Shelter Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Columbia, Missouri area spans more than 53 square miles, and nestled on the eastern side is the Shelter Neighborhood, located near the Shelter Insurance Building near West Broadway and North Stadium. This area is a stone’s throw from some of the best family-oriented recreation in Mid-Missouri, all available at little or no cost for residents.
The Activity and Recreation Center, better known as the ARC, is a municipal center managed and run by the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department, located near the Shelter area on Ash Street. THE ARC facility boasts more than 73,000 square feet, including an indoor pool, a full fitness center, and group exercise classes. The ARC is open 7 days per week, and memberships and daily entrance fees are discounted to Columbia residents.
Cosmo Park is Columbia’s largest park, and it is located very near to the Shelter area. It features 19 soccer fields, 8 lighted tennis courts, 7 volleyball courts, 7 shelters, an 18-hole golf course, 2 playgrounds, a remote control car track, a roller hockey rink and more. Cosmo Park spans more than 533 acres, and is home to the Show-Me State Games each year.
Alpine Park and Gardens is a botanical garden and wildlife conservatory in the heart of Columbia, that spans more than 42 acres. Alpine offers Koi fish feeding, bird watching, walking paths and periodic events. The gardens are primarily available only for private parties, but are open to the public for special events throughout the year.
Living in the Shelter Neighborhood is in the heart of many Columbia-area activities, and is perfect for active young adults and their families.