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Explore the Outdoor Space that Ohio University Event Services has to offer. With one click, each image displays limitations that exist per each space. If you have any additional questions, or would like to request a space, visit our Reservations office in Baker Unviersity Center 419 or by calling 740.593.4021. Ohio University constituents, please use virtual-ems to create your reservation.

Alumni Gateway Table Space Alumni Gateway Table Space - Hover Image

The Alumni Gateway (also known as the Campus Gate) is the brick and stone archway at the corner of Court and Union Streets. Table space is on the concrete walkway, in front of the bushes on either side of the archway, but not blocking the center archway. Use of the Alumni Gateway is restricted to activities that are small in nature and will not disrupt the flow of pedestrian traffic. Space may be reserved for up to three consecutive days and for no more than six (6) total days per quarter per organization. A maximum of two activities are permitted at any one time. At no time shall passersby be verbally harassed, involuntarily stopped, or deterred. No sound system is permitted. No signs, equipment, or other items may be taped or otherwise attached to gate, bushes, trees, light poles, or permanent signs.

Aquatic Grove Aquatic Grove - Hover Image

The Aquatic Center Picnic Grove comprises the grassy area bounded by Oxbow Drive, the Aquatic Center, the Aquatic Center service driveway, and Parking Lot 134. Use of the Aquatic Center Picnic Grove is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent classroom, recreation, and office activity. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.

Baker 4th Floor Table Space Baker 4th Floor Table Space - Hover Image

Five Baker university center fourth floor table spaces are located at the intersection of Park place and Court street. The spaces are to the left of the main entrance of Baker university center on the front room side, but not blocking any entrance to the building. Use of each of the Baker university center fourth floor table spaces is restricted to activities that can occur at a single table of maximum thirty inches by seventy-two inches (provided by the center) and that will not disrupt the flow of pedestrian traffic. No more than three individuals may staff a table at any one time. Spaces may be reserved for up to three consecutive days and for no more than nine total days per term per organization. At no time shall passersby be verbally harassed, involuntarily stopped, or deterred. No sound system is permitted. No signs, equipment, or other items may be taped or otherwise attached to gate, bushes, trees, light poles, or permanent signs.

Emeriti Park Emeriti Park - Hover Image
Emeriti Park is the space bounded by Oxbow Drive, South Green Drive, the Lower Grounds Maintenance Building lot, and the pond at the center of Emeriti Park. Use of Emeriti Park is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent classroom and office activity. No vehicles or heavy equipment are permitted on this site. Activities shall not impede pedestrian traffic. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.
Howard Hall Site Howard Hall Site - Hover Image
The Howard Park (also known as Howard Hall Site) program space comprises the grassy portions of the open space at the northeast corner of East Union and College Streets. Use of Howard Park is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent residence hall, classroom, and office activity. No vehicles or heavy equipment are permitted on this site. Activities shall not impede pedestrian traffic. Nothing may be attached to bushes, trees, brick walls, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.
Howard Hall Table Space Howard Hall Table Space - Hover Image
The Howard Park (also known as Howard Hall Site) table space is the brick-covered space at the southwest corner of the lot at the northeast corner of East Union and College Streets, in front of the low brick wall and adjacent to the public sidewalk. Use of Howard Park table space is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent residence hall, classroom and office activity. Space may be reserved for up to three consecutive days and for no more than six (6) total days per quarter per organization. Activities are restricted to the small brick area at the corner of College and Union Streets and shall not impede pedestrian traffic. Nothing may be attached to bushes, trees, brick walls, light poles, or permanent signs. No sound system is permitted.
Lindley Park Lindley Park - Hover Image
Lindley Park is the space bounded by Lindley Hall, the alley on the east side of Bentley Hall, and the public sidewalks on the north and east sides of the park. Use of Lindley Park is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent classroom and office activity. No vehicles or heavy equipment are permitted on this site. Activities shall not impede pedestrian traffic. No sound system is permitted. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs.
Morton Field Morton Field - Hover Image
Morton Field (also known as South Green Field) comprises the grassy area bounded by N. McKinley Ave, E. Mulberry Street, Stewart Street, and Race Street. It sits between Morton Hall and Crawford Hall, in front of the “Front Four” residence halls. Use of Morton Field is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent residence hall, classroom, and office activity. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.
Ridges Lawn Ridges Lawn - Hover Image
The Ridges Auditorium Lawn comprises the grassy area bounded by N. Ridge Drive, E. Circle Drive, and Parking Lots 200 and 201. Use of Ridges Auditorium Lawn is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent Ridges Auditorium, classroom, and office activity. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.
Scripps Amphitheater Scripps Amphitheater - Hover Image

