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Big Sky Park & Sports Complex – South Picnic Shelter

21690 NE Neff Rd, Bend, OR, United States

The South Picnic Shelter at Big Sky Park is an easy place to find and gather for team celebrations or company picnics with great views of the Cascade Mountains. It is located next to Neff Road. Please note: Picnic shelter will not be available when sports tournaments and events are taking place in the park.

 

  • 6 fixed rectangle picnic tables
  • Field rentals may be available at additional cost
  • Adjacent to trails and off-leash dog park
  • Restrooms and drinking fountain

5 am to 10 pm

This shelter seats 40 people, with a total capacity of 300 people.

Type of Rental  Groups of 0 - 30    Groups of 31 - 74    Groups of 75 - 124    Groups over 125  
Non-Profit$60.00$75.00$100.00$150.00
Private$80.00$120.00$160.00$200.00
Commercial$100.00$150.00$200.00$250.00

 Throwing a picnic? Ask about Picnic Kit Rentals for $32.00 per day for your next celebration.

21690 NE Neff Rd, Bend, OR, United States (Directions)

Adjacent to a large parking lot with handicap parking next to the shelter.

Contact Information

For more information, please contact

Customer Service

Customer Service Team

Tel: (541) 389-7275

Email: info@bendparksandrec.org

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How to reserve a Facility, Picnic Shelter or uncovered Picnic Area.

Perfect for your private celebration or gathering.

Are you a business renting a park? Learn about businesses in parks guidelines.

The reservation window for each rental is as follows:

  • Picnic Shelters and Picnic Areas: up to 12 months in advance. Riverbend Park picnic shelter is 3 months in advance.
  • Aspen Hall: up to 18 months in advance.
  • Hollinshead Barn: up to 18 months in advance.
  • Marcoulier Event Room: up to 12 months in advance.
  • Riverbend Community Room: up to 3 months in advance.
  • The Pavilion: up to 12 months in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: Requests are NOT confirmed reservations.You will be contacted after making your request. Reservations are ONLY considered confirmed when a deposit or fee is paid.

  1. Browse the facility rentals map and rate comparisons to find the ideal location for your event. These links will provide you with many answers to questions you may have regarding fees, location, capacity and amenities.
  2. Check availability by clicking on the Availability Calendar for the site you select. Select your date on the calendar and sign in or create BPRD account to fill out a request form.
  3. Submit a Request online. Be sure to provide as much information as possible.  Requests are NOT confirmed reservations. 
  4. You will be contacted within 48 hours of submitting your request. Our customer service staff will confirm availability and gather more information regarding your event.
  5. A deposit of $250 will hold and confirm your reservation for a facility or shelter rentals with 41 or more attendees. The remaining rental balance is due 30 days prior to event. When booking a picnic shelter or picnic area a full payment is required. If the reservation is made less than 30 days prior to event, the entire balance is due at the time of reservation.”
  6. All events held in facilities must provide a certificate showing $2 million general liability insurance per occurrence. If alcohol is being served an additional rider on the insurance certificate is required and obtain an alcohol permit (issued by BPRD on behalf of the City of Bend Police) prior to the event. You can obtain an alcohol permit in person in any Bend Park & Recreation District facility. Picnic shelter or picnic areas rental do not require insurance, unless the number of people is over 75 or alcohol is served then $2 million certificate of insurance is required.
Refund Policy:

A full refund will be readily granted if notified a week or more in advance. If notified six days or less before reservation date, BPRD will keep $25 of the reservation fee and the remainder will be refunded.

For frequently asked questions about our private event rentals, please visit our Shelter Rentals page.

If you have further questions, please call the customer service staff:

Customer Service
Customer Service Team

Field Information

These fields are available March 1 through November 1 depending on weather and conditions.

Baseball Field
The baseball field features stands for approximately 50 spectators. The baseball field has a 60’6” pitching distance, 90’ base distance and outfield fence distances of 320’, 400’ and 320’. The field is not lit.

Softball Field
The softball field is not lighted and features small metal stands for spectators. The softball field has 40’, 46’ and 50’pitching distances; 60’, 65’ and 70’ base distances; and outfield fence distances of 240’, 265’ and 240’.

Four Multi-Purpose Fields
These unlit fields are used for Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate, Football and other field sports. These large fields have plenty of spectator space and some metal stands for viewing. Soccer goals are available on site.

Tournaments and Schedules

Check the calendar for upcoming tournaments and schedules.

Want to host an event here?

Portions of this park are available for sports field rentals for practices and games. All organized sport program use of Bend Park & Recreation District athletic fields requires a reservation and permit. Organized sport program use is defined as any time a group of individuals is practicing, playing contests, conducting drills, camps or other programmed activities under the coordination, direction and supervision of an individual or organization. The reservation process provides a user or organization the exclusive use of a field. Permits are enforced by Bend Park and Recreation District staff. Learn more about sports field rentals.

For additional information or questions, contact:

Becky Young
Sports Program Coordinator
& Sports Field Rentals

Nothing from January 20, 2019 to January 27, 2019.