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Grinnell Athletic & Recreation Center


  1. Gymnasium
  2. Locker Room
  3. Restrooms
  4. Showers
  5. Walking Track
  6. Water
Gym Description:
  • Dimensions - 186' X 110'
  • Capacity - 300 maximum

The facility can be rented at the following rates:
  • Gym (All Day) - $500.00 (non-profit) - $750.00 (all other)
  • Gym (Half Day) - $250.00 (non-profit) - $375.00 (all other)
  • Single Court - $35.00/hour (non-profit) - $50.00/hour (all other)
  • All three Courts - $100.00/hour (non-profit) - $150.00/hour (all other)
The gym is available between September 28 and April 30. Single courts are available year round. A $100.00 deposit is required for gym rentals.

Admission/Passes to the GARC:
  • All Children age 8 and under must be accompanied by someone age 16 and older
  • All Passes sold to children age 8 and under must be a family pass
  • All Passes must be purchased through the Grinnell Recreation Dept. Mon. through Fri. 8am -5pm or online at

                            Daily              Monthly          Season
Family                      -                 $30             $150
Single (Age 3 & up)   $3                $18              $90  
10 Punch Pass for $25
Senior Citizens: Sign up for free walking pass Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

Other information:

  • The consumption of food and drink is prohibited in the gymnasium and locker rooms.
  • Only rubber-soled shoes, free of dirt or abrasive materials, are permitted on the gym floor.
  • The wearing of shoes on the gym floor, directly from the street, is not permitted.
  • The gym may not be rented for anything other than traditional gym activities. Dancing is prohibited in the gymnasium.
  • The building or portions of the building may be closed for programming purposes on occasion. Check the schedule at the GARC for updated dates and times.
  • The building may be closed for inclement weather. Updates will be posted on Facebook.
  • The building may be closed due to low attendance.
  • Dates, times and prices subject to change.