Ice Arena Accessibility

Adaptive ice sport sleds are available for public sessions and sled hockey. Accommodations for patrons on lower level for viewing the ice area. During public skates, wheelchairs are allowed on the ice. Please contact a supervisor or Campus Recreation staff member if you require assistance or have a special consideration for use of our facilities. […]

CRCE Specs and Facts

Opened in 1988, the Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE) facility received an addition and facelift in 2005 becoming the perfect complement to the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC). Opened: March 30, 2005 Project Size: 107,147 gross square feet (gsf) Dry Side: 93,863 gsf Wet Side: 13,284 gsf Project Cost: $28 million Access: Current students, members, […]

Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE)

Welcome to CRCE CRCE (pronounced ‘sir-see’) is located in the heart of campus, behind Freer Hall. Close to Krannert Center for the Performing Arts and two blocks from Foellinger Auditorium, it is within walking distance of the Quad. Opened in 1988, the Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE) facility received an addition and facelift in 2005, […]

Reserve Instructional Kitchen

Looking to host a fun team-building event, wellness workshop, or cooking class? The ARC Instructional Kitchen is the place. The kitchen was renovated in 2020 with the help of American Campus to include a state-of-the-art audio/visual system, group stations, and an increased fire capacity of 50 patrons. Depending on the program, the Instructional Kitchen can […]

Ice Arena

The only Ice Arena in Champaign-Urbana, this facility offers a unique option for skating get-togethers from broomball and hockey to group skating parties. Facility The University of Illinois Ice Arena was built in 1931, and Campus Recreation assumed management in 1977. The Ice Arena is a 55,000 square foot facility and is the only one […]

ARC Specs and Facts

The original building opened in 1971. The Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) opened in August 2008 as one of the largest on-campus recreation facilities in the country. Construction Start: March 17, 2006 Opened: August 2008 Project Size: 340,000 gross square feet (gsf) Dry Side: 276,000 gsf Wet Side: 64,000 gsf Project Cost: $54 million Access: […]

Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

Welcome to the ARC Facility Construction Due to upcoming building renovations, certain spaces at the ARC may be temporarily unavailable or closed for construction. Find more information on our homepage. The ARC — at a sparkling 340,000 square feet — is one of the country’s largest on-campus recreation centers. Amenities 35-foot climbing wall 1/5-mile indoor track two […]

Diversity and Inclusion

Statement of Inclusion University of Illinois Campus Recreation, as part of Illinois Student Affairs, celebrates diversity. As such, we are dedicated to providing an inclusive environment with safe services, programs, and facilities that are welcoming to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, spirituality, gender, gender identity/expression, age, sexual orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, or national origin. […]