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Rogers-Lakewood Park - Kiwanis East Shelter

Subfacility of Rogers-Lakewood Park

Max Occupancy 16


  1. 2 extra Picnic Tables ($25.00 Add-on)
  2. Disc Golf Course
  3. Electrical Outlets
  4. Fireplace
  5. Fishing
  6. Grill ($60.00 Add-on)
  7. Inflatable Bounce House ($160.00 Add-on)
  8. Inflatable Slide ($210.00 Add-on)
  9. Paddle Boat Rentals
  10. Parking
  11. Picnic Areas
  12. Playground
  13. Restrooms
  14. Row Boat Rental
  15. Trails


The Kiwanis East Shelter is a large open sided shelter located on the North end of the park in Rogers Lakewood Park. It is a small open-sided shelter with a beautiful view of the water. This 122-acre park is one of Valparaiso’s premier facilities.

Whether your passion is hiking, biking, fishing, boating, picnicking, or simply catching a few rays in the sunshine, Rogers Lakewood provides something for every member of the family. 

At the Lakewood Park Store, rentals are available for rowboats, paddle boats, and fishing poles and bait. Snacks and drinks are also available. Cash only.

  • Number of Picnic Tables: 2 under and 2 outside the shelter 
  • Electricity 
  • Restrooms just across the parking lot
  • Rental Fee for May 26 - September 5. : $107 or $95 with resident discount - this will include gate admission for all of your guests.
  • Rental Fee for April 15 - May 26 and September 4 - November 5: $82 or $70 with resident discount.
  • Rental Period: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Inflatables may only be used if rented through the Valpo Parks Office
  • Call the office to reserve the Kiwanis East Shelter 219-462-5144
Reservations must be made two weeks in advanced.  All rental fees are subject to Indiana sales tax and are non-refundable. For more information, call the parks office at 219-462-5144.