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Ritchie Coliseum

Ritchie Coliseum

Located just off Baltimore Avenue, Ritchie Coliseum provides convenient access to recreational opportunities for RecWell members on the south end of campus. Ritchie also hosts many tournaments, competitions, socials, dances, trade shows, commencements, and other special events.

Ritchie Coliseum 6am - midnight 6am - midnight 6am - midnight 6am - midnight 6am - midnight 8am - 10pm 10am - midnight
Athletic Training Clinic 11am - 3pm 12:30pm - 3pm 11am - 3pm 12:30pm - 3:00pm 10:30am - 3pm Closed Closed

RecWell membership or facility rental is required to access Ritchie Coliseum.

University Recreation & Wellness (RecWell) rules and regulations are designed to promote a safe and pleasurable recreation experience for all. They are not intended to be exhaustive. University Recreation & Wellness reserves the right to prohibit behavior which, in the professional judgment of RecWell staff, may place either patrons or RecWell facilities at risk. All students, RecWell members, and guests are responsible for behaving in a safe and appropriate manner and complying with posted and published rules and regulations for facility use.

Rules & Regulations

With the built in spectator seating, Ritchie Coliseum stands as a very versatile rental space.  Richie has the ability to host athletic competitions along with other unique special events such as concerts, hackathons, and dances.  There are several features about the facility that aid in making this space a great special events location

  • Large on site parking lot located directly behind the building
  • Loading dock located at back of facility with direct access to the main arena floor
  • Various small rooms just off of the main arena floor that can be used as green or staging rooms for events
  • Built in house sound system for announcements and background music
  • Removable basketball hoops 
  • Small mezzanine area overlooking main arena that can be used for for a wide variety of things such as hospitality, media, or judging station.

Facility Rental Information

Parking on campus is regulated by UMD’s Department of Transportation Services. Regulations vary based on time of year, time of day, type of parking permit, and special events/construction projects. We recommend viewing DOTS’ parking maps for current accommodations and restrictions.

DOTS Parking Map

Contact Us

Portrait of Lawrence P. Moody

Lawrence P. Moody

Assistant Director, Ritchie Coliseum
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