Recreation Department

Shelter Reservations 

The City of Papillion has three large shelters that are available to large groups for a rental fee of $30.00 per time (4) hour time slots.  Time slots are; 6:00-10:00 am, 10:00 am-2:00 pm, 2:00-6:00 pm or 6:00-10:00 pm.

  • Halleck Park Shelter
  • City Park Shelter
  • Grange Shelter at Walnut Creek
  • All other city park shelters are used on a first come, first serve basis. 

To reserve a shelter, please call the Recreation Department at 402-597-2041, payment is required at the time of reservation.

Shelter Rules and Regulations

  • If substantial activity is planned that requires the use of additional city resources, facilities and/or infrastructure, the lessee will be referred to the City Clerk for an Event Permit Application.
  • If the renter requests the use of a bounce house, they must supply the City with a Certificate of Liability Insurance in the amount of $5 million general aggregate, $1 million per occurrence listing the City of Papillion as additional insured.
  • Alcoholic beverages are not allowed at any City parks without written permission from the Papillion City Council.
  • When reserving a shelter in any city park through the Papillion Recreation Department, please be aware that you are only reserving the shelter and not the restroom facilities or the area surrounding the shelter.
  • Please have a copy of the permit with you on your scheduled date at the shelter.
  • Permit fee is NON-REFUNDABLE.

Halleck Park Shelter

Located at the east end of Halleck Park across from the Lake Halleck.  This newly renovated shelter provides seating for 120 or more people, parking, restrooms, picnic tables, electrical outlets and outdoor grills.  Nearby amenities include:  fishing, playground equipment, horseshoe pits, tennis court, basketball courts, walking path and handicap access.  New renovated items in 2016 include, a new roof, LED lighting, all new concrete inside and out, new picnic tables, two new large grills, renovated bathrooms with new tile and floors.

City Park Shelter

Located on the northwest corner of 84th and Lincoln Street.  This large shelter provides seating for 150 or more people, parking, restrooms, picnic tables, electrical outlets, and outdoor grills.  Nearby amenities include: playground equipment, walking path and handicap access.

 

Grange Shelter at Walnut Creek (east side of lake)

Located in the east side of Walnut Creek Lake and Recreation Area.  This large shelter provides seating for 80 or more people, parking, restrooms, picnic tables, and outdoor grills.  Nearby amenities include: fishing, playground equipment, a 3.1 mile walking path around the lake, handicap access and a great view of the lake.  Walnut Creek is a pack in, pack out park, so all trash must be picked up and taken out on your own.

 

Other Shelters - First Come First Serve

Walnut Creek Lake and Recreation Area - Walnut Creek Recreation Area has 3 smaller shelters located in the park, one on the east side and 2 on the west side of the lake.  For more information, call 402-592-8877.

Schwer Park - Amenities include:  parking, restrooms, picnic tables, electrical outlets and outdoor grills.  Nearby amenities include:  fishing pond, playground equipment, water splash park, walking paths and handicap access.

Tara Hills Park - Amenities include:  picnic tables and outdoor grills.  Nearby amenities include:  playground equipment, grills, horseshoe pits, tennis courts, basketball court, sand volleyball courts, walking paths, a bathroom out house and handicap access

Monarch Park - Amenities include:  playground equipment, outdoor grills and a t-ball field.

Overland Hills Park - Amenities include:  playground equipment, outdoor grills and a t-ball field.

7th Street Park - Amenities include:  playground equipment.

Hickory Hills Park - Amenities include:  playground equipment, outdoor grills, horseshoe pits and a walking trails.