Equipment Rentals

The Recreation Center and the Kelly Family Sports Center have an abundance of recreational equipment at your disposal.  In order to gain rental access to any of the provided items, you must present a valid GVSU I.D. or Day Pass to a Member Service Desk Representative.  Front Desk personnel will scan your I.D. and then provide you with the given rental item(s) you wish to check out.  All items MUST be returned within the same day and are not to leave the premises of the facility they are checked out of. Exceptions to this would include items at the Kelly Family Sports Center which can be used for the outdoor fields and courts.  If items are damaged or not returned, Athletic and Recreation Facilities Management may charge you for a replacement of the item. In addition to items available for rent, the Recreation Center also has limited equipment available for purchase.  If you wish to purchase anything from the Recreation Center, we accept checks, cash, or credit.  

Equipment Available in the Recreation Center:

  • Ab wheel
  • Badminton Rental Set
  • Racquetballs
  • Ping Pong Paddles 
  • Jump Ropes (weighted and speed ropes)
  • Locks 
  • Basketballs (men or women)
  • Weight Belts
  • Ankle Weights
  • Volleyballs
  • Walleyball 
  • Small Towel (hand towel)
  • Wrist Straps

Equipment Available in the Kelly Family Sports Center:

  • Tennis Racquets and Balls
  • Lacrosse Balls
  • Football Flags 
  • Footballs 
  • Cones 
  • Frisbees 
  • Soccer Balls 
  • Outdoor Basketballs
  • Outdoor Volleyballs
  • Large Towels

Equipment Available With A Fee:

  • Lock (Purchase)- $6.00
  • Large Towel (Rental) - $1.00
  • Ping Pong Balls (Purchase) - $0.25
  • Towel Rental (Per Semester) - $10.00
  • Racquetball Package (Purchase) - $30.00
  • Racquetball Racquet w/ 1 ball (Rental) - $1.00
  • Racquetball Racquet (Purchase) - $18.00
  • Racquetball Glasses (Purchase) - $11.00
  • Sleeve of 3 Racquetballs (Purchase) - $5.00

The Outdoor Adventure Center also has a variety of equipment available for rent.  These include such items as kayaks, ever popular snowshoes, and a wide variety camping equipment. Be sure to checkout the OAC gear rental page to see all they have to offer!

Group Equipment Rentals 

If you are interested in reserving equipment for a large group on campus please e-mail your request to Mark Nawrocki at