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Parks Shelter Rentals

Park Shelter & Picnic Area Reservation Information

To reserve a shelter with credit card, call 503-681-6120 or visit the Parks & Recreation Administration Office 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.

Reservations are taken beginning the first business day of January of the same year for the April 11 through October 11 park rental season.

All changes to your rental must be made at least four business days prior to your event.

Rental Shifts

All shelters and picnic areas will be available for two shifts per day:

  • First shift: 9 am to 2 pm
  • Second shift: 3 pm to Dusk (park closure)

Notes:

Inflatables and Bounce Houses are no longer allowed for private rentals in the parks.

An additional $50 clean-up fee will be charged for any mess that requires extra staff time to clean.

Rental Costs:

  
Resident
Non-Resident

Rental Information

Approval is required for:

  • Sound or music that is amplified past your rented area
  • Events in a park location not listed on this form
  • Groups/events of 50 or more in an unreserved/open area

 A Certificate of Insurance is required for the following:

  • Caterer preparing food in park
  • Rented tables, chairs, tents/ canopies, Port-a-Potties, etc.

Notes:

Bounce Houses/Inflatables are no longer allowed in parks.

Confetti of any type is not allowed in the parks.

An additional $50 clean-up fee will be charged for any mess left in the rented area that requires extra staff time to clean.

Rental Procedure

  • The rental fee is required when the reservation is made. Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover are accepted
  • Reservations are taken beginning the first business day of January of the same year for the April 11 through October 11 rental season

Site Information

All shelters and picnic areas have:

  • 120 volt electrical outlets (except Shadywood picnic area and Bicentennial shelter)
  • ADA accessibility
  • Nearby restrooms

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation should be made at the earliest possible date
  • 50% of the rental fee will be assessed if you cancel within four business days of the reservation date
  • Due to unforeseen circumstances, the City reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a reservation

General Park Rules and Regulations

  • Please clean the area following event
  •  If others will not yield your reserved area to you when requested, please call the police non-emergency number 503-629-0111
  • No staples, tacks, tape or nails are allowed to attach tablecloths, decorations, signs, etc. to picnic tables, shelters or trees
  • Permission for amplified sound may be revoked at any time if deemed disruptive under Hillsboro Municipal Code 8.24
  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted. This law is strictly enforced
  • Use of any tobacco products or vaping is not permitted. This law is strictly enforced
  • User groups may not sell food, beverages, or any items in the park without prior permission from the Parks & Recreation Department
  • Park is closed dusk to dawn
  • Motorized vehicles are prohibited except in parking areas
  • Dogs must be on leash and excrement must be removed from the park
  • There is no reserved parking. Parking is first come, first served
  • The applicant and the applicant's group are solely and completely responsible for the condition of the reserved area and to leave it in neat and clean condition, without damage
  • Any permitted special uses, including sound amplification, may be revoked for cause with no reimbursement of fees

Thank you for your patronage!