Community Center Rental

The following information is for Rental of the Community Center for a Private Party. Effective January 1, 2011. Residents 21 years and older may rent the Center. The resident permit holder must be present the duration of event.  To request a Party Room, please call 440-442-2627.  Please be advised that this is a request only, not a reservation.  A Parks and Recreation Staff member will contact once the form is received.

Necessary Information for Rental

Residents will be asked to provide proof of residency at the signing of the permit. Residents will receive a copy of the City Ordinance in regards to the Use of the Ross C. DeJohn Community Center at permit signing. You may view a copy on line by visiting our website.

Residents will be asked to provide the following information when calling to obtain a permit for use of the Community Center:
  • Date of event
  • Purpose of event
  • Number of people expected
  • will you require use of the kitchen
  • Are you planning on alcohol
These answers will help us to determine which room will best meet your need and the cost of the centers rental. Please note all events offering alcohol and other events at discretion of the Mayor and/or Recreation Director will require a security guard to be obtained prior to the event from the Citys Police Department and paid $25 / hour on the day of the event.

Residents may schedule 1 extra hour for set up and clean up at no additional charge when scheduled with the permit. It is suggested to split this hour into 1 half hour prior to event and 1 half hour after event. Please keep this in mind when determining your permit hours needed.

Payment Options

Security deposits are the refundable portion of the rental cost and will be refunded in full when the center is left in the approved condition as determined by City representative. All permit contracts must be paid in full with the security deposit and room rate. Payments maybe made via cash, check, Visa, MasterCard or Amex.

Contact the Department

Once the resident has determined they want to use center they need to contact the Recreation Department for date availability, then give permit contract details and schedule a time to come in and make payment. You may do so by calling the Recreation Department at 440-442-2626, ext. 267.

Weekend Hours

  • Friday: 6 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.
The Center is closed on observed Holidays and the last 2 weeks in December.

Rental Fees

Room D, which holds 100 people with a dance floor and 130 with out, has a Security Deposit of $100 and includes use of a kitchen.

Number of Hours Needed & Rate

  • 4 Hours: $225
  • 6 Hours: $275
  • 8 Hours: $325
Room B/C, which holds 35-40 people, has a Security Deposit $75. A kitchen is not available, refreshments may be served in room B/C without use of kitchen.

Number of Hours Needed & Rate

  • 4 Hours: $150
  • 6 Hours: $200
  • 8 Hours: $250
Thank you for calling in regards to the rental of the Ross C. DeJohn Community Center. If we may be of further assistance please contact the Recreation Department at 440-442-2627.