Groups and Birthday Parties

bubble soccer

The Student Rec Center is the ultimate place to host a fun, safe and memorable party or event! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday party or hosting a team building retreat we can help you customize a package tailored to your needs and interests. 

Parties

Members: $250 | Non-Member: $350

The WVU Student Recreation Center is the ultimate place to host a fun, safe, and memorable party. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, graduation, or another special occasion, we can help you customize a party package tailored to your needs and interests.

Climbing Wall parties include three ropes with additional ropes available at $5/rope.

* Please note the Pool and the Climbing Wall have a two-hour time limit and party guests may not have exclusive use of the facilities. There must be at least one supervising adult for every five children. If guests are under 9 years of age there is no additional guest fee.

Birthday Parties Interest Form

Available Add-Ons:

  • Basketball Courts
  • Box Hockey
  • Bubble Soccer
  • Human Foosball
  • Land Zorbs
  • Life Size Bowling
  • Nerf
  • Giant Jenga
  • Giant Pink Volleyball
  • Party Room
  • Party Favors

5Ks & Philanthropy Events

In need of space for your next fundraising event? With an outdoor track and fields and an array of indoor spaces such as the basketball and volleyball courts, the Rec Center can accommodate you.

*Note: for groups larger than 100, the University Police Department is required to oversee event at $40/hr

5K Interest Form

Philanthropy Events & Tournaments Interest Form

Available Add-Ons:

  • 5k Starter Package (includes chalk, runner numbers, & sign-in sheet)
  • Speakers
  • Tents
  • Screens
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Parking Spots
  • Indoor Classroom
  • Concession stand & Housekeeping (required for distribution of food/beverage)

Product & Turf Rental:

The Student Rec Center offers not only space such as our turf fields, but also equipment to help your already planned events. From tables, chairs, sound equipment, and event staff to outdoor games such as cornhole and KanJam, let us make your event perfect.

Product/Turf Rental Interest Form

Field Pricing:

Members/Non-Profit: $125 | Corporate/Non-Members: $150

*Any groups over 30 people: $150

All product rentals from the WVU Student Recreation Center are for a two-hour event unless stated otherwise. Additional hours require additional fees.

*For nonprofit/select organizations, discounts may apply*

Product Options:

  • Bubble Soccer (includes 3 suits)
  • Land Zorbs (includes 3)
  • Yard Games Package or Individual Yard Games
  • Cornhole, box hockey, Ladderball, KanJam, giant Jenga
  • Indoor Classroom
  • Tables & Chairs
  • Tents
  • Speakers
  • Screens
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Operations Staff
  • Concession stand & Housekeeping (required for distribution of food/beverage)

Corporate/Other Events

If you’re looking for space to host your company’s next big event or team building retreat, the Student Rec Center has multiple spaces and a large array of equipment to help make it memorable

*Note: for groups larger than 100, the University Police Department is required to oversee event at $40/hr

Corporate Events Interest Form

Available Activities:

  • Basketball/Basketball Courts
  • Box Hockey
  • Bubble Soccer
  • Human Foosball
  • Land Zorbs
  • Life Size Bowling
  • Nerf
  • Giant Jenga
  • Yard Games
  • Cornhole, box hockey, Ladderball, KanJam, giant Jenga

Large Groups & Camps

Finding a great place to take the kids outside of school doesn’t have to be difficult with our facilities. From swimming to bubble soccer, we can help you customize a day full of fun for all ages.

*Please note: WVU Campus Recreation operations staff will oversee event. Structured activity available upon request. Groups with children require 1 chaperone per 5 children. Chaperones are not included in final headcount pricing.

Camps & Large Groups Interest Form

Facility options include:

Courts (badminton, volleyball, basketball)

Racquetball

Squash

Table Tennis

Climbing wall

Pool

Add-On’s Available:

  • Bubble Soccer
  • Land Zorb
  • Water Log
  • Nerf Battle
  • Foosball
  • Beanbag toss (cornhole)
  • Angle Ball
  • Life Size Bowling

Tabling

Need to spread awareness or promote a club or event? The WVU Student Recreation Center offers tabling space to both students and outside organizations any day of the week.

Tabling Interest Form

Have questions? Ready to book? Call or email Special Events at 304-293-5081 or events-src@mail.wvu.edu .  

Fall and Spring Semester (Please note pool parties cannot be booked past 7:30 p.m.)
Friday: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: Noon – 2:00 p.m. | 2:30 – 4:30 p.m. | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. | 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – Noon | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. | 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. | 8:00 – 10:00 p.m.

Summer Semester and Breaks
Monday—Thursday: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. | 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – Noon | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. | 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. | 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Frequently Asked Questions
To see the full list of facility rules, please click here.

Children are not permitted to check out equipment | All swimsuits must have a “liner” | Individuals must bring their own towel | Adults must participate/supervise children under the age of 16 | Food and drinks are allowed only in the designated party rooms