Picnic Shelter Reservations

Shawnigan Pavilion at Elsie Miles Park

Shawnigan Pavilion

**SEPTEMBER 2022:  NEW ONLINE RESERVATION SYSTEM HAS LAUNCHED!  PLEASE SEE DETAILS BELOW**

PICNIC SHELTERS AVAILABLE FOR RESERVATION

There are picnic shelters available for exclusive reservation at the following CVRD parks: 

  • Bright Angel Park (Upper Shelter & Lower Shelter);
  • Glenora Trails Head Park; and 
  • Elsie Miles Park.

HOW TO COMPLETE A PICNIC SHELTER RESERVATION

  • Reservations must be completed online a minimum of 7 days in advance of your rental date.
  • To submit a reservation request, access CVRD's online registration system via the RecCowichan registration portal here.
  • If you already have a RecCowichan account, use the same log-in.  Otherwise, create a new account.
  • Online reservations are secure and must be paid by credit card.
  • Once you have submitted your online reservation, you will receive an email notification that the CVRD has received your request.  Once your request has been approved by the CVRD, you will receive a reservation confirmation email. Please allow a few days for your request to be processed
  • On the day of your reservation, please have your confirmation email available (on your device, or a paper copy), in the event it is requested.
  • Note: reservations can be made up to one year in advance.

PICNIC SHELTER INFORMATION AND PHOTOGRAPHS

  1.  Select Park:
  2. BRIGHT ANGEL PARK
  3. GLENORA TRAILS HEAD PARK
  4. ELSIE MILES PARK

Select any of the tabs above to learn more about the picnic shelters available for reservation in CVRD parks.  You can also visit the park webpages for additional information about each park, including the location and amenities available.

RATES AND HOURS

Reservation Rates

The rates for picnic shelter reservations at Bright Angel Park and Glenora Trails Head Park are as follows:

  • 1-25 people: $10 per hour
  • 26-40 people: $15 per hour
  • 41-60 people: $20 per hour

The Shawnigan Pavilion is available for reservation at no charge.

Reservation Hours

Summer reservation hours (April through September):  8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Winter reservation hours (October through March):  9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


CANCELLATION POLICY AND RESERVATION CHANGES

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations made less than 7 days prior to the reservation date shall be subject to a 25% charge of reservation fees.
  • Cancellation made less than 72 hours prior to the reservation date shall result in no refund.
  • The CVRD reserves the right to cancel or alter a reservation or terms and conditions should circumstances arise that necessitate cancellation or scheduling changes.

Reservation Changes

Once a picnic shelter reservation is complete, changes to your reservation details are not permitted. Please ensure that you have your event information confirmed at the time of booking.