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101 Peters Rec Complex
1831 Olympic Drive
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6980
recservices@k-state.edu

Outdoor Rental Center

 The Outdoor Rental Center, located adjacent to the outdoor tennis courts just off Denison Avenue near the Peters Recreation Complex, provides a large inventory of outdoor equipment. This equipment may be rented by the K-State community and is available for reservation.

The Outdoor Rental Center is open seasonally from March-October.  

Hours: 
CLOSED UNTIL MARCH, 2018

CALL US: (785) 532-0810


Eligibility

Equipment is available to K-State students who are enrolled in the current or previous semester, K-State faculty/staff, and facility members. A valid K-State student ID, faculty/staff ID, or current membership key tag must be presented when equipment is checked out.

Reservations
Equipment may be reserved in person in advance by paying a $5 non-refundable reservation fee per item. Equipment not picked up on a reserved day will be checked out first come, first serve basis the following day.  The reservation fee ensures that we will have your equipment available for pick up.  The reservation fee is a separate fee and does not apply to the daily rental fee.  The daily rental fee must also be paid when the reserved equipment is picked up.

Cancellations and refunds
A cancellation fee will be charged equal to one-half the rental rate of the equipment if cancellation is less than 2 days prior to pickup time. The full reservation fee will be forfeited if the equipment is not picked up on the day of reservation.

No refunds for under $25 will be made on any fee charged by Recreational Services.

Damages and late fees
All equipment must be returned clean, and tents must be returned dry. Equipment returned dirty or wet will be assessed a cleaning fee. See cleaning/repairing fees listed below. Other charges may apply if the equipment is damaged or lost. Equipment returned late will be charged the daily rate.

 
Rental Fee Rates ($)
Equipment
1 Day
2 Days
3 Days
Additional Day (+)
Canoe
includes carrier, life vests, and paddles
$12.50
$20.00
$30.00
$12.50
Kayak (tandem or single)
includes carrier, life vests, and paddles
$12.50
$20.00
$30.00
$12.50
Stand Up Paddle Boards 
includes carrier, life vest, and paddle
$10.00
$18.00
$24.00
$10.00
Life vests (separate)
$2.00
$3.00
$4.00
$2.00
*Canoe trailer (carries 6  or 10 canoes)
$25.00
$35.00
$45.00
$25.00
*Kayak trailer (carries 12 aluminum kayaks)
$25.00
$35.00
$45.00
$25.00
Dry bag
$3.00
$4.50
$6.00
$3.00
Tent (4-person)
$8.00
$12.00
$16.00
$8.00
Sleeping bag
$5.00
$8.00
$12.00
$5.00
Sleeping pad$1.00$1.50$2.00$1.00
Water cooler (five-gallon)
$3.00
$4.50
$6.00
$3.00
Ice chest (48 quart)
$3.00
$4.50
$6.00
$3.00
Hammock (includes bugnet)
$6.00
$10.00
$14.00
$6.00
Hitch w/2-inch ball
$5.00
$7.50
$10.00
$5.00
 
*A minimum of 4 canoes or kayaks must be rented in order to rent a canoe/kayak trailer.
 
Reservations/Refunds
Reservation Fee (nonrefundable): $5.00 (includes tax)

Rental fee refunds w/notification received

  • Prior to 2 business days: Full rental fee refunded
  • Less than 2 business days: Half of rental fee refunded
  • No pick up: Full rental fee invoiced
 
  Cleaning & Repairing (non-taxable)

Canoe

  • Cleaning: $10.00

Repairs

  • Thwarts: $30.00
  • Dents: $30.00
  • Holes/punctures: $40.00

Tents/Sleeping Bags

  • Wet: $10.00
  • Cleaning: $10.00

Repairs

  • Tears (under 12"): $15.00
  • Tears (over 12" per 6"): $10.00
  • Zipper (replacement per foot): $10.00
  • Zipper (labor): $15.00
 
 Replacement Costs
Current Rec Services cost plus 10%