Indoor Facility Rentals
Kent Parks and Rec offers 2 indoor facilities.
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Reservations can be made 13 months in advance. Longstanding reservations are given priority for the next year’s date. Shelter capacities are based on 7 persons per table and each shelter has a barbeque grill. In addition, there are numerous picnic tables and grills available on a first come – first served basis with barbecue grills at all city parks. To reserve a shelter call the Parks & Recreation Office at 330-673-8897.
Roy H. Smith Shelterhouse
Located in Fred Fuller Park this enclosed shelter house is capable of seating 68 people. The facility includes a kitchenette, fireplace, tables and chairs, and restrooms. The daily rental fees are $45 on weekdays 3 – 11 p.m. Mon. – Fri. and $75 on weekends 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sat. and Sun.
Old Kent Jailhouse
Located in Fred Fuller Park this historic building is capable of seating 22 people. The facility includes a kitchenette, tables and chairs, restrooms and a large deck overlooking the Cuyahoga River. The daily rental fees are $30 on weekdays 3 – 11 p.m. Mon. – Friday and $50 on weekends 10 a.m -11 p.m. Sat. – Sun. Key for rental must be picked up at KPR Office Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Kent Recreation Center
The center, located at 1115 Franklin Avenue, is available for rental to groups for athletic activities on weekday nights or weekends when there are no scheduled programs. It may be rented for two hour time slots on selected days for a fee of $35/2 hours. Please call (330) 673-897 for additional booking information.