Campuses

Rinker Athletic Campus Frequently Asked Questions

General Information
Field Usage/Tennis Courts
Emergencies
Athletic Events
Memberships


General Information

Q: What are the hours of the Rinker Athletic Campus?
A: General Facility 7 a.m. – 9 p.m., Monday thru Saturday; 1 – 9 p.m., Sunday
Individual field usage is subject to availability.

Q: Do I need my ID to enter the facility?
A: Yes, all faculty, staff, students, and Greene Complex Members will need to present their PBA ID to Campus Safety at the front gate. Each individual in the vehicle will need to show ID, as well.

Q: Are there multiple entrances?
A: No, there is only one entrance and exit off Parker Avenue on the east side of the complex.

Q: Where do I park?
A: There are a total of over 280 parking spots throughout the entire complex.

Q: If I do not have a car, how do I get to a PBA athletics or my intramural game?
A: A shuttle will not be provided for intramural events. Students without vehicles typically carpool with their teammates that do have vehicles to the intramural games. Athletics will provide shuttle transportation to the Rinker Athletic Campus for select events only.

Q: Are pets allowed on the premises?
A: No, pets are NOT allowed.

Q: Why do the lights have to be off at 9pm?
The City Covenant between West Palm Beach and Palm Beach Atlantic University requires us to have the lights off at 9 p.m. for recreation purposes.

Q: When will the sand courts and basketball courts be finished?
The completion date has not been established.

 

Field Usage/Tennis Courts

Q: If I’m a student, can I use the intramural field whenever I want?
A: Yes, subject to availability schedule and posted operating hours.   

Q: How do I reserve the fields?
A: The recreation fields cannot be reserved. Fields are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Q: Whom do I contact for more information about field availability?
A: Contact the Campus Recreation Department located in the Greene Complex at 561-803-2334 with any questions regarding the Rinker Athletic Campus.

Q: Can I use the WPB city fields if the Rinker Athletic Campus is not available?
A: Yes, you can use the fields, but at your own risk. Standard West Palm Beach Park Rules and Guidelines apply.

Q: Who can use the tennis courts and when are they open?
A: Six tennis courts are available for faculty, staff and student play based on availability (outside of varsity practice/match time). A facility request form is available at the Greene Complex front desk to reserve a the tennis courts. 

Q: Will there be equipment available to check-out and where is that located?
A: Equipment is available for check-out at the Greene Complex front desk. A PBA ID is required. 

Q: What footwear is appropriate on the fields?
A: Non-metal cleats are permitted on the recreational fields. Non-marking tennis shoes are permitted on the courts. Shoes that mark the courts are NOT allowed.

Q: What procedure do I follow if I want to host a campus event on the property?
A: Please contact Mary Ward at mary_ward@pba.edu or (561) 803-2013 for any non-PBA rentals.


Emergencies

Q: What do I do if an emergency arises at the Rinker Athletic Campus?
A: Call 911 if an immediate injury occurs. If you notice a suspicious person, please contact Campus Safety at 561-803-2500. You can also download the Rave Guardian app sponsored by Campus Safety that reports injuries directly to EMS. Rave Guardian can be downloaded from the app store or by visiting go.pba.edu/guardian.

Q: Will a First-Aid kit be on site?
A: A First-Aid kit and ice will be provided on-site during intramurals and sporting events. The Campus Safety guard house also has a First-Aid kit and an AED.  

Q: Where do I go in a lightning storm?
A: In the case of inclement weather, please shelter in your car or the shuttle van and only drive if safe to do so.

 

Athletic Events

Q: Do I have to pay if I am attending a Sailfish athletic event?
A: If you present a valid PBA ID, your admission is free to any athletic event. All other attendees will need to pay after entering the main gate.

Q: Do guests have to pay for a Sailfish athletic event?
A: Yes, adults are $5, students 12-18 years old pay $3, and anyone under 12 is admitted for FREE when accompanied by an adult.

Q: Will the practice fields be open during Sailfish game days?
A: No, the fields will be closed unless there is a scheduled intramural game.

Q:  Am I allowed to tailgate before games?
A: Yes, but please use the designated parking and refer to Campus guidelines for details. Glass bottles and propane are not permitted.

Q: Am I allowed to bring outside food or drinks?
A: Yes, however, PBA policies and guidelines still apply.

 

Memberships

Q: Do we provide a Rinker Athletic Campus membership add-on?
A: Yes, a Community Membership will be $1,000 for the combo pack ($600 for the Greene Complex plus a $400 Rinker Athletic Campus add-on). This will include access to intramural fields, tennis courts and recreational facilities, when completed. However, availability may be limited. You can purchase or update your membership at the Greene Complex front desk. 

Q: Does my membership give me free admission to sporting events?
A: Yes, absolutely! We encourage you to support our Sailfish Athletic teams.    

Q: Is there a tennis only membership price?
A: The Tennis Only Membership price is $200 per person and may be purchased at the Greene Complex Front Desk.  
    
Q: Do guests have to pay to use the Rinker Athletic Campus?
A: Yes, all guests must check in at the Greene Complex front desk, sign a waiver form, and pay the $5 daily usage fee. Guests must be accompanied by a PBA member at all times while using the facility. The pass will grant your guest full access to the Rinker Athletic Campus, as well as, the Greene Complex facility.

Q: Are minors allowed to use the Rinker Athletic Campus?
A: Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.