Rental Information

Shelters

The Lions Shelter in the middle of Lowell Park can be reserved/rented for $35 for resident and $50 for non-resident (outside the City and Park District limits). This facility has electricity and 15 picnic tables.

Reagan Bathhouse

The Reagan Bathhouse in Lowell Park can be reserved/rented for $45 for resident and $60 for non-resident (outside the City and Park District limits). This facility has electricity, a refrigerator, a kitchen counter, huge roll-up windows that overlook the river, six picnic tables.

Stone Shelters

The stone shelters in Lowell Park are not reserved/rented. They are on a first-come/first-served basis, with no electricity.

Woodcote

The six-bedroom cottage in Lowell Park, has varying rental prices. Please call the Park Office for fees. Additionally, there is a 5% hotel/motel tax collected on over-night rentals; this is forwarded to Lee County. Click here for fees.

Over-night guests should provide their own bedding (sheets, pillowcases, or sleeping bag) and shower items (soap, shampoo).
Kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, flatware, drink-ware, pots and pans, utensils, two refrigerators/freezers, stove/oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster.

  • There are six bedrooms – all upstairs.
  • There are two full baths – with showers – upstairs.
  • There is a half-bath on the first level.
  • There are two working fireplaces; Dixon Park District supplies the firewood.
  • There is a Great Room – three walls of windows, a stone fireplace, four banquet tables and accompanying chairs.
  • There is a Living Room with upholstered furniture and a stone fireplace.
  • Outside, there is a campfire site and a grill.

Groups of 1 - 50 Persons

Motor-home (parked on gravel only) electrical plug-in available for $10 per day.
  • Daytime Use Only…..9 am – 9 pm
    Resident…..$250.
    Non-resident…..$350.
  • Overnight (maximum 14 persons) …..in 8 am, out 8 pm the following day
    Resident…..$350. + $17.50 tax
    Non-resident…..$450. + $22.50 tax
  • Wedding/Rehearsal/Reception (includes tent space) – Daytime Use Only…..9 am – 9 pm
    Resident…..$500.
    Non-resident….$750.
  • Wedding/Rehearsal/Reception (includes tent space) – Overnight (maximum 14 persons)…..in 8 am, out 8 pm the following day
    Resident…..$500. + $25. tax
    Non-resident…..$750. + $37.50 tax

Groups of 51 to 75 Persons

-- PER STAFF APPROVAL​ (maximum of 14 persons staying overnight)
  • Daytime Use Only…..9 am – 9 pm
    Resident…..$250.
    Non-resident…..$350.
  • Overnight (maximum 14 persons) …..in 8 am, out 8 pm the following day
    Resident…..$350. + $17.50 tax
    Non-resident…..$450. + $22.50 tax
  • Wedding/Rehearsal/Reception (includes tent space) – Daytime Use Only…..9 am – 9 pm
    Resident…..$500.
    Non-resident…..$750.
  • Wedding/Rehearsal/Reception (includes tent space) – Overnight (maximum 14
    persons)…..in 8 am, out 8 pm the following day
    Resident…..$500. + $25. tax
    Non-resident…..$750. + $37.50 tax

Dixon Park District Sites and Amenities

Other Sites Tables Grills Electricity Garbage Cans Restrooms
Page Park - Lions Shelter 13 1 Yes Yes No
John Dixon Park- Lions Shelter 6 0 Yes Yes No
Wooden Wonderland 11 1 Yes Yes Portable
Triangle Park 1 0 No Yes No
Lincoln Statue Drive 0 0 No Yes No
Howell Park 0 0 No No No
Dement Park 1 0 No No No
Ballou Park - Kiwanis Shelter 9 1 Yes Yes Flush Toilet
Ballou Park Playground 2 0 No Yes Portable
E.C. Smith Park 2 0 No Yes Portable
Grace Johnston Park 1 0 No No No
Reynolds Field - Freil Shelter 7 0 Yes Yes Flush Toilet
Vaile Park 10 0 Yes Yes Portable
John C Roe Park 0 0 No No No
Haymarket Square 2 0 Yes Yes Portable
Lowell Park Tables Grills Electricity Garbage Cans Restrooms
Lions Shelter 16 grill and fireplace Yes Yes Flush Toilet at RENC.
Raymond Shelter 1 fireplace No No Flush Toilet at RENC.
Barton Shelter 1 fireplace No No Flush Toilet at RENC.
Hoberg Shelter 1 fireplace No No Flush Toilet at RENC.
Lowell Shelter 1 fireplace No No Flush Toilet at RENC.
Vaile Shelter 1 fireplace No No Flush Toilet at RENC.
Pitcher Shelter 1 fireplace No No Flush Toilet at RENC.
Woodcote 10 fireplace, stove, microwave Yes Yes Flush Toilet
Reagan Bathhouse 8 refrigerator Ceiling fan Yes Flush Toilet at RENC