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Reservations

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Space for the Student Recreation Center (SRC), Indian Creek Recreation Area (ICRA) and Panthersville may be reserved by departments of the university or university chartered organizations according to specific guidelines.  While spaces may be reserved, they may not necessarily be available for exclusive use.

Please review the policies for each area before requesting the space. In addition to the policies listed below, more general policies can be found at Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.

Space in the Student Recreation Center is reserved for chartered student organizations and departments. Please submit requests for practice areas at least 72 hours in advance. For special events, please submit the request at least seven days prior to the event. Please allow two to three business days to review the request.

Please limit requests per organization to no more than two reservations per week, no more than two hours at a time and for no longer than four weeks at a time.

Larger groups may require additional university staffing or the University Police. Reservations will be considered only after all departmental scheduling needs are met. A nonrefundable usage fee of at least $25 will be assessed on groups requiring set up and break down.

Reservation Eligibility

  • The lodge is only available for noncommercial use by eligible users.
  • Eligible users may only reserve the lodge for their own use and may not make reservations for other persons or groups who are not eligible to make reservations directly.
  • Eligible users include Georgia State University chartered student organizations and Georgia State University departments for university business.

Hours

  • Monday through Sunday from 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Booking time includes set up, tear down and clean up.
  • The requestor may be required to be present 30 minutes prior to the event for a pre-function facility review with the event supervisor.
  • The end time is the time that all participants have departed, the closing check off sheet is completed, including noted cleaning, the facility is locked and the driveway gate is locked. Failure to leave at the reserved end time will result in a penalty fee discussed prior to the event booking.

Fees

  • Contact Ellen Kinsey at 404-413-1794 for specific rates.
  • All payments must be made at the Student Recreation Center.
  • Checks, cash, PantherCash, speed codes and credit cards (MC, Visa, Discover) are accepted.
  • Faculty and staff departments must use a speed code.
  • Payment will need to be scheduled with the coordinator for processing. A copy of the email confirmation must be presented at time of payment.

Catered Events

  • PantherDining is the preferred caterer at the Indian Creek Lodge. Outside caterers are permitted with an additional fee. Catering provides a list of available menu options.

Reservation Eligibility

  • The event lawn is only available for noncommercial use by eligible users.
  • Eligible users may only reserve the event lawn for their own use and may not make reservations for other persons or groups who are not eligible to make reservations directly.
  • Eligible users include Georgia State University chartered student organizations and Georgia State University departments for university business.

Hours

  • Monday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Booking time includes set-up, tear down and clean up.
  • The requestor may be required to be present 30 minutes prior to the event for a pre-function facility review with the event supervisor.
  • The end time is the time that all participants have departed, the closing check off sheet is completed, including noted cleaning, the facility is locked and the driveway gate is locked. Failure to leave at the reserved end time will result in a penalty fee discussed prior to the event booking.

Fees

  • Contact Ellen Kinsey at 404-413-1794 for specific rates.
  • All payments must be made at the Student Recreation Center.
  • Checks, cash, PantherCash, speed codes and credit cards (MC, Visa, Discover) are accepted.
  • Faculty and staff departments must use a speedcode.
  • Payment will need to be scheduled with the coordinator for processing. A copy of the invoice must be presented at time of payment.

Eligibility for Reserving Picnic Area
Reservations are accepted from currently enrolled students, recreation members, chartered student organizations and departments of Georgia State University. Member or department contact must be present for the entire event. The member or department contact is responsible for ensuring these policies and procedures are followed.

Availability
Pool and picnic area only open between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Picnic Hours and Area Limits
Monday through Sunday from 12 – 7 p.m. Up to four hours per reservation.
This includes use of the two picnic tables, the two existing small charcoal grills, the volleyball court and the playground.

Non-exclusive Pool Access
The pool cannot be reserved for private functions. Anyone wanting pool access at the time of the picnic reservation will need to have that special request noted with the reservation. Pool access will be determined when the reservation is reviewed and is not guaranteed. If permitted, it will be with additional fees.

Deadlines
Seven days prior: Reservations must be submitted online.
Four days prior: Payment in full at either Indian Creek Recreation Area (ICRA) or at the Student Recreation Center. Approval will be canceled if not paid at this time.
48 hours prior: Cancellation by email to the aquatics coordinator is required at least 48 hours prior to the event to receive any refunds. Less than 48 hours notice will result in all fees are being forfeited.

