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William M. Costick Activities Center

28600 Eleven Mile Rd.
Farmington Hills, MI 48336
(248) 473-1800

New Extended Evening Hours on Wednesdays at the Costick Center
Starting September 4, the Costick Center will be open for registration services every Wednesday until 7:00 PM. The new hours are designed to accommodate those who prefer to register in person and can’t get to the Costick Center during current weekday operating hours of 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Costick Hours Press Release

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Program Schedule

Floor Plan
Facility Specifications and Rental Rates
Room Rental Rules and Regulations

Party Reservations
This document is available to view in PDF format. Banquet and Catering Selections
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The William Costick Activities Center provides a community-oriented, multi-purpose facility where citizens of all ages from Farmington Hills/Farmington and surrounding communities can enjoy a wide variety of social, recreational and cultural activities, events, programs and services.  It serves the recreational needs of our residents with a swimming pool, multi-purpose gymnasium, three soccer fields, and meeting rooms.

The staff of the Activities Center works with the Cultural Arts Division, Recreation Division, Senior Adults Division and the Youth & Family Services Program to ensure that this facility serves all segments of the community (it provides designated permanent space for the Farmington Hills Senior Adult program and a Teen Center for the Youth and Family Services Division). The Center also provides available rental space for a nominal fee to the public, civic and community groups, charitable organizations and the business community.  Click here to print an application for room rental.

Outside view of Costick Activities Center building.The Activities Center is located at 28600 Eleven Mile Road, one-quarter mile east of Middlebelt.  For more information, call (248) 473-1800.





Top of PageFloor Plan

Floor Plan of the Costick Activities Center.

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Top of PageFacility Specifications and Rental Rates

The Costick Center is one of Michigan’s most versatile gathering places, with an extensive range of special rooms for special occasions. Whether you are looking for a location to hold a business meeting or a hall to stage a trade show, celebrating a birthday or planning a party, the Costick Center offers incomparable rooms and space.

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version of the Specifications and Rental Rates.)

There are rooms for all types of meetings, shows, presentations, and events. Rooms for sports and dance, space for gala gatherings, classes, and classic dinners – all these possibilities make the Costick Activities Center the focal point for business and community events in Southeast Michigan.

Room Name Sq. Feet Dimen-sions Banquet Rounds Conference Style Theatre Style Class-room Style "U"
Open Square Banquet 8’ Tables Rental Rate
Shannon Hall 7,475 65’ x 115’ 350 90 400 100 150 100 150 $110/hr.
Wexford Hall 3,525 45’ x 80’ 150 75 150 50 100 80 72 $85/hr.
Wexford A 1,762 45' x 40'   50 75 25 50 40 36 $45/hr.
Wexford B 1,762 45' x 40'   50 75 25 50 40 36 $45/hr.
Belfast Room 600 15’ x 40’   25 40 20 25 25 24 $35/hr.
Dunmore Room 450 15’ x 30’   25 40 20 25 25 24 $35/hr.
Gymnasium 7,560 87’ x 90’ 450   450         $110/hr.
Swimming Pool 6,565 38’ x 75’               $110/hr.

Top of PageRoom Rental Rules and Regulations

This document is available to view in PDF format. Application and Permit for Room Rental

Room decorated for a banquet at Costick Activities Center.
Gymnasium set up with rows of chairs at Costick Activities Center.
Room decorated for a banquet at Costick Activities Center.

1. No group may use a room without scheduling said room (if available and can be accommodated) in person in advance of the date of use, signed a completed
application form, and paid any deposits or fees required.

2. The Costick Center reserves the right to limit and/or deny requests for meetings or parties of minors. If a permit is issued for such a meeting/party, the application
must be signed by the responsible party who is over 21 years of age. One chaperone must be provided for every 15 minors.

3. Trash pickup and other cleanup duties are to be performed by the rental group. Therefore, the room must be left in the condition in which it was found. Any decorations used must be disposed of properly, immediately following the function. No sparkle, glitter, confetti, etc. is permitted at The Costick Center. All candles must be protected with a glass enclosure. Tape, pins, staples or adhesive are not allowed on the walls, bars, etc. Security deposit will be forfeited if clean-up is not complete.

4. Routine maintenance will be done by The Costick Center staff, however, it is expected that the lessee will clear and clean any areas of The Costick Center used by the lessee or the lessee’s invitees. Furniture and equipment may not be moved from room to room or removed from the building without permission from the manager.

5. The Rental Representative is responsible for insuring that all rules and regulations are adhered to.

6. Buildings, grounds, and equipment shall not be used for activities which are in conflict with city policies and ordinances, state or federal laws, activities which are discriminatory in the legal sense, political activities, or illegal gambling.

