Illinois State University
Illinois State University
Strengthen your body and mind with a variety of group fitness classes and personal training opportunities. Activate your life through our fitness program.
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Holiday Weekend Reduced Hours

The Student Fitness Center will experience reduced hours April 19-20.  Find out more.



Student Fitness Center Spring Hours

Building Hours:

Monday - Thursday, 5:30am - midnight
Friday, 5:30am - 8pm
Saturday, 10am - 6pm
Sunday, noon - 8pm

Pool Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 5:30 - 8am,
11am - 2pm, 4 - 9pm
Friday, 5:30 - 8am, 11am - 2pm, 3:30 - 7:30pm
Saturday, 11:30am - 5:30pm
Sunday, 1:30 - 7:30pm

Climbing Wall Hours:
Open Climbing/Bouldering
Monday - Thursday, 4 - 9pm
Friday, 3 - 5pm
Sunday, 4 - 7pm
Staff Belays
Monday, 4 - 9pm
Lead Climbing/Bouldering
Friday, 1 - 3pm

Adventure Connection Hours:
Monday - Friday, 3 - 8pm

Reduced Hours and Closures


Online Registration

Online registration and reservations for many of our activities and equipment rentals are now available to help connect you to your favorite recreational pursuits.   Find out more.


Check It Out

Rec Blog

Check out our latest blog post! This edition highlights the wonderful benefits you can experience through Yoga.



Take a virtual tour of the Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall. Click here to view the video in a separate window.

Coming Soon

Win Prizes with Group Fitness

Commit to be fit during our 18 DAYS OF FITNESS program and win prizes just for taking group fitness classes through April 27.  Talk to any instructor for more details or check the schedule for a class that works for you.


Mackinaw River Paddle

Wrap up the semester in style with this day trip down the Mackinaw River.  You'll paddle the bends of the river, with lunch included, before heading back to campus.  Space is limited, so register before noon April 22.  Find out more.


Water Bottle Swap

Help make a difference as we celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with a Water Bottle Swap on the Quad.  Simply trade in your plastic water bottle to be recycled and receive a new Campus Recreation Camelbak bottle that you can reuse over and over again.  This event will take place from noon – 2 p.m. or until all 1000 bottles have been distributed.  Bottle giveaways are limited to one per person.



Employment Opportunities

Campus Recreation is currently seeking a Coordinator - Facilities to join our team.  To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials by May 4, 2014.

Additionally, two Graduate Assistant positions are available for the 2014-15 school year. These positions are available until filled.


SFC Accolades

The Student Fitness Center was recently ranked as the sixth most impressive student recreation facility in the nation according to  Check out the story.



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Events Calendar

Yoga Day Hike Registration Dealine
Tue, April 22, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)

Mackinaw River Paddle
Tue, April 22, 2014 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)

Earth Day H2O Bottle Swap
Tue, April 22, 2014 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Student Recreation Building (SRB) - One plastic water bottle.

Finals Rectacular
Mon, May 5, 2014 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)

Finals Rectacular
Tue, May 6, 2014 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Student Fitness Center and McCormick Hall (SFCM)

View all Campus Recreation Events.

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Illinois State University

Campus Recreation
Normal, Il 61761-2781
Phone: 309.438.7529