Address/Phone Number Southern Illinois Miners Rent One Park

1000 Miners Drive

Marion, IL 62959

Phone: 618-998-8499

Fax: 618-969-8550

 

Alcoholic Beverage Service

Vending of alcohol in the stands will conclude at the end of the 7th inning, Illinois law requires anyone to be at least 21 years of age and have a valid ID to purchase and consume alcohol. The Miners, as well as our vending and concessions workers, reserve the right to refuse sale/service of beverages to anyone who appears to be intoxicated or is without valid ID.

 

Animals

Service animals are the only animals permitted within the gates of Rent One Park, except for Bark in the Park night. Service animal must be wearing service vest or have a service animal ID Card.

 

Anthem Singers

See National Anthem.

 

Autographs

Time and schedule permitting, players and coaches may sign autographs after the game. Normally at least one player is present when the gates open to sign autographs.

 

Automated Teller Machine (ATMs)

A total of two Peoples National Bank ATMs are located throughout the ballpark. One by the Home Plate Hangout concession stand and one by the Sweet Spot Concession Stand (1st  base side).

 

 

Bags

All items that are allowed into the ballpark may be inspected. Purses, diaper bags, backpacks, and camera bags will be permitted into the ballpark, but items must fit into a 16" x 16" x 8" box. Bags on wheels are prohibited.

 

Banners/Signs

The Miners welcome fan support in the form of handmade banners and signs. To ensure that all fans will have an unobstructed view of the ballgame, banners may not be hung anywhere in the ballpark. Banners may only be displayed before and after the game and between innings. Banners are subject to confiscation if the content is commercial, political, and/or in bad taste according at the discretion of the Miners. The Miners reserve the right to remove any banner at any time. Banners or signs must be made of a light, flexible material, such as paper or cloth, and cannot be made of wood, metal or other inflexible materials that could be dangerous in a public setting.

 

Batting Practice

Miners batting practice is closed to the public.

 

Birthdays

The Miners would like to wish happy birthday to our fans who are visiting on their special day, and have a variety of offers and packages available to help commemorate the occasion. If you would like to have someone’s birthday announced over the PA (no video graphic), a $5.00 donation to the Miners Charity is required. These requests must be made before the 1st pitch.

For more information on any of our birthday offerings, please call 618-998-8499.

Birthday Certificate: Visit our United Way Fan Assistance Center to receive a free certificate customized to commemorate your birthday at Rent One Park.

 

Box Seat

These seats are located in sections 101-103, sections 111-114, as well as the top half of sections 104, 105, 109, 110. These seats are chair back seats down the baselines with great views, just make sure to watch out for foul balls as the net does not extend through these sections. We have 1,610 Box Seats at Rent One Park.

 

 

Camera/Video Equipment

Guests are welcome to bring cameras and video recorders into the ballpark for personal use. However, any photographic equipment cannot be used to reproduce the game and must not interfere with other fans' enjoyment of the game.

 

Charging Stations

Charging stations are currently not available at Rent One Park.  We hope this will change in the near future.

 

Charity

The Miners Charitable Foundation is very active in the community and makes donations to various local, civic, and charitable organizations as part of the Miners Outreach efforts.

 

Children

(See "Kids")

 

Club Seats

The BEST seats at Rent One Park! These seats are located behind home plate (sections 106-108) and the first 5 rows of sections 104, 105, 109, and 110. These seats are our most comfortable as they are more wide and padded. An additional benefit to purchasing a club seat, you will have access to the Diamond Club, a banquet hall located on the suite level above third base. All you will need to do is show your ticket to the usher by the suite stairs, and you will get access to it. All of our club seats are protected by a net as well for your safety. We have 984 Club Seats at Rent One Park.

 

Container Policy

No hard-sided coolers, thermoses, glass bottles, cans, or alcoholic beverages will be permitted into the ballpark. In addition, no plastic or paper cups containing beverages will be permitted into the park at the entry gates.

 

 

Defibrillators

In case of emergency, a defibrillator is located at the First Aid Office at Rent One Park

 

 

Fan Assistance Center (United Way Fan Assistance Center)

The Fan Assistance Center, is located behind home plate Lower Concourse.  The center operates from the time the gates open until after the game ends. Fans may obtain information, get directions, offer suggestions, and receive assistance with any situation that may occur during their visit.

