2017 Picnic Shelter and Hall
Rentals and Fees

Call (219) 325-8315 or (219) 325-8316 for information on how to reserve a shelter or Hall.

LaPorte County Parks Department
Administrative Office at
Red Mill County Park
0185 South Holmesville Road
LaPorte, IN 46350

Alcoholic Beverages are NOT allowed at any County Park. (Part II Section H (5))

All charges must be paid at time of reservation.

Outdoor Shelters available May 1 - October 31.
(Water not available at shelters November - April)

 

         
 
         
 


Luhr County Park

Morgan Shelter (Pictures)
Address: 3178 S. 150 W., LaPorte, IN 46350
Adjacent to Nature Center / flush toilets
16 tables, seats 100 people
Electricity / Serving Counter / 1 large grill
Available Friday – Sunday (8am to Sunset)

$110.00 Saturday & Sunday + tax $7.70
$55.00 Friday + $3.85
Available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday (4pm to Sunset)
$40.00 + tax $2.80

         
 
         
 

Red Mill County Park

Patricia J. Smith Hall (Pictures)
Address: 0185 S. Holmesville Rd., LaPorte, IN 46350
Banquet seating for 88 and theater seating for 120.
Kitchen, AV equipment available, Patio overlooking pond and wetland
No alcohol, no indoor smoking Playground, fishing, hiking trails.

Click here for a specific list of items at Pat Smith Hall.

$250.00 Saturday & Sunday + tax $17.50
$150.00 Friday + tax 10.50
$80.00 Mon.-Thurs. + tax $5.60
Rental Fee - ½ Price Nov. 1-April 30
Refundable Cleaning deposit:
Mon-Fri. $50.00; Sat.-Sun. $100.00

Rental includes Smith Hall, kitchen, patio and deck area for date (or dates) that are paid only!  No Access the day before!

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Environmental Education Center (Pictures)
Address: 0401 S. Holmesville Rd., LaPorte, IN 46350
2 level Rental facility perfect for bridal and baby showers, meetings, birthday parties, etc.
Seating 50 per level maximum
Limited Parking Available – 26 Spaces
Stove, Refrigerator, Microwave
No Alcohol, no indoor smoking

$120.00 Saturday and Sunday + tax $8.40
$50.00 Monday – Thursday + tax $3.50
Friday $80.00 + tax $5.60
Refundable Cleaning Deposit:
Mon-Fri. $50.00; Sat.-Sun $100.00
Available May 1 - October 31

Rental includes use of both floors of EEC Building for date (or dates) that are paid for only!  No Access the day before!

 

         
 
         
 


Creek Ridge County Park
Volleyball net, bag toss games, and water close to all shelters.

Novak Memorial Shelter (Pictures)
Address: 7943 W. 400 North, Michigan City, IN 46360
25 tables, seats 150 people
Electricity / Serving Counters
2 large grills


$150.00 Weekend + tax $10.50
$75.00 Weekday + tax $5.25

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Lions Shelter (Pictures)
Address: 7943 W. 400 North, Michigan City, IN 46360
Close to playground
10 tables, seats 60 people
Electricity/ Serving Counter
1 large grill


$75.00 Weekend + tax $5.25
$37.50 Weekday + tax $2.63

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Prairie Shelter (Pictures)
Address: 7943 W. 400 North, Michigan City, IN 46360
Close to playground /parking / restroom
12 tables, seats 78 people
Electricity / Serving Counter
1 large grill


$100.00 Weekend + tax $7.00
$50.00 Weekday + tax $3.50

         
 
         
 

 

Bluhm County Park

Grove Shelter (Pictures)
Address: 3855 S. 1100 West, Westville, IN 46391
Close to playground, sand volleyball court, and restrooms
12 tables, seats 78 people
Electricity / Serving Counter
1 large grill


$100.00 Weekend + tax $7.00
$50.00 Weekday + tax $3.50


 

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(219) 325-8315 or (219) 325-8316

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