With more than 72 city parks in Midland, the places to picnic are endless! You can find picnic tables in most city parks, and several parks provide shelters, grilling facilities, and other amenities. Each year shelter reservations begin the second Monday in January. Shelters are available for use from April 15 to October 15 annually.
NEW PROCESS!! Shelter reservations can now be made 364 days in advance. Reservations are available to everyone on-line. From this page you can click on the "Click Here to Reserve" button or you can contact the Parks Office either by phone at (989) 837-6930 or in person at our office located at 4811 N. Saginaw Rd. Park shelter rentals are available April 15 - October 15. City Forest Chalet is rented April 15 - November 15. See our brochure for more details on the shelters and amenities offered.
Picnic Kits Add to your shelter reservation by reserving a picnic kit from the Midland Parks and Recreation Department. Kit includes a volleyball, rubber horseshoes and posts, a Frisbee, Nerf football, a whiffle ball and bat and jump rope. All kits require a $15 refundable deposit (cash or check). Call the Parks and Recreation Department at 837-6930 to reserve your kit.