Equipment Rental

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Hours of Operation

Monday  8:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Tuesday  8:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM- 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday 5:00 PM- 8:00 PM

Steps to Make a Reservation

First, contact us for equipment availability. Here is our contact information, 515.294.8200 or isuorp@gmail.com

Second, check the pick-up Calendar and fill out the Equipment Request Form.

Third, the ORP staff will call to confirm your order and take payment over the phone. We are only able to take card payments as of now.

Policies and Procedures

*Community rentals only: Canoes, Kayaks, and Stand-up Paddle Boards (SUPs) are part of a package that includes includes two additional items. In addition to Paddles, PFD’s, and equipment to Car-Top.
Items include; Neoprene Gloves, Neoprene Booties, Paddle Jackets, small Dry Bags, Wet Suits, and Coolers.

For Example- Canoe Rental comes with- Canoe, 2 Paddles, 2 PFD’s, and equipment to Car-Top. For the Canoe Package, you get everything listed AND two freebies. You can also get Neoprene Gloves and a Paddle Jacket at no extra cost.

  • Office Assistants will be the designated person to run the front desk – Fusion, phone calls, receipts, etc.
  • All gear will have been cleaned and ready when picked up
  • Gear will be distributed outside of the garage when possible (smaller gear in a blue bin) – renter will take gear from the bin and load it in their vehicle
  • Larger gear such as canoes and kayaks will primarily be loaded by renters with assistance from ORP staff
  • Staff will always wear masks
  • Upon return, all equipment will be set-up by the renter for cleaning
  • Cleaning procedure by ORP staff will be done with the Victory machine and equipment will be left set-up or hanging overnight
  • Each set of gear returned will be isolated from other gear while sitting overnight
  • Limits may be placed on the number of pieces of equipment rented and the length of time out, so equipment is available for as many participants as possible. Only staff on duty will be permitted in the ORP as a rule. Exceptions will be authorized by ORP professional staff only

Membership Types

Member– This membership applies to any person who has an active membership to Recreation Services. This includes any students, faculty, staff, or affiliates who have paid the Student Activities Fee/ Recreation Fee.

Non-Member– This membership applies to any person who is affiliated with ISU but has not been assessed the Student Activity Fee/ Recreation Fee

Community Member– This classification is for persons who are not affiliated with ISU but would like to rent equipment.

Rental Periods

Day Rental- Equipment is rented for 1 day and 1 night. Equipment is due the day after the equipment is picked up. This is charged at the listed daily price.

Weekend Rental- Any 4-day rental period. Equipment can be checked out from Friday to Tuesday, Thursday to Monday, Monday to Thursday, or any other 4 day period. This is charged as 2 days of the listed daily price.

Additional Days- After 4 days, the equipment is it’s daily rental fee for each additional day after the weekend rental.

Example- Canoe, Kayak, or Paddle Board- Active Membership
Day Rental- 1 Day- $11
Weekend Rental- 4 days- $22
Rental for 5 days- $33

Example- Canoe, Kayak, or Paddle Board- Non-Active Membership
Day Rental- 1 Day- $19
Weekend Rental- 4 days- $38
Rental for 5 days- $56

Example- Canoe, Kayak, or Paddle Board- Community Member
Day Rental- 1 Day- $27
Weekend Rental- 4 days- $54
Rental for 5 days- $81

Contact us at the ORP Rental Center for any questions about our rental program! Email us at isuorp@gmail.com or call 515-294-8200.

Price per Day:

Tents

Item Member Non-Member Community
Eureka 3 Person $6.00 $10.00 $14.00
Pappa Hubba 4 Person (Backpacking) $8.00 $14.00 $20.00

 

Sleeping Gear

Item Member Non-Member Community
Sleeping Bags (15 degree) $6.00 $10.00 $14.00
Sleeping Bags (0 degree) $7.00 $11.00 $15.00
Sleeping Bags (-20 degree) $8.00 $14.00 $20.00
Sleeping Pads (free w/ Sleeping bag rental) $1.00 $2.00 $3.00

 

Packs & Bags

Item Member Non-Member Community
Backpacks – (50, 65, and 75 liter) $6.00 $10.00 $14.00
Day Packs (32 Liters) $5.00 $9.00 $13.00

 

