Available for rental by emailingKrista Jelley or calling (814) 899-3171.

Reservations can be made from February 1st thru to the end of the current season -

Advanced Reservations can be made for next season - read DETAILS

Regulations (does not include Tri-Community Pool)





Large Pavilion (Full Day)

350 people



Large Pavilion (Half Day **)

350 people



       ** 7 hours (3pm-10pm) - on weekdays not falling on a holiday

Small Pavilion

150 people




RESIDENTS GET $75 OFF THE RENTAL COST for the Large Pavillion



$50 OFF for a 1/2 day at the Large Pavillion



$50 OFF for the Small Pavillion


Park Map

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A little information...

On the shores of Lake Erie, Shades Beach is located at 7000 East Lake Road (Route 5) at the intersection of Bartlett Road.

Shades Beach Park encompasses a large area along Eight Mile Creek where there are trails, woodlands, play areas, picnic grounds, a beach area, and boat launch. Featuring two complete organized picnic facilities; each with complete kitchen operations, shared restrooms and playground facilities, and horseshoe courts.

Shades Beach Improvements Project...

-- Improvements to the park.

  • Constructed new large picnic pavillion.

  • New (ADA) playground equipment.

  • Entrance roadway construction.

  • Parking facilities.

Shades Beach Large Pavilion

-- Boat-launch facility.

  • Four (4) boat launches.

  • A launch area for small crafts, such as jet skis.

  • Two (2) breakwalls for a safe harbor.

  • Improvement to the beach area.

  • Improve public access, ADA accessibility to the shoreline.

Shades Beach Boat Launch

-- New restroom facilities.

  • ADA Accessible

  • Baby changing stations

  • Motion lighting

New ADA restrooms