Park Facility Reservations, Events & Permits

E GTHP Picnic Shelter Reservations 2022

Depending on what you would like to do, you may require a picnic shelter reservation or a park permit. Please use the information below to determine what type of event you are hosting and what approval you may need.

Visit the Parks webpage links below by selecting the icon image or text link:

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Reservable Picnic Shelters

Reservable picnic shelters are available at: Bright Angel Park, Glenora Trails Head Park and Elsie Miles Park.
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Non-reservable Picnic Shelters 

Non-reservable picnic shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis at no fee.

Group of people icon linked to the Group Use Notifications webpageGroup Use in Parks 

Required for small, private events with less than 40 people attending, including: birthday parties; and small, simple wedding ceremonies.

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Schools in Parks

Guidance for school field trips, volunteer activities, special events and picnic shelter reservations. 

Calendar icon linked to the Special Events & Special Use Permits webpage Opens in new windowSpecial Events & Special Use Permits

Required for any proposed event planned in a park/trail that falls into any of the following categories: attendance of 40 or more people (including weddings); hosted by a club, organization or business; any set-up is required (e.g. chairs, tables, tents, etc.); open to the public; scientific research; or filming*

Other Park Facilities & Permits:

  1. Ball Field Reservations
  2. Commercial Park Use
  3. *Filming in a Park/Trail

Saltair Centennial Park 

Contact Parks & Trails: 

Shawnigan Hills Athletic Park 


Mesachie Lake Park and Little League Park 

Contact Cowichan Lake Recreation Centre: 250.749.6742