At this time, in addition to online reservations, in person park shelter reservations will be done by appointment only. Please email allison.botti@pittsburghpa.gov to set up an appointment.

Reserve a Facility Online!

Facility Reservation Online Application

Visit the new online Facility Rental website to create an online account and view available facilities.

The City of Pittsburgh is following state guidelines for gathering limits to be proactive with COVID-19 mitigation efforts.  These limits are currently set at: 

  • Indoor Gathering Limit—25% of maximum capacity 
  • Outdoor Gathering Limit—50% of maximum capacity 
  • This information will be updated as regulations are subject to change. 

For more information on COIVD-19 Mitigation Efforts, please visit The City of Pittsburgh COVID Response web page

Capacities listed on website and permits are normal occupancy.  Please calculate total number of allowable guests based upon the percentages above.  (For example:  If permit shows 100 person capacity—under current regulations, Indoor limit would be 25 & outdoor limit would be 50.) 

For additional assistance with the online rental process or for more information about the City of Pittsburgh's available park shelters and facilities, please review the documents available below:

Frequently Asked Questions

Picnic Shelter Regulations & Guidelines

Public Works Permits Office
611 Second Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 255-2366
Fax: (412) 255-2728