 

Fan Code of Conduct

Courteous behavior is expected of all fans. Any fan infringing on another fan's enjoyment of the game is subject to ejection from the ballpark. Our staff will intervene when necessary to support an environment where fans can enjoy the baseball experience free from the following behaviors: Foul/abusive language or obscene gestures; intoxication or other signs of impairment related to alcohol consumption; displays of affection not appropriate in a public setting; obscene or indecent clothing; any disruption to the progress of the game by a fan's action or unauthorized persons on the playing field; fans seated in a location other than their ticketed seat. If anyone is interfering in another fan's enjoyment of the game, they are encouraged to contact the nearest usher or visit the Fan Assistance Center.

 

Fan Feedback

The Miners are interested in our fans' opinions and feedback. Please feel free to complete a survey card located at the Fan Assistance Center or one of our outstanding customer service cards.  You may also e-mail us at info@southernillinoisminers.com

 

Fan Mail

Letters to Miners players and Coaches should be sent to the individual at the following address:

c/o SI Miners

Rent One Park

1000 Miners Drive

Marion, IL 62959

 

 First Aid

First Aid room is located behind home plate on the lower concourse by the Suite and Media Entrance. Staff from SIH are on hand during and after the game for fan assistance.

 

First-Time Visitors

We welcome all of our first time visitors and would like to help make sure that your first visit to Rent One Park is the experience for you to remember. To get started, we recommend the following unique attractions at the ballpark:

  • Visit our Fan Assistance Center for a free certificate or button commemorating your first visit to Rent One Park
  • Visit the Miners Team Store for Miners Fan Gear
  • Walk the concourse and observe the various Miners Moment pictures and mining history of Southern Illinois
  • Try one of our signature sandwiches at Buffalo Wild Wings Hot Corner
  • Play a round of mini golf at The Mini Golf Club at Rent One Park

 During your visit, please feel free to stop at our Fan Assistance location or ask an usher if you have any questions.

 

Fun Zone

The Fun Zone is a kid friendly area with 3 inflatables.  The area opens when gates open and stays open until approximately the 7th  inning.  Entry is $3.00, for kids 13 and under

 

 

Gate Opening Times

Gates open 1 hour before the game start time.

 

GA Ticket

There are many ways our fans can watch the game with just a General Admission ticket. We have a nice lawn area located between third base and the left field foul pole that fans can use with a blanket or even by bringing their own lawn chair. There are also a few picnic tables that can be used in that area as well on a first come, first serve basis. In 2017 our Entertainment Plaza was introduced, that features TV’s, an enhanced menu, and full bar as well as games such as bags, ping pong, shuffleboard, foosball, and more. All you need to enjoy this new area is a GA ticket. There will also be a few picnic tables near this as well that can be used on a first come, first serve basis.

 

Handicap Parking

Handicap parking is available along the South and West side of the ballpark.

 

Hotel Information

There are several hotels located within walking distance or short driving distance of Rent One Park.

  • Holiday Inn Express
  • Drury Hotel
  • Fairfield Inn and Suites
  • Comfort Inn Best Western EconoLodge

 

Hot Corner- Sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings

Located on the concourse of the first base side is the Entertainment Plaza that features TV’s, an enhanced menu, and full bar as well as games such as bags, ping pong, shuffleboard, foosball, and more.

 

 

 

Kids

Children age 2 and under may be admitted to Miners games without a ticket; however, they must sit in the lap of an accompanying adult. Children are not permitted to remain in strollers, which must fit under your seat to be allowed into the seating area.

 

Miners Kids Club

Kids 12 and under can join the free WSIL-TV Miners Kids Club.  Each member of the kids club receives free entrance to each home Sunday game.

 

Kids Run the Bases

After every Sunday home game, kids of all ages are invited to take the field and run the bases.

 

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Lost and Found

Lost and found items should be taken to the Fan Assistance Center. Fans inquiring about lost items should call the Miners Box office 618-998-8499.

 

Lost Parents/Found Children

Children who cannot find their parents should go to the Fan Assistance Center. Parents looking for their children should also go to the Fan Assistance Center.

 

 

Military Programs

The Miners would love to recognize our military recently returning home from service. A "Welcome Home" Scoreboard Messages for servicemen and women returning from abroad can be requested at least 48 hours before the serviceman and or women attends a Home Miners game.

 

Mini Golf

Rent One Park is home to their own specially designed 10 hole mini golf course.

