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 Facility Rentals 



I. Facilities
Each semester, the Office of Campus Recreation allots rental time of the indoor and outdoor facilities for various sports and special events. The
availability of these facilities varies each semester depending upon the schedule of Campus Recreation activities. Campus Recreation coordinates rentals for the following facilities:
A. Aebersold Student Recreation Center (ARC)
1. Aquatic Center (Exclusive or joint usage)
2. Climbing Wall (Exclusive or joint usage)
3. Gym A (up to 4 courts)
4. Gym B (1 court)
5. Additional facilities that may accompany a rental:
a. RPM Room
b. Lobby/lounge areas
c. Track
d. Conference Room
e. ARC Kitchen

B. McFarland Recreational Sports Complex (MAC)
1. Two lighted softball fields
2. Four lighted multi sport fields
3. Dek Hockey rink
4. Rugby Field
5. Disc Golf Course (Nine Holes)
6. Additional facilities that may accompany a rental:
a. Rest rooms
b. Concession stand

C. Ski Lodge
1. General gathering area
a. Indoor fire pit (Fire wood not provided with rental)
b. Tables and benches (Seating for 100-125)
c. Rest rooms and shower facilities
d. Refrigerator and ice machine
e. Outdoor patio with picnic tables and two large grills

D. Campground
1. Eighteen (18) campsites (10 with electric power)
2. Each site has a fire ring and picnic table
3. Tent, trailer or RV accessibility (limited sites) 
4. Rest room and shower facilities

Rental group leaders are responsible for knowing and enforcing all SRU policies and procedures. Campus Recreation reserves the right to terminate any rental activities not abiding by the established rules and regulations. The Campus Recreation Facility Rental Policy is in accordance with Slippery Rock University’s Late Night Open Student Events Policy.

Click on one of the following rental options for
more information:
A. ARC Rentals
ARC Rock'n Rent Kitchen Agreement
2. ARC Rock'n Rent Party Brochure
3. ARC Rock'n Rent Party Request
4. Waiver Rock'n Rent Group
5. Rental Packet
6. SRU Group/Special Event Rental Resevation
7. Non SU Group Reservation
B. The MAC
1. MAC Group Rental Request
2. MAC Team Waiver and Consent Form
C. Ski Lodge and Campground
1. Ski Lodge Rental Form

Large Groups (25 or more) and Special Events need to contact Assistant Director of Campus Recreation Karen Perry concerning available facilities and dates.

II. Facility Access
A. Rental Groups
1. Slippery Rock University (Internal) groups
2. Non SRU (External) groups
3. Rock & Rental Party options

B. External Groups
1. Rentals
a. Present drivers license and/or ARC Membership card and rental paperwork to Facility Supervisor.
2. Concerts
a. Present concert ticket.

C. Late Night Social Event Policy
1. Current photo ID (college, driver’s license or state ID) is required from all participants for access.
a. All IDs will be scanned.
b. Non Slippery Rock University students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent, guardian or SRU student (age 18 or older) throughout the course of the event unless otherwise specified.

III. Certificate of Insurance
A Certificate of Insurance is REQUIRED for all non-SRU organizations; private non profits, for profit groups, churches, scouts, school groups, etc..
B. Certificate of insurance must be submitted with rental request.

IV. Rental Request Procedure
A. Facility Requests will be honored on a space available and first come, first served basis.
1. The Assistant Director of Campus Recreation has the authority to approve or deny facility usage requests in accordance with established policies and procedures and facility availability.
2. Facility Requests will be granted based upon availability of space, staffing, and police, with consideration for additional activities being conducted on campus that day.
3. Timelines
a. Facility rentals must be submitted a minimum of 7 days in advance. 
B. Late Night requests need to be submitted 30 prior to the date of the event.

B. The Campus Recreation Facility Rental/Request form must be completed and submitted to the Assistant Director of Campus Recreation.
1. Verbal requests will not be honored.
2. Campus Recreation Facility Rental/Request form must be submitted a minimum of 7 days prior to the event.
C. Confirmations/denials of Facility Requests
1. The Assistant Director of Campus Recreation will contact the rental group to inform them of the request’s status.
D. Non Refundable Deposits, Security Deposits and Cancellation Policy
1. Non refundable deposit.
a. Large Group Deposit (25 or more people) 10% of total rental cost.
b. Rock’n Rent Party $25
2. Security Deposit (These funds will be returned upon completion of the rental providing that there are no damages created by the group).
a. Large Group Security Deposit (25 or more people) 10% of total rental cost.
b. Rock’n Rent Party $25
c. The remaining balance is to be paid the day of the rental at the ARC Welcome Center unless invoicing procedures have been preapproved.
d. Events cancelled less than two weeks prior to the scheduled date will lose their security deposit.


Contact Karen Perry, Asst. Director of Campus Recreation for rental information and facility regulations forms at (724) 738-4895 or E-mail


ARC Hours

This Week at the ARC

Upcoming Programs
and Events

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..