Shelter Reservations

All shelters are available to reserve

  • Between 7:00am and 10:00pm
  • First-come, first-served

Summer 2024 shelter reservations (April 15–September 15) are now open.

Reservations for the Winter 2024-2025 (September 16 – April 14) will open on Monday, June 24, at 8:00 a.m.

Reservations are accepted:

  • On a first-come, first-served basis
  • At least three (3) days prior to date of shelter use
  • Online, in-person, emailed, by mail, or fax
register online
In-Person: 155 S. Seward St. Room 218
Email: [email protected]
Mail: 155 S. Seward St., Juneau, AK 99801
Fax: 907.586.4589

Rental fees are due at the time of reservation.

  • Summer (April 15 – September 15): $30/hour + tax*
  • Winter (September 16 – March 31): $25/hour + tax*

*The winter shelter rate is lower due to reduced maintenance. Maintenance will vary depending on weather and staff availability. Rates effective 1.1.2023.

Credit or refunds will only be given if notification is received at least seven days prior to the reserved date.

  • No service charge for a reschedule
  • $10 service charge for refunds

Reschedules must be requested at least one (1) business day prior to the reserved date.


  • Badminton, bocce ball, corn hole bags, croquet, horseshoes and volleyballs are available to rent with a shelter reservation.


  • Live bands, speaker systems, and bullhorns are authorized by special permit only and must be approved by the director. An amplified sound permit is NOT needed for cellphones or portable handheld speakers.


  • Per CBJ Code 67.01.090 (j) Fires.  No person shall make or assist in making any fire within fifty feet of any building or other improvement except in established fireplaces or barbecue pits, and no person shall allow a fire to burn in a manner dangerous to persons or property or to be left unattended.
  • Per Park Policy:  No fires are allowed above the ‘logline’ at Savikko.


If you are using a vendor at CBJ Parksite for catering or entertainment, that vendor must have a valid CBJ vending permit displayed on site at your event. They are subject to JPD ticketing of violations. Contact Parks & Recreation Administrative Office for details at 586-5226. Vending Permit Applications are available in the forms section above.


  • Misuse of the facility or failure to conform to the rules will be sufficient reason for denying future facility rental.


No glass containers in any park.

Auke Lake Wayside Park

The Auke Lake Wayside shelter is located off the parking lot of Auke Lake at 10680-10998 Glacier Highway. Auke Lake Wayside Park features a boat launch and a winding 1.2-mile interpretive trail through the woods.

Shelter Features:

  • 1 table
  • Onsite parking
  • Capacity 15-20 people
register online

Channel Wayside Shelter

Channel Wayside

Channel Wayside Park offers stunning views of the Gastineau Channel with walking access down to the water and restrooms nearby. The Channel Wayside Park and shelter are located at 3001-3141 Channel Drive.

Shelter Features:

  • 2 tables
  • Grill
  • Onsite parking
  • Capacity 25-30 people
register online

Caouette Memorial Cabin at Twin Lakes

John Caouette Memorial Cabin at Twin Lakes

A beautiful cabin sitting on the southern shore of Twin Lakes, the John Caouette Memorial Cabin is ideal for intimate gatherings year-round. A public fishing dock and restrooms (April-September) are a short walk away. The Caouette Cabin is only available for one reservation per day. In the winter when the cabin is not rented, it is open to the public as a warming shelter for ice skaters once the lake freezes over.

Shelter Features:

  • Benches inside
  • 2 tables outside
  • Electricity
  • On-site parking
  • Capacity 15-20 people
register online

Marine Park Pavilion

Marine Park Pavilion

Located within Marine Park on Juneau’s waterfront, Marine Park Pavilion is central to the heart of downtown. Free 2-hour street parking or paid hourly parking is available in the Marine Parking Garage (spaces 5-25 only) or at the Shoppers Lot across from the Merchant’s Wharf. Public restrooms can be found across the street at the south end of City Hall.

Shelter Features:

  • 3 benches
  • Electricity
register online