Shelter Reservations

All shelters are available to reserve

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

We are now offering shelter reservations during the winter months! Winter shelter reservations are available through March 31, 2021 and cost $20 per hour.

Reservations for the summer 2021 season (April 15 – September 15) are now open.

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: Parks.Rec@juneau.org

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): $25/hour + tax
  • Winter (September 16 – March 31): $20/hour + tax*

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

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

RECREATIONAL EQUIPMENT

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

AMPLIFIED SOUND

  • 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.

FIRES IN PARKS

  • 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.

VENDING POLICY

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 FACILITY

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

REMINDER!

No glass containers in any park.

Completed AUke Lake Wayside shelter

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 during the summer months. A public fishing dock and restrooms are a short walk away. The Caouette Cabin is only available for one reservation per day, April 15 through September 15. In the winter this cabin is used 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
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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
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Overstreet Park Shelter

Mayor Bill Overstreet Park

Our newest shelter is within Mayor Bill Overstreet Park. The park has beautiful views of Gastineau Channel, offers multiple access points to the water, interpretive signs, and the iconic and impressive whale fountain, Tahku. The Mayor Bill Overstreet Park shelter is located at the end of West 9th and West 8th Streets and at the base of the Juneau-Douglas Bridge.

Shelter Features:

  • 2 tables
  • Side bar
  • Electricity
  • On-site parking
  • Capacity 15-20 people
register online

Pioneer Pavilion

Pioneer Pavilion

Pioneer Pavilion is located within the Savikko Park complex (101 Savikko Road) near Treadwell Arena. It can be utilized as a stage or a shelter, has a large grassy area around it and restrooms nearby.

Shelter Features:

  • 2 tables
  • Electricity
  • Onsite parking
register online

Riverside Rotary Park

Located in the heart of the Mendenhall Valley at 3300 Riverside Drive, the Riverside Rotary Park shelter is great for small gatherings, especially for families with young ones. The shelter stands adjacent to the park’s playground and Gaga Ball pit with the duck pond and walking path just steps away.

Shelter Features:

  • 2 tables
  • Grill
  • Limited parking nearby
  • Capacity 15-20 people
register online

Shelter 1 at Sandy Beach

Savikko #1 at Sandy Beach

Our second most popular shelter, Savikko #1 is close to the parking lot and has moving walls to help protect you from the elements. It is just steps away from a sandy beach, playground area, two volleyball courts and the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail. The park also has public restrooms, onsite parking, and water fountain (April-September). Savikko #1 is located within the Savikko Park complex (101 Savikko Road).

Shelter Features:

  • 11 tables
  • 5 grills
  • Electricity
  • Onsite parking
  • Capacity 60-80 people
register online

Shelter 2 at Sandy Beach

Savikko #2 (Log Cabin) at Sandy Beach

Savikko #2 is our most popular shelter. Although not immediately next to, the public restrooms, parking, and water fountain (April-September) are just steps away. This shelter fills up quickly on the weekends during the summer so do not hesitate to reserve it early for your event! Savikko #2 is located within the Savikko Park complex (101 Savikko Road) which offers a sandy beach, playground area, two sand volleyball courts and the Treadwell Mine Historic Trail.

Shelter Features:

  • 11 tables
  • 6 grills
  • 2 fireplaces
  • Electricity
  • Fully enclosed
  • Capacity 60-80 people
register online