Inside Athletics

Keating Sports Center Rentals

The Department of Athletics oversees and manages the following indoor and outdoor facilities: Keating Sports Center, Keating Recreation Field (north of the Baseball field), IIT Tennis Courts, Ed Glancy Field (Baseball), Ekco Pool (Swimming), and Stuart Field (Soccer/Lacrosse). All reservation information provided pertains to rental/use of one or more of the above.

The Department of Athletics reserves the right to refuse use to any group due to conflicts with upcoming events, field conditions, history of non-payment, history of abuse to facilities, or the nature of the use.

If a facility reservation request is submitted, even in the appropriate time, it does not guarantee approval of the request. If approved, a confirmation email will be sent to the contact person. If an email address is not available, the contact person will be contacted via telephone.

Policy and Priority of Reservations

Any group or organization wishing to use any Department of Athletics facility must contact the Director of Facilities via email, Usha Gilmore (ugilmore@iit.edu).  For rentals use of Ekco Pool, please contact the Aquatics Director via email, Kyllian Griffin (kgriff10@iit.edu). The Department of Athletics uses a hierarchical process for the reservation of our facilities. This is used to better provide for all of our patrons and their requests, while still serving the needs of the university. The order of priority is listed as:

1.     Illinois Institute of Technology varsity teams

2.     Department of Athletics programs

3.     High demand times for general student use

4.     Illinois Institute of Technology Student Organizations (must be registered with the Dean of Students Office)

5.     Illinois Institute of Technology Affiliations (University Departments)

6.     Non-University (Community and off-campus groups)

Area policies and event policies will be communicated to the contact person of the requesting group/organization. It is the responsibility of the contact person to communicate with the group or organization.

Payment

For a non-university group, a user facility agreement must be signed at least 2 weeks prior to the scheduled event. A billing invoice will be issued to the group contact. The group contact person is responsible for making payments and communicating with the facility manager of the athletic department.

50 percent of the total cost of the rental must be received within five business days of execution of the facilities agreement.

Full payment is due two weeks prior to the actual event for a non-university group. 

Rentals are based on 1-hour increments – Any activity that runs over allotted time will be charged for that time and may be subject to termination of contract.

Non-University groups must have their own insurance, and a certificate of insurance satisfying the particular requirements set forth in the user facility agreement must be provided to the athletic department two weeks prior to the actual event.

Outdoor Facilities Reservation Policies

Stuart Turf Field (Soccer/Lacrosse) is located on the corner of 31st and State Street, west of the Stuart Building. This field is 115 x 75 turf field that is lined for soccer, women's lacrosse, and men's lacrosse.

The Keating Recreation Field is located north of Ed Glancy Field on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus. This field consists of a quarter mile dirt track, movable soccer goals, and open space. Keating Recreation Field may be reserved by university groups for team practices or to host games, tournaments, or special events.

IIT Tennis Courts are located just north of the MTCC, and are bordered on the west by the El tracks. IIT Tennis Courts may be reserved by university groups for team practices or to host games, tournaments, or special events.

In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather, every effort will be made to reschedule to a time mutually convenient to all parties involved.

For special request reservation information regarding Ed Glancy Field (Baseball) please contact Usha Gilmore (ugilmore@iit.edu).

Stuart Field Turf Rules & Regulations

Keating Sports Center Reservation Policies

1.     The Keating Sports Center facilities may be reserved by university groups for team practices or to host games, tournaments, or special events. 

2.     Those reserving space within the building must stay in the areas agreed upon and must follow building guidelines. Taking over the space of others or not complying with regulations may result in the loss of reservation privileges for the organization.

3.     Rearrangement of the space is not allowed unless permission is given prior to the event. Additional charges may apply.

4.     Any group or organization that has reserved space is responsible for clean up at the end of the event. Failure to do so will result in additional charges and loss of facility use privileges.

5.     Children between the ages of 13 and 18 must be supervised by an adult, IIT student, faculty, staff or Keating Sports Center member. Rentals for use by children under the age of 13 is not allowed.

6.     No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs may be consumed prior to or while using the facility.

7.     Bicycles, roller-skates, roller blades, and skateboards are prohibited in the Keating Sports Center.

8.     Facilities may be closed and/or reservations canceled when warranted (i.e. special events, maintenance projects, and inclement weather).

9.     Any injury incurred within Department of Athletics property must be reported to the campus police.

10.   Use of the University facilities is a privilege, and participants are expected to exhibit proper conduct and respect the rights of others. Individuals who engage in unacceptable, unsafe or irresponsible behavior may have their access to facilities revoked, modified and/or subject to further University disciplinary action.

11.   Permanent reservations are restricted to only the Department of Athletics.Outside vendors are prohibited unless approved by the Department of Athletics.

12.   The use of locker rooms is not available for non-university groups.

13.   Proper athletic attire must be worn when participating in recreational activities: proper athletic (non-marking) shoes and clothing are required. Shirts must be worn at all times and should cover all areas of the skin which come in contact with the fitness equipment.

14.   The Illinois Institute of Technology and Department of Athletics are not responsible for lost or stolen property.

Illinois Institute of Technology Department of Athletics reserves the right to:

1.     Add additional stipulations to any event.

2.     Cancel any activity due to inclement weather.

3.     Cancel any activity that does not meet Department of Athletics rules and regulations.

4.     Cancel any activity due to non-payment.

These policies are subject to change at the discretion of the Illinois Institute of Technology Athletic Department.

 

General Rates

1 Basketball or Volleyball Court, North side of Keating Sports Center

*seating is limited

$125 per hour **

Ecko Pool $125 per hour **

2 Court Gym, North side of Keating Sports Center

*seating is limited

$175 per hour **

Main Court/2 Court Gym, South side of Keating Sports Center

*without bleachers-no game set-up

$225 per hour **

Main Court/2 Court Gym, South side of Keating Sports Center

*includes chairs, table, and bleacher set-up

$250 per hour **

All courts, North and South sides of Keating Sports Center

*seating available only on south side if only one court is being used

*requires upper level of facility to be closed to general student use

$350 per hour **

Stuart Field (Soccer/Lacrosse)

*seating available in bleachers

*115 x 75 yards Artificial Turf

$250 per hour (with lights) **

$225 per hour (with-out lights) **

Ed Glancy Baseball Field

Please contact for pricing and availability

Keating Recreation Field

Please contact for pricing and availability

** Required staffing:

Public Safety $32 per hour

Athletic Staff Member $32 per hour

Student Staff Member $12 per hour

 

These rates are subject to change, please check with the facility manager prior to the event to discuss necessary staffing and additional charges.

Additional requests for extra amenities must be agreed upon before usage.