At University of Illinois Campus Recreation we provide over 450,000 square feet of indoor recreational space and 19 acres of outdoor fields, all with the goal of providing the University community with recreational and wellness opportunities. Check out the individual facility pages to see just what each individual facility or space offers!
With six unique facilities offering numerous activities, Campus Recreation ensures that everyone can find a way to both have fun and stay active year-round.
Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) offers members the opportunity to rock climb, swim in an Olympic-sized pool, get a professional massage, and learn new ways to cook healthy meals. With wireless internet access throughout the building, Courtside Café providing refreshments and available members services, including locker rooms and equipment rentals, the ARC is your all-inclusive facility for a healthy and active lifestyle.
Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE) is the newest facility in the Campus Recreation family. Complete with a waterslide, 12-person spa, sundeck and waterfall, the newly renovated aquatics center provides members and guests with a fun time year-round. The facility also comes with a multi-activity court that allows visitors to play an assortment of games, including indoor soccer, roller hockey and floor hockey. Like the ARC, CRCE also offers and indoor track, racquetball courts, conditioning machines, and weights, providing members with even more resources to get active!
The Ice Arena is available for students and community members to visit and participate in many activities, including, free skating, learn-to-skate classes, hockey classes and leagues. The Ice arena is also home to the Illini Club Hockey Team, which brings in a high-energy crowd every home game. Whether you are new to skates or skilled on the froze pond, the Ice Arena offers activities for everyone.
The Complex Fields, Outdoor Center Fields, and Illini Grove are the outdoor facilities that complete the Campus Recreation family. Between the three, they provide the areas to participate in over a dozen different activities, including basketball, tennis, baseball, soccer, and sand volleyball. At Illini Grove, visitors are also able to host picnics and other outdoor events by renting their outdoor pavilion, which comes complete with a grill and tables.
Together, these facilities work to ensure that there is every opportunity available for the community to remain healthy and active and enjoy their time with Campus Recreation.