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Picnic Shelters Reservations



Shelter Reservations are available from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Fee:  $26.25 per hour (includes tax) with a maximum charge of $210 for 7am to 10pm rental.


Reservations for April 8, 2016 through September 11, 2016 can be made beginning January 25th, 2016. Reservations can be made in-person at 155 S. Seward St., Rm. 218, emailed, faxed or mailed to the Juneau Parks & Recreation office.


No reservations are needed to use our shelters from September 12, 2016 through April 6, 2017, during this time shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis. We will accept shelter reservations for 2017 beginning Monday, January 30, 2017.No faxed or mailed in requests will be accepted from January 30 - February 10, 2017 (Reservations in person only during this period).


We do not accept reservations without payment.


Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and need to be made at least three (3) days prior to date of shelter use.  You may call Parks & Recreation for shelter availability at 586-5226.

  • Rental Fees are collected at the time of reservation;
  • Electricity: Savikko #1 & #2 and Twin Lakes Shelter is set on a timer from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

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.

BOUNCY HOUSE and 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 by clicking this link (click here).   

 *** Reminder:  No glass containers in any park.*******************************************

All shelters are ADA accessible

Facility Dimensions Reservation Tables In/out Grills In/out Electricity Alcohol Allowed? Maximum Capacity
Savikko #2 with 2 fireplaces (log cabin at Sandy Beach) 1458 sq. feet yes 11/varies 4/2 yes yes 70-90
Savikko #1
(near pkg lot at Sandy Beach)
1710 sq feet
yes 11/varies 4/1 yes yes 60-80
Twin Lakes street level
21 x 18
yes 2/0 no yes yes 20-25
COPE PARK Under rennovation through summer 2015 no shelter, reservation needed for field use 2 1 no yes 40-50
Marine Park Pavilion yes no no yes yes N/A
Riverside Rotary Park
12 x 20
yes 2/0 1 outside no Yes 10-15
yes N/A N/A N/A Yes N/A


First Come - First Serve Facilities

The following parks have picnic areas available on a first-come, first-served basis. Parks & Recreation does not take reservations for these areas.

  • Cope Park is currently under rennovation- 1 grills and table

  • Twin Lakes - outside 3 tables; 3 tables in small gazebo at the top of the hill

  • Melvin Park - 2 tables

  • Adair-Kennedy Park - 1 table

  • Fish Creek Park- 1 grill and picnic table

  • West Juneau Rotary Park- 1 grill and 2 tables

  • Channel Wayside Shelter- 2 grills and 2 tables