 

 

National Anthem

To be considered to perform the national anthem at Rent One Park, we ask that all applicants submit an audition package. This submission should include a recording of the soloist or group performing "The Star-Spangled Banner" a cappella (without music). It should be a traditional rendition and be 1 minute and 30 seconds or less in length. Along with the recording(s), please include a cover letter and resume or record of past performances for the soloist or group. This letter should include the following information:

  • Name of the soloist or group for scoreboard and p.a. script purposes
  • Number of performers in group -- due to logistical constraints, groups are generally limited to 4 people for singing groups
  • General availability or specific date(s) of interest
  • Any special requirements (e.g., accessibility)
  • Soloist or Group's Contact Information: Contact Name
  • Day and Evening Phone Numbe
  • Mailing Address
  • Email Address

 Audition Submission via Email:

Please email the above requirements along with your attached audition file to:

info@southernillinoisminers.com

Audition Submission by Mail:

Please make sure to put your name and phone number on the CD/DVD itself.

Send the package with all above requirements to: National Anthem Auditions

Attn: Productions Department

Rent One Park

1000 Miners Drive

Marion, IL 62959

 

 Noisemakers

Air horns, cowbells, and other noisemakers are not permitted in the ballpark.

 

Novelties

Rent One Park features a souvenir shop located behind home plate near the main entrance for your Miners souvenir shopping convenience. The Miners do not have an online store but items can be purchased and shipped out.  You can request a copy of our team store catalog by e-mailing info@southernillinoisminers.com and call the box office to place your order.

 

 

 

Parking

Rent One Park is easily accessible via Morgan Avenue, Miners Drive and Blue Heron Dr. General parking on a day of game is $3.00 and subject to availability.

 

Party Facilities

Let us host a spectacular event at the ballpark for you and your guests. We can easily accommodate groups of 14 to 250 people. For rental of pregame and party facilities during Miners games, please call the Miners Box office at 618-998-8499. Catering for all party events is provided by the Southern Illinois Miners preferred catering partner.

 

Pintos Paws

Details to come.

 

Player Appearances

 To arrange a player or coach appearance for your group, please send a written request on business letterhead to:

Southern Illinois Miners

Player/Coach Appearances

1000 Miners Drive

Marion, IL 62959

Please include the following:

  • Date
  • Location
  • Time of Event
  • Organization sponsoring the event
  • The specific player or coach in which you are interested
  • Your complete contact information

 Some charges may apply.  Simply requesting a player or coach does not guarantee appearance.

 

Police

At least two officers of the Marion Police Department can be found on the concourse during games.

 

Private Suites

We have one luxury suite available for rent on a game by game basis.  These suites offer indoor and outdoor seating with a TV included so that you will never miss any of the action. The suite is $450 per night, and includes 14 tickets and 6 reserved spot parking passes. This is located on the suite level that fans must have a suite ticket to be given access to. The suites will have a personal wait staff, and the suite level has its own set of bathrooms separate from the main concourse. We offer a different menu for suites as well so that you can order food from it and have it ready when you arrive at the ballpark. Contact the box office for more information 618-998-8499.

 

Public Transportation

Rent One Park will now be stop for the RMTD bus service.  Please check back for schedules and more information.

 

Publications

Miners Program Guide: The Miners Souvenir Program is published each May and contains biographical and statistical information on the team's players, coaches, and staff. The program also contains the records and history of the franchise. As well as coupons and ads from some of our many great sponsors.

 

 

Radio Broadcasts

The Miners can be heard in Southern Illinois on our flagship station, 97.7 As well as online at southernillinoisminers.com

 

Rainouts

In the event that a game is officially postponed due to rain, tickets for that game will be considered rain checks. Rainout policies vary based on the situation. A policy will be announced after the game is officially postponed. Any game suspended after five innings (or 4 ½ innings if the Orioles are ahead) is considered a complete game. Suspended game tickets cannot be exchanged. Complimentary ($0.00 value) tickets are not exchangeable.

 

Re-Entry Policy

Fans will be permitted to re-enter the ballpark once they leave. They must produce their ticket for re-entry.

 

Rent One Park History

The Southern Illinois Miners have enjoyed playing over 500 games in the beautifully constructed stadium known as Rent One Park.  The seating capacity of 4000 seats with additional seating in our picnic gardens and lawn sections.  Rent One Park was constructed in 2007 with the first game played on May 29th, 2007. Rent One Park has also been the host of various concerts, wrestling events and baseball tournaments.

 

Restrooms

Spacious restrooms are located on all levels throughout the ballpark. Changing tables are available in most men's and women's restrooms. A Family restroom is located on the 1st base side.

