Texas Tech University

Outdoor Space Information

General Information

Who can reserve space?

  • TTU Student Organizations or Departments.
  • Outside Groups with certain qualifications. 

What kind of Events can occur?

  • Membership Drives, Philanthropic Events and Fundraisers, Campus Wide Events and Student Org. Socials to name a few.

Are there Fees associated with rentals?

  • Depends on the scope of your event.  Details regarding fees will be discussed during the reservation process.

How do I reserve a space? 

Some Conditions to consider...

All reservations of Recreational Sports grounds must also have the event approved by the Outdoor Events Coordinating Committee (Grounds Use) of the University. A reservation with Recreational Sports only secures the right to move forward with the planning of the event. Forms and information on Grounds Use may be found on the website of Student Union and Activities. No event may be held without University approval.

All reservations that are approved are considered approved “weather permitting” and that conditions exist that would not cause damage to fields, play spaces or areas.  Outside Rentals do not come with "Inclement Weather" accommodations.

New 2020 - Event Guidelines - Due to COVID-19.  

 

Areas

Urbanovsky Park Picnic Gazebos

We have 2 Gazebos to allow for Cook-Outs (Grill not provided) or just for meetings.  Each Gazebo can come with other spaces (SVB, Open Play) as long as those areas are not already reserved.

Urbanovsky Amphitheatre

A “hill amphitheatre” with a flat grass performing area at the bottom. The amphitheatre will seat up to approximately 250 people comfortably in the grass. This is the area where bands, stages, and outdoor performances are generally held.

“Rugby Field”

A large field area just east of the United Spirit Arena. This area runs into the Tech Bonfire area where the homecoming bonfire is held annually. This area is typically not for reservations as its a competitive space for our Rugby Teams.

Open Fields and SVB at Urbanovsky Park

This is an open area just east of the Student Recreation Center. Generally, these fields are for “free play” for Tech Students when not in use for intramural activities. This space also includes 5 Sand Volleyball Courts and 2 Basketball Courts (1 High & 1 Low Hoop)

West Rec Softball Complex

A four field softball complex south of UMC. The shelter house and restrooms may be part of a reservation but will only be available with the employment of Recreational Sports staff. Groups must pay for the personnel cost and there is no guarantee that we will have personnel available for West Rec areas on dates requested.

West Rec Soccer Complex

A four field soccer complex east of the Texas Tech Johnny Walker Soccer Stadium. The shelter house and restrooms may be part of a reservation but only will be available with the employment of Recreational Sports staff. Groups must pay for the personnel cost and there is no guarantee that we will have personnel available for West Rec areas on dates requested.

Tennis Courts

The Recreational Sports Tennis Courts are east of the Student Rec Center and are primarily a drop-in area. No reservations will be considered that require more than half the courts.

Disc Golf Course

The Recreational Sports Disc Golf Course is a 9 hole course that winds through Urbanovsky Park.  Reservations are limited, but daily equipment can be checked out inside the SRC on the bottom floor in the Equipment Issue office.

For Further Information

Please contact:
Jared McCauley, Program Director -  Recreational Sports | 806-834-3035 | jared.mccauley@ttu.edu