Both residents and non-residents may book Robinson Township’s parks shelters. This page contains information on shelter amenities, locations, pricing, and the reservation process.
Booking a shelter
Reservations for 2019 will open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. at the Robinson Township Municipal Building on 1000 Church Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15205 – Administration Office. Rates for each of the four shelters available for rental are listed below. Proof of Residency is required.
Please call the administrative office at 412-788-8120 to reserve Township parks shelters. Shelters can be reserved for dates in May through October. Specific instructions on deposits and cancellations can be found in the descriptions for each shelter below.
The Shelter Availability Schedule shows the dates shelters have already been reserved. The rental calendar can be helpful in planning your event reservation if your desired dates are unavailable.
Contingency for overflow parking
Due to significantly increased use of Clever Park Pool following the 2018 renovations, some groups booking the Rotary and/or Bicentennial Shelters have experienced difficulties finding sufficient parking on their reserved dates. If you are concerned this may affect your event, please contact the Township administrative office to discuss. Overflow parking measures are available to accommodate your event. The Township administrative office can be reached at 412-788-8120, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00am to 4:00pm.
Pool and sports field information
Pool admission is $3 per person with shelter rental. See Pool Manager to make arrangements during the summer season.
If a field is needed, contact the Township at 412-788-8120. Field rentals are $500 for the season.
Rotary Shelter – Clever Park
Residents – $250 Non-Residents – $425 Business – $525
Clever Park Rotary Shelter provides all the amenities that any great gathering requires. This shelter will host up to 300 guests and provide you with easy access to our basketball courts, tennis courts, and newly renovated swimming pool. The Rotary Shelter offers stainless steel serving stations, electrical outlets, refrigeration and an 8 burner gas grill. Adjoining the shelter, you will find volleyball, horseshoe courts, and restrooms.
- Reservations for dates between Memorial Day and Labor Day require a 50% non-refundable deposit in case of cancellations once reserved.
- If you would like to rent our newly renovated swimming pool along with your shelter, please contact the pool manager early in May.
- If you wish to use the key for the coolers you must pick up a key from the Administrative office one day prior to your picnic.
- A $20.00 deposit is required for the key, said deposit will be returned to you when the key is returned to the Township Administrative Office.
Bicentennial Shelter – Clever Park
Residents – $150 Non-Residents – $250 Business – $350
Take a second look at Robinson Township’s Newly Renovated Bicentennial Shelter. The newly renovated shelter provides a steel serving station, electrical outlets, kitchen facilities with a triple basin stainless steel sink, refrigeration and an 8 burner gas grill. Additional handicap parking is located near the shelter. There are also new restrooms and of course, a horseshoe pit. The Bicentennial Shelter will provide a wonderful view of our park and its location will offer privacy for you and your guests. With a capacity of 150, this shelter will provide you with the perfect way to celebrate any occasion.
Cancellation of reservations for dates between Memorial Day and Labor Day will incur a $50.00 administrative fee.
- If you would like to rent our newly renovated swimming pool along with your shelter rental, please contact the pool manager early in May.
- You must pick-up the key to open the kitchen and restrooms one day prior to your picnic. If your picnic falls on a Sunday you may pick up the key the Friday before.
A $20.00 deposit is required for the key , said deposit will be returned to you when the key is returned to the Township Administrative Office.
Burkett (Lions’ Shelter) / Groveton Shelter
Residents – $100 Non-Residents – $200 Business – $275
Lions Shelter – Burkett Park
Robinson Township Lions Shelter is located in the Burkett Sports and Recreation Complex. The Lions Shelter has easy access parking along with a volleyball court and a horseshoe pit. With a fire place on either end of the shelter, it makes for a cozy gathering on a cool day or just a great place to decorate. The Lions Shelter will house about 100 guests surrounded by grassy areas to lounge, or play a game of catch.
Groveton Shelter – Groveton Park
Groveton Shelter is nestled in Groveton Park, located just off of Lewis Ave. Groveton Shelter amenities include a serving station, electrical outlets, play structure, horseshoe pits and restrooms. Adjacent to the Groveton Shelter is a softball field. If you would like to include the ball field with your rental, please inquire at time of reservation for availability.
- Cancellation of reservations for dates between Memorial Day and Labor Day will incur a $50.00 administrative fee.