Picnic shelters may be reserved March through October. To reserve a picnic shelter, please complete the Shelter Reservation Form (PDF) and bring the form and payment to Freedom Park.
Shelters may also be reserved online. Shelters are available on a first-come, first-served basis November through February. For more information, please call 757-259-4200.
Type of Reservation
Hourly Rate (first 3 hours)
Each Additional Hour
Meeting Room and Patio
Lobby (available after 5 p.m.)
Use of 20'x40' tent on patio*
The interpretive center seats up to 36 people with tables and chairs, and 50 people with chairs only.
The interpretive center meeting room may be reserved from 8 a.m.-11 p.m. year-round. A staffing charge of $15/hour will be added for meeting room reservations requested before 10 a.m. and after 5 p.m. Additional fees may apply for larger outdoor events on the patio. For additional information, please contact 757-259-4022.
The patio contains picnic table seating for up to 50 people.
*The use of a 20’x40’ tent on the patio is permitted when reserving the meeting room. Tents must be secured in place with water barrels – tent stakes are not permitted. Tents must be erected on the day of the event and must be disassembled and removed no later than 9 a.m. the following day. The outdoor fireplace may not be used when the tent is on the patio.