Hawthorn Park Burkeybyle Shelter Rental

Burkeybyle Shelter Rental Features & Amenities

  • seats 200
  • rest rooms
  • electricity & water
  • grills
  • playground
  • lake view

Shelter Rental Rates

  • Monday-Thursday: $25
  • Friday-Sunday & Holidays: $50

Rental Policies & Responsibilities 

  • Lessee is entitled to use of picnic tables located under the shelter, grills, and the electrical outlets.
  • No ground fires are permitted without prior approval.
  • At no time is parking/driving allowed on the grass.
  • Decorations are permitted. Any tacks, staples or adhesives must be removed before vacating the site.
  • Lessee is responsible for leaving the shelter as it was found. A fee equal to the cost of cleaning, repair(s), or replacement will be charged in case of damage or loss.
  • Full Compliance with Park & Signage Policies (click to view policies here:) VCPRD PARK & SIGNAGE POLICIES-SHELTER RENTALS
  •  Lessee, groups, families, and/or individuals failing to adhere to rules will be denied future rental of all park facilities.

What to do if you want to reserve Burkeybyle Shelter? 

  • Call our Administrative Office at 812-462-3392, Monday-Friday during the hours 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
    • Be prepared with the following information:
      • Date & time you would like to rent Burkeybyle Shelter
      • Name of group/event/celebration for the Burkeybyle Shelter sign
      • Number of people (approximately) you plan on attending
      • Contact information for the rental:
        • First & last name
        • Phone Number
        • Mailing Address

Payment & Cancellation Policies

    • The rental fee and signed agreement must be returned to the Vigo County Parks and Recreation office no less than thirty (30) days prior to rental date. If the rental fee and signed agreement are not received thirty (30) days prior to rental date, the rental date and time may be released to another lessee.
    • Any reservation cancelled within 2 weeks of rental date will result in forfeiture of entire rental fee.
    • Payment must be made in either cash, check or money order. We currently do not accept credit or debit card payments at this time.
    • Make checks payable to: Vigo County Parks & Recreation Department

Burkeybyle Shelter & Amphitheater Photos