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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!


  • 8/10-14/14: Both pools closed all day for a swim meet. The competition pool will reopen at approximately 2pm on 8/14.

    CHANGES AS OF 7/15/14:
  • Tues. @ 6:15a is TRX w/ Angie K. (replacing Kettlebell Fusion)
  • Thurs @ 5:30p is 158 w/ Lindsey B.
  • Hip Hop Hustle on Thurs. now begins @ 5:15p

    Click here for a full list of closures and cancellations.

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

    More About the CSU Recreation Center

    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

    Adventure Rec: Tent Tips

    Pitching a tent can be an ordeal, as countless TV shows and movies have demonstrated time and again. Whether putting poles in the wrong places or forgetting...

    Links to Health 7/24

    Meet a "World Exercise Champion", take a look at a new exercise band, why lack of sleep can cause false memories and crack the vicious cycle of hunger and exercise in today's Links to Health.

    Links to Health 7/22

    How exercise can change the way you look at things, how to help sick animals by walking and how exercising before you work will help you stick with it in today's Links to Health.

    Links to Health 7/17

    Five common myths about fitness, how Apple's iPhone 6 can revolutionize sports and fitness and how there is no evidence that stretching reduces injury risk in today's Links to Health.

    Links to Health 7/15

    Most people develop a fitness routine over time. Running on these days, lifting on these, resting on this one. But if the repetition is starting to wear you down...

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