Facility Updates

Facility Updates

Facility Closure: The Student Recreation Center (SRC) is tentatively set for a full closure on Wednesday, October 24 due to removal and installation of new roof top heating and cooling units.  The SRC will partially reopen at 5:00 p.m. Available areas for open recreation and Intramural Sports are the main men's and women's locker rooms and the main gym (multi-purpose courts 1-6 and the track).  The cardio rooms, weight rooms, and racquetball courts will not be available.  Patrons will need to enter the Student Recreation Center through the Adventure Center located on the west side of the building.  All Group Fitness Classes and Nutrition Services are canceled for October 24. During the closure, the Chick Evans Field House will be open for light recreation, space permitting. If you have questions, please contact Campus Recreation at 815-753-0231.

New Personal Training Room Opened with state-of-the art training and assessment equipment. Trainers help design a program that meets your needs. Contact Eric Appiah, Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness to schedule your FREE one-on-one consultation.

New Residence Hall Fitness Room now open to all New Hall residents. Taking time for exercise is now more convenient that ever. Go to the Hours of Operation to view hours.

Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex began construction. Located to the west of Stevenson Halls, the new fields will include:

Building to access facility and provide pre-packaged concessions


Lighted complex

Two covered patio areas

Three multi-purpose field areas

Two softball fields with one that adjust to a baseball field

Anticipated opening - Fall 2013

Projects for Fall 2012: a new floor in Fitness Studio 2, remodel of Men's and Women's saunas, new wall padding in the north gym (courts 7 & 8), new roof over the section of the Student Recreation Center that houses the cardio room, meeting room, and north gym (courts 7 & 8), New Personal Training Room, Cardio Theater Upgrade for the Field House, WIFI.

New exercise equipment has ARRIVED: 4 WoodWay Treadmills, 9 Lifefitness Treadmills, 2 Concept 2 rowing machines, 5 LifeFitness recumbent bikes, 2 LifeFitness upright bikes, and 3 LifeFitness steppers.

New exercise equipment purchased in Fall 2011: 9 Cybex Lower Body Machines, 10 HammerStrength Machines, TAG Squat Rack, 2 TKO Benches, Plyometric Boxes, and a Boxing Room.