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Glen Miller Park Shelters

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2200 East Main Street

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Glen Miller Park Shelters

Glen Miller is the most popular and largest of Richmond's parks. It spans 194 acres. The park is located on Richmond's east side, at 2200 East Main Street. Glen Miller Park is also home to the Parks Administrative Office, which is positioned next to the playground.

Glen Miller Park has a rich history and much to offer. A few of the parks amenities include a pond, fishing, a golf course, a rose garden, picnic areas, an extensive playground, a splash pad, tennis courts, and more. For an exhaustive list of the park’s amenities and more information, visit the Glen Miller Park page.

Charles House
  • Capacity: 40         
  • Rate: $85
  • Holiday Rate: $110
  • $50 damage deposit
  • Electricity
  • Kitchen area
  • A/C

The Charles House is located next to the Rose Garden and the National Road entry to the park. The house has beautiful interior colors, patterns, and woodwork, giving it a comforting and historic feel. It features a fridge, stove top, and sink in the kitchen area, but it lacks an oven. It also has its own parking, driveway, and yard. Included in the rental is access to tables and chairs for guests. With its beautiful view of the Rose Garden, the Charles House would be a great location for your next gathering or celebration!

Mac’s Shack
  • Capacity: 36
  • Rate: $75
  • Holiday Rate: $100
  • $50 damage deposit
  • Electricity
  • Full kitchen
  • A/C

Mac’s Shack has seen recent improvements, making it an even more desirable location for your next event. It’s only a short walk from Roosevelt Hill and is just off the main road. The shack features a newly installed deck and ramp, beautifully manicured flower beds and landscaping, A/C, and a full kitchen — including a fridge, stove, sink, and counterspace.

Richmond Parks and Rec hopes to install at least one bathroom in the interior of the shack in the near future, but for now, the men’s and women’s restrooms are both located on the exterior of the shack.

Mac’s Shack offers tables and chairs for your use. Outside, there are a few picnic tables and a grill. There is also parking, which is great for gatherings. The shack has a cozy cabin feel with great natural lighting. We think Mac’s Shack is the perfect place for your next event!

Don’s Cabin
  • Capacity: 66
  • Rate: $85
  • Holiday Rate: $110
  • $50 damage deposit
  • Electricity
  • Full Kitchen
  • A/C

Don’s Cabin is a short walk from Roosevelt Hill and is just off the main road. It features a full kitchen, which includes a fridge, stove, sink, and counter space. It has plenty of tables and chairs available, with great natural lighting. There is a picnic table and grill located outside. Don’s Cabin would make a great location for your next gathering or celebration!

Band Shell
  • Rate: $300 ($200 deposit)
  • 200 amp single face
  • 200 amp-240 volt 3 phase service
  • Certificate of Liability required
  • Requires special event form

The band shell is the perfect place for large performances and big events. Looking out to Roosevelt Hill, the large stage features cool styling and architecture. People are welcome to gather on the hill or in front of the stage for a closer look. There are men’s and women’s restrooms available in the “backstage” area. Public restrooms are located to the side of the stage and field area, close to Don’s Cabin. 

Rose Garden Gazebo
  • Rate: $200 per 2-hour period
  • For electricity access, must reserve Charles House too

The Rose Garden Gazebo is located right in the center of Richmond’s beloved rose garden. Positioned between the Charles House and Club House in Glen Miller Park, the Rose Garden is one of the park’s prized locations. With the beautiful roses and landscaping, this is the perfect location for a wedding or other outdoor event.

The gazebo itself is painted a traditional white color and surrounded by the elegant flowers, making it ideal for memorable photos. Explore the Rose Garden’s website and Facebook page to learn more about the garden before using it for the backdrop of your next special event!

