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

Council Policy 2009-03 – Park Pavilion Use and Reservations

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 reservation with payment.

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