Renting Bennett Park Pavilion & Camp Frances


City Clerk’s Office

City Hall, 1st Floor

111 E Lawrence

We will begin taking applications the first week in January.Please call ahead for availability at 517-543-8841

Bennett Park, 1225 S Cochran


Opens 8:00 a.m.
Closes at 10:00 p.m.

Bennett Park Front Pavilion Application

The application is due at time of reservation with $20 fee.

The front pavilion has 6 electrical outlets, grills and 8×12 foot picnic tables .  The restrooms and playground are located near the front pavilion.  When you reserve the front pavilion a reservation card will distinguish your party, date and time.



Camp Frances, 1501 S Cochran

Camp Frances Cabin

Camp Frances Rental Registration

Camp Frances Rental/Use Guidelines


  • Single Day Rentals – Arrival at 11am departing by 9 am next day – $70.00
  • Friday and Saturday: arrive at 11am Fri., leave by 9 am Sunday = $120
  • Saturday and Sunday: arrive at 11am Sat, leave by 9 am Monday = $120
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday: arrive at 11am Friday, leave by 9 am Monday = $170
  • Multiple days during the week: 1st day $70, each additional day $50
  • Monday through Friday: $190, add in Sat. and Sun. $250 total

Applications are due at time of payment.

Covid-19 Guidelines for Camp Frances

Masks must be worn by all individuals inside and outside the building.
Please observe social distancing and keep 6 feet apart from others.

Contact tracing logs are provided and must be completed by attendee. Completed logs can be left at Camp Frances with the Camp Frances Cleaning Procedures checklist at the completion of the rental period.

A Covid-19 approved disinfectant will be used for wiping surfaces (provided by Camp Frances). Please reference cleaning protocol.

Occupancy inside the building is currently:

Chairs only: 35 people main floor

Chairs and tables used: 16 people main floor

Chairs only: 32 people in basement

Chairs and tables used: 15 people in basement

Inside: The cabin is for gatherings and has no sleeping quarters.    It holds 50 people max.   No alcohol, pets or camping allowed on the premises.  The facility has 3 folding banquet size tables, 1 wooden banquet size table , 30 metal folding chairs, and only one bathroom.

Outside:  Large firepit with six stationary benches surrounding the fire pit.

 Camp Frances Website

Friends of Camp Frances Facebook Page