Facility Rentals

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions, shelters will not be rented in 2020.  Group use is discouraged per state guidance.

Shelter 3 JBP

Coming in 2021:

  • John Bishop Park:
    Open-air shelter house (with electricity) and restrooms 
    Reservations for this outdoor facility can be made starting in February, 2021 for the City of Whitehall residents, and starting March, 2021 for non-residents. We will stop reserving the shelter house on October 1 each year.
  • Lamby Lane Park: 
    The open-air shelter houses (without electricity)
    Reservations for this outdoor facility can be made starting in February, 2021 for the City of Whitehall residents, and starting March, 2021 for non-residents. We will stop reserving the shelter house on October 1 each year. This shelter has non-flushing toilets due to vandalism issues.
Reservations can be made by calling the department at 614-863-0121 Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. The 2021 Rental Agreements will be posted in 2021. Questions, comments or ideas?  Email us here

Shelter House Rental Rates and Hours


Resident Rate Standard Rate Rental Times 
 John Bishop Shelter$40 per 4 hour block $150 per 4 hour block 10am - 2pm or 4pm - 8pm 
 Lamby Lane Shelter$25 per 4 hour block$100 per 4 hour block 10am - 2pm or 4pm - 8pm
 Deposit Fee$100 $100