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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Park Picnic Shelter Rentals Resume March 1

Villa Fiore

Beginning March 1, the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services department will resume taking reservations for outdoor picnic shelter rentals. As of January 25, San Joaquin County remains in the Purple Tier, under the Blueprint for a Safe Economy set by California’s Department of Public Health.  However, in the Purple Tier, outdoor gatherings are permitted with a maximum of three households (or 25 people) for up to 2 hours. Mask-wearing and physical distancing guidelines still apply when utilizing these outdoor park amenities.  


Lodi Parks and Recreation offers several outdoor picnic areas for small gatherings with amenities including: restrooms, built-in BBQs and playgrounds. 


Picnic shelter reservations are available at any of these 7 parks:


  • Lodi Lake Park (5 areas available for reservations)
  • Emerson Park
  • Legion Park
  • Katzakian Park
  • Peterson Park
  • Salas Park
  • Villa Fiore Park


Reserve a picnic shelter online at lodi.gov/669/Rentals
 or by phone at 333-6742. 

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