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 becoming the perfect complement to the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC).

CRCE Amenities

CRCE Facility Layout

entrance

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Campus Rec Facilities Map

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CRCE Fitness Equipment

View a pdf list of all fitness equipment. (coming soon)

Specifications & Facts

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, guests

Wi-Fi: Wireless internet access throughout

Accessibility: Fully accessible

Features and Areas

Gymnasium
  • 3 basketball or 3 volleyball courts
  • 2 badminton courts on 1 basketball court
  • 3 scoreboards
  • 123 day-use lockers
  • Variable lighting
Multi-Activity (MAC) Court
  • Portable spectator seating
  • Indoor soccer
  • Floor hockey
  • Roller hockey
  • 156 day-use lockers
Locker Rooms
  • Men’s locker room (2,000 sq ft)
  • Women’s locker room (2,000 sq ft)
  • 432 half lockers
All Gender Changing Room
  • 2 changing/shower stalls
  • 8 day-use lockers
Aquatic Center
  • Water Temperature: 82-84 degrees
  • Leisure Pool
  • Zero-depth entry
  • Depths from 3’6″ to 4’0″
  • Water slide
  • Bubble benches
  • 12-person spa (276 sq ft)
  • Wet meeting room (435 sq ft)
  • Sun deck (4,434 sq ft)
  • Safety Lifeguard Center
Strength and Conditioning Areas (11,600 sq ft)
  • Free weights with rubber floor (1,480 sq ft)
  • Cardio/Selectorized equipment with carpet (10,120 sq ft)
  • Control desk
  • 23 day-use lockers
Walking/Jogging Track
  • 8 laps per mile
  • 3 lanes wide (each lane 3.3′ wide)
  • Mondo surface
Racquetball/Squash Courts
  • 2 racquetball courts with glass back walls
  • 1 convertible racquetball/squash court with glass back wall
  • 20 day-use lockers
Member Services Area
  • Electronic message board
  • Equipment checkout
  • Coffee/soft drinks/snacks
  • Pro shop sales
Social Corridor
  • 92″ television
  • Study/group work tables
  • ATM
  • Benches/couches
Administrative Offices
  • Access from public space
  • 6 individual staff offices
  • Conference Room (378 sq ft)
  • Graduate Assistant Work Area (187 sq ft)
  • Staff Kitchen (185 sq ft)
Multi-Purpose Room
  • Portable rack with wireless microphone
  • 2 Storage closets
  • Room capable of division via partition
  • 36 day-use lockers

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