Picnic/Park Shelters

Park Shelters

The City of Fridley issues park shelter permits to residents or organizations wishing to use picnic shelters at Moore Lake Beach, Commons Park, Flanery Park or Springbrook Nature Center. Fridley residents who submit a park Shelter Reservation Application between January 1st and February 28th will receive priority for the summer. Non-residents may begin reserving the facilities on March 1st. Rental fees (not including tax) for Fridley residents are $65 for an enclosed shelter at Flanery or Commons and $35 for an open-air shelter at Moore Lake. Visit our park facilities site to see where shelters are located within the parks.

For more information on reservations or availability, please call Fridley Recreation at (763) 572-3570.

Moore Lake Park & Beach

One of the most visited parks in Fridley - located just north of I694 on Highway 65 (Central Avenue). Moore Lake offers park users many opportunities for recreation and leisure activities. The beach is open mid-June through mid-August. The beach house has outdoor shower facilities and indoor restrooms for all to use during the swimming season. Outdoor restroom facilities are also located throughout the park. Each open-air picnic shelter has three tables, grill and garbage receptacle. Electricity is not available at these shelters. This is a great place to gather on a hot summer day. 

Click here to view the Moore Lake Shelter Location Map.

Commons Park

Centrally located at 555-61st Avenue NE, Commons offer a variety of year-round recreation and leisure opportunities. This facility is located near the Fridley Middle School, Fridley High School and Fridley Community Center. Athletic facilities include soccer fields, football fields, softball/baseball fields, and lighted tennis courts. The City's largest children's playground is located at this park. In the winter Commons offers a large sliding hill, a warming house, hockey rinks and a skating oval for general skating. The enclosed picnic shelter also has an attached open-air shelter - ideal for all weather conditions. It has indoor restroom facilities, running water, heat and electricity. Inside capacity is approximately 30. Grill and waste receptacles are available. 

Flanery Park

Flanery Park is located at 1487 Onondaga Street in the northeast portion of the City. It has an enclosed picnic shelter with indoor restroom facilities, electricity, heat and running water. The park also has play equipment, a ball diamond, basketball court and lighted tennis courts. 

Springbrook Nature Center

Springbrook Nature Center offers a variety of year-round opportunities to bring you closer to nature. Enjoy three miles of hiking trails through the forests of trees, past prairies and through the wetlands with floating boardwalks. Inside the Interpretive Center, you can get a close-up look at live snakes, frogs, fish and more! Let the City of Fridley Springbrook Nature Center be your choice for a family adventure to learn about and enjoy the beauty and diversity of nature. Springbrook is located at 100 - 85th Avenue NE (near Northtown Shopping Center).