We Are NIU Recreation

NIU Recreation is our new name and we are proud to be a department within the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. Here you can find resources for our facilities: Student Recreation Center, Chick Evans Fieldhouse, Anderson Hall swimming pool, and the Outdoor Recreation Sport Complex, and our programs: fitness, intramural sports, nutrition coaching, Outdoor Adventures and sport clubs. Programming such as stress management, alcohol education and relationship management is now the Student Wellness program located in the Holmes Student Center G25M, under the Division of Student Affairs.

The Student Recreation Center and Anderson Hall pool are operating with modifications to protect our members, please see our COVID-19 plan. Programs are carefully planned to abide with regulations and follow health and safety protocols. Group Fitness classes are currently offered free of charge. You will find streaming links and all of our upcoming classes and events on our calendar.

Huskies Invest – Week of Giving

Starting Monday, October 19 through Friday, October 23, NIU Recreation is participating in the annual Athletics fundraising campaign, Huskies Invest! We invite you to donate to help support the great programs and services we offer. A separate fund will directly support our student sport clubs. We look forward to receiving your help! If you have any questions, please reach out to

Recreation Events

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