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Park Shelter Reservations
Having a party, wedding, family reunion or work event?  Take a look at Victoria's park shelters, there is one for every type of event.  The Victoria Parks and Recreation Department will begin taking reservations on January 3 for the upcoming season, and park shelters are available from May 1-October 31.

Renters of parks shelters have exclusive use of the reserved shelter; the general public has use of all amenities surrounding the park shelter.

Park Shelter Rental Information

  • Clean Up:  The reserving group is responsible for cleaning the reserved area.  All trash must be placed in the trash receptacles.
  • Alcohol:   Malt beverages (beer) and wine are permitted.
  • Glass:  Glass is not permitted
  • Tent:  If the renter is planning to set up a tent near the shelter, it must be approved by the Parks and Recreation Department at the time of rental.  The Parks and Recreation Department will call for locates.  No tents will be allowed at the Charlson Thun Community Bandstand.
  • Shelter Hours:  8 am-10 pm
Reservation Process
  • Online:  Park shelter availability can be viewed and requested online.  Click here then "Browse Facilities".
  • Call:  Call the Victoria Recreation Center at (952)443-4255.
  • Payment:  Is due prior the day of rental.  
  • Keys:  If the park shelter that you rented requires a key (Rhapsody/Lions), it will be need to be picked up and returned to the Victoria Recreation Center (8475 Kochia Lane, Victoria) front desk on the day of the rental.  The summer hours for the Victoria Recreation Center are 6 am-8 pm.
Park Shelter Rates (don't include tax)
  • Private Residents:  $30 per rental
  • Private Non-Residents:  $50 per rental
  • Non-Profit:  $20 per rental
  • Schools:  $15 per rental
Charlson Thun Community Bandstand Rate
  • Resident:  $100 (1-3 hours)
  • Non-Resident:  $150 (1-3 hours)

Lions Park Shelter #1, 1505 82nd Street
The Lions Park Shelter #1 will be under construction for the 2018 rental season. 
No reservation will be accepted at this time.

Square Feet 3,200
 Seating Capacity 102 people
Lights Yes
Electricity Yes
Number of Picnic Tables 17
Grill(s) 1
Trash Receptacles Yes
Open Space Yes
Playground Yes
Public Restrooms Yes
Refrigeration Yes
Serving Window Yes
Sink/Running Water Yes
Number of Parking Spaces 40
Accessible Access Yes
Nearby Fields Yes
Nearby Basketball Court Yes
Nearby Tennis Court Yes

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Lakeside Estates Park Shelter, 2627 Woods Drive

Square Feet 400
 Seating Capacity 24 People
Lights No
Electricity Yes
Number of Picnic Tables 6
Grill(s) 2
Trash Receptacles Yes
Open Space Yes
Playground Yes
Public Restrooms Portable
Refrigeration No
Serving Window No
Sink/Running Water No
Number of Parking Spaces Off-Street
Accessible Access Yes
Nearby Fields No
Nearby Basketball Court Yes
Nearby Tennis Court No
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Laketown Park Shelter, 9300 Red Fox Drive

Square Feet 800
 Seating Capacity 36 people
Lights Yes
Electricity Yes
Number of Picnic Tables 6
Grill(s) No
Trash Receptacles Yes
Open Space Yes
Playground Yes
Public Restrooms Portable
Refrigeration No
Serving Window No
Sink/Running Water No
Number of Parking Spaces Public Parking
Accessible Access Yes
Nearby Fields Yes
Nearby Basketball Court Yes
Nearby Tennis Court No
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Lakebridge Park Shelter, 2800 Lake Parkway

Square Feet 875
 Seating Capacity 36 people
Lights Yes
Electricity Yes
Number of Picnic Tables 6
Grill(s) 2
Trash Receptacles Yes
Open Space Yes
Playground Yes
Public Restrooms Portable
Refrigeration No
Serving Window No
Sink/Running Water No
Number of Parking Spaces 28
Accessible Access Yes
Nearby Fields Yes
Nearby Basketball Court Yes
Nearby Tennis Court No
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South Lake Virginia Shore Park Shelter, 6745 Smithtown Road

Square Feet 480
 Seating Capacity 24 people
Lights No
Electricity No
Number of Picnic Tables 4
Grill(s) No
Trash Receptacles Yes
Open Space Yes
Playground Yes
Public Restrooms Portable
Refrigeration No
Serving Window No
Sink/Running Water No
Number of Parking Spaces 5
Accessible Access Yes
Nearby Fields No
Nearby Basketball Court Yes
Nearby Tennis Court Yes
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Rhapsody Park Shelter, 2550 Vogel Farm Road

Square Feet 800
 Seating Capacity 36 people
Lights Yes
Electricity Yes
Number of Picnic Tables 6
Grill(s) No
Trash Receptacles Yes
Open Space Yes
Playground Yes
Public Restrooms Yes
Refrigeration No
Serving Window Yes
Sink/Running Water Yes
Number of Parking Spaces 20
Accessible Access Yes
Nearby Fields Yes
Nearby Basketball Court Yes
Nearby Tennis Court No
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Charlson Thun Community Bandstand, 1730 Stieger Lake Lane
The Charlson Thun Community Bandstand is a great location to hold a wedding ceremony.  

Square Feet 800
 Seating Capacity 50 inside
200 outside
Lights Yes
Electricity Yes
Number of Picnic Tables 0
Grill(s) No
Trash Receptacles Yes
Open Space Yes
Playground No
Public Restrooms Yes
(Inside City Hall)
Refrigeration No
Serving Window No
Sink/Running Water No
Number of Parking Spaces Public Parking
Accessible Access Yes
Nearby Fields No
Nearby Basketball Court No
Nearby Tennis Court No
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