Danforth Community Center and Auditorium



200 West Avenue (West Ave. and Ames St.)

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  • Kitchen with oven, stove, refrigerator, and microwave
  • Floor fans
  • Any other equipment use must be explicitly approved by the Director of the Danforth Community Center


  • Maximum occupancy is 150 people

 Table and Chairs:

  • Tables and chairs to seat 150


  • 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. - $725.00 (Before 9 a.m. or after 9 p.m. is an additional $100 cost per hour)
  • 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. - $375.00 
  • 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - $375.00
  • Holidays: $100 (additional) per day

*All fees are subject to an additional non-refundable $20.00 application fee for walk in reservations or 2.75% convenience fee for online booking.

New!  On-line registration now available for City lodges and community centers.

Rules & Regulations


  1. This facility is scheduled on a first come, first served basis.  Once application and payment are received, your application will be reviewed.  Reservation of date and time is confirmed through the issuance of a permit.

  2. Activities are to be limited to those listed on the face of the permit.

  3. The lodge will not be opened earlier than 10 minutes prior to the time designated on the permit.  Additional time for set up and/or take down must be included in the hours requested.  In addition, if you decide you will leave earlier than planned, notify City security at 585-428-6625 so they can close the building.  Do not leave the building unattended.

  4. The permit holder must adhere to the City’s Noise Ordinance. 

  5. Do not use tacks, nails, screws, or tape on the walls, ceilings, tables, etc for decorations or signs.  Masking tape and 3M Self Stick Hooks are permissible.  No decorations are allowed which would damage or discolor the facility or grounds.  Any special decorations, activities, or amenities must have written approval of the Bureau of Recreation.

  6. Permit holder is responsible for clean-up of area after use.  Refrigerator must be emptied.  Oven must be wiped as clean as possible.  Counters and tables must be protected by a hard surface (cutting board) when used for cutting.

  7. Folding tables and chairs are for indoor use only.

  8. Garbage must be put in trash bags and left in designated area outside the building.  Do not leave any trash in the building.

  9.  Prior approval required for tents larger than 10X10 and any inflatables.       
  10. No adult entertainment.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Any violation of these rules or permit conditions will result in immediate termination of the permit, loss of permit fees, and may result in prohibition of permitee from application for future permits for the Bureau of Recreation facilities.


For any questions, call 585-428-6755.