Scripps Amphitheater comprises the brick-covered portico on the north side of Scripps Hall and the adjacent grassy amphitheater seating area. Use of Wilhelm Amphitheater is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent library, classroom, and office activity. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.

South Green Amphitheater South Green Amphitheater - Hover Image
South Green Amphitheater comprises the concrete “stage” south of Nelson Dining Hall, in the corner of the area bounded by New South Green residence halls, and the adjacent grassy area. Use of South Green Amphitheater is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent residence hall activity. Priority scheduling of South Green Amphitheater shall be provided to South Green Residence Life. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.
South Green Basketball Court South Green Basketball Court - Hover Image

South Green Basketball Courts comprise the courts in the grassy area bounded by North McKinley Ave., East Mulberry Street, Stewart Street, and Race Street. Use of South Green Basketball Courts is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent residence hall activity. Priority scheduling of South Green Basketball Courts shall be provided to (in order): Campus Recreation South Green Residence Life. No vehicles or heavy equipment are permitted on this site. Activities shall not impede pedestrian traffic. Nothing may be attached to bushes, trees, brick walls, or light poles. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.

Stocker Picnic Grove Stocker Picnic Grove - Hover Image
Stocker Grove comprises the grassy area across the street from the northwest side of Stocker Center bounded by Oxbow Trail, Parking Lot 110, and the Oxbow Creek. Use of Stocker Grove is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent residence hall, office, or classroom activity. Priority scheduling of Stocker Grove shall be provided to the Russ College of Engineering and Technology. No vehicles or heavy equipment are permitted on this site. Activities shall not impede pedestrian traffic. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.
Tailgreat Park Tailgreat Park - Hover Image
Tailgreat Park comprises the grassy area bounded by the Hockhocking Adena Bike Path, Richland Avenue, S. Shafer St., and the Former Visitors Center (Bingham House) and Parking Lot. Use of Tailgreat Park is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent office activity. Priority scheduling of Tailgreat Park shall be provided to Intercollegiate Athletics (for pre-football game activities). Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.
Walter Hall Lawn Walter Hall Lawn - Hover Image
Walter Hall Lawn (also known as Bicentennial Park) comprises the grassy area bounded by sidewalks adjacent to the west side of Walter Hall. Use of Walter Hall Lawn is restricted to activities that will not interfere with adjacent classroom and office activity. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A sound system may be used with permission, subject to the standard restrictions, stated in subsection I, sub-subsection B of Policy #24.016.
West Portico West Portico - Hover Image

This space is defined as the concrete-covered portico and walkway area directly west of Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium and the adjacent grassy area that falls within the triangle formed by the two closest brick walkways. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. A banner related to an event at this site may be temporarily affixed to the wall of the West Portico during the time of the event. Sound system restrictions differ based on affiliation.

Wolfe Garden Wolfe Garden - Hover Image
Wolfe Garden is the park-like area enclosed by the low stone wall and located between Cutler Hall and Alden Library. Due to its proximity to Cutler Hall, Alden Library, and academic buildings, the availability of this space is limited to activities which would not generate noise above conversational level. Nothing may be attached to trees, bushes, benches, light poles, or permanent signs. No sound system is permitted.