Reservations

Requests for facility reservations should be submitted in writing at least two weeks in advance to the Customer Relations Specialist. Submission of a Space Request Form does not confirm a reservation. All reservations are considered on a first-come first-serve basis. A rental fee may be charged for Recreation Center facilities. A complete list of spaces and a schedule are available below.


To request a reservation, please complete the space request form and submit to Liza Pedraza at least two weeks prior to the event date. All reservations are considered on a first-come first-serve basis. A rental fee may be charged for Recreation Center facilities. Please do not advertise your planned event until a written confirmation is received.


To view current schedule of reservations, please visit EMS.


Reservation Rates

Space Rice Student/
Club/Organizations
Department* Sponsored/ Non-Profit ** Alumni, Retiree, Community General Notes/Field Use

Multipurpose Room 1

$0

$30/h

$50/hr

$75/hr

View membership manual for policies

Multipurpose Room 2 

$0

$30/h

$50/hr

$75/hr

View membership manual for policies

Multipurpose Room 3 

$0

$30/h

$50/hr

$75/hr

View membership manual for policies

Classroom 160 A

$0

$0

$50/hr
$250/day

$75/hr
$375/day

 

Classroom 220 $0 $0 $50/hr
$250/day
$75/hr
$375/day
 

Dance Theater

$0

$50/hr
$250/day

$100/hr
$500/day

$150/hr
$750/day

 

Recreational Pool 

$0***

$50/hr***

$100/hr***

$150/hr***

Two hour minimum rental time. Rental rate does not include the lifeguard rate. Priority will be given to Rice community members. Note: One of the two pools must be free of special events during the time of rental. Rentals are only available during select times of the week.


Competition Pool (Short)

$0***

$10/hr per lane***

$15/hr per lane***

$20/hr per lane***

Competition Pool (Long) $0***      $25/hr per lane*** $40/hr per lane*** $50/hr per lane***

Wet Classroom 

$0

$0

$50/hr

$250/day

$75/hr

$375/day

 

Gym 1 

$0

$40/hr

$80/hr

$150/hr

A/B

Gym 2 

$0

$40/hr

$80/hr

$150/hr

A/B

MAC Gym

$0

$40/hr

$80/hr

$150/hr

Intramural Sports have first priority

Tennis Courts  

1 - 8 

$0

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Rates are per court

Field 1 

$0

$40/hr
$200/day

$75/hr
$450/day

$125/hr
$750/day

Rugby***

Field 1A 

$0

$40/hr
$200/day

$75/hr
$450/day

$125/hr
$750/day

Lacrosse/Flag/Ultimate***

Field 2 

$0

daytime:$40/hr 
evening:$50/hr 
$250/day

daytime:$75/hr 
evening:$125/hr 
$600/day

daytime:$125/hr
evening:$200/hr
$1000/day

Soccer/Flag/Ultimate/Lacrosse***

Field 3 

$0

daytime:$40/hr
evening:$50/hr
$250/day

daytime:$75/hr 
evening:$125/hr
$600/day

daytime:$125/hr
evening:$200/hr
$1000/day

Soccer/Flag/Ultimate/Lacrosse/Softball***

Field 5 

$0

$40/hr
$200/day

$75/hr
$450/day

$125/hr
$750/day

Flag/Ultimate***

Field 6 

$0

$40/hr
$200/day

$75/hr
$450/day

$125/hr
$750/day

SM Soccer/Open***

Field 7 

$0

daytime:$40/hr
evening:$50/hr
$250/day

daytime:$75/hr 
evening:$125/hr
$600/day

daytime:$125/hr
evening:$200/hr
$1000/day

Lighted - Flag/Ultimate/Lacrosse***

Outdoor Basketball Court 

$0

$15/hr

$25/hr
$150/day

$50/hr
$300/day

A/B

Open Early/Close Late Fee for Facility 

$25/hr

$50/hr

$75/hr

$100/hr

(Requires at least 2 weeks notice)

* To qualify for the dept. rate, at least 51% of the participants must be from the Rice community.
** To qualify for the non-profit rate, proof of 501c status is required. Athletic dept. sponsored sports camps fall into this category.
*** During Operating Hours Lifeguard Rate: $20 per hour for groups up to 25 people, $40 per hour for groups of 26-50 people, $60 per hour for groups of 51-75 people. (Fee will vary outside operating hours)
**** $50 fee per lining request will apply.

Non-Rec Center members will be required to purchase a $5 guest pass whether using the facility or attending an event.

All reservations must be made in writing and are not confirmed until a written confirmation is sent to the event coordinator.

A cancellation fee will be assessed for any reservation request that is not cancelled at least 5 business days prior to the event.

The licensee must purchase liability insurance to cover a minimum of $1,000,000.


A 25% deposit is due 30 days prior to the reservation time.  The balance is due 72 hours before the scheduled reservation time.  After the 30 day request, there will be a 50% deposit.  The balance is due 72 hours before the scheduled reservation time.


For further questions about making a reservation or holding an event at the Recreation Center, please contact:


Liza Pedraza
713-348-4058
als5@rice.edu