Picnic Shelters

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  3. Shelters

Reservation Policy

Persons interested in reserving the picnic shelters can stop by the Spearfish Rec and Aquatics Center (122 Recreation Lane) office during regular business hours, which are 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday or call 722-1430, email Rentals, stop by the center or online.

Reservations can be made up to one year in advance. Download a Reservation Request Form  (PDF).

Permit Copies & Placement

The Picnic Shelter Reservation Permit will be a four-sheet carbon copy permit and will include: 

  • Date of function
  • Name of party
  • Phone number of party
  • Shelter location
  • Signature of a city official
  • Time of function

The copies will be distributed as follows:

  • One copy retained by the public works office
  • One copy retained by the reserving party
  • One copy retained by the Spearfish Police department
  • One copy to be posted at the shelter by the reserving party

It will be the responsibility of the renter to place the permit on the clipboards provided at the shelter at least one day in advance of the event. If the shelter has not been rented, it will be available on a first come first served basis.

Loading & Unloading in the Parks

Renters are not permitted to drive into the Parks to unload. All loading and unloading must be done from the streets or parking lots.

Placing a Reservation