What should you do at Campus Recreation?

  • Explore and integrate the eight dimensions of wellness into your life
  • Play on 23 basketball courts, 15 tennis courts, four turf fields, three sand volleyball courts, and four softball fields
  • Swim in the three pools, go down the waterslide, and relax in the sauna or hot tub
  • Take a class in the instructional kitchen
  • Pick from over 50 group fitness classes offered each week
  • Utilize the personal trainers to start or continue your fitness journey
  • Cool off by ice skating or learn to skate
  • Fix or build a bike at the Campus Bike Center
  • Rent outdoor equipment at the Adventure Center to go camping, biking, canoeing, and kayaking
  • Scale the 35’ climbing wall
  • Try the 260 pieces of cardio equipment or run on the indoor tracks
  • Visit Member Services for basketballs, volleyballs, and other sports equipment
  • Reserve a room for your RSO or group
  • Get a team together and try a new Intramural sport
  • Join one of the 42 club sports for more competition
  • Work with more than 600 student employees that make Campus Recreation an amazing place

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. In an effort to accommodate all of our members, we provide multiple workout areas and programs to address various skill, ability, and individual comfort levels.


Campus Recreation provides a welcoming environment with sustainable facilities and programs that inspire the University community to engage in recreation and wellness opportunities.


Campus Recreation
is a place for everyone.

Core Values

  • Innovation
  • Collaboration
  • Leadership
  • Student Experience
  • Inclusion

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Federal Work-Study • Hourly Positions • Internships

Entry-level positions are available.

Apply Online.
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Over 31 intramural sports offeredMultitude of sports icons showing sports Campus Recreation offers

Over 40 Club Sports

Badminton • Baseball • Basketball (W) • Boxing • Fast Pitch Softball (W) • Gymnastics • Hockey (M, W) • Lacrosse (M, W) • Rowing (M, W) • Rugby (M, W) • Soccer (M, W) • Swimming • Synchronized Ice Skating • Synchronized Swimming • Table Tennis • Trap & Skeet • Triathlon • Ultimate Frisbee (M, W) • Underwater Hockey (M) • Volleyball (M, W) • Water Polo (M, W) • MARTIAL ARTS CLUBS: Goshin Jitsu • Judo • Jujutsu • Kendo Naginata • Shotokan Karate • Tae Kwon Do at UIUC • Illini Tae Kwon Do


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  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Futsal
  • Soccer
  • Table Tennis
  • Weightlifting
  • Cardio
  • Swimming
  • Foosball
  • Racquetball
  • Squash
  • Wallyball

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of Illinois students use Campus Recreation
facilities or programs


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