Gear Room

Student Union Gear Room

Summer Gear Rental Rates

Description Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate
Mountain Bike $20 $35 $65
Canoe $15 $30 $60
Kayak (Single) $35 $70 $140
Kayak (Double) $50 $100 $200
Dry Gear $5 $10 $15
Backpack $10 $15 $30
Expedition Tent $10 $20 $40
Cooler $5 $10 $15
Stove $5 $10 $20

Winter Gear Rental Rates

Description Day Rate Weekend Rate Week Rate
Ice Skates $5 $10 $20
Snow Shoes $5 $10 $20
Skis $10  $15  $25
Ski Boots $5 $10 $15
Ski Package
(boots & skis) 
$15 $20 $30
Ski Poles $5 $10 $15
Snowboard $15 $30 $60
Snowboard Boots $5 $10 $20
Snowboard Package
(board & boots)


$20 $35  $60
*Both touring skis and skate skis are available

Gear Rental Policies & Procedures

  • Rental equipment is only available to UAA students, staff, faculty. A valid UAA ID is required. 
  • Reservations may be made in person no sooner than two weeks in advance. Reservations cannot be made over the phone. A full deposit or credit card information is required at the time of reservation.
  • Each person may rent no more than two pieces of the same kind of equipment at any one time, depending upon availability.
  • Cancellations must be made in person or in writing no later than a full 24 hours before the rental date, [i.e. a reservation made for 12:00PM on August 4th cannot be cancelled after 12:00PM on August 3rd]. Customers will be charged in full for all cancellations made within 24 hours of their reservation time. 
  • A rental day is from business hours one weekday to business hours the following weekday, [i.e. 8:00AM-5:00PM Monday to 8:00AM-5:00PM Tuesday]. A rental weekend is from business hours Friday to business hours Monday (except for University holidays). A rental week is seven continuous days. 
  • The renter is responsible for checking to see that all equipment is complete and in safe working order. Renters use all equipment at their own risk.
  • Returns will only be accepted during posted hours. Persons returning equipment late will be charged the daily rate for each day. 
  • The Student Union reserves the right to charge a $25.00 cleaning fee for dirty equipment and to charge the full cost of parts, repair, or replacement of damaged, stolen, or lost equipment.
  • The Student Union staff will not assist in the loading and unloading of equipment onto renters' vehicles.


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