7967 Mentor Avenue, Mentor, OH 44060 (Map)

This 65-acre park is located right in the heart of Mentor. As one of our largest parks, Garfield Park includes a Community Recreation Center with barrier-free restrooms, an outdoor pool with drop water slide , an All People’s Playground, baseball/softball diamonds, basketball court, picnic pavilion, five-acre fishing pond, soccer fields, lighted tennis courts, and wildlife area.

The Garfield Recreation Building is a multi-level facility with several different areas available for rental.  The First Floor Lounge is a cozy, barrier free area that can accommodate groups up to 50 people.  The Ballroom, located on the second floor, can accommodate up to 150 people. It features a spacious area with hardwood floors.  Tables and chairs are provided for both rooms. Rental periods for the Lounge and the Ballroom are five hours in length with an additional one hour of set up.

A $200 security deposit is required to rent this facility.  If alcohol will be served, the security deposit is $500 security deposit and a $35 alcohol permit must be purchased. An off-duty Mentor police officer must be also contracted by the renter if alcohol will be served. Payment is made to the officer at the beginning of the rental.

Restrooms for the facility are located on the first floor.

Garfield Recreation Building Rates Resident Nonresident
First Floor Lounge
Weekdays $85 $105
Friday evening, Saturday & Sunday $95 $120
Ballroom
Weekdays $150 $190
Friday evening, Saturday & Sunday $190 $240
First Floor Lounge & Ballroom
Weekdays $190 $240
Friday evening, Saturday & Sunday $240 $300