Shelters located at Longview Lake, Blue Springs Lake, Lake Jacomo and several outlying parks (Blue Mills Road, Brown Athletic, Hayes Park and M-78) are available for use May 1 - September 30. Reservations are accepted beginning January 2 for shelter use during the calendar year.
Reservations may be made in person, online, or by phone at 816-503-4805. Payments will be accepted by check or by MasterCard, Visa or Novus/Discover at the time of reservation. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis each year. The person making the reservation must be at least 21 years of age.
All shelter use is by reservation only. On-line reservations can be made at least four or more days in advance. Reservations may be cancelled with 10 days notice. There will be a $10 service charge on all shelter house refunds or transfers.
Applicable permits are required for the use of tents, inflatables, or any other outside equipment. Call 816-503-4805 for more information on any permit requirements for your reservations.
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Winter: October 1 - March 31
Monday thru Friday
8:00 am - 5 pm
Summer: April 1-September 30
7 Days a Week
8:00 am - 5 pm
Blue Springs C, D, E
Jacomo 8, 12
Longview 5, 6, 7, 8
Blue Springs A, B, F
Jacomo 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 14
Longview 1, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 14
Longview 2, 4, 13
For information on Platinum Sites, or to make a reservation, please contact us at 816-503-4805