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Facility requests during COVID-19

To make a facility booking request or for additional information during COVID-19 please email the Gryphon's Booking Office directly.

athfacility.booking@uoguelph.ca

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Athletics Facility Booking Office

Contact Information:

Tel: 519-824-4120, ext. 53790
Fax: 519-821-7973
Email: athfacility.booking@uoguelph.ca

 

Hours of Operation:

*Please note while that many Athletics Facilities are closed the Booking Office is working remotely*
Please email your request and we'll respond as quickly as possible.

 

Facilities

The University of Guelph campus has variety of athletic facilities to offer. Both for indoor and outdoor, competitive or recreational play.

Facility Details

Gryphon Centre Arena - Details

 

Gold Rink  Red Rink
Rental Price (Non-Prime Time*) 
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Rental Price (Prime Time**)
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Capacity Capacity
1,200 (Spectators) / 200 (Participants) 250 (Spectators) / 160 (Participants)
Size Size
200' x 100' (Olympic-Sized) 198' x 85' (NHL-Sized)
Details Details
AED located at back of rink. AED located in lobby outside rink.
Accessible dressing rooms. Accessible dressing rooms.
Emergency phone located in the penalty box. Emergency phone located in the penalty box.
2 scoreboards at either end of the rink. 2 scoreboards at either end of the rink.
Audio set-up available. Audio set-up available.
Tim Horton's is located in the lobby.
"Gryph's" restaurant is located on the second floor.
"Gryph's Sports Shop" is located in the lobby, selling Guelph Gryphon apparel.
 
*Non-Prime Time
Mon. - Fri. from 6:00am - 4:00pm (All Year) / Fri. after 4:00pm, All Day on Weekends (May 1st - Aug. 31st)
**Prime Time
Mon. - Fri. after 4:00pm, All Day on Weekends (Sept. 1st - Apr. 30th) / Mon. - Thurs. after 4:00pm (May 1st - Aug. 31st)

 

Gryphon Field House - Details

Field  Track
Rental Price (Non-Prime Time*) 
Spring and Fall
$100.00 (Full) or $40.00 (1/3) / Hour + HST  $75.00 / Hour + HST
Summer
$75.00 (Full) or $40.00 (1/3) / Hour + HST  $75.00 / Hour + HST
Rental Price (Prime Time^)
Winter
$165.00 (Full) or $55.00 (1/3) Hour + HST $90.00 / Hour + HST
Capacity Capacity
150 (Spectators) / 45 (Participants) 150 (Spectators) / 50 (Participants)
Size Size
90' x 180' (90' x 60' when using 1/3) 200m
Details Details
Artificial turf. 60m sprint lanes.
Portable flooring is available for special events. Locations for high jump, long jump, triple jump, and throws.
AED located beside the Information Desk.
Accessible change rooms.
2 scoreboards at either end of the facility.
Locker storage is available during your booking.
Programmable lights.
Heated building.
 
*Non-Prime Time
May 1st - May 31st (Spring), June 1st - Aug. 31st (Summer), Sept. 1st - Oct. 31st (Fall)
^Prime Time
Nov. 1st - Apr. 30th (Winter)

 

Gryphon Aquatic Centre - Details

Gold Pool  Red Pool
Rental Price (Recreation - Includes 3 Lifeguards*) Rental Price (Includes 2 Lifeguards*)
$147.75 / Hour + HST  $123.75 / Hour + HST
Rental Price (Competition - Includes 3 Lifeguards*)
$177.15 / Hour + HST 
Capacity Capacity
225 (Spectators) / 250 (Participants) 115 (Spectators) / 125 (Participants)
Size Size
25m Long (8 Lanes, 6 Feet Deep) 25yds (5 Lanes, 4-11 Feet Deep)
Details Details
AED located on the deck of the Red Pool. AED located on the pool deck.
Scoreboard located at the north end of the pool. Diving board located at the north end of the pool.
Accessible dressing rooms and pool lift in each pool.
Emergency phone located on each pool deck.
Audio set-up available.
 
*Lifeguards
Depending on attendance, additional lifeguards (on top of those included in the rates) may be needed.
The cost for an additional lifeguard is $24.00 / Hour + HST.

