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Thornton Park Shelter House


The Thornton shelter has a full kitchen equipped with a stove, refrigerator, and sink; 2 restrooms, and an open seating area.  The shelter house is conveniently located across the parking lot from a playground, basketball and tennis courts; near the John Lowery Municipal Pool and the Skate Park.

2023 Fees:
Deposit: $75 is due within 2 business days of booking the facility.
Rental: $75 is due when the key is picked up for the rental

    If there is no damage and the key is returned on time renters will receive their deposit back the following month after their rental after our monthly Park Board Meeting.

    Interior Dimensions:


    • Kitchen:  12' x 7'
    • Seating Area
      1. 26' x 38'
    Tables & Chairs:
    • 6 - 8' banquet style tables
    • 33 - metal folding chairs

     Exterior view  Kitchen view  Interior view from front door  Playground