Rates - Shenk

Shenk Sports Complex

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.

Shenk Outdoor Complex: Fields 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8 (Located at 23rd & Iowa)

Level 1 No field fees
Level 2 $10 per field per hour
Level 3 $20 per field per hour

Shenk Bathrooms

Level 1 No field fees
Level 2 $10 per field per hour
Level 3 $20 per field per hour

Daily Hours

Ambler SRFC Building

Friday: CLOSED

Monday: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 9:00 am - 11:00 pm

Thursday: CLOSED

Tuesday: 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

Wednesday: CLOSED

Hours 11.24 - 12.11
Live Facility Counts

Administrative Office Hours

Friday: CLOSED

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

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

Thursday: CLOSED

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

Wednesday: CLOSED

Hours 11.24 - 12.11
Live Facility Counts

Outdoor Pursuits Office

Friday: By appointment only

Monday: By appointment only

Saturday: By appointment only

Sunday: By appointment only

Thursday: By appointment only

Tuesday: By appointment only

Wednesday: By appointment only

Hours 11.24 - 12.11
Live Facility Counts

"The Chalk Rock" Climbing Wall

Friday: CLOSED

Monday: CLOSED

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

Thursday: CLOSED

Tuesday: CLOSED

Wednesday: CLOSED

Hours 11.24 - 12.11
Live Facility Counts
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