All facility rentals must be done in person at either the
Main Office, 6483 Waldon Center Drive; or at the
Senior Community Center, 6000 Clarkston Rd.
Click on the links below to view pictures of each rentable facility!
Rentals are not available on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.
Pavilion Rental Evaluation - Click here to take a survey.
Room Rental Evaluation - Click here to take a survey.
- Bay Court Park Lakeview Room Fees: Resident- $55/hour, Non-Resident- $75
- Clintonwood Park Carriage House Fees: Resident-$60/hour, Non-Resident-$80
- Bartsch Hall- Senior Community Center: Resident- $70/hour, Non-Resident- $90/hour
- Minimum two hour rental.
- Brady Lodge, Bay Court Park - (capacity: 275 standing/theater style, 250 seated with tables & chairs)
WEEKEND (Fri–Sun): $125 Resident/$150 Non-Resident, hourly fee
Resident $2,000 Non-Resident $2,500
- Bay Court Park
- Fees: Resident-$50/hour Non-Resident-$65
- Minimum two hour rental.
- If renting the Gazebo for a wedding, rental of the Lakeview Room is also required.
- There will be no charge for Gazebo usage Monday-Thursday.
- Clintonwood Park, Bay Court Park or Sashabaw Plains
Frequently Asked Questions
How far in advance can I rent? You can rent up to one year in advance from your Event date.
Can I reserve a date over the phone? You can get availability of the date you are inquiring about over the phone, but you must come in to make the reservation.
Is a Security Deposit required? Yes, a $100 Security Deposit (in the form of a check or credit card) must be left for each facility rented. A $500 Security deposit is required for Brady Lodge.
Can I get a refund or transfer my date? If the cancellation/transfer request by the applicant occurs more than fourteen days (14) prior to the event: All transfers are subject to a $20 administrative fee, pending the new date is available. All transfers must be done in person, unless payment is made by VISA or Master card. Call (248) 625-8223 for more information and to have a Transfer Form faxed to you. In the case of a refund, the rental fee minus $20 will be refunded along with the deposit. See above for details. If the cancellation/transfer request by the applicant occurs less than fourteen days (14) prior to the event: The entire rental fee is forfeited and the deposit will be returned in full, regardless of the reason for the cancellation, including inclement weather. Absolutely no transfers.
Can I do the paperwork, but use someone else’s check? Yes, however, the person who provides payment for the rental must be a resident in order to get the resident rate.
With a Room Rental, can we come early to set-up? Your rental should include enough time for set-up and clean-up time. If you need more time, you will need to add it to your rental.With a Pavilion Rental, can we come early to set-up? Pavilions, unless rented, are first come, first serve.Your exclusive time begins at the time of your rental. Your rental choices are: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM or 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM. If you choose to rent a ½ day rental, the pavilion cleaning times are between 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM.
With a Room Rental, can we have more people that the allotted amount in our contract? No. Room capacities are determined by the Independence Twp Fire Department.
With a Pavilion Rental, can we have more people that the allotted amount in our contract? No. Seating and parking capacities are factored in to that number.
Are picnic tables included with my rental? Yes, picnic table seating comes with your pavilion rental for the number of persons indicated on your contract.
Are there electrical outlets at the Pavilions? Yes. Sorry, no generators are allowed to be brought in.
Are there grills are all Pavilions? Not all. Grills are located at Sashabaw Plains’s pavilion, Bay Court Pavilions (both) and Clintonwood Park’s South pavilion. There is not a grill a Clintonwood’s North Pavilion. There are grills in the grassy areas of Sashabaw Plains park.
Are there grills at the Beach? There are two grills in the grass at Deer Lake Beach.
Is the Spray park or Disc Golf included in my rental? No. There are separate fees to use the Spray park & Disc Golf. Bay Court Beach is however free.
Can I rent a moonwalk or inflatable? All third party contracts for moonwalks, etc are subject to approval at the time of your rental. If approved, a Certificate of Insurance will need to be provided within ten days of your signed contract.
Can I bring in my own tent? All third party contracts for tents, etc are subject to approval at the time of your rental. If approved, a Certificate of Insurance will need to be provided within ten days of your signed contract. Pop up tents smaller than a 10x10ft, are allowed at the Spray park.
Do any special rules apply for renting the Gazebo at Bay Court Park for a wedding? Yes, if renting the Gazebo for a wedding, you will also have to rent the Lakeview Room. This ensures parking for your wedding guests, and gives you extra space in the event of inclement weather and/or space to use as a bridal room.