Parks & Community Buildings

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Interesting Facts about the Community Building and Park!

  • In 1936 the park used to be a campground, but people didn’t start camping there till the 1940’s.
  • The community building was built by volunteers.
  • The community building was dedicated in 2001.

Shanes Park

Shanes Park is located at West Front Street which features:

  • Four Little League diamonds
  • New restrooms
  • New playground equipment
  • Free splashpad
  • Plenty of green space & trees
  • Convenient parking
  • Restored Shanes Log Cabin
  • New pavilion
  • One shelter house
  • Two renal facilities

Shanes Hall

New Shanes Hall building features:

  • Seats 80 (approximately)
  • Kitchen
  • Restrooms
  • Exterior porch

Rockford Community Building

  • Located at 420 Holly Lane
  • Seats 350 (approximately)
  • Kitchen
  • Restrooms

Hedges Park

  • Located on Bridge Street beside the American Legion on U.S. 14. Route 33
  • Future home of the our Veterans Memorial

Building Rentals


Shanes Park Community Building

Shanes Park Community
Building Rental

WEDDINGS $750.00
Hall available from Friday noon through Sunday 9:00 am for weekend weddings.

FUNDRAISER EVENTS
Five percent (5%) of gross receipts with a maximum of $400.00

FUNERAL DINNERS – $ 50.00

Up to Four Hours hall use (including setup, Activity, and clean up) – $100.00

Four to eight hours hall use (including setup, Activity, and clean up) – $175.00

Full day (over 8 hours)  – $250.00

ADDITIONAL DAYS
For any type events, the charge for each additional day is $150.00

Basic cleaning and trash removal is required.

Deadlines:  Dates will be held for seven days upon request.  $100 payment must be made by the seventh day of request to guarantee the date and times requested.  This $100 is refundable up to 90 days prior to the scheduled event if the event is cancelled.  Full payment is due 30 days prior to scheduled rental date.

Damages:   No decorations or equipment are to be attached to or leaned against walls or ceilings without prior arrangement with the Shanes Park Board of Trustees.  Damage to equipment, the structure, landscaping, parking areas, restrooms, kitchen or any of the facility to excess of $50.00 is the liability of the party or parties renting the facility.

Questions regarding rental of the community building and the pricing of the building should be directed to: Amy Joseph at (419) 953-7874. Make sure you schedule your reservations months ahead of time!

Shanes Park  rentals

Shelter House, Pavilion and
Shanes Hall Rental

SHELTER HOUSE$40 / DAY

PAVILION – $70 / Day

 SHANES HALL – $100 / DAY

Deadlines:  Dates will be held for seven days upon request.  Full payment is due 30 days prior to scheduled rental date.

Damages: No decorations or equipment are to be attached to or leaned against walls or ceilings.  Damage to equipment, the structure, landscaping, parking areas, restrooms, kitchen or any part of the facilities to the excess of $50.00 is the liability of the party or parties renting the facility.

Building Availability


Rockford Rec Association

President: Cort Smith
Vice-President: Adam Carpenter
Secretary/Treasurer: Joel Henkle
Website: Rockford Recreation Association
Facebook: @RockfordRec

Locations

Rockford Community Building
420 Holly Lane
Rockford, OH 45882

Shanes Park
West Front Street
Rockford, Ohio 45882

Hedges Park – Future location of our Veterans Memorial
Bridge Street
Rockford, Ohio 45882

Contact: Amy Joseph
401 Columbia St.
Rockford, OH 45882
(419) 953-7874
shanesparkrentals@gmail.com                   

Rockford Recreation Association

Rockford Recreation Association is a proud supporter of youth and adult recreation activities for area competitors in spring, summer, and fall programs that welcome hundreds of visitors to Shanes Park, annually.

Visit the Rockford Recreation Association Website:
www.rockfordrec.com