Park Reservation and Fees

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Helena is requiring all permit applicants to first vet event plans with the Lewis and Clark County Health Department to ensure compliance with current Phase II reopening guidelines from Governor Bullock.

  • Please visit the L&C County Health Department website at: and complete the "Event Planning Form". Submit that form following directions provided there.  The Health Department will coordinate with you via email.
  • Once you have email notice that your event plans comply with reopening restrictions, that email MUST be included with all City of Helena permit applications as an attachment. You will not be able to submit a permit application nor will one be approved without correspondence with the Health Department included.
  • Public health order limits events to less than groups of 250 people until Dec. 31st 2020.  Click here for more information.

Helena’s Parks and Recreation Department is committed to providing residents with a range of parks and recreation opportunities to improve health and quality of life.  People of all ages and abilities can access a variety of physical and non-physical programs and activities at the city’s numerous parks and recreation facilities.

To make a reservation for an event with 200 or less participants:

To make a reservation for an event with more than 200 participants or for an event that uses Helena’s Open Lands:

If you are an organization that schedules and pays for youth sports activities in city parks or on courts:

If you have questions or wish to make a reservation, please contact Parks Administration.