Family Shelter

Shelters must be reserved at least 2 weeks in advance. Due to necessary preparation, we cannot accommodate requests for reservations less than 2 weeks prior to an event.

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Effective Year (change to see times / cost for given year)
Location Nestled in the woods across from the tennis courts and swimming pool
Capacity 65 people
Time Periods 10:00AM - 3:30PM (Sunday - Saturday)
4:30PM - 11:00PM (Sunday - Saturday)
Cost All days: $75 / Time Period
  • 11 8-foot picnic tables
  • Restroom facility
  • Fireplace charcoal grill under shelter
  • 1 outdoor grill
  • 1 water fountain
  • 2 standard outlets
  • 4 trash cans
  • 1 recycling bin (for bottles & cans)
Other Notes
  • Bathrooms are closed until April 15, Guest may use Shelter# 1 Bathrooms.
  • Surrounding public area has 14 picnic tables, 7 outdoor grills (open-pit BBQ), and 8 trash cans.
  • There is no parking next to shelter. All parking is located across the street in the Aquatic Center parking lot. The shelter is not handicap accessible.
  • Wood and charcoal are not provided.
  • You may add a hayride to your event for $125/hour. Call the Tanglewood Stables at (336) 766-9540 for more information or to schedule ride. Rates are subject to change.
  • There is an additional fee if tents are put up in shelter area.
  • No rain dates are available.

In order to effectively provide service excellence to our customers, the Tanglewood Park's Marketing and Events Office requires appointments to be set up by clients in order to view rental facilities. We greatly appreciate your cooperation in this process. Scheduled appointments will allow us to better serve our customers as it correlates with our professional standards that we strive to provide for citizens, customers, vendors and contractors. Thank you for selecting us for your event needs!

Appointments must be scheduled during the following times:

  • Mondays: 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  • Wednesdays: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Thursdays: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Please call (336) 703-6401 to schedule your appointment.

For Tanglewood Park rental policies, please click here.

General Park Information

  • Pets must be under control of their owner and kept on a leash no longer than six feet at all times. All pets must have current inoculations for rabies. Pets must be kept and never left unattended. Pet owners are responsible for their pets using the designated waste area and cleaning up after their pets at the designated area.
  • Golf, Horse Stables, Hiking Trails and Accommodations are available year-around.
  • Gardens are open year-around. Blooming seasons vary.
  • Tennis activities are available from April to November.
  • Water activities can be enjoyed from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • Entrance Fee:
    • $8.00 - Passenger Vans and Buses
    • $2.00 - All other vehicles
    Annual passes can be purchased at the Welcome Center for $50.00 for passenger vans and buses and $25.00 for all other vehicles. Entrance fees and annual passes do not include admission to special events.