Fees
Fees may be paid at Indian Creek Recreation Area (check or cash) or the Student Recreation Center, (check, cash, PantherCash, credit card). Payment will need to be scheduled with the aquatics coordinator. A copy of the email confirmation must be presented at time of payment.

Picnic area: Free if group provides own party and grilling supplies. Group is also responsible for cleaning up.

Non-exclusive pool usage if granted:
$75: entry up to 25 guests
$125: 26 to 50 guests
$175: 51 to 75 guests
$225: 76 to 100 guests

Inclement Weather
Cancellation of an event due to questionable weather will be determined by the aquatic coordinator 24 hours prior to the event. Pool usage fees will be returned only if the aquatic coordinator determines to cancel the event due to weather.

Participant Number
Maximum 100 people per request
Ages 17 and under: Adult supervision required. Groups must have one adult for every five children.

Alcohol and Tobacco
Consumption of alcohol and use of tobacco products is prohibited on Georgia State University property.

Space at Panthersville is reserved for chartered student organizations and departments. Please submit requests at least seven days in advance. Please allow two to three business days to review the request.

Panthersville is only available when the university is in session. Available times are as follows:

  • Monday through Friday from 10 – 12 a.m.
  • Saturday from 8 – 12 a.m.
  • Sunday from 12 – 10 p.m.

Any other days and times are only considered for special circumstances.

Larger groups may require additional university staffing and/or the University Police. Reservations will be considered only after all departmental scheduling needs are met.

Anyone who experiences problems completing and/or submitting forms should contact Andy Hudgins at 404-413-1765 or andyhudgins@gsu.edu for assistance.

Facility Policies

  • No smoking or use of tobacco products is allowed anywhere on the premises.
  • No alcoholic beverages are allowed anywhere on the premises.
  • No pets are allowed anywhere on the premises, except for animals providing assistance to users with a disability.
  • No golfing is permitted anywhere on the grounds.
  • No profanity will be tolerated. Anyone using inappropriate language or behaving offensively will be asked to leave the property.
  • Do not litter. Participants should use trash containers and not leave any trash or garbage on facility grounds. Any cost for clean-up and/or repairs beyond that of normal use and wear shall be the responsibility of the user.
  • No glass on fields. Glass is not permitted on the field for any reason.
  • Recreational Services is not responsible for any personal items left unattended and/or unsecured.
  • Parking should be confined to the paved or graveled areas only. Parking on grass or dirt is prohibited.
  • Anyone who does not follow the policies will be asked to leave the property and could face further disciplinary actions.
  • Recreational Services reserves the right to close the facilities for maintenance, preservation of the fields, or cancel any current reservations with a 48 hour advance notice.
  • Recreational Services reserves the right to close the use of the facility due to inclement weather.
  • Cancellation less than 48 hours will be billed the supervisory cost of that event.  Refund of the supervisory fee will only be given if a cancellation is made at least 48 hours prior to the scheduled event.

