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FACILITY RENTAL FEES

The Maintenance of our City Parks and recreation facilities is very important and in today's economic climate, few cities can afford to continually inject large amounts of budget dollars into facilities and not charge rental/usage fees. These fees will help defray operational cost, which would help the City be more efficient and effective and less draining on the general fund.  The following fee list are in effect:


Picnic Shelters/ Gazebo Rental fees:
Non-residents rental fee         $25.00 per day
Oberlin City resident’s fees     No fee

 

Baseball/Softball Field Rental Fees: (Non-lights)

Non-Residents fee            $50.00 per game/per field

Oberlin residents's fee       No fee

 

The field rental fees are for individual/group(s) that would like to use City facility for a game or practice play.

 

Baseball/Softball Field Lighting Fees:

Non-residents fees          $10.00 per hour/per field

Oberlin resident’s fee      $10.00 per hour/per field

 

The Field Lighting Fees are for individual/group(s) that would like to use City facility for a game(s) or practice play under the lights. This fee will cover cost that it encumbers with having the sports field lighting on.

 

 

 

 

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

TOURNAMENT – LEAGUE - CAMP FEES

                              Residents          Non-Residents

                                   

                               Non-Prime time   Prime time  │   Non-Prime time   Prime time

 

 

*Non-Profits

$100.00

$150.00

$200.00


$290.00


*Individuals

$140.00

$190.00

$240.00

$310.00


*Businesses

$180.00

$230.00

$290.00

$350.00


 

Non-Prime time: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Prime time: Friday, Saturday & Sunday

 

These fees are for individual(s)/groups who rent out baseball/softball fields at Oberlin Recreation Complex to host tournaments, leagues or camps. This fee along with field prep, rental and light fee (if lights are used) will go along with tournament, league and camp fees. These fees will not apply to City sponsored events and organizations that are co-sponsored by the City.


Cancellations:

Percentage of Tournament/League/Camp Fees will be refunded according to the following schedule:

          Event cancelled:

                    60 days or more prior to event              100% returned

                    30 to 59 days prior to event                    50% returned

                    Less than 30 days prior to event                0% returned


*Insurance: for athletic events (on Application for Park Use Form) not directly sponsored by   City of Oberlin Recreation Department, a proof of liability insurance, holding the City harmless, is required.

 

 

Field Preparation Fee:

Non-residents fee      $20.00 per field /per prep 

Oberlin resident fee   $10.00 per field /prep prep 

 

The field preparation fee will help with the cost to prep a Baseball/Softball field for play. To prep a field for play consists of dragging the field with hand tools and riding equipment, lining a field and setting bases and pitcher’s mound at proper distance for play. This cost is for practice or game(s) played.

 

Soccer Fields Rental Fees:

Non-resident’s fee      $25.00 per game /per field(s).

Oberlin resident’s       No Fees


The Field Rental Fees are for individual/group(s) that would like to use City facility for a game and practice play.

 

 

 

SOCCER

TOURNAMENT – LEAGUE - CAMP FEES

                                   Residents   Non-Residents

                                   

                                 Non-Prime time     Prime time    │   Non-Prime time      Prime time


 

*Non-Profits

$90.00

$120.00

$150.00

$170.00


*Individuals

$130.00

$145.00

$180.00

$210.00


*Businesses

$150.00

$180.00

$225.00

$270.00


 

Non-Prime time:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Prime time:  Friday, Saturday & Sunday


These fees are for individual(s)/groups who rent out Soccer fields at Oberlin Recreation Complex to host tournaments, leagues or camps. The field rental fee will go along with tournament, league and camp fee. These fees will not apply to City sponsored events and organizations that are co-sponsored by the City.



Cancellations:

Percentage of Tournament/League/Camp Fees will be refunded according to the following schedule:

          Event cancelled:

                          60 days or more prior to event                     100% returned

                          30 to 59 days prior to event                           50% returned

                          Less than 30 days prior to event                        0% returned


*Insurance: for athletic events (on Application for Park Use Form) not directly sponsored by City of Oberlin Recreation Department, a proof of liability insurance, holding the City harmless, is required.


Field Supervisor Fee:

Non-resident's fee        $20.00 per hour

Oberlin residents fee     $20.00 per hour


In order to ensure there is adequate supervision of City facilities when organizations that are not co-sponsored by the City of Oberlin rent sports fields, such organizations will be required to cover the cost of a field supervisor to oversee use of the facility during the rental periods.

 

Fee Adjustments:

It is understood that on occasion special consideration may be needed in determining fees for groups or individuals having circumstances uncommon to those in the fee structure. In these cases, the Recreation Superintendent will review all such request and make fee adjustments recommendation to the City Manager. It is recommended that the City Manager (or designee) be authorized to waive fees for field rental (but not fee associated with direct cost, such as lighting, field preparation, field supervisor. etc.) under the following circumstances:

  • Citizens/group hosting a fund raising game or tournament for charitable purpose.
  • Fundraising game or tournament organized to raise funds to send an Oberlin youth team on a very expensive trip, i.e., Little League World Series or international soccer tournament. 
  • Tournament or similar event from outside Oberlin that will bring participants and spectators to Oberlin and result in a minimum of XX verified rooms booked at the Oberlin Inn.



For More Information about Facility Rental Fees:

440-775-7254

 


Contact Information


Ian P. Yarber

Recreation Superintendent

440.775.7254

iyarber@cityofoberlin.com

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Saundra Phillips 

Administrative Assistant

440.774.3428

sphillips@cityofoberlin.com

 

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Oberlin Recreation Division
69 South Main Street
Oberlin, Ohio 44074
Ph. (440) 775-7254
Fx. (440) 774-9035

 

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 than on participating child.
 
 
 

 

History of The

Recreation Commission

 

 

Oberlin Parks Plan 1985-1990

 

Parks & Recreation Study

1990-1991

 

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Strategic Plan 2011

 

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2010 Report

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