Parks & Facilities

Parks and Open Spaces

The City of Ellensburg features 20 parks which includes over 230 acres of developed regional, community, neighborhood, and pocket parks. These parks feature a number of amenities ranging from athletic fields to walking trails to ponds which provide residents variety of passive and active recreational opportunities.

Field Reservation Fees

Athletic fields are available for rental to interested groups and individuals. Contact the Parks and Recreation Department for more information, please call (509) 962-8638.

Picnic Shelters

Picnic Shelters are available for rental to interested groups and individuals. Picnic Shelter rental fee is contingent on the events anticipated attendance. Rentals are available in four hour increments, those wishing to rent a shelter for periods of time longer than four hours will be billed hourly each additional hour. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Department Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm current picnic shelter rental rates. Phone: (509) 962-7211. The picnic shelter reservation form and parks information is available online.

Parks Rules and Non-Discrimination Policy

The City of Ellensburg provides park facilities for the enjoyment and benefit of all community residents and visitors. We ask your cooperation in following these rules and regulations to ensure that everyone utilizing City parks has the opportunity of a positive experiences. Complete Park Rules and Information as well as the City’s Non-Discrimination and Gender Equity policy are also available online.

Facility Rental


Reservation forms are available online or can be picked up at the memorial Pool. Approved reservations must be paid in advance.

For more information, email Parks & Recreation or call (509) 962-7211.

Field Reservation Fees

  • Youth Teams - $20 per team (under 18 years old) per season
  • Adult Teams - $50 per team (over 18 years old) per season
  • Daily Field Use - $20 per camp, group, or special event
  • Tournament Field - $200 per tournament

Send us an email for more information.