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Summer II and Intersession

Campus Recreation's Summer II Facility Hours will be in effect now through this Friday, August 2. 

Starting August 3, CRCE will be closed for Intersession through August 21. ARC will remain OPEN during this time.

Please note: If you are a current CRCE locker renter, you may move your belongings and temporarily use a locker at ARC. Remember to move your locker contents from ARC back to CRCE August 22. 

Friday, August 9 - the ARC Administrative Suite will be CLOSED for an All Professional Staff Retreat. 

Friday, August 23 - the ARC facility will operate from 4-9 pm; CRCE and Ice Arena facilities will remain closed for the All Student Staff Retreat.

The tennis courts by the Illini Grove on Dorner Drive and Pennsylvania Avenue in Urbana are currently closed for construction. The new courts should be finished in a few weeks, weather permitting. After those are back open, the courts at the Outdoor Center Playfields on First Street and Gregory Drive will be closed for construction until the end of August.


The Instructional Kitchen and Game Lounge at the ARC are swapping places and getting some upgrades!

The Game Lounge and Instructional Kitchen at ARC are CLOSED until construction is complete. The table tennis equipment has been moved to racquetball courts 11 & 12.

Bodywork Associates has moved to the far end of the Fitness and Wellness Suite at ARC until construction is complete later this fall. 

Pay Stations in Lot E-24

Starting Thursday, August 1, pay-by-license plate pay stations will be in use in parking lot E-24 (next to the ARC). Visitors can use the pay stations or the Mobile Meter App to pay for parking in these locations. You will need to put in your license plate number at the pay stations (one located at each the NE and SE corners heading towards the ARC). The stations will accept cards or coins. The current parking meters in the lots will no longer be usable.


Locker Renewals

You may now renew your current locker by visiting the Member Service desk at ARC for ARC locker rentals, and CRCE for CRCE locker rentals. 

*Please note: If you are a current CRCE locker renter, please feel free to move your belongings and temporarily use a locker at ARC. Please be sure to you remove your locker contents from ARC back to CRCE August 22. 

Current Locker Renters

All Rental Lockers (except those on payroll deduction) will expire on July 31, 2019.

If you do not wish to renew, please remove all items by the building closing time on July 31. Items left in rental lockers after July 31 will be removed and donated. Campus Recreation will not be responsible for lost/stolen items.

If you are leaving for the summer and not returning before July 31, please remove all items before you go. Items left in rental lockers beyond the expiration date will be removed and donated. Campus Recreation will not be responsible for lost/stolen items.


Membership Dates

Fall Memberships will be available for purchase on August 1. Visit our Member Services desk for more information. View membership types and eligibility details online.

Full-time students registered for at least six hours will have access to use Campus Recreation facilities beginning Thursday, August 22.


Professional & Part-Time Jobs Available

We are now accepting applications online for summer employment for the following part-time positions:

  • Adventure Recreation
  • Aquatics
  • Campus Bike Center
  • Facility Management 
  • Instructional Kitchen
  • Intramurals
  • Personal Training

Fall Learn to Swim Registration

Don't hold your breath for too long! Be sure to register for our fall Learn to Swim classes beginning August 5 for members and August 12 for non-members. Choose from parent/child, preschool, youth beginner, youth advanced, conditioning, private and more! 

The last day to register will be September 12. Visit our website for the completed schedule and registration forms. 

Download our New "upace" App for Group Fitness

Be sure to enhance your fitness experience with Campus Recreation by using our new mobile app! View the most up-to-date group fitness class schedule, receive alerts on class updates, make class reservations, and more!

  • browse the up-to-date group fitness class schedule

  • reserve your spot in class from your phone

  • view instant changes in class, location or instructor

  • share your experience with the fitness team

Download the app and view more information. 


Group Fitness Free Week

Be sure to check out all of our amazing Group Fitness classes for FREE the first week of the semester August 26-September 1. Check out the schedule today! Classes are available at both ARC and CRCE. 

Please be advised there will be NO Group Fitness Classes on Labor Day. 


Fall Wellness Workshops - FREE!

DIY Skincare
When: September 17 
Where: ARC MP7
Time: 6-7 pm
Cost: FREE

DIY Pumpkin Carving
When: October 30
Where: ARC MP7
Time: 6-7 pm
Cost: FREE

DIY Shining a Light on Seasonal Depression
When: November 19
Where: ARC MP7
Time: 6-7 pm
Cost: FREE

ARC Instructional Kitchen Fall Schedule

There's no better way to start off fall semester than with an ARC Instructional Cooking Class. These classes provide hands-on experience and tastings of each recipe with instruction from the ARC Instructional Kitchen staff.

With the construction of our new kitchen space in the ARC, some of our first classes will be located in another location on campus! 

Check out our fall 2019 cooking schedule and be sure to register for a spot as many classes fill up quickly! 

Rock Climbing, Log Rolling, Scuba and More

It's not too late to rock climblog roll or get certified to scuba dive at Campus Rec this summer! Please refer to our events calendar on the website for more information on dates and times. 


Save the Date: Illini Frenzy

Save the date for an afternoon filled with free food, t-shirts, giveaways and more at the ARC on Saturday, August 24 from 11 am - 2 pm. Campus Recreation will be hosting Illini Frenzy for students, faculty, and staff to see what businesses and vendors are available within the community. Expect to see 20+ vendors giving away free food, swag, giveaways and more! Get a henna tattoo, dunk a Campus Rec employee in the Dunk Tank, win exciting prizes at Bingo, kayak race, or get a drawing done by a Speed Sketch Artist.

Don't miss out on this free event! 

View more details about Illini Frenzy.