The Campus Recreation Center is the perfect venue to host your next event. With large spaces, state of the art technology and easy access to event goers, the CRCT is adequately equipped to host both large and small events. From banquets to birthday parties there is a space to fit your needs. For more information on rates and reservations, please call 205.934.8224.

To find out more about Facility Rentals, please download the following forms:

  • The UAB Campus Recreation Center has a number of spaces available for groups of all ages, sizes and affiliations to rent! Recreation Programming will take priority in all facility spaces. Rental requests will be evaluated on a case by case basis giving priority to student groups first, followed by university departments, and lastly external groups.

    • Basketball Court

      Basketball Court

      Activities:

      Volleyball, badminton or basketball

      Features:

      • Floor tarps available
      • Three divider curtains for individual court usage
      • Bleacher seating
      • Room capacity of 1,000

      Surface:

      Floating Hardwood Flooring

      Square Footage:

      • 24, 106 square feet
      • L=84’ W=50’

      Lighting:

      Overhead Direct Lighting

    • Game Room

      Game Room

      Activities:

      Non-Exclusive Use

      Features:

      • Three table tennis tables
      • Xbox or Nintendo Wii
      • Air Hockey Table
      • Two billiard tables

      Surface:

      Carpet

      Square Footage:

      • 2,941 square feet
      • Room capacity of 100

      Lighting:

      Overhead Direct Lighting

    • Center Court

      Center Court

      Activities:

      Volleyball, badminton, soccer or basketball

      Features:

      • Tables and chairs available
      • Sound system available
      • Room capacity of 700

      Surface:

      Mondo Flooring

      Square Footage:

      • 7,965 square feet
      • L=84’ W=50’
      • Room capacity of 700

      Lighting:

      Overhead Direct Lighting

    • Climbing Wall

      Climbing Wall

    • Outdoor Patio

      Outdoor Patio

      Activities:

      Fitness classes and dance groups

      Features:

      • 10 tables
      • 31 chairs
      • 8 lawn chairs

      Surface:

      Brick surface

      Square Footage:

      • N/A

      Lighting:

      No overhead coverage

    • Lap Lanes (per lane)

      Lap Lanes (per lane)

      Activities:

      Non-exclusive use for lap swims and swim lessons

      Features:

      • Four lap lanes
      • Four feet deep
      • Wheel chair accessible lift

      Surface:

      N/A

      Square Footage:

      • N/A

      Lighting:

      Overhead Indirect Lighting

    • Leisure Pool

      Leisure Pool

      Activities:

      Non-exclusive use for leisure swim and swim lessons

      Features:

      • Basketball hoop
      • Vortex pool

      Surface:

      N/A

      Square Footage:

      • N/A

      Lighting:

      Overhead Indirect Lighting

    • Fitness Studio 1

      Fitness Studio 1

      Activities:

      Fitness classes and dance groups

      Features:

      • Capacity of 100

      Surface:

      Floating hardwood flooring

      Square Footage:

      • 2.625 square feet

      Lighting:

      Overhead direct Lighting

    • Fitness Studio 2

      Fitness Studio 2

      Activities:

      Fitness classes and dance groups

      Features:

      • Capacity of 125

      Surface:

      Floating hardwood flooring

      Square Footage:

      • 3,442 square feet

      Lighting:

      Overhead Direct Lighting

    • Fitness Studio 4

      Fitness Studio 4

      Activities:

      Fitness classes and dance groups

      Features:

      • Capacity of 75

      Surface:

      Floating hardwood flooring

      Square Footage:

      • 2,141 square feet

      Lighting:

      Overhead Direct Lighting

    • Meeting Room 192

      Meeting Room 192

      Activities:

      Classroom or meeting room capabiilities

      Features:

      • Dry erase board
      • Podium
      • Ten tables - additional available upon request - 2'x8'
      • 10 chairs
      • Room capacity of 50

      Surface:

      Carpet Flooring

      Square Footage:

      • 913 square feet

      Lighting:

      Overhead Direct Lighting

    • Wet Classroom

      Wet Classroom

      Activities:

      Non-Exclusive Use

      Features:

      • 6 tables
      • 20 chairs

      Surface:

      Stained concrete

      Square Footage:

      • 101 square feet

      Lighting:

      Overhead Direct Lighting

    • Racquetball Court

      Racquetball Court

      Activities:

      Racquetball, squash and badminton

      Features:

      • Five total courts
      • One convertible court between squash and badminton
      • Located in game room
      • Daily reservations also available

      Surface:

      Floating hardwood flooring

      Square Footage:

      • L=40' W=20' H=20'

      Lighting:

      Overhead Direct Lighting

    • West Campus Fields

    • Campus Recreation Center Facility Rental Rates (hourly) Student Organizations University Department Non-University
      Basketball Court $30.00 $45.00 $60.00
      Game Room * $20.00 $30.00 $40.00
      Center Court $30.00 $45.00 $60.00
      Climbing Wall * $50.00 $75.00 $100.00
      Outdoor Patio $30.00 $45.00 $60.00
      Lap Lanes (per lane) $10.00 $15.00 $20.00
      Leisure Pool * $50.00 $75.00 $100.00
      Fitness Studio 1 $20.00 $30.00 $40.00
      Fitness Studio 2 $20.00 $30.00 $40.00
      Fitness Studio 4 $20.00 $30.00 $40.00
      Meeting Room 192 $20.00 $30.00 $40.00
      Wet Classroom $20.00 $30.00 $40.00
      Front Entrance Lobby $10.00 $15.00 $20.00
      Racquetball Court $10.00 $15.00 $20.00

      * Non-exclusive rental spaces. Other patrons and guests will still have access to these areas during the time of the rental.

