• ARC Indoor Pool Partial Lane Closures
    Lanes 5-8 on the north side of the pool will be closed for swim practice from 11 am – 1 pm on Monday, October 16, Tuesday, Oct 17, and Wednesday, October 25. The rest of the pool will be open and operable during these dates minus the south well on Monday, October 16 and Wednesday, October 25 which will be hosting regularly scheduled kinesiology classes from 12:30 pm-1:50 pm.
  • Bring a Buddy to Group Fitness Week! – Oct. 23-29
    Group Fitness pass holders have the opportunity to bring a buddy with them to any Group Fitness Class Oct. 23-29. Show your friends what our classes are all about and take advantage of an awesome week!
  • ARC Indoor Pool Closure – Varsity Swim/Dive Meet Oct. 13 & 27
    The Varsity Swimming and Diving team will have home meets on Friday, Oct. 13 and Friday Oct. 27. On both dates, the ARC Indoor Pool will be unavailable from 5 p.m. to close.
  • Tennis Courts Closing
    The tennis courts at Gregory Drive and First Street will close Oct 23 for the remainder of the fall semester.
  • CRCE Open Swim and Hot Tub Hours
    Please be advised that the CRCE Pool will open for open swim on Saturdays at 11:30am instead of 11am due to Learn to Swim classes. This new opening time will continue until Dec. 13. We apologize for any inconvenience. For all pool and hot tub hours, please visit our facility hours page.
  • Personal Training Registration Open
    Maximize Your Workout with a Certified Personal Trainer who will design a customized plan to help you achieve your personal fitness goals.  Our trainers specialize in many areas of study and practice which include weight management, exercise adherence education, bodybuilding, powerlifting, distance running, pre-natal/post-natal fitness, general nutrition advice, athletic conditioning, and much more. Let us guide you along your fitness journey. Sign-up today!


  • Group Fitness Instructors Needed
    Interested in becoming a freestyle Group Fitness instructor or a certified Les Mills instructor? Email Dan ( or Kia ( for more information about starting your potential journey.
  • CRCE Early Closing – Oct. 28
    CRCE will be closing at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017 in preparation for the African American Homecoming Dance, presented by the Illini Union Board.
  • Campus Recreation Blood Drive – Nov. 7
    Every day, approximately 36,000 units of blood cells are needed in the U.S. There are more than 40,000 students at ILLINOIS and we need you to help bring hope to the millions of people that are in need of blood. Join us Nov. 7 from 9:30a-4p in ARC Gym 2 to give blood. Register to donate and join a Club Sports Donation Team! Contact Alana if you have any questions.

Limited Parking, Increased Traffic, Limited Gym Usage

  • Oct. 28: President House Tailgate, ARC Gym 3 and MP5, All Day
  • Oct. 28: Late Night Dance, CRCE facility will close at 9pm in preparation for event, 9pm-2am
  • Nov. 11: Dad’s Day Tailgate, ARC Gym 1, All Day
  • Nov. 11: President House Tailgate, MP6 and MP5, All Day
  • Dec. 8-10: Justin Spring Gymnastics Invitational, Gym 1, MP1 and MP2, 9am-10pm each day
  • Dec. 13: Business 101 Poster Presentation, ARC Gym 1, MP1 and Auditorium, 2-7pm