Campus Recreation

Facilities
Gymnasiums & Indoor Facilities

Recreation Center (Campus Center Lower Level)

Beginning in spring 2018, Campus Recreation will bring a recreation center to the IUPUI campus. This 10,000-square-foot facility, located in the Lower Level of the Campus Center, will offer nearly 30 pieces of cardio equipment as well as additional weight- and strength-training equipment, and programming space for fitness classes and physical training. The facility will be available to IUPUI students, faculty, and staff.

Details on the official name of the recreation center, as well as additional specifics about the facility and its use, will be available as construction approaches completion. 

  • Where is the fitness center?

    The IUPUI Campus Recreation fitness center will be located on the Theater Level of the Campus Center.

  • When will the fitness center open?

    The anticipated opening day is Feb. 1, 2018.

  • Who can use the fitness center?

    The 10,000-square-foot fitness facility will be available to IUPUI students, faculty, and staff with a Campus Recreation membership.

  • Can I bring a guest?

    At this time, there is not a guest policy in Campus Recreation facilities. Any person using the fitness center must have a current affiliation with IUPUI and have purchased a Campus Recreation membership.

  • What will the hours be?

    Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.

  • What will it cost to use the fitness center?

    Currently, the recreation fee is $15 per semester for students and $83 per semester for faculty and staff. Members can expect an increase in the fee to accommodate the new facility and expanded services. Membership will allow access to the IUPUI Campus Recreation fitness center, group fitness classes, open gym, swimming, and intramural activities. Additional information will be provided soon.

  • How do I pay the fee to use the fitness center?

    Students may pay via their bursar account when registering for classes or in person at the IUPUI Campus Recreation fitness center front desk with cash or credit card once the facility has opened. Faculty and staff will also be able to pay at the fitness center front desk. 

    For more information on purchasing a Campus Recreation membership for fall 2017, click here.

  • What equipment will be there?

    The IUPUI Campus Recreation fitness center will have cardio equipment, including treadmills, ellipticals, upright bikes, and rowing machines. The center will also include free-weight strength machines and pin-select strength machines. Additional space and equipment will also be available to group fitness class participants.

  • What accessibility accommodations will be available?

    The IUPUI Campus Recreation fitness center is handicapped accessible. Entry to the facility is from the Theater Level (TL on elevator). Additionally, the facility will have ADA-compliant fitness equipment: four ADA pin-select machines; two Krankcylces, no seat (ADA); and three sets of hex rubber dumbbells.

  • What classes and programming will be offered?

    The group fitness class schedule changes each semester depending on interest and instructor availability. The new facility will offer traditional group exercise classes, including yoga, Turbo Kick, and Zumba. We will also offer "Coach by Color" cycling classes as well as functional training/small group training sessions.

  • Will classes be included in the membership fee?

    All fitness classes are free for members. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis, depending on the room size and class format.

  • Will access to the IU Natatorium be included in the fee?

    Members will have access to the Natatorium pool as part of their membership with Campus Recreation.

  • Will locker rooms and lockers be available?

    The IUPUI Campus Recreation fitness center will offer both men’s and women’s locker rooms as well as three gender-neutral shower rooms. Day lockers and cubbies will be available for members.

  • Will there be a towel service?

    The IUPUI Campus Recreation fitness center will not offer a towel service. Members are encouraged to bring a workout and/or shower towel.

  • Are you hiring?

    We hire students for a variety of positions. If you are interested in working for Campus Recreation, please call 317-274-0613 for more information.

  • Will access to National Institute for Fitness and Sport (NIFS) be included in the fee?

    No. NIFS is a private fitness center and requires a separate membership for use of its facility.

Main Gymnasium/The Jungle (PE 150)

Located on the first floor of the School of Physical Education & Tourism Management, the Main Gymnasium is available on an informal basis for badminton, basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, or dodgeball whenever athletic games, special events, intramural league play, and classes are not scheduled. The Main Gymnasium can be set up for eight badminton courts (for both singles and doubles), three volleyball courts, or two full basketball courts. Access to the facility as well as basketballs and volleyballs are available to IUPUI students, faculty, and staff who have paid the recreation fee and have a valid Crimson Card / Jagtag ID.

Open Gym hours are Monday through Friday from 8 to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 10 p.m.

Main Gym Policies and Procedures

  • All participants must present a valid Crimson Card / Jagtag ID and have paid the semester recreation fee before entering the gymnasium. No exceptions.
  • Since participation in recreational activities is on a voluntary basis, neither the university nor Campus Recreation will accept responsibility for injuries sustained while participating in recreational and intramural programs.
  • No dunking. No hanging on the rims.
  • Appropriate attire must be worn. Proper footwear (non-marking soles) must be worn by all participants. Open-toed footwear is not allowed in the workout areas, racquetball courts, or basketball courts. Hard-soled dress shoes, spikes/cleats, or boots are not allowed. Shirts bearing inappropriate messages are not permitted. Due to potential biological hazard, medical scrubs are not permitted.
  • No personal items such as bookbags, workout bags, and coats are allowed in the Main Gym. Please lock your personal items in the PE lockers. You may bring your own locks and use the C-H lockers on a daily basis, or you may rent a locker from the Natatorium Front Desk for the semester.
  • No guests or children are allowed. Anyone entering the activity area must have a valid Crimson Card / Jagtag ID and have paid the semester recreation fee.
  • No eating, smoking or pets allowed.
  • The use of the facility may be restricted at certain times. A notice will be posted.

For rental information, click here.

Dance Studio (PE 155)

The Dance Studio is scheduled for physical education classes, informal group fitness classes (aerobics, yoga, Zumba), and club activities (cheerleading, dance, fencing, martial arts). This studio features a wall of mirrors. The Dance Studio is available by request only whenever informal classes, physical education classes, and special events are not scheduled. Please visit the Department of Kinesiology (PETM) for rental information.

Dance Studio Policies and Procedures

  • All participants in group fitness classes must sign in and provide a Crimson Card / Jagtag ID.
  • Student club members using the Dance Studio must sign in and provide a Crimson Card / Jagtag ID.
  • Appropriate attire must be worn. Proper footwear (non-marking soles) must be worn by all participants except when involved in a program that requires bare feet. Open-toed footwear is not allowed in the workout areas. Hard-soled dress shoes, spikes/cleats or boots are not allowed.
  • No eating, smoking or pets allowed.

Kinesiology Strength and Conditioning Lab (PE 061)

Physical Education & Tourism Management now makes the Kinesiology Strength and Conditioning Lab available to Campus Recreation. This facility includes lifting platforms, power racks, plate loaded strength, selectorized strength, body-weight machines, and resistance bands. Room capacity for Campus Recreation hours is limited to 28 participants at a time. Campus Rec hours are Monday through Friday from 4 to 11 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 10 p.m.

In order to use the Kinesiology Strength and Conditioning lab, there is a required 15- to 25-minute orientation designed for individuals new to exercise. Orientation is free to all Campus Recreation members and is scheduled with the Campus Recreation staff, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., in PE 043. Students will return to the Campus Recreation office at their scheduled appointment to complete their orientation. Participants are asked to come dressed for exercise and ready to learn how to use equipment safely and effectively.