Park Shelter Reservations

Park Shelters are available for reservations at the following parks: 

  • Centennial Park
  • Elm Creek Park
  • Friendship Gazebo
  • Funtastic Island
  • Rayola Park

To make a shelter reservation, click on the park name below then fill out and submit the reservation form. Park hours are from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

  • Park Restrooms - Open daily from dawn to dusk, March through November.
  • All park restrooms will be closed for the winter in November 2019, weather permitting.  
  • Park restrooms will reopen March 2020, weather permitting.  

Once you have made your shelter reservation, it cannot be changed; unless there is an unforeseen personal emergency or in the event of inclement weather. We will handle this on a case by case basis.

How To Make A Park Shelter Reservation: 

  1. Create a user name and password on the City Website
  2. Check your email to confirm your new user name and password (you must complete this step in order to proceed)
  3. Once you have completed step 2, click on the park you are wanting to reserve and fill out and submit the form
  4. Once you have submitted the form, you will receive an automated email confirming that your application was submitted
  5. Once your form has been processed, you will receive an email with payment information and instructions on how to make your payment
  6. Please allow a minimum of 7 days for processing.
  7. Cost of shelter reservations are as follows:
    1. $30 for the first 2 hours 
    2. $10 for each additional hour

The Recreation and Culture Department Does Not post "reserved" signs on the park shelters. To ensure your occupancy, you must take your Shelter Permit with you.

For questions concerning park shelter reservations, please email Tina Mushrush at tmushrush@cityofowasso.com, Recreation and Culture Permit Clerk, at 918-376-1539.

Important Announcement

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Centennial Park 

Location - 15301 East 86th Street North

Total Acres - 47

Facilities:

  • 3 Mile Walking / Jogging Trail
  • Restrooms & Water fountains
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Fishing Ponds
  • Playground Equipment
  • Disc Golf (18 holes)

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Elm Creek Park 

Location - 12501 E. 77th Street North

Total Acres - 21.75

Facilities

  • 1/2 Mile Walking/Jogging Trail
  • Restrooms & Water Fountains
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Tennis Courts
  • Playground Equipment

Important Information - 6/13/2019
Elm Creek Park
Bank Stabilization and Playground Equipment Plans

Over the last five (5) years, the City has been evaluating solutions to the erosion and deterioration of portions of the Elm Creek Park pond.

We examined a variety of possibilities, knowing it is imperative we address these challenges for long term stability.

Furthermore, the City’s master plan includes a renovation of the Elm Creek playground. Due to the age of the current playground equipment, as well as safety concerns, we believe it is in the best interest of the City as well as all park patrons to remove the existing playground equipment. We plan to replace it with a more modern, upgraded feature.

The City is currently completing the design for both of these areas and will soon be going out to bid for construction. During the construction phase, the City anticipates Elm Creek Park being completely closed for the duration of construction.

Firm dates have not yet been established.

The City will host public meetings prior to construction to inform citizens on all project details. Meeting dates will be announced once a bid has been accepted.  

Gazebo

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Friendship Park 

Location - 8400 Mingo Valley Expressway

Total Acres - 2.15

Facilities

  • Gazebo
  • Picnic Tables
  • Memorial Trees

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Funtastic Island

*Funtastic Island will be closed for maintenance July 15-17 

and will re-open July 18th! 

Location - 10320 E 116th Street North

Total Acres - 3

Facilities:

  • Multiple swings
  • Climbing apparatus
  • Slides
  • Other playground equipment
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms & Water fountains

Rayola Splash Pad

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Rayola Park 

Splash pad hours are from 9:00 a.m - 9:00 p.m
Splash pad is now OPEN for the season.
It will close for the winter in November of 2019, weather permitting.

Location - 8300 Owasso Expressway

Total Acres - 19

Facilities

Park Shelter Reservations Guidelines

  • All park shelter reservations must be made at least 7 days in advance.
  • Please allow a minimum of 7 days for your reservation request to be processed.
  • Complete the Park Shelter Reservations Form and you will be contacted to confirm your reservation date.
  • Please wait until you are contacted before calling to make your payment.

Once you have made your shelter reservation, it cannot be changed; unless there is an unforeseen personal emergency or bad weather. We will handle this on a case by case basis. 

Fees

Shelter fees are $30 for the first 2 hours and $10 for each additional hour.You can make payments by phone with a credit card and receive your shelter permit by email or pay in person at the Owasso City Hall located at 200 S. Main Street and receive your permit at that time.

Payments received for park shelter reservations are non-refundable, but we will be happy to reschedule your reservation due to bad weather. If you need to reschedule due to weather, please, email Tina Mushrush, Recreation and Culture Clerk, within 3 business days or call 918-376-1539.

Please call 918-376-1539 with questions.

Regulations Concerning Park Usage

  • Users must obey all posted signs and city ordinances.
  • All trash must be picked up and placed in trash containers that are provided.
  • Users responsible for supervision of facilities and user group.
  • Users are responsible for damages. Facilities will be inspected.
  • The Park Shelter Permit is your authorization to use facilities. The permit must be with you at the time of your reservation.
  • No vehicles are allowed on grass or walking trails.
  • Propane grills are allowed on days that are not considered red alert day for fire danger. Charcoal grills are prohibited.
  • User permit has priority of occupancy. If someone is occupying the shelter during your reservation time, please call the Owasso Police Department Non-Emergency number 918-272-2244 for assistance.