Please contact Ella Bailey at ella@illinois.edu or call (217) 300-3918 for more information about available sponsorship and partner opportunities.

What Campus Recreation Offers

Want to reach the elusive 18-24 year olds? Want thousands of active Illini to see your message daily? Want the best bang for your buck? Want to make sure your company’s message is seen?

Connect your company to our potential 36,500 student users, 8,100 graduate student users, and 2,900 faculty/staff members! Your name and message are seen repeatedly on a daily basis unlike traditional advertising where it is usually a one-day, one-shot deal. Campus Recreation facilities are open 16 hours a day 360 days a year!

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  • 99% of all College of Education undergrads used Campus Rec facilities during 2015-2016 academic year
  • 99% of Applied Health Science undergrads used Campus Rec facilities during 2015-2016 academic year
  • 97% of College of LAS undergrads used Campus Rec facilities during 2015-2016 academic year
  • 96% of College of Fine and Applied Arts undergrads used Campus Rec facilities during 2015-2016 academic year
  • 95% of College of ACES undergrads used Campus Rec facilities during 2015-2016 academic year
  • 95% of College of Engineering undergrads used Campus Rec facilities during 2015-2016 academic year
  • 93% of College of Business undergrads used Campus Rec facilities during 2015-2016 academic year
  • 1.6 million student and member visits per year to our facilities (ARC, CRCE, Ice Arena)
  • 10,500 students participated in Intramurals
  • 466 personal training clients with 7,600 sessions
  • 3,600 group fitness passes sold
  • 416 facility rentals — including multiple Career Fairs, Illinois Marathon Packet Pick-Up and Pasta Feed, USA Volleyball Tournaments, LEGO Engineering Competition, Wheelchair Basketball Tournaments, 4-H Robotics, Post Proms, and many more.
  • The Ice Arena has a variety of community and campus patrons including learn to skate, kineseology classes, public and freestyle skate sessions, stick and puck, and rat hockey.

Web Stats

  • 1.7 million pageviews
  • 499,654 visits
  • 200,000 unique visitors in just one year!

Facilities

Available Opportunities

Posters

Have your name be the first thing a person sees when going into the locker rooms, heading upstairs, etc. These full-color large graphic poster locations are in the main lobbies and walkways. It is a great way to be seen.

Poster Dimensions: 22″ wide x 28″ high

  • $1,800/year: 1 in ARC and 1 in CRCE
  • $200/month: 1 in ARC and 1 in CRCE
  • RSO: $20/week; $75/month

* We can print your full color poster in-house for $25 each 22×28″ poster.

Product Demos & Tabling

Get your items directly into the audience’s hands.

$250 for 2 hours – 10’x10′ booth (1 table, 2 chairs)

For larger product demos, facility rental charges may apply.

Dasherboards

These are the most visible option that will get your brand noticed to the thousands of skaters and spectators at the Ice Arena and the CRCE MAC Gym (indoor soccer, dodgeball, etc.) These panels are a prime way to create a positive impression to a wide spectrum of players, families, and spectators.

Dasherboard Dimensions: 8 feet long x 3 feet high

  • Businesses: $1,800/year
    (receive 2 dasherboards at Ice Arena and 1 dasherboard at CRCE)
  • University Departments: $1,200/year
    (receive 2 dasherboards at Ice Arena and 1 dasherboard at CRCE)

All production is included.

Digital Signage

Your company or department name or event is displayed on all 13 LCD digital screens (10 in ARC, 2 in CRCE, 1 in Ice Arena) strategically placed for maximum exposure. Your ad rotates every 15 seconds on each screen for up to 16 hours a day, 7 days a week, 360 days a year. You receive approximately 10-15 ad rotations per hour per screen!

The best part — you can change your ad as often as you want! Promote a special for 1 week then something else the next. It’s easy!

Digital sign file size: 1185 pixels wide x 885 pixels high in JPG format

  • Businesses: $275/month; $2,500/year
  • University Departments: $200/month; $1,800/year
  • RSO’s: $30/week; $100 month

Program Sponsorship

Be the title sponsor for Group Fitness, Intramurals, Adventure Recreation, Personal Training, Learn-to-Swim, or Learn-to-Skate.

Receive: Logo recognition on posters, web link, guide advertisement, product giveaways, and more!

Reach: Your brand will directly reach thousands of participants. This helps you reach very specific audiences.

Price: Dependent on program and extent of brand placement.

Zamboni Advertising

Put your name on the coolest machine on campus! The Ice Arena has 2 zambonies that your name/logo will go on. The crowds always go crazy when the zamboni hits the ice.

3 locations available (can be 1, 2, or all 3 locations)

$1,800/location

Illinois Campus Recreation Radio Advertising

Campus Recreation has its own internal radio station playing at the ARC and CRCE during all operating hours. We manage the music and ads played. Put your message out to our patrons.

Ad Length: 30 seconds
Locations: Your ad plays in ARC and CRCE facilities.

Level 1

200 commercials per month (7 per day)

  • $2,000/year or $200/month (university departments or RSO)
  • $3,000/year or $300/month (business)
Level 2

125 commercials per month (4 per day)

  • $1,500/year or $150/month (university departments or RSO)
  • $2,000/year or $200/month (business)
Level 3

75 commercials per month (2 per day)

  • $1,000/year or $100/month (university departments or RSO)
  • $1,500/year or $150/month (business)

Block Party

Get your business front and center to the 8,000 new Illini at the Campus Recreation Welcome Week event (Block Party!). This is a great way to introduce yourself to the newest CU residents.

Title Sponsor

$2500

  • Two (2) 10’x10′ booths in premium location (2 table, 4 chairs)
  • premium logo placement on 2,000 giveaway t-shirts
  • logo on promotional posters
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu
  • four (4) months of digital signage advertising with Campus Recreation

Presenting Sponsor

$1800

  • 10’x10′ booth in premium location (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • premium logo placement on 2,000 giveaway t-shirts
  • logo on promotional posters
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu
  • two (2) months of digital signage advertising with Campus Recreation

Supporting Sponsor

$1200

  • 10’x10′ booth (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • logo on 2,000 giveaway t-shirts
  • logo on promotional posters
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu

Booth Sponsor

$600

  • 10’x10′ booth (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • web site link from campusrec.illinois.edu

Event Details

Location: 
Activities and Recreation Center

Date: 
Saturday, August 26, 2017

Time: 
8-11 pm (set-up starting at 5 pm)

Contact: 
Ella Bailey
ella@illinois.edu (217) 300-3918

Lease Party

Get your rental property in front of students at the Fall and Spring Campus Recreation Lease Promotion Parties at the ARC!  At this event, leasing companies on campus may reserve booth spaces for 3 hours that are located in the ARC Wintergarden (main lobby), and receive 1 month of digital signage advertising across 13 digital screens in 3 Campus Recreation facilities.

Fall  – Thursday, September 22, 2016 – 4-7pm

Spring – TBD

$300

  • 10’x10′ booth (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • one (1) month of digital signage advertising with Campus Recreation
  • opportunity to give away promotional items

Reading Days

Enjoy an afternoon at the ARC filled with activities and interactives for students to participate in during Reading Days — a day each semester before finals for students to unwind, relax and take a break for their studies. Join in on all the excitement while encouraging students to check out your business/organization!

Fall  – Thursday, December 8, 2016

Spring – Thursday, May 4, 2017

$1000 ($500 each)

  • 10’x10′ booth (1 table, 2 chairs)
  • one (1) month of digital signage advertising with Campus Recreation
  • logo on promotional posters
  • opportunity to give away promotional items

 

Our Sponsors

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