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Picnic Shelter & Facility Rentals

Perfect picnic spots are just a short drive away. Oakland County Parks has seven locations for special occasions such as company picnics, family reunions, birthday parties and more.

All picnic facilities offer:

  • Sites, shelters & tents for groups of 20- 1,000
  • Large outdoor cooking grills, sand volleyball and horseshoes pits
  • Special packages for Mobile Recreation units, including Climbing Tower, Inflatable Bouncers and more
  • Any merchandise to be sold, or banner to be hung, must obtain prior approval.

View Printable Picnic Shelter and Facility Rentals.

Check out our rentals

Addison Oaks

1480 West Romeo Road, nine miles north of Rochester
Call to reserve: 248-693-2432

  Beachfront Lakeview  Timber Ridge
Guest Capacity175 175 175 
Rental Fee
Friday-Sunday and Holidays
Rental Fee
Parking Capacity200200200

Catalpa Oaks
27705 Greenfield Road, Southfield MI 48076
Call to reserve: 248-424-7081

  Catalpa Pavilion
Guest Capacity128 
Rental Fee (Mon-Fri)$150
Rental Fee (Sat-Sun-Hol)$250
Parking Capacity148

Groveland Oaks 
14555 Dixie Highway at Grange Hall Road
Call to reserve: 248-634-9811

  Matthews Island Paradise Island  
Guest Capacity  50100
Rental Fee$150 $200
Parking Capacity50 50 

Independence Oaks 
9501 Sashabaw Road, 2 ½ miles north of I-75, exit 89
Call to reserve: 248-625-0877

Fire rings and water frontage at some sites. Fireplace at Twin Chimneys.

  Twin Chimneys Pine Grove  Moraine Knoll   Beach Cove 
Guest Capacity 800+300500150
Rental Fee $450 $275$350$275
Parking Capacity 250 11714345


  Lake View   Lake Point Trail Side  
Guest Capacity 20080175
Rental Fee $275$275$250
Parking Capacity 69 2560


Lyon Oaks 
52251 Pontiac Trail, Lyon Township
Call to reserve: 248-424-7081

  Wood's Edge 
Guest Capacity 150/area; 75/pavilion  
Rental Fee $200 
Parking Capacity  50 


For both waterparks:
All reservations must be completely booked one business day  (Mon.- Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.) before the desired reservation date. No exceptions. Purchase of an admission ticket (or season pass) is required for all people entering the park to access the shelter. Early/late season and holiday restrictions apply. Reservation Terms and Conditions

Red Oaks Waterpark 
1455 East 13 Mile Road, between John R and Dequindre roads
Red Oaks Waterpark does not offer public shelter rentals. Weekday rentals for registered groups only, Monday-Friday between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. No shelters are rented without a group reservation. Group reservations are for 20 or more guests who are affiliated with a nonprofit or government agency. See group terms and conditions for more information.

Waterford Oaks Waterpark 
1702 Scott Lake Road, between Watkins Lake Road and Dixie Highway
Call to reserve: 248-858-0916

  Poolside Pavilion  Pine Cove
  (30' x 50' Tent) 
Guest Capacity 75200
Rental Fee 

$55 (Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.)

$160 (Sat./Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.)

$55 (Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-3 p.m.)

$160 (Sat./Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.)


Waterford Oaks Park
2800 Watkins Lake Road, between Scott Lake and Pontiac Lake Road.
Call to reserve: 248-858-0916

Special Waterford Oaks Waterpark rates available for summer facility rentals at Lookout Lodge, Activity Center, Paradise Pavilion and Parkview Shelter. Call for more information and requirements.

Lookout Lodge
Available for rent year-round. Features a fireplace, eating/meeting room and food preparation area, modern restrooms, deck, scenic overlook and select audio/video equipment.

 $275/6 hrs.        Monday-Sunday
 $125/4 hrs. for Meetings Only       Monday-Friday       
 $200 Security Deposit required without Alcohol: 
 $300 with Alcohol

Waterford Oaks Activity Center
Open floor plan accommodating 200, plus adjacent bar area, coat room, dance floor and select audio- visual equipment.     

$375/6 hrs. Monday-Sunday
$125/4 hrs. for Meetings Only
 $200 Security Deposit required without Alcohol:
 $300 with Alcohol


Paradise Peninsula Pavilion  Parkview 
  (30' x 50' Tent) 
Guest Capacity  300500
Rental Fees $200/day
Mon. - Sunday

$200 Security Deposit required
without Alcohol:
$300 with Alcohol
Mon. - Sunday

$200 Security Deposit required
$300 with Alcohol
Parking Capacity 200300