Ohio University

Facility Reservations

Reservation Process (All Facilities) 

Thank you for your interest in reserving space with Campus Recreation. To complete a reservation request for a Campus Recreation facility, please complete the Facility Reservation Form. Exceptions include Racquetball Courts, golf tee times, and Tennis Courts

  • Completing the form does not guarantee the use of the space requested. Please allow 3-5 business days from the date of your request for a campus recreation staff member to contact you with additional details. Priority will be given to requests submitted at least two weeks prior to the day of your event.
  • Please note that room reservation may not include any equipment needed or necessary set-up/tear-down time. Additional set-up and tear-down fees may be assessed.
  • University-affiliated departments and external groups will be charged for space; as well as any equipment and staffing needs assessed by Campus Recreation staff. To receive university-affiliated pricing, all charges must be internally billed.
  • Registered student organizations will not be charged general space rental fees, but will be responsible for any costs associated with equipment and staffing needs assessed by Campus Recreation staff.
  • If you have questions, email recreservations@ohio.edu or call Campus Recreation Reservations at 740-593-9988.

Staffing Fees (During Non-Operational Hours)

Staff Required Rate/Hour
Supervisor $18.00
Facility Assistant $15.00

Aquatic Center Reservation Rates

Space Rate
Per Lane* $10.00/Hour*
Party Area $50.00/Event + $3.00/per person over 10 in the party
Entire Pool $200/Per Hour

*For reservations of lanes during normal open scheduled facility time. Reserving lanes when pool is normally closed will have opening/closing associated fees.

Bird Ice Arena Reservation Rates

To view Bird Ice Arena availability, please visit the Bird Ice Arena facility calendar.

Type Rate
OHIO Student Group $70/hour
OHIO Department $100/hour
Community Group $140/hour
Birthday Party Please contact RecReservations@ohio.edu for a quote

Charles J. Ping Recreation Center Reservation Rates

To view Ping Center facility availability, please visit the Ping Center facility calendar. View specific space availability calendars within Ping by using the drop-down menu at the top of the page. 

Climbing Wall Reservations

The Climbing Wall is available for group rental to Ohio University students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community. For rental rates and available times please visit Outdoor Pursuits Program Reservations.

Other Reservations

Space Rate/Hour Capacity
Area A (single multipurpose court) $35.00 272
Area B $35.00 640
Area C (2 courts) $70.00 912
Area D (2 courts) $70.00 824
Area E (single multipurpose court) $35.00 272
Combative Arts Room $50.00 140
Entrance Lobby $15.00 N/A
Patio $75.00 N/A
Meeting Room 1 $25.00 48
Meeting Room 2 $44.00 96
Meeting Room 3 $63.00 144
Conference Room $25.00 40
Racquetball Court (Reserve on RecShop)* $32.00 N/A
Ping Pong Room $10.00 N/A

*To reserve a racquetball court, please visit www.recshop.ohio.edu and click on “Reserve a Court” in the left navigation.

Equipment Associated with Reservation

Item Fee
Chair $1
Table $5
Projector $32
Mixer $75
Podium $30
Podium Tabletop $11
Scoreboard $5.50
Stage (4x8) $25
Inflatable Bounce House $100
Inflatable Obstacle Course $175
Cornhole Boards (one set) $20

Ping reserves the right to make adjustments to hourly rates for each room based on long-term or conditional duration.

Golf Course Reservation Information & Rates

Book a Tee Time

Visit the OHIO Golf Course tee time website to book online or call (740) 593-4669.

Outing/Event Reservations

The Golf Course is available for outings, tournaments, and private rentals. Fill out the Golf Course Outing Request Form to  request a reservation and receive a price quote. 

Type Rate
9 Hole Morning Outing $720*  
9 Hole Afternoon Outing $900*  
18 Hole Outing $1,260*  

*Rates subject to change for special event weekends (University family weekends, homecoming, and graduation).

To view Golf Course availability, please visit the Golf Course facility calendar.

Tennis Center Reservation Information

Court Reservations

Visit RecShop to reserve a court online or call (740) 593-9405. Courts may be reserved up to two weeks in advance and are made on the hour.

Event Requests

Both the indoor and outdoor courts are available for private rental. The indoor facility offers a 120-foot by 40-foot open space that is available for banquets, award ceremonies, etc. Food and beverages are permitted. The facility is not air conditioned. Fill out the Facility Reservation Form to receive a price quote.

To view Tennis Court availability, please visit the Tennis Court facility calendar.

Walter Fieldhouse Reservation Rates

Type Rate/Hour
University Group $100
Non-University Group $200

To view Walter Fieldhouse facility availability, please visit the Walter Fieldhouse facility calendar.

Equipment Associated with Reservation

Item Fee
Chair $1
Table $5
Full Track Tarp (8 pieces) $500
Half Track Tarp (4 pieces) $300
1-3 Pieces of Tarp $75/piece