Thirteen of the city's 83 parks have shelters with grills that can be reserved. All other shelters are free and first-come-first-serve during park hours: 5 a.m. to 10 p.m., daily.
8202 W. 74th St.
8909 W. 179th St.
|$75 first hr
$30 additional hr
|Corporate Woods Founders' Park
9711 W. 109th St.
|Prairie Pavilion (Farmstead)**
|up to 150
includes admission for 150
8420 W. 54th Terrace
|Indian Creek Recreation Center**
|Maple Hill Park
87th & Lamar
|Santa Fe Commons**
8045 Santa Fe Drive
|Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center (TRAC)* **
Reservations should be made at least two weeks in advance, and can be completed online (excludes four parks), by phone at 913-895-6390 or in person off at the Matt Ross Community Center, 8101 Marty Street. There is a $5 permit fee for each reservation; however, that fee is waived if you book online.
* Tomahawk Ridge is available for rental, Memorial Day to Labor Day only. Grilling is not allowed, and the price does not include pool admission.
**Farmstead: Cannot be reserved online; call 913-895-6390 to reserve. A $10 permit fee will be added for each reservation.