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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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
Rates are subject to change
Amenities
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Sporting equipment is available from the Front Gate. The credit card number left on file will be charged $20 if all sporting equipment is not returned in the same condition at the end of the rental period.
  • 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.

 

General Park Information

  • Tanglewood is open daily from 7:00 am – Sunset (except on Christmas Day).
  • 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 - Buses
    • $2.00 - All others
    Annual passes can be purchased at the Front Gate or Welcome Center for $25.00. Entrance fees & Annual Admission do not include Admission to Special Events.

Forsyth County Services

  • Spay, Neuter, Adopt and Love
  • Tax bill paid?  Look it up online.