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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 for parties 365 days in advance.   Neighborhood park shelters are available from May 1-October 3, the Lions Park Pavilion is available year-round.

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 for Lions Park Pavilion
  • Call the Parks and Recreation Department to check for available dates at 952-443-4255.
  • Complete application and submit to the Victoria Parks and Recreation Department.  Click here for the fillable application.  (Application must be submitted and paid in full before the date can be secured.)  
  • Mail or drop application and payment off at the Victoria Recreation Center.
  • Keys:  Key Fobs will need to be picked up no earlier than one day prior to the event and returned the next day after the event. Pick-up location is the Victoria Recreation Center.
  • Amenities:  Refrigerator, ice machine, tables and chairs, auxiliary port
  • View the floor plan here.
  • Rates: (Do not include tax)
  •  
    Resident
    (Mon.-Thurs.)
    Resident
    (Fri.-Sun.)
    Non-Resident
    (Mon.-Thurs.)
    Non-Resident
    (Fri.-Sun.)
    Refundable
    Security 
    Deposit
    Alcohol 
    Fee
    Government & Victoria
    Lions Club
     No Charge   No Charge
     No Charge No Charge No Charge No Charge
    Non-Profit
    Organizations
     $50/day  $100/day  $100/day $150/day $200 $200
    Private Functions  $100/day $200/day  $150/day $250/day $250 $200
    Business  $100/day  $200/day  $250/day  $350/day $250 $200
Reservation Process for Neighborhood Shelters
  • 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), it will 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.
Neighborhood 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 Pavilion, 1505 82nd Street


Square Feet 3,200
Seating Capacity w/ Tables  218 
Seating Capacity w/o Tables  468
 Standing Capacity 656
Lights Yes
Electricity Yes
Number of Plastic Tables 20
Number of Folding Chairs   100
Grill(s) 0
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
Access to Audio Port  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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