Recreational ServicesRaydon H. Robel, Director
Recreational Services is responsible for intramural, recreational sports, and fitness programs for the campus.
The award-winning Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex features 14 racquetball courts; two squash courts; three gyms for basketball, volleyball, and badminton; two weight training and cardiovascular areas; climbing wall; a large multipurpose area for exercise sessions, two indoor running/walking tracks; a combatives area; a table tennis room; locker rooms; and central services area for equipment checkout.
The natatorium at the Ahearn Sports Complex offers two 25-yard pools and one diving pool. A sun deck is also available.
Intramural sports are scheduled competitive activities. Teams are organized for men, women, and co-rec play from fraternities, residence halls, off-campus, and faculty/staff groups. More than 50 different intramural activities are offered for competition.
Outdoor facilities include lighted playfields for football, soccer, softball, and sand volleyball; lighted tennis and 3-wall racquetball courts; horseshoe pits; and a fitness cluster with running/walking trails. Outdoor recreational equipment and camping equipment can be rented at the Outdoor Rental Center.
The department provides many student employment opportunities for lifeguards, sports officials, building supervisors, exercise leaders, fitness consultants, and office assistants.
Additional information and a complete schedule of hours and events is available on the Recreational Services home page.