Additional Fees

A. Damage Deposit - $300

This must be a separate check from the Rental Fee. The Damage Deposit is due 30 days prior to event. The Renter assumes all financial responsibility for any damage or loss to the facility, which includes damages above and beyond the costs of the Damage Deposit. All rental parties are expected to leave the building and ground free of debris. Upon satisfactory inspection of the facility, the total amount will be returned by mail.

B. The Renter has the option to have Ross Township employees set up tables and chairs for the event, for an additional charge of $100. Tables and chairs will be set-up based on the diagram the Renter is required to submit 30 days prior to the date of the rental. Table and chair break down is the responsibility of the renter.

C. For parties where alcohol and food will be served, an additional $200 floor cleaning fee applies.

D. Kitchen-Use Deposit - (this is for the use of the countertop/food prep space, refrigerator, freezer, and ice machine. If your caterer is using the kitchen for your event and/or you wish to assemble food trays in the kitchen, there is a $100 Kitchen-Use Deposit check due 30 days prior to the event. Upon satisfactory inspection that the Renter has left the kitchen clean and sanitized, the check will be returned by mail.

E Alcohol Permit Fee - $50

If the Renter intends to provide alcoholic beverages, they will need to complete a Municipal Alcohol Permit with the Ross Recreation Department and submit a copy of the Alcohol Permit and $50 with the Rental Fees.

Section 1 - Availability of Gymnasium for Rental

A. The Gym may be available Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. through 8:30 p.m. depending on class and event schedules. A Community Center attendant will provide you with available dates for your event.

B. The Gym may be available for Rental Friday through Sunday during the following times, depending on class and event schedules. A Community Center attendant will provide you with available dates for your event:

Friday: Noon to 10:30 p.m. Saturday: Noon to 10:30 p.m. Sunday: Noon to 6 p.m. If you are planning a fundraising event, we ask that your last 'call' of the night is at 9 p.m., to allow time for guests to exit the building, and clean up to occur by 10:30 p.m.

Section 2 - Reservation Policies

A. Reservations will only be accepted in person, at the Ross Municipal Center.

B. Ross Township residents may reserve the facility up to 1 year before the requested date. Non-residents, businesses, and organizations may reserve the facility up to 6 months before the requested date. Governmental use requests may be made up to18 months before the requested date. Within these time frames, reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Section 3 - Required Reservation Documentation

A. Required at the time of rental reservation:

  • Certificate of Liability Insurance (if required)
  • Completed Facility Use Application
  • Municipal Alcohol Permit and Fees Indemnification Statement
  • Rental Fee
  • Ross Township Resident ID Card

B. Due 30 days before use:

  • Diagram for table and chair set up, if requested and paid for, and Kitchen Use and / or Damage Deposit.