Park Facilities and Bathrooms

COVID-19 Update: You MUST wear your mask in all public park facilities and buildings including restrooms, rental spaces, golf shops, concessions, etc.

Shelter Houses and Bathrooms

Japanese Garden

Delaware Park

  • Rumsey Shelter, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • The Terrace at Delaware Park
  • Point of the Meadow Shelter, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Cazenovia Park

  • Cazenovia Park Shelter House, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Crotty Casino, 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Rental Facilities

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Parkside Lodge, Japanese Garden and Crotty Casino

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is responsible for the rentals of the Parkside Lodge, the fenced picnic area next to the lodge, croquet courts in Delaware Park, the Japanese Garden in Delaware Park and the Crotty Casino in Cazenovia Park. Please scroll down for more information on each rental facility. For inquiries, please contact Patty Wolfsohn at (716) 838-1249, ext. 11 or email

Rent: Parkside Lodge in Delaware Park
Rent: Parkside Lodge Picnic Area in Delaware Park
Rent: Crotty Casino in Cazenovia Park

Hoyt Lake Row Boats and FLOATmingos

Online reservations are highly recommended. Walk ups are allowed at a first-come first-served basis. This park activity is managed by the Buffalo Maritime Center. Rowboats are $10 per 30 minutes or $15 per hour. Each boat can hold 4 to 5 adults. For opening hours and summer schedule, please click here.

Reserve row boat
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Marcy Casino & Rose Garden in Delaware Park

Delaware Park’s Marcy Casino and Rose Garden are rented through Magnolia Events. For more information, please visit their website or email

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Olmsted Park Shelters and Green Space

All remaining shelters and green space, including those in MLK Jr. Park, Front Park, Riverside Park, South Park, Cazenovia Park, and Delaware Park (including the promenade by Hoyt Lake) are permitted through the City of Buffalo. For inquiries, please contact Arlene Mustafa at or 716-851-9670. Any public events including races, runs, or walks in the park must apply for a permit with the Special Events Department of the City of Buffalo – 716-851-6508.

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