Glen Miller Park Clubhouse
  • Capacity: 20
  • Birthday Rate: $55
  • Wedding Venue Rate: $150
  • Deposit: $50
  • Outdoor Wedding Venue Rate: $160
  • Electricity
  • Full kitchen
  • Kitchen access for caterer
  • A/C

Glen Miller Park Clubhouse can be found right next to Glen Miller Golf Course and the Rose Garden. It has plenty of parking and space inside for preparation. The clubhouse has a ramp for easy access. There are updated restrooms inside, as well as a full kitchen with access for caterers. With the beautiful Rose Garden and carefully manicured lawns of the golf course, this would make the perfect location for a wedding or special event!

Shelter 2
  • Open air
  • Extra large shelter
  • Capacity: 120
  • Rate: $70
  • Picnic tables, trash bins, and grill included

Located near Mac’s Shack, Shelter 2 is our largest open-air facility in Glen Miller Park. It houses 18 picnic tables and an outdoor grill. It is nicely shaded and is partially in-grown, making it a cool place to gather during the warm summer months. Shelter 2 also has its own parking area. This is a great location for your next outdoor event!

Shelter 3
  • Open air
  • Medium shelter
  • Capacity: 48
  • Rate: $60
  • Picnic tables, trash bins, and grill included

Shelter 3 is unlike any of the other shelters in Glen Miller Park. Located off of Cypress Drive, this shelter sports a unique octagonal shape and nice woodwork. It is supported by a functioning stone stove in the middle. There are 7 picnic tables under the shelter’s covering, with a grill included outside. Parking is available, as well. We encourage you to consider this unique shelter for your next gathering!

Shelter 4
  • Open air
  • Large shelter
  • Capacity: 96
  • Rate: $70
  • Picnic tables, trash bins, and grill included

Shelter 4 is located just off of Beech Drive. It features 13 picnic tables, some additional uncovered seating, and an outdoor grill. There is plenty of parking for renters, making it a great location for your next outdoor get-together!

Shelter 6
  • Open air
  • Medium shelter
  • Capacity: 36
  • Picnic tables, trash bins, and grill included
  • Not able to be reserved

Shelter 6 is our smallest open-air facility in Glen Miller Park. It is located at the fork of Elks Road. The shelter houses one of our large picnic tables — which is a little more spacious than 2 regular picnic tables — and an outdoor grill. The modest size and secluded feel make this the perfect place for smaller, more intimate gatherings!

Shelter 7
  • Open air
  • Medium shelter
  • Capacity: 48
  • Rate: $60
  • Picnic tables, trash bins, and grill included

Shelter 7 is located off Lake Shore Drive. It offers 8 picnic tables, an outdoor grill, and additional shade from surrounding trees. There is parking nearby, and the shelter has its own grassy area — which is perfect for outdoor activities. Shelter 7 is also conveniently located near a hiking trail, making it a great gathering place for outdoor events!

Shelter 8
  • Open air
  • Medium shelter
  • Capacity: 54
  • Rate: $60
  • Picnic tables, trash bins, and grill included

Located just off Lake Shore Drive, Shelter 8 has a great secluded feel and plenty of shade. It includes 7 picnic tables, an outdoor grill, and ample open space for activities. This facility offers space for parking and is positioned near a hiking trail. Shelter 8 is a great spot for outdoor gatherings!

Shelter 9
  • Open air
  • Medium shelter
  • Capacity: 54
  • Rate: $60
  • Picnic tables, trash bins, and grill included

Shelter 9 is positioned right across from Glen Miller Park’s extensive playground. It offers 9 picnic tables, an outdoor grill, and plenty of parking. Its prime location next to the playground makes it the perfect space for children’s birthday parties and other family get-togethers!

Shelter 10
  • Open air
  • Medium shelter
  • Capacity: 36
  • Rate: $60
  • Picnic tables, trash bins, and grill included

Located right off the pond, shelter 10 is the perfect gathering place for those who enjoy fishing, exploring, and hanging out near the water. It houses 6 picnic tables and an outdoor grill. This facility is also right next to the Music Garden and near the playground, offering lots of opportunities for kids to have fun!


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