The Fire Side Shelter is centrally located within the Park, close to the horseshoe pits, playground equipment and lots of open space. The nearby historic steam locomotive is a favorite place for kids to climb and explore. A walking/jogging trail winds through the park and along the Marys River, and the Rose Garden is within walking distance.The Fire Side Shelter is available to rent year-round.
|About the Fire Side Shelter in the Avery Park & Natural Area|
|Capacity: 25 under the roof; 200 in the surrounding area|
(view shelter's location on Avery Park & Natural Area map) (PDF)
|Fire Side Shelter Features:|
- A large barbeque
- Potable water via a nearby drinking fountain
- Ample parking
- Nearby handicap accessible restrooms (3) available for use by all park visitors.
|Rental Times & Rates|
The Fire Side Shelter is rented in 4-hour time blocks.
Your reservation time must include time to set up and tear down your
event. Your time block choices are 8 am to 12 pm; 1 pm to 5 pm; 6 pm to 10 pm. If you reserve more than one time block for
your event, the hour in between time blocks is yours at no additional
charge. Rates are:
- Mondays - Thursdays: $52 per 4-hour block ($46 per 4-hour block for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
- Fridays - Sundays and Holidays: $67 per 4-hour block ($52 per 4-hour block for IRS-certified tax-exempt organizations)
fees are subject to change without notice. Additional fees/requirements
may apply, especially for activities or events outside of a standard
group gathering. Our staff can help you determine if these fees apply to
Additional Options to Enhance Your Rental
Softball, Horseshoe, Croquet & Volleyball Equipment: Equipment
sets for playing softball, horseshoes, croquet, and volleyball are
available for rent from the Avery Office for $10 per set, per day. A
$25 credit card deposit is required (fully refunded upon return of the
Ready to make your reservation?
Call the Parks & Recreation Avery Office at (541) 766-6918.
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