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Fall at Campus Recreation is a busy time!
 
 

 
Fall Semester and Break Hours
 
Facility Adjustments, Closures, and Reminders
 

Adventure Center and Climbing Wall: Adjusted hours September 16-October 6.

  • Monday-Friday: 5-9 pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: 3-7 pm

ARC Outdoor Pool: Closes October 6.

CRCE Pool: Hours change starting September 30.

  • Pool-Monday-Thursday, 11 am-2 pm, 8-10 pm
  • Hot tub-Monday and Wednesday: 11 am-2 pm, 6-10 pm
  • Hot tub-Tuesday and Thursday: 11 am-2 pm, 5-10 pm

Kitchen Renovation Project: The Instructional Kitchen is closed until late fall. More information to come on the new kitchen grand opening!

  • Table Tennis – the equipment located in the Game Lounge has been moved to racquetball courts 11 and 12.
  • Cycle Studio – moved to multi-purpose room 5 on the entrance level by the pool.
  • BodyWork Associates – moved to the back of the Fitness & Wellness Suite on the concourse level.

Tennis Courts: The tennis courts on the corner of First Street and Gregory Drive are closed. Please use the courts by the Illini Grove and CRCE.

Outdoor Center Playfields: Intramural Sports will have programming on the turf fields Sunday-Thursday beginning Sunday, September 29-November 14, from 6 pm-close.

 
Limited Parking, Increased Traffic, and Limited Gym Usage
 

September 26-27: 11 am-7 pm each day, ACES Career Fair in ARC (gym 1, gym 2, MP1, MP7), increased foot traffic in the facility and limited parking available in E24.

September 27-29: IFC Youth Soccer Tournament at the Outdoor Center Playfields and Complex Fields, all outdoor field space will be unavailable.

September 28: 9-11 am, DIA Orange and Blue Swim Meet at ARC Indoor Pool.

October 3: 9 am-3 pm, Law Career Fair at ARC (gym 1), increased foot traffic in the facility, and limited parking available in lot E24.

October 6: 7-11 am, Tri the Illini at ARC (gym 3, MP-7, and the outdoor pool), increased foot traffic in the facility, and lot E24 will be unavailable until after 2 pm.

October 11: 1-5 pm, DIA Swimming and Diving Meet at ARC (indoor pool and MP-7), increased foot traffic in the facility, and limited parking available in lot E24. The indoor pool will be unavailable for lap swimming from 1-5 pm; the pool will re-open from 5-9 pm.

October 17: 2-8 pm, DIA Swimming and Diving Meet at ARC (indoor pool and MP-7), increased foot traffic in the facility, and limited parking available in lot E24. The indoor pool will be unavailable for lap swimming from 2-8 pm; the pool will re-open from 8-10 pm.

 
 
 
Campus Recreation Staff Advisory Committee

This committee allows for students, faculty, and staff to voice your opinion about Campus Recreation in regards to the competitive and leisure time recreation programs provided. View responsibilities, committee members, and archived minutes online. 

Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 25, 3-4 pm, ARC Large Conference Room

 
 
 

Take the Illini Triathlon Challenge at Campus Recreation

Complete a long-distance triathlon with Campus Recreation in October!

Utilize Campus Recreation facilities, participate in group fitness classes, and better your overall health by accomplishing the overarching goal of completing a triathlon over a month. Register by October 10. Start logging your distance October 15 through November 15.

Mileage Goals:

  • Swim 2.4 miles
  • Bike 112 miles
  • Run 26.2 miles

Open to Campus Recreation members only. 

Top 5 finishers receive a prize package, and top 150 finishers receive a t-shirt.

Register today.

 
 
 

Learn to Ice Skate
 

Classes begin Thursday, September 26 and Saturday, September 28. There's still time to sign up. Some of the classes are not full, and registrations are still being accepted.

View more details and download the registration form online.

 
 
 

Student Wellness Events
 

Tasting Thursdays
September-November: 7-9 pm
ARC Winter Garden
FREE
Join us for this educational and fun way to enjoy friends and sample recipes from our Instructional Cooking Classes.

Wellness on Wheels
October 16: 12-2 pm
Theme: Exercise is Medicine
FREE
Leaving the ARC at Noon and traveling to the Quad. Hop on and join in the fun. Join us on the Quad from 12:30-1:30 for some wellness-themed outreach.

Well-o-ween
October 23: 4-7 pm
ARC Winter Garden
FREE
Featuring campus and community resources. We will have complimentary appetizers, educational demos, and promotional items!

Instructional Kitchen Classes

Don't miss out on our cooking classes this fall! We provide hands-on experience and tastings of each recipe with instruction from the ARC Instructional Kitchen staff. Enjoy delicious cooking, socializing and more!

Food Trends

Cultural Series

 
 
 

Campus Bike Center Events
 

All of these Campus Bike Center Classes are FREE!

Light the Night - Bike light giveaway!
October 3 - multiple locations
Come by with your bicycle, and we’ll install a free front light, rear light, and rear reflection on your bike while supplies last.

Fix a Flat
October 4 - Campus Bike Center
Learn how to fix a flat tire. No need to bring a bike, as this is a demonstration on how to fix a flat bicycle tire.

Bike Maintenance 101
October 11 - Campus Bike Center
In this informative session, you will learn how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time, and make other minor adjustments to your bicycle that will keep you riding smoothly and prolong your bike’s life.

What to Wear
October 17 -ARC
Learn how to dress for cooler and colder weather to stay warm and safe.

 
 
 

ARC Climbing Wall Clinics and Classes
 

Adventure Center and Climbing Wall: 
Adjusted hours September 16-October 6.

  • Monday-Friday: 5-9 pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: 3-7 pm

Explore the fall climbing clinics and classes we have to offer! Each class will meet at the climbing wall. Sign up at the Adventure Center, hours listed above and online.

Climbing 101 - Intro to Climbing Class

  • October 16, 23, and 30: 9-11 pm

Top-Rope Belay Endorsement Clinic

  • September 23: 9-11 pm
  • October 7: 9-11 pm
  • October 21: 9-11 pm
  • November 4: 9-11 pm
  • December 2: 9-11 pm

Youth Climbing Clinic

  • October 5: 12:30-2:30 pm
  • November 9: 12:30-2:30 pm

Lead Climbing and Belay Endorsement Clinic

  • October 14: 9-11 pm
  • November 11: 9-11 pm
 
 
 

Scuba Diving Clinics

Come scuba dive with us! Learn all about the gear, equipment, water entries, surface dives, and more. Don't miss out on this opportunity to impress your friends and family on your next ocean vacation destination!

Clinics will run each Monday and Wednesday from 5-7 pm for two weeks after the start date.

Session 2

  • October 8: information meeting
  • October 10: swim test
  • October 15, 17, 22, 24: pool classes

Session 3

  • November 26: information meeting
  • November 28: swim test
  • December 3, 5, 10, 12: pool classes
 

Visit our website for more information and registration steps.

 
 
 

Intramural Registration - Fall 2

Fall 2 Intramural League registrations will be here before you know it! Register as an entire team or as an individual for one of the following activities:

Registration will run October 22-31.

  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Broomball
  • Extreme Dodgeball
  • Indoor Soccer
  • Indoor Volleyball 
  • Pickleball

Visit our website for a complete list of available sports to participate in this fall.