Recreation and Sports facilities can be reserved for special events. Please submit a facility reservation form at least 3 weeks in advance. Facility is not reserved until you receive confirmation from Drake Recreational Services.
Faculty, Staff and student organizations can reserve space by submitting a request on the virtual EMS site: https://ems.drake.edu/virtualems/
Individuals and organizations that are not affiliated with Drake University can contac the following people directly:
Bell Center Lisa Murphy email@example.com 515.271.4710 Knapp Center Tanner Highland firstname.lastname@example.org 515.271.4996
Tanner Highland email@example.com 515.271.4996 Fieldhouse Zach Elsbecker firstname.lastname@example.org 515.271.3791
Drake's primary recreation facility, the Bell Center includes a 25-meter, six-lane indoor pool, fitness room (cardio and weights), gym with three basketball or four volleyball courts, a wellness center, an equipment room, men's and women's locker rooms, multipurpose room, a student lounge area and offices.
Bell Center Fitness Room Schedule
Mon. - Thurs. 6:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. Friday 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Bell Center Pool Schedule
Mon. - Thurs. 6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. 8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Friday 6:30 a.m. - 8 a.m. 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Recreational facilities for Drake students included in the Knapp Center are five universal courts for basketball and volleyball, four racquetball/handball courts, a three-lane, and 200-meter jogging track.
Recreational facilities for Drake students included in the Roger Knapp Tennis Center include six indoor and six outdoor tennis courts.
Roger Knapp Tennis Center Schedule
Mon. - Fri. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Built in 1926 as a companion to Drake's football stadium and renovated in 2013, the Fieldhouse includes an indoor turf field and mondo flooring, as well as Athletic equipment and locker rooms.
Open by reservation only.