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 employ- ment 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.