      • Special Event Pricing Summary

        We have implemented Special Event Pricing in order to better accommodate larger events and provide more adequate customer service to these groups. These events include but are not limited to graduation receptions, birthday parties, bridal showers, baby showers, tournaments, and other receptions held on Courts 1-4, Center Court, or in the Aquatics Center. The below pricing includes setup and breakdown along with extra staffing and cleaning.

        • $75/hour – up to 30 people
        • $100/hour – 31+ people

        Tournaments: $100/hour

        *Fees:

        • 76-100 people = $150 fee
        • 101-150 people = $200 fee
        • 151-200+ people = $250 fee
      • Pool Rental Specifications

        • Up to 30 people* - $100/hour
        • 31 - 50 people* - $150/hour

        *People are defined as swimmers, non-swimmers, chaperones, counselors, etc.

        **The maximum number of people is based upon the number of lifeguard stands stationed in the leisure pool area (does not include lap lanes) with a 25 patron to 1 lifeguard ratio.

      • Rental rates are based on an hourly cost.
      • Space rental costs do not include staffing. Additional staffing will be required for events of 15 or more people and at the discretion of the Department of Campus Recreation.
      • Large scale events requiring setup may be charged an additional setup/teardown fee. This fee will be based on number of tables, tarps, chairs, staffing, etc.
      • All facility spaces may be rented during non-peak times (5a-4p, Monday- Friday).
      • Letter of Agreement turned in one week prior to start of the event.
      • Peak time reservations (4-close, Monday- Friday) will be considered on a situational basis.
      • Requests should be turned in a minimum of two weeks prior to the event request date.
      • All rentals must be paid one week prior to the reservation. If rentals are not paid one week prior, they will be cancelled.
      • All external groups are required to submit proof of liability insurance. A minimum of Two Million dollars' worth of insurance is required.
      • All cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to the reservation. Groups that do not show up without prior cancellation on the day of the scheduled reservation will not be elgible for a refund.
      • All groups must follow the policies and procedures for each designated area.
      • All decorations, food, drink, signage, etc. must be approved by the Department of Campus Recreation prior to the event. Details not listed on the event confirmation will not be permitted during the event.
      • Damage to the facility, equipment or any UAB property will be billed to the group.
      • Excessive clean-up requiring additional staffing hours may be billed to the group.
    • For rentals that continue after hours, an additional $100 per hour may be charged to the group, depending on the number of participants.

      The UAB Recreation Center is available for lock-ins, after proms and other after hour functions. For a minimum of three hours, schools, churches and other groups will have exclusive use to four basketball courts, center court, studio spaces, racquetball, game room and the lobby.

      • The Climbing Wall maybe reserved for a minimum of two hours during the event at the rate of $100.00 per hour.
      • The rental fee for after hour parties is $1,500.00 that includes access for 250 participants (including chaperones).
      • Participants over 250 can be included at $3.00 per person.
      • One chaperone for every 10 people under the age of 18 is required.
      • Groups requiring police attendance will be billed based on the current UAB Police hourly rate.
      • There will be additional staffing costs if your event takes place after normal hours of operation.
    • The Aquatic Center at the UAB Recreation Center is available to celebrate your child's birthday party, team gathering or other event. The base cost of the pool party package, $240.00, includes two hours exclusive use of our Wet Classroom, shared usage of the leisure pool, access to locker rooms and one lifeguard. This rate admits up to 30 active participants (pool users).

      CHECK OUT POOL POLICIES

      • Additional participants will be admitted at $8 per person.
      • Party setup may begin as early as 30 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and cleanup must commence within 30 minutes of party's scheduled end time.
      • Children must use appropriate gender locker room or family locker rooms.
      • All guests of the party and all participants are required to attend the five minute informational rules and regulation pre-party meeting with the Aquatic Supervisor before being admitted into the water.
      • All food must be consumed AFTER water activities have commenced.
      • Groups must follow all policies and procedures of the Department of Campus Recreation.
    • The UAB Campus Recreation Center is an excellent choice for your end of the year school party, class outing or other large group event. At a discounted rate of $8.00 per person your group will have shared usage of all activity areas during normal operating hours. This includes basketball courts, racquetball courts, center court, the lobby, the pool, locker rooms, climbing wall and the game room.

      • Group admission is based on 40 or more people with total count including chaperones.
      • Groups are required to have one chaperone for every ten minors and coverage in all activity areas.
      • Group admission does not include use of the fitness equipment, the climbing wall, program offerings or membership privileges outside of the stated contract.
      • Group admission does not include exclusive use of any space. Exclusive space rental requests will incur an additional cost.
      • It also allows entry into the recreation center and usage of any area.
      • There will be no set up from the facility staff.
      • Groups may not bring food into the facility.
      • Groups must provide proof of liability insurance at least 2 weeks prior to scheduled attendance. The provided liability insurance must be a minimum of 2 Million Dollars.