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What Is Campus Recreation at CSU?

Fit for All

Campus recreation is much more than just workouts and classes. Cleveland State Campus Recreation is dedicated to promoting and offering an inclusive and comprehensive collection of programs and services that promote health, wellness and activity, and encourage anyone AND everyone to participate, regardless of skill, ability, age or any other factor. There's always something new to try and we're proud of the supportive atmosphere we foster. Join the fun - fit for all!!

The Recreation Center will be CLOSED on Wednesday, December 24th and Thursday, December 25th. The Recreation Center will also be closed on Thursday, January 1st, 2015. It will be open on New Year's Eve, 12/31, from 5:45 AM-6 PM.

Class Cancellations
None to report at this time.

Pool Closings
December 20: Both pools closed all day for a swim meet.
December 23: Both pools will close at 3pm for a swim meet.
December 26: Both pools will close at 3pm for a swim meet.
December 27: Both pools will close at 3pm for a swim meet.

Click here for a full list of closures and cancellations.

5-Punch Pass Gear Rental 5-Punch Pass Personal Training at the Rec! Massage Therapy at the Rec! Register Online

More About Campus Recreation Services

CSU's Campus Rec Center is a 110,000 sq. ft., state-of-the-art facility, including the Busbey Natatorium. Open to CSU students, faculty and staff – as well as local community – membership gives you access to a wide variety of group fitness classes, the latest exercise equipment and exclusive benefits, including equipment rental and discounted rates on all of our programs and services. And that's only scratching the surface! Join today or stop in for a tour – we'd be happy to show you around!!


Step out of the gym and try something a bit more adventurous!
Climb up here!


From lessons and certs to competitive training, we have it all for you!
Swim this way!


You may break a sweat in our fitness classes and programs, but you'll never be bored with our variety!
Sprint over here!


Shoot, spike, dribble, cue and much more - we have sport teams and clubs for everyone!
Get in the game!


If fitness is the yang, wellness is the yin. A healthy you is complete with these support services.
Wellness awaits!


The Rec Center isn't just for fitness - it's also for fun and learning!
The Kids' zone is here!

CSU Recreation Blog

Healthy Recipe:

Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

Seems like whatever’s easy and fast for breakfast is either unhealthy or not tasty. In order to fix this, here’s a recipe for a delicious, healthy blueberry oatmeal muffin...

Links to Health 12/11

Short, intense workouts have been trending up lately, as more and more studies show the benefits of high intensity exercise. Now there’s even better news, as a new study shows that just one minute of intense exercise can make a substantial improvement in your health...

A Brief Reflection

Inspired by Ronin

I’m taking a short break from the usual Happy Apple blog on this to talk a little bit about a very recent new story that hits close to my heart. Please listen...

Links to Health 12/09

Giving the gift of fitness over the holidays can be tough: clothes sizes are difficult to get right, and exercise equipment is expensive. But now more than ever there are plenty of fitness-related gifts that are sure to please the recipient and your wallet...

Links to Health 12/02

Stretching is often touted as injury-preventing, but researchers aren’t so sure. Under-stretching and over-stretching are both correlated with injuries, so the safest bet is to try find a happy medium...

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, RC
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Recreation Center
2420 Chester Avenue
Phone: 216.802.3200