Campus Rec COVID Response Link

Find out more about the measures we are taking to help our active lions stay healthy. We recommend students, faculty, staff, and visitors who are not vaccinated continue to wear face coverings where physical distancing is not feasible. #StayHealthyLions

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Campus Recreation: Informal Recreation

This is your recreation

Enjoy sports, fitness and other activities on your own time! Open recreation empowers you through the unstructured, voluntary use of the recreation facilities that create a variety of recreation and wellbeing opportunities.

Participation Benefits

  • Relieves stress
  • Promotes sportsmanship
  • Improves physical health
  • Increases energy levels
  • Improves sleep quality
  • Helps with wellbeing

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Campus Recreation: Open Recreation Big Easy Links

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Campus Recreation: Informal Recreation Featured Spaces

Featured Spaces

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Campus Recreation has partnered with Wellbeats to offer virtual Group Fitness Classes in the Activity Room at the MRC.

Wellbeats Virtual Fitness is a premier on-demand fitness provider that delivers fitness classes, challenges, and assessments.

With over 500 virtual fitness classes in 30 channels, there’s something for every age, interest, and fitness level. From cycling to yoga or quick office breaks, there is a class for anyone.

Patrons can utilize the Wellbeats system anytime there are not any group fitness classes or reservations in the Activity Room.

Virtual group fitness class at the Morris Recreation Center.

How to use the Wellbeats system in the Activity Room:

  • The Wellbeats monitor is located at the front right corner of the Activity Room in the MRC.
  • Start by pressing the “On” button on the panel underneath the Wellbeats monitor. This will turn on the projector. Please refrain from pressing either input button below as this can turn off the video feed. If you are in need of assistance please ask a building supervisor for help.
  • The projector screen will already be down and the feed from the monitor should appear on the screen. Browse through the hundreds of fitness class options, participate in a month-long challenge, or try out a Fit Test.
  • You can use the filter button on the Wellbeats main page to find a class that perfectly fits you!
  • All of the electronics are pre-set so please refrain from pressing the volume up or down buttons below the monitor.
  • If you need a specific piece of equipment for your class that isn’t on the activity room floor please ask the building supervisor to assist you with what you need.
  • We ask that after you are done with your workout to please press the “Off” button located under the monitor twice to shut down the projector.
  • Return equipment to a building supervisor when finished.
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Open Recreation Schedule


August 30 – December 11

MRC Court 2


11 a.m. – 3 p.m.Badminton
3 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.Pickleball
6 p.m. – 10 p.m.Basketball


5 p.m. – CloseBadminton

Court 2 is closed from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mon.- Fri. for COVID Testing.

Tuesday and Thursday

5 p.m. – CloseVolleyball


9 p.m – 12:30 p.m.Badminton
1 p.m. – 5:30 p.mVolleyball
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.Basketball

The schedule is subject to change to accommodate Campus Rec Programs, academic classes, or other activities. If you would like to have a certain sport set up, please talk to our front desk member service assistants.


Monday – Sunday

Open to CloseSoccer, Volleyball, and other fitness workouts/rec activities


4 p.m. to CloseArchery and targets set-up in the patio area

Tuesday and Thursday

5 p.m. – 6 p.m.Fitness Workouts

Various fitness equipment is available to use for your workout on the MAC.

The schedule is subject to change to accommodate Campus Rec Programs, academic classes, or other activities. If you would like to have a certain sport set up, please talk to our front desk member service assistants.

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Campus Recreation: Informal Recreation Equipment Checkout

Equipment Checkout

Recreational equipment is available for free checkout at the member services desk with a valid Lion Card. All equipment is required to be returned in the same condition and the same day on which it was checked out. A replacement cost may be charged for any lost, late, or damaged equipment. All outdoor adventure-based equipment can be checked out at the Outdoor Adventure Center on Culver Street behind the Cain Sports Complex.

Equipment Available for Checkout

  • Gliders
  • Ab rollers
  • Jump ropes
  • Weight belts
  • Indoor and outdoor basketballs
  • Wallyballs
  • Soccer balls
  • Volleyballs
  • Futsal balls
  • Badminton equipment
  • Racquetball equipment
  • Tennis equipment
  • Pickleball equipment
  • Table tennis equipment
  • Noise-canceling headphones to reduce stress and sensory overload
  • Workout and shower towels
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Campus Recreation: InformalRecreation Priority Usage

Priority Usage

All spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis unless reserved by Campus Recreation or another group. Reservations will be displayed in each area accordingly. Call ahead to verify open availability as operating hours and spaces are subject to change to accommodate academic classes, Campus Rec programs, maintenance projects, university holidays and/or special events.

Spaces can be reserved by departments and organizations.

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