Outdoor Equipment Rental

Rentable Equipment

TENTS MEMBER PRICE PER DAY NONMEMBER PRICE PER DAY DEPOSIT
Kelty Trail Dome, four-person $25 $40 $200
REI, four-person $25 $40 $200
Mountain Hardware, two-person $15 $25 $100
REI, two-person $15 $25 $100
SLEEPING BAGS MEMBER PRICE PER DAY NONMEMBER PRICE PER DAY DEPOSIT
Mountain Hardware $15 $25 $100
Kelty $10 $20 $100
Sleeping Pads $5 $9 $50
PACKS MEMBER PRICE
PER DAY
NONMEMBER PRICE
PER DAY
DESPOSIT
Osprey $15 $30 $200

Stoves (Includes Fuel)

Member Price Per Day

Nonmember Price Per Day

Deposit

MSR Wisperlite Backpacking

$10

$20

$50

Family Camping Stove (two-burner)

$12

$25

$50

SNOWSHOES

Member Price Per Day

Nonmember Price Per Day

Deposit

Tubbs

$10

$20

$100

Trekking Poles

$10

$20

$70

Kayaks (Includes paddles and PFD)

Member Price Per Day

Nonmember Price Per Day

Deposit

Single

$25

$40

$250

Double

$40

$55

$500

OTHER EQUIPMENT MEMBER PRICE PER DAY NONMEMBER PRICE PER DAY DEPOSIT
Bear Canister $5 $7 $50
Kayak Paddles $10 $20 $75
PFD $10 $20

$50

Policies and Procedures

Rates

  • Students and members of the Recreation & Athletics Program receive reduced rental rates.
  • Member rates apply for currently enrolled UC Merced undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff members who have current memberships to the Joseph Edward Gallo Recreation Center.
  • Valid identifications required for all rentals.
  • Nonstudents must be 18 or older to rent equipment.

Deposit Rates

  • Vary from $50 to $200, depending on item.
  • Members may use check or credit card for deposit.
  • Nonmembers must leave a credit card deposit.

Cleaning, Damage and Replacement Policy

  • Cleaning: $10 per item
  • Damage: repair fees at market rates
  • Lost or unrentable items: full retail value

Pick-Up/Return Policy

  • Rentals can be picked up or returned any time during regular hours of the Joseph Edward Gallo Recreation Center.
  • Late rentals will be charged at the additional day rate.
  • A cleaning fee is charged on all items returned wet and/or dirty.
  • To dry tents: Hang or set up in a well-ventilated area.
  • To clean tents: Use a damp sponge and cloth.