Community Programs

Host your next party or event with Campus Recreation!
Within the many different spaces and facilities through Campus Recreation, you will be sure to find a rental that fits your needs. There is a wide variety of space and programs to choose from. Including traditional sports, pool rental, rock wall, inflatables and more.


Please reach out to Andrew Kuchem ( if you would like to rent equipment.

Multi-Purpose Rooms


Location Member Rate Non-Member Rate
Small MP Room $73 $99
Large MP Room $99 $133
CRCE Aquatic Center

  • Located at Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE)
  • Max of 15 swimmers


Member Cost Non-Member Cost
$165 $195

ARC Climbing Wall

  • Located on the concourse level of the Activities & Recreation Center (ARC)
  • Max of 12 climbers


Member Rate Non-Member Rate
$150 ($10 per additional climber) $195 ($10 per additional climber)

ARC Instructional Kitchen

If you are looking for something tailored to your group we are happy to develop a custom Instructional Cooking Class in the ARC Instructional Kitchen or educational demonstration that can come to you. A cooking instructor will help you to build your bespoke program.

Prices do not include grocery purchase. Your group will be billed directly for the cost of your program groceries. (Average of $5-$10 per person based on recipe selection). Total bills will be forwarded within two weeks following your scheduled program.


Member Rate Non-Member Rate
$80 $95



If you are planning on renting the kitchen for a class, you will receive a follow up questionnaire within 72 hours.

Ice Skating


  • Monday-Friday: 11:15am-12:45pm

First Wednesday of every month: $2 admission and $1 skate rental


  • Wednesday and Friday: 7:30-9:30pm

No Friday evening sessions on Illini Hockey home weekends. See schedule.


  • Saturday and Sunday: 1:30-4pm


Skate Rental: $2

  • UI Student: FREE (with valid i-card) Students who have been assessed the student service fee.
  • Campus Rec members: FREE (with valid i-card)
  • Ages 4 and above: $6
  • Ages 3 and under: FREE

For additional information on private rentals, please email



  • All program rentals require a $50 deposit.
  • Call for special accommodations for groups of 20 or more.


  • If the program rental is cancelled 10 days or more before the scheduled date, a full refund will be given.
  • If the program rental is cancelled within 3-10 days of the scheduled date, a 50% refund will be given.
  • If the party is cancelled within 2 days of the scheduled date, no refund will be given.