Vestal Recreation Department
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Shelter #1 - first one on right
Shelter #2 - second on right
Shelter #3 - first on the left near volleyball court
Shelter #4 - The one at the top (smallest)

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Facility Information

Andrews Rd
Vestal, NY 13850-1347

Picnic Reservations
There are four covered picnic shelters at Arnold Park located on Andrews Rd., Vestal. They all have power and a charcoal grill.

Cost: The shelters are rented by the day.
Hours:  8:00 AM to a half hour after sunset.
$30.00 - Monday - Thursday Vestal Residents
$50.00 - Monday - Thursday Non-Residents
$75.00 - Friday, Saturday & Sunday Vestal Residents
$95.00 - Friday, Saturday & Sunday Non-Residents
Alcohol is now permitted for $50.00 additional fee per shelter per day and there are insurance certificate requirements.  

Shelter #1 - holds a maximum of 125 and is the first shelter on the right as you drive through the park. It is across from the playground.  This shelter is the newest and is the same size as shelter # 3.
Shelter #2 - holds a maximum of 75 and is the second shelter on the right as you drive through the park. It is new but smaller than #1 and #3.
Shelter #3 - holds a maximum of 125 and is the first shelter on the left as you drive through the park.  It is near the sand volleyball court.
Shelter #4 - updated 3/8/23 - currently building a new shelter, reservations taken once complete.

Tents and Inflatable rides are prohibited. No decorating of pavilion structure allowed. All table covering and fasteners must be removed upon completion of your picnic. There are no refunds and this includes inclement weather. Any problems after 4:00 PM weekdays or anytime on the weekends, please notify the Vestal Police Department at their non-emergency #754-2111 (ONLY for emergencies, no maintenance issues please). We do not double book so you have your shelter for the entire day. There is NO water fountain or spigots available. You can go up to the bathroom if you need to fill a coffee urn or to wash up.

Reservations & Activities

Click on an activity or reservation name for details or the date for the activity schedule.


Program Event Teams Date Time
Picnic for Taiwanese American Student Coalition to celebrate a successful school year Saturday April 29, 2023 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM
PAL Picnic to celebrate Barrio and the end of the semester Sunday April 30, 2023 08:00 AM - 08:00 PM