Campus Recreation Newsletter – December

Winter Break Hours, ARC and CRCE Early Closing Dates

Finals Week

Please be advised that ALL Campus Recreation facilities will close at 10 p.m. during finals week (December 8 – 16), in order for our student staff to adequately prepare for their final exams.

Winter Break

CRCE and ARC building closures, hours, observed holidays and reduced service days.

December 17 – January 6: CRCE – OPEN // ARC – CLOSED

CRCE Facility (December 17-January 6)
December 17-18: 11a-9p
December 19-22: 6:30a-9p
December 23: 11a-9p
December 24-25: CLOSED
December 26-30: 11a-9p
December 31: 11a-4p
January 1: CLOSED
January 2: 11a-9p
January 3-6: 6:30a-9p
CRCE Aquatic Center (December 17-January 6)
Daily: 11a-2p, 5-8p
December 31: 11a-2p
Lap swimming will be available and will be a priority from 11a-2p daily when pool is operational
CRCE Aquatic Center Slide (December 17-January 6)
Daily: 5-8p
December 31: No slide will be available

January 7 – 15: ARC – OPEN // CRCE – CLOSED

ARC (January 7-15)
Monday-Friday: 6a-9p
Saturday-Sunday: 11a-9p
ARC Indoor Pool (January 7-15)
Daily: 11a-2p, 5-8p
January 7 & 14-NO Lap Swimming from 11a-2p due to Illinois swim meets
ARC Climbing Wall/Adventure Center (January 7-15)
Monday-Friday: 4p-8p
Saturday-Sunday: 3p-7p

Ice Arena

Extended Lunch Time Skates
Monday-Friday (Dec. 19 – Jan. 4): 11:30 am-2:00 pm **Except 12/26**
Public Skates
Sat. Dec. 17: 1:30- 4:00pm & 7:30- 9:30pm – Moonlight Skate
Sun. Dec. 18: 1:30- 4:00pm – Moonlight Skate
Mon. Dec. 26: 1:30- 4:00pm & 7:30- 9:30pm
Saturdays & Sundays, (Jan. 7, 8 , 14, & 15): 1:30- 4pm
Wednesdays & Fridays, (Dec. 21, 23, 28, 30, Jan. 4, 6, 11, & 13): 7:30- 9:30pm

Locker Access During Winter Break

Please remove any items you may need from your rental locker while the facilities are closed.

Members with an ARC rental locker can take advantage of a day use locker at CRCE while ARC is closed. Please remember to return your items back to your rental locker at ARC no later than Monday, January 9, 2017.

Members with a CRCE rental locker can take advantage of a day use locker at ARC while CRCE is closed. Please remember to return your items back to your rental locker at CRCE no later than Tuesday, January 17, 2017.

Moonlight Skate at UI Ice Arena

The UI Ice Arena invites you to a Winter Wonderland on Ice, December 17 & 18. The rink will be decorated with beautiful trees, lights and decorations for all skaters to enjoy! Picture-taking opportunities will be available on the ice as well. Come feel like you are in a Winter Wonderland!

Saturday, December 17: 1:30 – 4 p.m. & 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 18: 1:30 – 4 p.m.

*Regular admission rates apply

Campus Recreation Reading Day

Don’t miss out on a relaxing afternoon at ARC on Thursday, December 8 from 1 – 4 p.m. in celebration of Reading Day. We will have FREE ice cream, food, gift card and swag giveaways, therapy dogs and coloring stations in MP7 as well as a FREE Yoga and Relaxation class in MP6 from 2 – 3:30 p.m. Come by, relax and enjoy the fun!

Group Fitness Classes Over Winter Break

Group Fitness Classes will be available over Winter Break.

Click here for the most up-to-date class schedule and locations.

UI Sled Hockey This Weekend- Time Changes

Watch Illinois Hockey and Chicago Hornets Sled Hockey teams as they compete in a game at the UI Ice Arena this Saturday, Dec. 10 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Following, the Chicago Blackhawks will take on the St. Louis Blues.

After the games, fans will have the opportunity to participate in a sled hockey demo on the ice. Mark this FREE public event on your calendars today!

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