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Dane County Parks


Important Information for 2021 (subject to change):

  • All PHMDC regulations regarding COVID-19 in effect on the day of your reservation MUST be followed and supersede any of the plans submitted when your reservation was approved.
  • Parks staff will only provide services to groups that are following PHMDC guidelines.
  • If you decide to change your reservation due to COVID, our regular cancellation and change policy and fees apply.

Shelter reservations entitle you and your group to exclusive use of the designated shelter building and immediate area surrounding it. The general public may use the restrooms and nearby areas. Other facilities such as ball diamonds, play areas, and horseshoe pits are for use on a first-come, first-serve basis with a one-hour time limit if another group or individual is waiting.

Shelter Rental Conditions

Reservations must be made a minimum of two days before the first day of the reservation. Check-in is at 10:00 a.m. the day of the reservation (special arrangements may be made for earlier check-in). Check-out is at 9:30 p.m. sharp. Special events and weddings require a Special Event Permit . Please review the full list of shelter Rules and Regulations before reserving a shelter.

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