Student Recreation Center

Thanksgiving Break 2021 Hours*/**

      • Wednesday, Nov. 24: 6am – 6pm
      • Thursday, Nov. 25: CLOSED
      • Friday, Nov. 26: 4pm – 8pm
      • Saturday, Nov. 27: 4pm – 8pm
      • Sunday, Nov. 28: 4pm – 12am

*Hours are subject to change.

**The Southside of the Rec Center will be closed Wednesday – Saturday during Thanksgiving Break.


Fall 2021 Hours*

    • Monday – Thursday: 6am – 12am
    • Friday: 6am – 11pm
    • Saturday: 8am – 11pm
    • Sunday: 12pm – 12am

*Hours are subject to change.

The Student Recreation Center is our flagship facility. With more than 400,000 square feet of recreation space, there is something for everyone!

Facility Features

Room 243, known as the Archery Room, has a capacity of 450 for banquets, and for archery can accommodate 60 shooters/150 spectators with 14 archery target stands, four bow racks, one archery net, shooting lines.

Rec Sports has two classrooms:

  • Large classroom (capacity 130) has 87-seat retractable amphitheater style seating, and a wood floor for multi-purpose use
  • Pool classroom (capacity 45) doubles as swim meet management room
The Equipment Etc. Desk, (845-4917) assists guests with retail sales, equipment checkout, towel service, day locker rentals, handball, racquetball and squash court reservations.
There are four dance/activity rooms for Group RecXercise and Specialty Programs.
There are now 3 Gymnasium areas that can be used for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, and badminton. Gymnasium space can be divided into four basketball, four volleyball or 12 badminton courts. The gyms feature three regulation size indoor soccer courts with rounded corners, dasher boards and Plexiglas. These courts are used for open recreation and intramurals.
This room houses 3 heavy bags, 3 speed bags, and a BoxMaster training station. It is typically open for drop-in recreation but is periodically used for boxing related specialty classes.
The Indoor Climbing Facility (44′ high) has approximately 3,500 sq. ft. of climbing area and combines integral rock and moveable hand and foot holds. It also features 10 top ropes and hosts instructional courses from beginner to advanced. Group facility and private party rentals are available.
This 8-lane, 25-yard shallow water indoor lap pool provides an additional option for our members and guests to meet their recreational swimming needs, especially when we host large swim meets.
Men’s and women’s locker rooms have over 2,300 lockers in three sizes, private shower areas, hair dryers and vanity areas with electricity.
The Lounge and eating area has tables and chairs, lounge furniture, couches, television, vending machines and great observational area for many activities including indoor climbing area.
The Member Services Desk (845-7826) assists guests with membership sales, intramural and program entries, locker rentals, lost and found, and guest services.
Each of the multi-purpose/activity rooms are outfitted with high-end audio video systems and wi-fi and can be  set up in a multitude of ways for a wide variety of uses. Room 1130 – This 3,500 square foot multi-purpose room is utilized for events, small to moderate sized banquets and gatherings, group fitness and specialty classes, departmental events, programs and presentations. This room has a nice outdoor patio space with views into Blue Bell Park. Room 1132 – This room is set up in a fixed auditorium style seating fashion an can seat up to 80 people. It is primarily used for departmental and student meetings and presentations. Rooms 2221 & 2225 – These activity/fitness rooms are approximately 2,000 square feet each and are primarily used for group fitness classes, specialty classes, and Wellness Works classes, but are also periodically utilized for a variety of other activities.
These rooms share a small, adjoining outdoor patio space overlooking Blue Bell Park. Rooms 2229A & 2229B – This large banquet room, when joined, is approximately 6,000 square feet, and when divided, is two separate 3,000 square foot rooms. These rooms are primarily used for large banquets, gatherings, workshops, and presentations and include upscale amenities such as a clouded ceiling, specialized lighting, and a large outdoor patio space overlooking Blue Bell Park.
The Natatorium features competitive swimming pool with two movable bulkheads, competitive diving  pool including a special needs accessible chair lift. Shallow water instructional pool has sloped entry and measures 20 yards with five lanes. There are also two spas, men’s and women’s varsity and visiting team locker rooms.