Other Specialty Venues

Agganis Arena

Located at 925 Commonwealth Ave, Agganis Arena at Boston University is a multipurpose sports and entertainment center with an experienced professional team eager to work with you. This 290,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art venue is easily accessible by car or public transportation and is ideal for concerts, family entertainment, sporting events, trade shows, commencement ceremonies, conferences, and more. Visit the Agganis Arena website to learn more about this incredible campus venue.

Hillel House

The Florence & Chafetz Hillel House is a 4-story, 33,000 square foot building centrally located along the Charles River on the corner of Bay State Road and Granby Street on the Boston University (BU) campus. This magnificent building, built in 2005, has large contemporary windows with beautiful views of the Charles River and the Boston and Cambridge skylines. Hillel House is a great location for everything from meetings, conferences, lectures, cultural events, bar/bat mitzvahs, and wedding ceremonies. Flexible layouts including 7 event spaces can accommodate 20-300 guests. Visit the Hillel House website to learn more about their rental space.

Fitness & Recreation Center

Looking for an innovative and exciting location for a birthday party, corporate retreat, team-building activities, or any other kind of private party? The Fitness & Recreation Center (FitRec) offers a multitude of unique options. Swim, climb, run, bike, lift… what’s your pleasure? With a wide variety of facilities and activities to choose from, FitRec is an ideal venue for your affair!

BU’s Fitness & Recreation Center opened its doors in 2005 as part of the John Hancock Student Village. Among other things, FitRec boasts the following features & amenities:

  • Gerald Tsai, Jr. Fitness Center with an 18,000-square-foot weight training and cardiovascular conditioning area
  • 30-foot-tall Barreca Climbing Wall
  • Aquatic center with two pools, a lazy river, and whirlpool hot tub
  • Four racquetball and two international squash courts
  • Seven courts of gymnasium space
  • Dance Theater & rehearsal space

Visit the Fitness & Recreation website to learn more about facility rentals.

Dance Theater

Kick up your heels in the Boston University Dance Theater and Rehearsal Space, a 225-seat state-of-the-art studio/theater space designed specifically for dance performances, classes, and special events. For technical specifications, rental rates and fees, and ticketing options, view the Dance Theater’s rental resources on the Fitness & Recreation Center website.