Kitchen Gear

Item Member Non-Member Community
Utensil Kits $1.00 $2.00 $3.00
2-Burner Propane Stoves $5.00 $9.00 $13.00
MSR Whisperlite Stove (White Gas) $5.00 $9.00 $13.00
Dutch Ovens (Aluminum and Cast Iron) $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Cook Kits – Open Country Weekender $3.00 $5.00 $7.00
Cook Kits – GSI, MSR Alpine, and XPD $3.00 $5.00 $7.00
Cooler – Chest $3.00 $5.00 $7.00
Cooler – Liquid 5 Gallon $3.00 $5.00 $7.00
5 Gallon Water Jugs $2.00 $3.00 $4.00
Water Filter $4.00 $7.00 $10.00
Griddle $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Lanterns (Gas and Electric) $3.00 $5.00 $7.00

 

Game Equipment

Item Member Non-Member Community
Game Balls(soccer, volleyball, football, kickball, basketball, frisbee) $1.00 $2.00 $3.00
(soccer, volleyball, football, kickball, basketball, frisbee)
Disc Golf Sets $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Badminton Sets $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Horseshoe Sets $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Dodgeball Sets (6 balls) $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Softball Bats $1.00 $2.00 $3.00
Softball Set (bat, bases, ball and glove) $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Softball Gloves $1.00 $2.00 $3.00
Jersey Sets (Numbered and Non) $4.00 $6.00 $8.00
Referee Shirts $1.00 $3.00 $5.00
Scoreboard- Electric $5.00 $9.00 $13.00
Scoreboard- Flip $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Flag Football Belt Sets $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Ultimate Frisbee $1.00 $2.00 $3.00
Stop Watches $1.00 $3.00 $5.00
Megaphone $3.00 $5.00 $7.00
Tug-O-War Ropes $1.00 $3.00 $5.00
Sets of Orange Cones (6) $1.00 $3.00 $5.00
Boccee Ball set $1.00 $3.00 $5.00
Bag Toss $5.00 $7.00 $9.00
Ladder Golf $5.00 $7.00 $9.00

Water Gear

Item Member Non-Member Community
Canoe $11.00 $19.00 $27.00*
PFD – Type II (2 free w/ canoe rental) $1.00 $2.00 $3.00
Canoe Paddle (2 free w. canoe rental) $2.00 $3.00 $4.00
Canoe Trailer $15.00 $23.00 $31.00
Canoe Trailer Insert/Wire Harness Adpater $2.00 $3.00 $5.00
Recreational Kayak $11.00 $19.00 $27.00*
PFD – Type III (1 free w/ kayak rental) $5.00 $6.00 $7.00
Kayak Paddle (1 free w/ kayak rental) $5.00 $9.00 $13.00
Whitewater Kayak Package $11.00 $19.00 $27.00*
Stand-Up Paddle Board $11.00 $19.00 $27.00*
Wetsuits – Farmer John $5.00 $7.00 $9.00
Paddle Jackets $3.00 $4.00 $5.00
Dry Bag (small & medium) $4.00 $5.00 $6.00
Dry Bag (large Bill’s Bag) $6.00 $7.00 $8.00

*Community rentals only: Canoes, Kayaks, and Stand-up Paddle Boards (SUPs) are part of a package that includes includes two additional items. In addition to Paddles, PFD’s, and equipment to Car-Top.
Items include; Neoprene Gloves, Neoprene Booties, Paddle Jackets, small Dry Bags, Wet Suits, and Coolers.

Winter Equipment

Item Member Non-Member Community
Cross Country Ski Package $7.00 $10.00 $13.00
MSR Snowshoes w/ Tails $6.00 $9.00 $12.00
Gaitors $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Down Coat $7.00 $13.00 $19.00
Down Booties $3.00 $6.00 $9.00

 

Bike Equipment

Item Member Non-Member Community
Mountain/Hybrid Bike $11.00 $19.00 $27.00
Bike Helmet (free w/ bike rental) $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Bicycle Rack $3.00 $5.00 $7.00

 

General Gear

Item Member Non-Member Community
Compass $1.00 $2.00 $3.00
Motorola Two-Way Radios $2.00 $4.00 $6.00
Headlamp $2.00 $4.00 $6.00

 

Climbing Equipment

Item Member Non-Member Community
Climbing Shoes $3.00 $5.00 $7.00
Chalk Bags $1.00 $2.00 $3.00
Crash Pads $5.00 $7.00 $9.00

 

Instructional Videos

Car-topping a Canoe

Car-topping Kayaks

Car-topping Stand-Up Paddle Boards

Cleaning Canoes and Kayaks