Park Shelter Reservations

Park Shelters are available for reservations at the following parks: 

  • Centennial Park
  • Elm Creek Park
  • Friendship Gazebo
  • Funtastic Island
  • Rayola Park

To make a shelter reservation, click on the park name below, then fill out and submit the reservation form. Park hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

  • Park Restrooms - Open daily from dawn to dusk, March through November.
  • All park restrooms close for the winter in November 2022, weather permitting.  
  • Park restrooms will reopen in March 2023, weather permitting.  

Once you have made your shelter reservation, it cannot be changed; unless there is an unforeseen personal emergency or in the event of inclement weather. We will handle this on a case-by-case basis.

How To Make A Park Shelter Reservation: 

  1. Create a user name and password on the City Website
  2. Check your email to confirm your new user name and password (you must complete this step to proceed)
  3. Once you have completed step 2, click on the park you want to reserve and fill out and submit the form
  4. Once you have submitted the form, you will receive an automated email confirming that your application was submitted
  5. Once your form has been processed, you will receive an email with payment information and instructions on how to make your payment
  6. Please allow a minimum of 7 days for processing.
  7. Cost of shelter reservations are as follows:
    1. $30 for the first 2 hours 
    2. $10 for each additional hour

The Recreation and Culture Department Does Not post "reserved" signs on the park shelters. To ensure your occupancy, you must take your Shelter Permit with you.

For questions concerning park shelter reservations, please email our Recreation and Culture Office Clerk, Judy Cartwright, at jcartwright@cityofowasso.com or call her at 918-376-1516.

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Centennial Park

Location - 15301 East 86th Street North

Total Acres - 47

Facilities:

  • 3 Mile Walking / Jogging Trail
  • Restrooms & Water fountains
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Fishing Ponds
  • Playground Equipment
  • Disc Golf (18 holes)

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Elm Creek Park

Elm Creek Park 

Location - 12401 East 77th Place North

Total Acres - 21.75

Facilities

  • Pond - fishing is allowed, catch and release only
  • 1/2 Mile Walking/Jogging Trail
  • Restrooms 
  • Picnic Shelter near restrooms is available for reservations 
  • New Picnic Shelter near playground is available first come first served only 
  • Tennis Courts
  • Playground Equipment



Gazebo

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Friendship Park 

Location - 8400 Mingo Valley Expressway

Total Acres - 2.15

Facilities

  • Gazebo
  • Picnic Tables
  • Memorial Trees
  • Memorial Bench 

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Funtastic Island  

Location - 10320 E 116th Street North

Total Acres - 3

  • Brand new playground features
  • Swing Set Area 
  • Rubberized ground surface
  • Synthetic turf
  • Shade structures
  • Interactive splash padFI-1 

Rayola Splash Pad

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Rayola Park 

Splash pad hours are from 9:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m

Location - 8300 Owasso Expressway

Total Acres - 19

Facilities

  • 3/4 mile Walking/Trail
  • Playground Equipment
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms & Water fountain
  • Basketball Court
  • Splash Pad Annual Events
  • YMCA Hog Jog

Park Shelter Reservations Guidelines

  • All park shelter reservations must be made at least seven days in advance.
  • Please allow a minimum of 7 days for your reservation request to be processed.
  • Complete the Park Shelter Reservations Form, and you will be contacted to confirm your reservation date.
  • Please wait until you are contacted before calling to make your payment.

Once you have made your shelter reservation, it cannot be changed; unless there is an unforeseen personal emergency or bad weather. We will handle this on a case-by-case basis. 

Fees

Shelter fees are $30 for the first 2 hours and $10 for each additional hour. You can make payments by phone with a credit card and receive your shelter permit by email or pay in person at the Owasso City Hall located at 200 S. Main Street and receive your permit at that time.

Payments received for park shelter reservations are non-refundable, but we will be happy to reschedule your reservation due to bad weather. If you need to reschedule due to weather, please email jcartwright@cityofowasso.com, Recreation and Culture Office Clerk, within three business days or call 918-376-1516.

Please call 918-376-1539 with questions.

Regulations Concerning Park Usage

  • Users must obey all posted signs and city ordinances.
  • All trash must be picked up and placed in provided trash containers.
  • Users are responsible for the supervision of facilities and user groups.
  • Users are responsible for damages. Facilities will be inspected.
  • The Park Shelter Permit is your authorization to use facilities. The permit must be with you at the time of your reservation.
  • No vehicles are allowed on grass or walking trails.
  • Propane grills are allowed on days not considered a red alert day for fire danger. Charcoal grills are prohibited.
  • User permit has priority of occupancy. If someone is occupying the shelter during your reservation time, please call the Owasso Police Department Non-Emergency number at 918-272-2244 for assistance.