PenMet Parks

Serving the Greater Peninsula Metropolitan area.


Rentals & Reservations

Are you interested in renting or reserving a facility? Click Here for our Rental Guide! 
From wedding to birthdays, we have the perfect venues for you. Click the button below for help finding that perfect venue.


Sehmel Homestead Park Pavilion 

Looking for that perfect wedding venue?  How about somewhere to hold a birthday party?  Well look no farther than the Sehmel Homestead Park pavilion.  The pavilion is the perfect location for any event, and with a capacity of 120 people indoors and 150 people including outdoor space, the opportunities are endless.  The space is great for spring and summer parties, with barn doors that open on all sides.  In the winter, the facility stays nice and warm with heaters throughout.  There are two restrooms located inside the facility, and tables and chairs can be rented for any event.  If you are interested in the facility, please feel free to stop by the park for a tour!



Rosedale Hall

Rosedale hall is a quaint venue with huge possibilities.  With a capacity of 50 people, the facility is perfect for weddings, birthday parties, anniversary parties, or even a family reunion.  The hall also comes with a full sized kitchen, two restrooms, and enough parking for 35 cars.  Tables and chairs are included in all rentals, so you just need to show up and enjoy yourself!  Additionally, the hall is located next to tennis courts and a basketball court, making it a great place to hold a child’s birthday party.  Please come and enjoy all that Rosedale hall has to offer!



Sehmel Homestead Park Picnic Shelter

Located right next to the playground, the picnic shelter is the perfect location for a child’s birthday party or a picnic with the family.  Each rental comes with four picnic tables, so the site works well for parties up to 25 people.


Sehmel Homestead Park Picnic Area #5  

Picnic area #5 is located just below the playground, and is a great location for any rental.  The picnic area is large enough to accommodate 30 people, and each rental comes with one picnic table.  Additional tables are available upon request for a small fee.


Sehmel Homestead Park Picnic Area #8

Located next to the concession stand, picnic area #8 is ideal for parties that need a bit more space.  This picnic area is on a large grassy field, providing great space to allow the kids to run around, or to accommodate larger groups (up to 50 people).


Tacoma DeMolay Sandspit Nature Preserve

The picnic areas at DeMolay are great for small family picnics (groups of 8 or less), with sweeping views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.  Beach access is available as well.  The picnic areas come with one picnic table, and additional picnic tables are available upon request.


Narrows Park

Narrows park picnic areas are truly one of a kind.  With views of the Narrows bridge, access to the beach, and over 1400 feet of waterfront, the park is the perfect location for small family gatherings.  The picnic area comes with one picnic table.


Other Picnic Sites:


Sehmel Homestead Park Picnic Area #9

Located near the meadow in the back of the park, this picnic area provides some peace and tranquillity that may be hard to find in other areas of the park.  This picnic area comes with one picnic table, and additional tables are available for a small fee.


Rosedale Park Picnic Shelter

Located next to the playground at Rosedale Park, this picnic shelter works great for birthday parties and family picnics.  The shelter comes with two picnic tables.


Washington Water Trails/Campsites (WWT)

PenMet Parks has partnered with Washington Water Trails Association to bring you 4 paddle-in camping locations. This is a great way to explore the outdoors from another point of view. Click the link below to find out more.