Glencoe Beach Trellis & Sun Shelters

Glencoe Beach Rentals

The trellis area south of the Adda and Paul Safran beach house is available for group rentals and parties from Memorial Day through Labor Day, seven days a week from 5:00-10:00 p.m. The trellis holds up to 75 guests in a unique setting, perfect for a rehearsal dinner, bar/bat mitzvah, company picnic, or family reunion.

Reservations for Summer 2021 will start being accepted March 1. For more information, please call Ann Scheuer at (847) 835-7554 or email

Trellis Rental

The Trellis may be rented Memorial Day through Mid-October. Reservations for 2021 will be accepted beginning March 1, 2021; to make a reservation, call (847) 835-7554. Unavailable July 4.

2020 Trellis Rental Pricing

Day Status Fee
Resident $246
Non-Resident $391
Resident $392
Non-Resident $624

Reservation available 5-10 PM, 7 days a week.  

Optional: Grill rental fee ($75), Courtesy Cart ($30), Alcohol Liability Insurance (party host must provide to Glencoe Park District no later than one week in advance of party date)


Sun Shelter Picnic Spots

Available Daily: 10 AM-2:15 PM and 2:45 PM - 7:00 PM

To ensure a Sun Shelter reservation, Residents may begin to make reservations starting on March 1, 2021.  Non-residents may make reservations up to seven days in advance of desired rental date. Sun shelter rentals do not include daily beach entrance fees. Alcohol is not allowed in sun shelters without a valid Alcohol Permit. Memorial Day & Labor Day: Sun Shelter Rentals available to Glencoe Residents ONLY (a photo ID is required).  Unavailable July 4.

  Sun Shelters 1-4
12 People/2 Picnic Tables 
Sun Shelter 5
24 People/3 Picnic Tables 
Glencoe Residents
$30/time slot $60/time slot
$60/time slot $120/time slot



  • Alcohol liability insurance is required for ALL rentals serving alcoholic beverages and must be arranged no later than seven days prior to the rental! Alcohol is only allowed in Trellis area.
  • All advance reservations must be paid for at the time of booking. Temporary holds are not accepted for any rental.
  • In the event of severe weather (thunderstorms or lightning), the renter will be given the option of using Watts Center Recreation Room.  Refund will not be issued if requested less than seven days prior to rental date.  All refunds will be processed if requested a minimum of seven days prior to the rental date, less a $20 service fee.

Memorial Day and Labor Day Holiday Sun Shelter Rentals are available to Glencoe Residents only with photo ID.