Want to host a private event at the Gillett Wellness Center? Our state-of-the-art facilities are perfect for groups of all kinds, including birthdays, school groups and campus/community organizations.

The Department of Campus Recreation coordinates the use of all recreation spaces, including the pool, activity courts, climbing wall, track, dance studio, racquetball courts, weight rooms and cardiovascular equipment.

The Gillett Wellness Center provides an ideal venue for all types of groups who want to provide their participants with an active and fun experience.

Birthday Party Package

Looking to celebrate a birthday? We offer a Birthday Pizza Party package for groups up to 15 participants for $215.00. Enjoy exclusive use of our pool and rock climbing wall, followed by a delicious meal of three large pizzas and sodas, provided by Keith’s Pizza of Bemidji. Don’t miss out on this fun and active celebration!

Facility Resources Rates
Pool Exclusive use of pool; lifeguard provided $75/hr
Climbing Wall Exclusive use of wall; 2 instructors provided $90/hr
Activity Courts Basketball, volleyball or tennis; equipment provided $40/hr (per court)
Racquetball Courts Exclusive use of courts; equipment provided $25/hr (per court)
Birthday Room Tables, seating, dinnerware, utensils provided $30

See more information about our birthday parties and facility rentals.


To schedule your party, or to find out more regarding party options, please contact Associate Director, Duane Biehn at (218) 755-4140 or duane.biehn@bemidjistate.edu.