Picnic Shelters

 

Click Here to see all picnic shelter booking opportunities from May 1 - September  30, 2024.

Enjoy picnics in five New Westminster parks with picnic shelters conveniently located next to playgrounds, washrooms, green spaces, pathways, and waste bins.

Please note that fire restrictions only allow propane, butane, and charcoal barbecues, and they are not permitted during a fire ban (check the homepage for seasonal updates). Please bring your own cooking equipment as there are no available cooking facilities or briquette disposal bins.

 


PICNIC SHELTER FEES

Fee is for a 5-hour booking between 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM  or 4:00 - 9:00 pm. 

Prime - Weekends & Stats

Non-Prime - Monday to Friday

Picnic Shelter

Prime

Non-Prime

 Electricity

Queen’s Park #1  

$155.00

$77.50

$31.00

Queen’s Park #2 

$90.00

$45.00

$31.00

Hume Park  

$155.00

$77.50

$31.00

Ryall Park

$120.00

$60.00

N/A

Port Royal Park  

$120.00

$60.00

$31.00

Old Schoolhouse Park

$120.00

$60.00

$31.00

*Rental refunds are not granted. If the cancelled booking is not rebooked, the renter is charged a cancellation fee equal to the rental fee.


Queen's Park

The Queen's Park Picnic Shelter #1 has 14 picnic tables (two wheelchair accessible) that can seat 112 guests (max capacity 150) and is in an alcohol consumption zone.

The Queen's Park Picnic Shelter #2 has four picnic tables that can seat 32 guests (max capacity 50) and is in an alcohol consumption zone.

Amenities near the Picnic Shelters: Washrooms (Seasonal & Indoor Facilities), Playgrounds, Seasonal Spray Park, Wooded Trails, Bandshell and Bike Skills Park.

Amenities in Queen's Park: Tennis & Pickleball Courts, Artificial Turf Field, Grass Sports Fields & Stadium, Skate Park, Half Basketball Court, Fitness Circuit and Off-leash Dog Park.

Learn more about Queen's Park


Hume Park

The Picnic Shelter in Lower Hume Park has 12 picnic tables (two wheelchair accessible) that can seat 96 guests (max capacity 150).

Amenities near the Picnic Shelter: Washrooms, Grass Sports Field and Off-leash Dog Park.

Amenities in Hume Park: Seasonal Pool & Spray Park, Playgrounds, Tennis & Pickleball Courts, Lacrosse Box and Grass Sports Fields.

Learn more about Hume Park


Port Royal Park

The Picnic Shelter at Port Royal Park has 8 picnic tables that can seat 64 guests (max capacity 70) and is in an alcohol consumption zone. 

Amenities near the Picnic Shelter: Washrooms, Playground and open grass area.

Amenities in Port Royal Park: Community Garden and Riverfront Trail.

Learn more about Port Royal Park


Ryall Park

The Picnic Shelter at Ryall Park has 7 picnic tables that can seat 56 guests (max capacity 150).

Amenities near the Picnic Shelter: Washrooms (Queensborough Community Centre), Playgrounds, Grass Sports Fields, Tennis & Pickleball Courts, Seasonal Volleyball Court and Spray Park.

Amenities in Ryall Park: Community Garden and Boro All Wheel Park.

Learn more about Ryall Park


Old Schoolhouse Park

The Picnic Shelter at Old Schoolhouse Park has 6 picnic tables that can seat 48 guests (max capacity 50). 

Amenities near the Picnic Shelter: Seasonal Washrooms, Tennis & Pickleball Courts, Half Basketball Court and Playground.

Amenities in Old Schoolhouse Park: Fitness Circuit and Grass Sports Field.

Learn more about Old Schoolhouse Park


CONDITIONS OF USE

  • Vehicles are permitted only in designated parking areas.
  • Waste materials must be properly disposed in the appropriate designated receptacles.
  • The use of amplified music, sound equipment, generators, bouncy castles (Lower Hume only), dunk tank and event rides are not permitted in City parks without prior authorization.
  • New Westminster Park Alcohol Consumption Zones are available at designated locations.