Open Recreation

Open Recreation offers members the opportunity to participate in less structured, non-tournament styles of play. Only members with valid Recreation Center ID cards can participate in open recreation. Times are subject to change due to special events and facility maintenance. Check our website regularly for updates and throughout the Recreation Center for postings. The facilities are regularly set aside for drop-in activities.

Day Pass

All students, faculty and staff of Rice University may purchase a day pass for $5, only for themselves, if they do not have a membership. Members are allowed only one guest for a $5 fee.The sponsor and guest must both be present at the Operations Desk and completely fill out the waiver.


Cash and check payments for all items purchased at the Operations Desk. Credit cards payments are currently not accepted at the Operations Desk, but items can be purchased Monday through Friday from 8:30am–4:30pm in the Admin Office.

Locker Rental

Lock up your personal items, the Recreation Center is not responsible for lost or stolen property. Free day lockers are available as well as paid rental lockers. For more information on locker rentals click here.