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Rates - Adams Campus

Adams Campus Challenge Course

Facility reservation rates are based upon the degree of affiliation with the University of Kansas, the activity area(s) and mission of the event (revenue vs. non-revenue) requested.

NOTE: The University of Kansas retains the right to review and adjust rates annually.

KU Recreation Services requires a security deposit of 50% of event cost is required to reserve the event time and space. Cancelation notice is required at least 48 hours prior to the event. If less than 48 hours notice, 25% of total agreed price will not be refunded for administrative charges.

Rate Criteria

Level 1:

  • Student, Staff and Faculty Members, Retiree, Affiliate, KU Athletic Corporation and Student Member Groups that are non-revenue generating events.
  • No charge for facility space
  • $8.50/hr for the number of Special Event Monitors deemed necessary by KURS.

Level 2:

  • Student, Staff and Faculty Members, Retiree, Affiliate, KU Athletic Corporation and Student Member Groups that are revenue generating events.
  • Facility rates apply.
  • $8.50/hr for the number of Special Event Monitors deemed necessary by KURS.

Level 3:

  • Non KU Participants
  • Facility rates apply twice that of Levels 2
  • $8.50/hr for the number of Special Event Monitors deemed necessary by KURS.
Definitions/ Important Information
  • Revenue generating events will be defined as events which realize a profit for a group (KU participants or Non KU participant) that directly benefits the organization.
  • Non-Revenue generating events are defined as events that only meet event expenses.
  • Definition of a Third Party: One other than the principals involved in a transaction.
  • The University of Kansas retains the right to review and adjust rates annually.
  • No activity is permitted that involves the regular use of University facilities and results in financial gain or profit to an individual. (Approved by Chancellor, November 1983 and February 2009.)
  • Event sponsors assume responsibility for all costs associated with the repair of all damage occurring as a result of their event.
  • Any event that is during non-business hours will be required to have a minimum of three Special Event Monitors.
  • All events are subject to approval by KURS regarding appropriateness for the facility/building.

To make a reservation, please fill out the Facility Reservation Request.

For more information, please contact 785-864-1843 or email outdoorpursuits@ku.edu


Daily Hours

Ambler SRFC Building

Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Monday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight

Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - Midnight

Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight

Tuesday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight

Wednesday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight

Spring Semester Hours 1.17-5.12

Administrative Office Hours

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Monday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Tuesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Spring Semester Hours 1.17-5.12

Outdoor Pursuits Office

Friday: By Appt. Only (outdoorpursuits@ku.edu)

Monday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Spring Semester Hours 1.17-5.12

"The Chalk Rock" Climbing Wall

Friday: CLOSED

Monday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Thursday: 5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Spring Semester Hours 1.17-5.12
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