

A: There is not a “big” shelter. East Shelter 1 and East Shelter 2 sit side by side resembling one shelter, but it is actually two shelters that are rented separately.

Can I have an inflatable?

A: Yes, inflatables are permitted, but there are specific requirements.

You must pay an additional $25 non-refundable inflatable fee. Inflatables must be powered by a generator and not plugged in to any outlets. NO waterslides or water inflatables. The inflatable company of your choosing must have liability insurance on file with the Administrative Office or be able to present a copy. We currently have Old Time Concessions and Mr. Bounce on file with insurance.

City of Statesville Parks with available Shelter Rentals:

Caldwell Park

Caldwell Park

625 E. Broad St.

Statesville, NC 28677

704-878-3429
Garfield Park

Garfield Park

409 Garfield St.

Statesville, NC 28677

704-878-3429
Harris Park

Harris Park

1345 Lerain Ct.

Statesville, NC 28677

704-878-3429
Kimbrough Park

Kimbrough Park

1833 E. Greenbriar Road

Statesville, NC 28625

704-878-3429
Martin Luther King Jr Park

Martin Luther King Jr Park

911 Lakewood Dr.

Statesville, NC 28677

704-878-3429
McClure Park

McClure Park

1230 Museum Rd.

Statesville, NC 28625

704-878-3429
Statesville Park & Soccer Complex

Statesville Park & Soccer Complex

2012 Simonton Rd.

Statesville, NC 28625

704-878-3429

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