Have a Picnic!

Gather your friends for a day or evening of fun and socializing. Three Crystal park facilities can be reserved for your picnic and party needs. Each shelter holds 40 to 50 people. There are two time slots available 11:00 am-4:00 pm and 5:00-10:00 pm. 

Sites include:

  • Bassett Creek Park - 32nd & Brunswick - 2 shelters
  • North Lions Park - 61st & Kentucky - 1 shelter
  • Lions Valley Place Park - 32nd & Jersey - 1 shelter


You can also rent a picnic kit for your picnic. Kits include: softball bats, T-ball bat, softball, whiffle ball bat and ball, basketball, volleyball, badminton rackets and shuttle cock, frisbee, football, four bases, volleyball net, two scoopers, and a soccer ball.

To reserve a picnic shelter or picnic kit, call (763) 531-0052, or come to the office at 4800 Douglas Drive, or E-mail us.

Cost of reservations and permits is as follows: (Taxes may apply)

    

Reservation & Permit Fee:

$45 per shelter per time slot for residents

    

 

$65 per shelter per time slot for nonresidents

    

Park Building Use:

$25 ($20 refunded upon return of the key)

    

Picnic Kit :

$20 ($20 deposit)

  • All refundable deposits will be cashed if not picked up within 2 weeks of your event.
  • Refunds will not be given due to weather.

 

Three additional sites are available for small groups/special events:

The Belzer Garden @ Bassett Creek Park, 32nd & Brunswick:

This site is perfect for small wedding ceremonies and photo shoots. It can accommodate up to 30 people. Rates are as follows: Crystal residents $50/hour. Non-residents $75/hour

The Hagemeister Overlook @ Hagemeister Pond Preserve, 6427 41st Ave:

This site is perfect for small wedding ceremonies, family gatherings and photo shoots. It can accommodate up to 30 people. Rates are as follows: Crystal residents $50/hour. Non-residents $75/hour 

The Becker Park Pavilion @ 6225 56th Ave N.

This site is perfect for indoor/outdoor picnics, family gatherings and company functions. It can accommodate up to 60 people. Rates are as follows: Crystal Residents $50 (4 hour event), Non Residents $65 (4 hour event).

Note: Refunds will not be given due to weather. Taxes will be applied to all reservations/permit fees. For more information, contact the recreation office at 763-531-0052