7. All children in attendance must remain in the rented room(s). Children are not allowed to roam unsupervised in other areas of the building, such as hallways, rooms
or lounges.

8. Room capacities MUST be adhered to. Rental groups may not overflow into the hallways and disturb other customers. Such behavior may result in immediate removal from the premises by Costick Center staff, the Farmington Hills Police Department and/or a penalty fee.

9. The Costick Center personnel are not allowed to accept gratuities.

10. Rental fees are based on the entire time a group/party is in the room, including set-up and clean-up.

11. Paper goods are the responsibility of the rental applicant and are not provided by The Costick Center.

12. The Costick Center will assume no liability for any property of the permit holder left in the building. The Costick Center will not be liable for any damages to lessee’s property or that of the lessee’s contractor if it is moved, cleaned or stored by our employees in the performance of their duties. The Costick Center will not assume liability for any personal property, merchandise or equipment left on the premise.

13. Any damages to the building and/or grounds will be charged to the Rental Representative signing the permit. The Rental Representative is responsible for checking the room for damages and cleanup in the company of The Costick Center personnel, before signing the Rental Verification Slip at the conclusion of the rental.

14. The Costick Center does not provide individual accident and health insurance. Groups using the facilities may be required to supply a certificate of insurance covering The Costick Center and the City of Farmington Hills in case of accident or injury to participants. Minimum acceptable limits will be $3 million each occurrence and $3 million aggregate. The Costick Center must receive policy verification including dates of coverage and financial limits for this event at least 30 days before the first rental date.

15. The Costick Center reserves the right to act in the best interest of the rentals on items not specifically covered in these rules.

16. Equipment for use to rental groups must be utilized for its intended purpose.

17. The Costick Center is a smoke-free facility; guests may smoke in designated outside areas where ash containers are provided.

18. The Costick Center does not allow the placement of signs around the facility promoting events held at The Costick Center. Special permission may be granted by the Facility Manager. Failure to comply with this sign rule may result in forfeiture of some, or all, of the security deposit. The Costick Center reserves the right to request and require a copy of promotional materials (including social networks) and/or invitations that lessee creates for event/meeting.

19. The Costick Center reserves the right to inspect and control all events, private parties, meetings and receptions held on its premise. The lessee is responsible for all of The Costick Center property missing or damaged by guests, independent contractors, lessee, lessee’s agent or any person on lessee’s behalf. The lessee is responsible for all fees should additional City staff be required to control event.

20. The lessee agrees that it will not sell or give away food or beverages or permit same to be consumed on the premises unless authorized to do so by the Manager.

21. The lessee agrees to pay an initial payment forthwith of 50% of the total rental charges at the time of signing this agreement, and the remaining 50% at least 30 days before the beginning of the event. The lessee agrees to pay any additional charges for technical services upon presentation of a bill by The Costick Center. The Costick Center reserves the right to charge a deposit in anticipation of additional charges that may be incurred. Lessee agrees to pay any music clearances or royalty fees and hold The Costick Center harmless for same. No exceptions will be permitted unless satisfactory credit arrangements are made in advance. Rental deposits and payments are subject to charges of 1% per month if not paid within 30 days of notice of amount owed whether in writing, verbally or by invoice.

22. This agreement may be cancelled by either party in writing. Lessee shall forfeit 50% of initial payment if cancellation is made up to 30 days in advance of the scheduled event. Lessee’s who cancel within 30 days of first contracted usage date will automatically forfeit all payments they have paid to The Costick Center. In addition, lessee shall be responsible for any out of pocket expenses incurred by The Costick Center. Rescheduling of events and additional deposit requirements are entirely at the discretion of the Facility Manager.

Cancellation by The Costick Center: The Costick Center reserves the right to accept or reject any rental agreement application for any reason and in its sole discretion. In the event that an event must be cancelled due to circumstances beyond the control of The Costick Center, including but not limited to weather, loss of utilities, civil unrest, and other uncontrollable happenstance, the contracted event will be rescheduled at the earliest convenience of all parties under all other conditions of this agreement.

Hold Harmless Agreement
To the fullest extent permitted by law, I and the organization I represent agree to defend, pay in behalf of, indemnify, and hold harmless the City of Farmington Hills, its elected and appointed officials, employees and volunteers and others working in behalf of the City of Farmington Hills against any and all claims, demands, suits, or loss, including all costs connected therewith, and for any damages which may be asserted, claimed or recovered against or from the City of Farmington Hills, its elected and appointed officials, employees and volunteers and others working in behalf of the City of Farmington Hills, by reason of personal injury, including bodily injury or death and/or property damage, including loss of use of thereof, which arises out of or is in any way connected or associated with the use of Farmington Hills Costick Activities Center.

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