Dailly Events

Jul
28
Thu
12:00 pm Smart Summer Sundaes – Free Ice ... @ GSU Recreation Center Lobby
Smart Summer Sundaes – Free Ice ... @ GSU Recreation Center Lobby
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Event Description: Come and learn how to enjoy an awesome ice cream treat the healthy way. There will be free ice cream for thefirst 50 participants! July 28 12 – 1 p.m. Student Recreation Center… more »
Jul
31
Sun
all-day Nantahala Raft Trip #3
Nantahala Raft Trip #3
Jul 31 all-day
This 8.5 mile run in a beautiful gorge of North Carolina is enjoyable for beginners as well as veteran rafters. Includes transportation, leadership, river guides, equipment and lunch. Jim Hudson, Bruce Wood, Mark Bodnar &… more »
Aug
4
Thu
all-day North Carolina Outer Banks Sea K...
North Carolina Outer Banks Sea K...
Aug 4 – Aug 7 all-day
Join us for a four-day backcountry expedition at North Carolina’s Outer Banks! We’ll kayak five miles offshore to the remote and roadless islands of Cape Lookout National Seashore. Here you can enjoy remote beaches, spectacular… more »
Aug
6
Sat
all-day Little River Falls Alabama
Little River Falls Alabama
Aug 6 all-day
Hike the canyons with a swimsuit on and jump right in below Little River Falls. Dry off for a picnic lunch and swim for the rest of the afternoon. Includes transportation and leadership. Marcos Ordaz… more »
Aug
20
Sat
all-day Deep River Trail
Deep River Trail
Aug 20 all-day
This trip includes hiking and swimming. River shoes, trekking poles and a waterproof stuff sack are recommended. Includes transportation and leadership. Gardner Neely Rating: moderate to strenuous, 9 miles Cost: $12, $14, $19
all-day Horseback Forest Trail Riding #3
Horseback Forest Trail Riding #3
Aug 20 all-day
Beginner and experienced riders will enjoy Blue Ridge, GA, by horseback. We’ll spend 1 1/2 hours in the saddle on the trail and tour the mountain area afterwards. Includes transportation, leadership, gratuity, horse and guide.… more »
all-day Stand up Paddleboard/Kayaking
Stand up Paddleboard/Kayaking
Aug 20 all-day
Hop on a SUP or in a kayak and paddle across and around a fantastic lake in the mountains of Georgia. Includes paddle equipment, transportation and leadership. Anna Inman Cost: $14, $18, $20
Aug
21
Sun
all-day Ocoee Rafting Trip #3
Ocoee Rafting Trip #3
Aug 21 all-day
This exciting Class IV whitewater river in Tennessee is the most action packed in the Southeast. Expect to get wet and experience a wild ride as you work as a team. This is a river… more »
Aug
22
Mon
all-day Try Me Week @ Main Campus
Try Me Week @ Main Campus
Aug 22 – Aug 27 all-day
Event Description: Do you want to sign up for a clinic but you’re not sure which one? Come try one, two or as many as you wouldlike for free during Try Me Week. All clinics… more »
7:15 am Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Cardio Sculpt @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 22 @ 7:15 am – 8:05 am
FREE! Drop-in class. A perfect combination of cardiovascular work and sculpting moves that will keep you coming back for more. This class uses different cardio formats each week to keep your heart pumping!
12:00 pm Kickbox @ Martial Arts Studio
Kickbox @ Martial Arts Studio
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. This class is a combination of cardio, boxing and marital arts providing a total body workout which aims to improve strength, aerobic fitness, speed, flexibility, coordination and balance.
12:00 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Ditch the workout and join the party! Learn the latest Latin steps while creating an exciting and fun aerobic workout.
2:00 pm Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Boot Camp @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. This class has it all! Use bands, balls, dumbbells and your own body weight to develop a strong core, toned muscles, and lean frame in this intense class designed to challenge you.… more »
4:00 pm Pilates @ Studio B
Pilates @ Studio B
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A challenging class that uses mind/body exercises to stretch and strengthen the muscles. Pilates focuses on the powerhouse/abs, and works the rest of the body through the core connection. All levels are… more »
5:00 pm Happy Hour at the Rec @ Recreation Center Lobby
Happy Hour at the Rec @ Recreation Center Lobby
Aug 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Event Description: Join us the first day of school at the Student Recreation Center to enjoy some games, food, drinks and more.Come have some fun while seeing what all we have to offer! August 22,… more »
5:30 pm Panther Pump @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Panther Pump @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Grab your weights and get ready to squat and curl your way to a sleek, toned you! This sculpting class uses bands and weights to define your arms and sculpt your legs.
6:30 pm Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Ab Blast @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 6:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Develop a chiseled core with this twenty minute, intense abdominal workout.
8:00 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Aug 22 @ 8:00 pm – 8:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. You set the intensity in this awesome class.
Aug
23
Tue
12:00 pm Cycle @ Studio B
Cycle @ Studio B
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. A non-impact, calorie-blasting class that combines a foundation of cycling movements with motivational coaching and musical guidance. You set the intensity in this awesome class.
12:00 pm Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Zumba @ Aerobic/Dance Studio
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
FREE! Drop-in class. Ditch the workout and join the party! Learn the latest Latin steps while creating an exciting and fun aerobic workout.

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