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Facility Rentals at Robinson Center

Need a space for your organization’s tournament? Host it at Robinson Center. Not sure where to have your athletes practice? Gather at Robinson Center. Hosting a birthday party? Invite them to swim or play in the gym at Robinson Center. Considering a social event? Robinson Center has the space for you to meet.

Basketball Courts at Robinson Center

Robinson Center at KU is a very popular location for basketball tournaments, games, and practices of all kinds.
Robinson Center basket ball court

Robinson Center at KU is a very popular location for basketball tournaments, games, and practices of all kinds. Robinson Center offers six regulation size basketball courts, access to locker rooms (locks not included) and multiple water fountains. Standard rim heights are set at 10 feet. Courts are available for rent year round during the week and on weekends - with the most popular season for youth basketball tournaments occurring between December and March. Courts are more readily availability between April and November, though accommodations can be made upon request. KU faculty and staff are welcome to use the basketball courts during open recreation basketball at Robinson Center.

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Capacity

With six regulation size basketball courts, Robinson Center can accommodate tournaments and events of many sizes. Organizations such as AGAPE Youth Basketball and MOKAN Youth Basketball have hosted many tournaments at Robinson Center. Bleachers for attendees are available on the second level overlooking the courts. Folding chairs available on the main level for additional attendee seating upon request.

NCAA Regulations

NCAA regulations stipulate that youth tournaments on campus must be limited to children at (or below) the sixth grade level. Tournament directors requesting to use Robinson Center for basketball tournaments must receive approval from the KU Athletics Compliance Director prior to reserving the facilities.

Rates

The rate is $33 per court, per hour. Score boards, 8 tables, and up to 100 chairs are available upon request with no additional charge. Robinson Center does not provide officials nor referees for tournaments. Rates are subject to change.

Swimming Pools at Robinson Center

Robinson Center at KU offers both a 25-yard competition pool and a 25-meter lap pool, and access to locker rooms (locks not included) and multiple water fountains.
Robinson Center swimming pool
A variety of organizations, such as local elementary schools and non-profit organizations, as well as families/individuals have hosted multiple tournaments, events, and birthday parties at Robinson Center. KU’s Children’s Swim Program is also hosted at Robinson Center Swimming Pools. KU faculty and staff are welcome to participate in open recreation swim at Robinson Center.

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Capacity

Robinson Center Swimming Pools can accommodate tournaments and events of many sizes, some hosting more than 200 children at one time. There are eight lanes in each pool, and depths range from three to seven feet. The Robinson Center dive well is 12 feet deep and includes two diving boards, a 3 meter platform, as well as a 10 meter platform. Bleachers and other seating are available for attendees in the pool room and through a looking glass wall.

KU Swim & Dive Team

Robinson Center has been the home of the KU Swim & Dive team since 1967. They have won several NCAA Championships, and many NCAA athletes and Olympic swimmers have trained in Robinson Center. Both of the pools at Robinson Center are scheduled daily for KU Swim & Dive Team practices and meets; however, Robinson Center staff work very hard to accommodate all requests for swimming pool(s) rentals.

Rates

The minimum rental rate is $65 per pool per hour and includes two lifeguards. For parties of more than 50 participants, additional lifeguards will be required at the rate of $20 per pool per hour. In the situation where security is necessary (on weekends or after hours), an additional $20 per hour will be added to the charges. Rates are subject to change.

Volleyball Courts at Robinson Center

Robinson Center at KU has been a very popular location for volleyball tournaments, games, and practices of all kinds.
Two teams of young women playing a game of volleyball
Robinson Center offers six regulation size volleyball courts, access to locker rooms (locks not included) and multiple water fountains. Courts can accommodate various net heights and are available for rent year round during the week and on weekends - with the most popular season for volleyball tournaments occurring between January and March. Courts are more readily availability between April and December, though accommodations can be made upon request.

Details

Capacity

With six regulation size volleyball courts, Robinson Center can accommodate tournaments and events of many sizes. Camping space for teams is available on the first and second floors of Robinson Center. Bleachers for attendees are available on the second level overlooking the courts. Folding chairs available on the main level for additional attendee seating, upon request.

Rates

Rental rates are $33 per court, per hour. Robinson Center does not provide officials or referees for tournaments. Rates are subject to change.

Racquetball Courts at Robinson Center

Robinson Center at KU offers six standard racquetball courts, access to locker rooms (lock not included), and multiple water fountains.
Two men playing a game of racquetball
Courts can be used for racquetball, handball, and squash. KU faculty and staff are welcome to participate in open recreation racquetball at Robinson Center.

Details

Capacity

With six standard size racquetball courts, Robinson Center can accommodate tournaments and events of many sizes. An observation/viewing area is available for attendees to look down on players.

Rates

Rental rates are $30 per court, per hour. Per day rates can be negotiated. Rates are subject to change.