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Parties and Rentals

    Making plans for a birthday party, corporate event or group retreat? Our expansive facilities offer a number of venues that are perfect for team building, focus, and fun. Use the pool, gymnasium, or even test your strength on the climbing wall. The lobby Snack Bar is the perfect location to gather and eat good food.

    Group enjoying the snack bar at the Kilpatrick Athletic Center

    Group Facility Rental

    Group Facility Rental options are available for the Aerobic Studio, Gymnasium, Rock Wall, Soccer Field, Swimming Pool, and Tennis Courts.

    Pool Rentals contact:

    Jim Hennessey

    Aquatic Director

    Other rentals contact:

    Paul Pitman

    Director of Operations at the Kilpatrick Athletic Center

    One large studio or use the dividing wall to create two smaller spaces. Each room has a sound system.

    Rental Options

    • Yoga, Aerobics, Dance, and Martial Arts
    • Group Meetings


    $40 per hour + instructor cost
    $20 for each additional hour


    • NCAA regulation basketball court plus four adjustable side baskets
    • Air conditioned

    Rental Options

    • Basketball
    • Volleyball
    • Indoor Soccer
    • Ultimate Frisbee
    • Special Events


    $50 per hour 

    Rock Wall

    Various routes and handholds for beginners and experts

    Rental Options

    • Instructional Climb
    • Non Instructional Climb (Must be an experienced climber)


    $70 per hour for up for up to eight people
    $40 for each additional hour

    Soccer Field

    • Lined for soccer
    • Corner flags and goals provided

    Rental Options

    • Soccer
    • Ultimate Frisbee


    $50 per hour

    Swimming Pool

    • Eight Lanes
    • 25 yards long
    • Available for lap swim or pool parties
    • Foam noodles and accessories provided

    Rental Options

    • 1 lane
    • Multiple lanes
    • 1 corner of the pool


    $50 per lane hour (Discounted multiple lane reservation)
    $50 per corner hour


    • Four beautiful outdoor hard courts
    • Racquets, tennis balls, and tennis ball machine also available