The big shelter at Huckleberry Park is being replaced and construction will be finished soon. Rental of the new shelter will be available starting April 1.

Saturday, March 4, was the first day of 2017 for shelter rentals at Hannibal parks.

The big shelter at Huckleberry Park is being replaced and construction will be finished soon. Rental of the new shelter will be available starting April 1.

Nine shelters in Hannibal parks can be reserved for half a day or a whole day for parties and picnics. There is a shelter reservation calendar atwww.hannibalparks.org/shelter-reservation-calendar/

The fee is as follows:

• $15 for 6 hours, $20 for all day for shelters without electricity;

• $20 for 6 hours, $30 for all day for shelters with electricity

The following shelters are available to rent:

• Riverview Park  (3 shelters)

• Huckleberry Park (2 shelters)

• Kiwanis Park

• Central Park

• Glascock's Landing

•Y-Men's Pavilion

Call Hannibal Parks & Recreation office at 573-221-0154 for more information.  If a park is not listed above, it cannot be reserved and is only available on a first-come first-serve basis.

The online calendar was created to show which shelter houses have been reserved throughout the month. But shelters must be reserved in City Hall at 320 Broadway.  A reservation is not guaranteed until the contract and payment has been received.