Gyms - Details

Event Centre Mitchell Gym West Gym Small Gym
Rental Price (Hourly - Full Facility)
$250.00 / Hour + HST $135.00 / Hour + HST $135.00 / Hour + HST $78.00 / Hour + HST
Rental Price (Hourly - Portion of Facility)
$85.00 / Hour + HST (1/3) $78.00 / Hour + HST (1/2) $78.00 / Hour + HST (1/2)  
Capacity (Spectators)
2,200 People 716 People 400 People 0 People
Capacity (Participants)
45 People 40 People 40 People 30 People
Details
AED located beside Client Services desk. AED located outside the gym in the lobby. AED located at the northeast corner of the gym. AED located across from Room 3212.
Accessible change rooms and viewing areas. Accessible change rooms. Accessible change rooms. Accessible change rooms.
3 lane track surrounding the gym is available to rent. Smaller courts can be set up for volleyball, badminton, etc. Smaller courts can be set up for volleyball or badminton. Two basketball nets.
4-Screen scoreboard over the centre of the gym. Wall-mounted scoreboard. Wall-mounted scoreboards at either end. Lining on the ground for pickleball and floor hockey.
 
*Extra Fees
Full Bleacher Set-Up ($300.00 / Event + HST) or Half Bleacher Set-Up ($200.00 / Event + HST)
Carpet/Tarp Set-Up ($700.00 / Event + HST)
Microphone or Television ($10.00 each + HST) Podium ($25.00 each + HST)
Audio Package ($100.00 / Event + HST) Projector ($150.00 / each + HST)

Studio Rooms - Details

Studio Room 173 Combatives Room 242 Studio Room 300 Studio Room 302 Wrestling Room 3206
Rental Price
$60.00 / Hour + HST $55.12 / Hour + HST $55.12 / Hour + HST $55.12 / Hour + HST $55.12 / Hour + HST
Capacity
70 125 50 100 175
Size
90' x 24' 100' x 30' 40' x 30' 60' x 40' 100' x 30'
Details
AED located in the northeast corner of the West Gym. AED located across from Room 3212. AED located in the northeast corner of the West Gym. AED located in the northeast corner of the West Gym. AED located across from Room 3212.
  Padded flooring.     Padded flooring.
Wheelchair accessible.       Wheelchair accessible.
Mirrored wall.   Mirrored wall. Mirrored wall.  
TRX apparatus. Climbing ropes and chin-up bars. Water fountain. Ballet bar. Bleacher seating for 150 people.

 

Studio Room 3212 Studio Room 3213 Studio Room 3214 Studio Room 3216
Rental Price
$75.00 / Hour + HST $60.00 / Hour + HST $75.00 / Hour + HST $60.00* / Hour + HST
Capacity
200 65 180 50
Size 
       
Details
AED located across from Room 3212.
Wheelchair accessible. 
Mirrored wall.
Television installed in each room.
Stage platform for instructor to teach from. White boards for meetings. Portable ballet bar. Stationary bikes.
*All bookings for Studio Room 3216 must be accompanied by a department instructor ($45.00 / Hour + HST).

Meeting Rooms - Details

Gryphon Lounge 131 Meeting Room 3201 Meeting Room 3203 Studio Room 3213
Rental Price (Hourly)
$60.00 / Hour + HST $30.00 / Hour + HST $30.00 / Hour + HST $60.00 / Hour + HST
Rental Price (Full Day - 8 Hours Minimum)
$480.00 / Day + HST $250.00 / Day + HST $250.00 / Day + HST $600.00 / Day + HST
Capacity
45-50 People 8-10 People 8-10 People 65 People
Details
AED located in lobby outside the room. AED located across from Room 3212. AED located across from Room 3212. AED located across from Room 3212.
Food preparation space available. Food preparation space available. Food preparation space available. Mirrored wall.
Ideal for large groups. Ideal for small groups. Ideal for small groups. Ideal for large groups.
Situated in the historic part of the building. Overlooks the Event Centre. Overlooks the Event Centre. Overlooks the main lobby of the Athletic Centre.
Television and whiteboard(s) provided in each room.

Alumni Stadium Details

Field  Track
Rental Price (Each)
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Rental Price (Together)
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Capacity Capacity
7,600 (Spectators) / 120 (Participants) 7,600 (Spectators) / 100 (Participants)
Size Size
110yds x 65 yds (CFL-Sized) 400m (w/ 100m Spring Sections)
Details Details
AED located under the stands. AED located under the stands.
Artificial turf. IAAF-Certified.
Video scoreboard at the north-west end. Pole-vaulting, long and triple jump pits.
Wheelchair access at Gate 3B (w/ seating in Section 101).
Pavilion meeting rooms available to rent outside the football season.
Lighting available, with three different settings (extra fees apply).*
 
*Lighting charges are as follows:
Practice Level ($27.80 / Hour + HST)  /  Game Level ($29.68 / Hour + HST)  /  TV Level ($38.59 / Hour + HST)
These charges will be automatically applied if a booking occurs after the following times:
April and May: 8:00pm June and July: 8:30pm
August: 8:00pm September: 7:30pm
October: 6:00pm November: 4:30pm

Gryphon Soccer Complex - Details

West East South North Field Hockey Pitch
Rental Price (Hourly - Full Facility)