 

Scoreboard Surprises

Fans may recognize that special person's birthday or anniversary on Rent One Park’s centerfield video board. Please call 618-998-8499 or visit southernllinoisminers.com at least 48 hours in advance to schedule your Scoreboard Surprise. Requests cannot be taken the day of a game. Fans may also sign up for future games in the Fan Assistance Centers by providing the following information: celebrant's name, address, age/years married, the date of the game, and the name and daytime phone number of a contact person in case the Miners have a question. Fans may also mail in their requests to:

Southern Illinois Miners

Rent One Park

1000 Miners Drive

Marion, IL 62959

Each request must be accompanied by a charitable donation of $5 or more made payable to the Miners Charity.

 

Section 114- Special Pricing

Rent One Park offers a special pricing in section 114.  Guest may purchase assigned seats in this section at the GA price of $5.00.  These seats give you a great view of the game and quick access to the activities at the Hot Corner.

 

Security Procedures - Ballpark Entry

Rent One Park, has established the following security procedures for entrance into the ballpark:

  • All items permitted into the ballpark may be inspected. No large bags or oversized items, or bags on wheels, are allowed in the ballpark
  • No outside food maybe brought in
  • Non-alcoholic beverages in plastic bottles are permitted into the park. All items will be checked at the gates and any beverage which has been opened or partially consumed prior to entry is subject to confiscation if it is thought to contain alcohol. In addition, no plastic or paper cups of beverages are permitted into the park at the entry gates.
  • No containers or unauthorized items can be left at any park entrance. You will be asked to return them to your vehicle.
  • Weapons of any kind are not permitted in the ballpark.
  • Air horns, cowbells, and other noisemakers are prohibited. Brooms and camera stands, such as tripods, are also not permitted in the ballpark.
  • Only vehicles dropping off or picking up guests with disabilities are permitted to stop curbside at the ballpark. No other vehicles are permitted curbside, nor will people be able to stand and wait with their vehicles.

 

Security Procedures – See Crowd Control Document

If you see a problem or need assistance, you can easily and discreetly contact a Marion Police Department Officer at the ballpark.

 

Smoking Policy

Rent One Park honors Illinois State Law and does not allow smoking inside the stadium. Guest must smoke only in the smoking section of the ball park.  This area is located outside the ball park gate on the Southeast corner. Fans may not exit the facility with alcohol and must show their ticket for return.

 

Strollers

Strollers are permitted inside Rent One Park. If you take yours with you to your seating area, it must fit under your seats. Larger strollers maybe checked at our Fan Assistance Center.

 

Suspended Game

In the event that a game which has been started and is not an official game, or the game is an official game and is tied, and the game is cancelled for any reason, it will be considered a suspended game. The game will be resumed from the point of suspension the next time the two teams meet in the home team's park. If the two teams do not meet in the home park again during the year, the game will be completed in the visitor's park. If it is the final game between the two teams, it will either be a tie game if official (4 1/2 innings) and all statistics count, or a cancelled game (if not official). Scheduled off days cannot be used to complete a suspended game. The suspended game will be completed to its original nine (9)-inning conclusion. Following the completion of the suspended game, the regularly scheduled game will be seven (7) innings in length.

 

 

Tickets

Tickets for regular season Miners home games can be purchased at the Rent One Park Box Office Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tickets may be ordered by telephone by calling 618-998-8499 or online at southernillinoisminers.com. In the event that a game is sold out, standing room only tickets may be made available.

 

Tours of Rent One Park

Tours of Rent One Park are available by making a request at least 1 week prior and based on schedule availability. Arrangements can be made by contacting the box office at 618-998-8499

 

 

Umbrella/Rain Protection Policy

Small umbrellas are now allowed into Rent One Park

 

 

Wheelchair Service

A wheelchair is available in the First Aid Station. Wheelchairs are to be used for transportation purposes, and the Miners provide all fans with this service. Wheelchairs cannot be signed out for the entire game; due to the limited number of wheelchairs, they may only be used to transport an individual to their seat and should not be used outside the gates to transport an individual to their vehicle.

 

Will Call

All paid and complimentary tickets can be picked up at the Will Call Window. Fans can also leave tickets for other fans to pick up at this location Will Call is the first window with the Will Call sign above it. A valid photo ID that matches the Will Call name is required to receive tickets. Will Call opens two (2) hours prior to all home games and closes at the end of the 5th inning.