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 Ski Lodge and Campground 



The Office of Campus Recreation operates the Slippery Rock University Ski Lodge and Campground. Reservations for either of these areas are on a first-come, first-serve basis. A permit must be secured from the Office of Campus Recreation, located in Aebersold Student Recreation Center prior to Ski Lodge or Campground use.  The phone number is 724.738.4800.

The Ski Lodge and Campground are located a quarter mile northeast of the ARC (next to the ROCK Apartments) on 6 plus acres of land.  The Ski Lodge rustic design offers a variety of opportunities for students to gather on campus.  Shower and restroom facilities are available inside the lodge.  The Campground is comprised of 18 sites and offers both electrical (10) and non electric campsites in the campground adjacent to the Ski Lodge.  Most sites have a picnic table and fire ring.  Sites are ideal for camping, picnicking and recreational activities.

General Information
Campsite fees:
$5.00 for SRU student, $10.00 non-SRU student per day/non electric
$10.00 for SRU student, $15.00 non-SRU student per day/electric

1-10 Electrical Outlets
11-18 Non electricity

Ski Lodge:
Advanced reservations are required for use of Ski Lodge.  Requests must be submitted a minimum of two weeks in advance.  
1. A $50.00 security deposit is required with completed facility reservation request form.
2.  The facilities are available to:
SRU Student organizations/organizational groups.
b. External/non SRU groups.
3. All groups are responsible for knowing and following all policies and procedures.
4. Alcohol is prohibited.
Keys must be picked up from and returned to the Office of Campus Recreation located in the ARC 118 prior to Ski Lodge or Campground use. There is a $50.00 security deposit required before receiving keys.

Rules and Regulations
 Alcoholic beverages are not permitted without an alcohol permit. Permits may be obtained in advance from Environmental and Safety     (724) 738-2465 from 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM   Monday-Friday. Please allow four weeks notice for application.

  Occupancy of each camp site is limited to one group of no more than four persons, including a responsible individual of 18 years or older.

  Users are responsible for maintaining and leaving these areas in a clean and orderly fashion at all times and properly using all facilities and equipment provided.

 Fires are permitted only in camp stoves or fire ring provided. All fires must be extinguished prior to leaving or retiring for the night. Fire must not be left unattended nor allowed to grow large. You must also provide your own firewood.

 Firearms and archery equipment are not permitted except if necessary for academic classes or sanctioned activities. All firearms must be registered with the University Police Office at (724) 738-3333.

 Vehicles are allowed in designated areas only, during occupancy of the Campground or Ski Lodge.

 All laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the regulations of SRU must be adhered to.

 Violations of the rules and regulations or any misrepresentation by individuals or groups will warrant cancellation of camping and Ski Lodge privileges and or legal action.


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Aebersold Student
Recreation Center (ARC)

ARC Academic Year Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 6am - 11pm
Fri: 6am - 9pm
Sat: 9am - 9pm
Sun: Noon - 9pm

Play is prohibited at the MAC (McFarland Recreational Sports Complex) when the RED FLAG is flying. The MAC will be closed from December 1-March 1.

When the University is on a 2 hour delay due to weather, the ARC will not open up until 10:00 a.m..