Parks & Recreation

Shelter Rental Policy


Reservations are on a first come basis and may be reserved after the first of January in the year of your reservation. To check for availability call 641-782-2000. Fill out a Park Shelter Reservation Form and submit it to 116 West Adams Street to make your reservation.

All shelter houses in the park are furnished with one trash can and 5 picnic tables to rent for $25. When renting the shelter, you have the use of the above amenities for the whole day. If you (the renter) wish to have extra tables, arrangements must be made at the time of the reservation or no less than 2 business (week) days prior to your event. Up to 6 extra tables can be rented for an additional $10 per table. During special events, holidays and at some other times, extra tables may not be available.

No sales of any kind including “garage” sales may be conducted from a park shelter. This does not include the Creston Farmers Market sales.

Seasonal Facility Policy


All park facilities are susceptible to closure due to cold weather conditions. No park facility is heated or insulated. Water pipes and fixtures can be damaged due to freezing temperature. With this under consideration all restroom facilities and water fountains will be open May 1 and closed October 15. It is up to the discretion of the Parks and Recreation Department whether the facilities will be opened later or closed earlier due to changing weather and extended forecasts.