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Rental Price (Hourly - Half of the Field)

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Capacity (Spectators)
500 People 150 People 100 People 50 People 50 People
Capacity (Participants)
45 People 45 People 45 People 30 People 35 People
Size
110m x 70m 110m x 65m 110m x 70m 60m x 50m 90m x 50m
Details
West East South North Field Hockey Pitch
AED located in the lobby of the Arena.
Artificial turf. Artificial turf. Natural grass. Artificial turf. Natural grass. 
Scoreboard and lighting (three settings).^ Scoreboard and lighting (three settings).^     Lighting (one setting).^
Covered benches. Covered benches. Benches.    
Lines for soccer. Lines for soccer and men's lacrosse. Lines for soccer and rugby. Lines for soccer. Lines for soccer.

Full-Size Nets (8' x 24')

Small Nets (6.5' x 18.5')

Full-Size Nets (8' x 24')

Small Nets (6.5' x 18.5')

Permanent rugby uprights. Small Nets (6.5' x 18.5') Small Nets (6.5' x 18.5')
Contact us for tournament and event rates.
 
*Non-Prime:
Mon. - Fri. from 8:00am - 4:00pm (May 1st - Apr. 30th) / Mon. - Sun. from 8:00am - 12:00am (July 1st - Mar. 31st)
**Prime:
Mon. - Fri. from 4:00pm - 12:00am, All Day on Weekends (Apr. 1st - June 30th)
 
^Lighting charges are as follows: 
Practice Level ($27.80 / Hour + HST)  /  Game Level ($29.68 / Hour + HST)  /  TV Level ($38.59 / Hour + HST
These charges will be automatically applied if a booking occurs after the following times: 
April and May: 8:00pm June and July: 8:30pm
August: 8:00pm September: 7:30pm
October: 6:00pm November: 4:30pm

Varsity Field - Details

Field
Rental Price (Hourly - Full Facility)

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Rental Price (Hourly - Half of the Field)

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Capacity (Spectators)
300 People
Capacity (Participants)
120 People
Size
100m x 60m (CFL-Sized)
Details
AED located in the lobby of the Gryphon Field House.
Artificial turf (FIFA 2-Star Certified).
Scoreboard and lighting (one setting).^
Benches.
Lines for soccer, field hockey, rugby, lacrosse, and football.
Full-Size Nets (8' x 24') and Small Nets (6.5' x 18.5').
Permanent rugby/football uprights.
 
*Non-Prime:
Mon. - Fri. from 8:00am - 4:00pm (May 1st - Apr. 30th) / Mon. - Sun. from 8:00am - 12:00am (July 1st - Mar. 31st)
**Prime:
Mon. - Fri. from 4:00pm - 12:00am, All Day on Weekends (Apr. 1st - June 30th)
 
^The lighting charge is as follows:
$27.80 / Hour + HST
These charges will be automatically applied if a booking occurs after the following times: 
April and May: 8:00pm June and July: 8:30pm
August: 8:00pm September: 7:30pm
October: 6:00pm November: 4:30pm

Softball Diamonds - Details

Twin Diamonds  Main Diamond
Rental Price (Hourly)
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Rental Price (Daily - minimum booking of 8 hours)
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Capacity
25 (Spectators) / 30 (Participants)
Size
250' to the fence. 250' (left side) and 265' (right side) to the fence.
Details
AED located in the lobby of the Arena. AED located in the lobby of the Gryphon Field House.
Natural grass.
  Lighting (one setting).*
Porta-Potties on site. Porta-Potties at Varsity Field.
Closest permanent bathroom is in the Arena. Closest permanent bathroom is in the Gryphon Field House.
 
*The lighting charge is as follows:
$27.80 / Hour + HST
These charges will be automatically applied if a booking occurs after the following times:
April and May: 8:00pm June and July: 8:30pm
August: 8:00pm September: 7:30pm
October: 6:00pm November: 4:30pm

Beach Volleyball Courts - Details

Court 
Rental Price (Individual)
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Rental Price (All Four Courts)
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Capacity
40 (Spectators) / 48 (Participants)
Details
AED located in the lobby of the Arena.
Mizuno post/net setup; bring your own net or rent one for an additional fee.
No lighting available; rentals end 30 minutes prior to sunset.
Porta-Potties available over at the East and West Diamonds.
Closest permanent bathroom is in the Arena.

Johnston Green - Details

Field
Rental Price (Hourly)
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Rental Price (Daily - Minimum 8 Hours Booked)
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Capacity
2,500 (Spectators/Participants)
Details
AED located in McLaughlin Library (as well as one in Creelman Hall).
Used for weddings and large events.
No lighting available; rentals end 30 minutes prior to sunset.
Closest permanent bathrooms are in McLaughlin Library and Creelman Hall.
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