Cleveland State University
Downtown Recreation Center at Cleveland State University

What Is Campus Recreation at CSU?

Fit for All

Campus recreation is more than just exercise. CSU Campus Recreation Services is dedicated to providing an inclusive and comprehensive collection of programs and services that promote health, wellness, and leisure. We encourage anyone AND everyone to participate, regardless of skill, ability, age or any other factor. We're proud of what we do and the supportive atmosphere we foster. Join the fun - fit for all!!


March 16, 2015
H.I.I.T. on Mondays at 5pm is cancelled for the rest of the semester, effective immediately.

Click here for a full list of closures and cancellations.

Viking Quest Obstacle Race Swim School Summer Camp Mobile App 5-Punch Pass Gear Rental Personal Training at the Rec! Massage Therapy at the Rec! Register Online

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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!!

Adventure Rec at the rec!


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


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


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


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


If fitness is the yang, wellness is the yin. A healthy you is complete with support services such as personal training.
Wellness awaits!
Youth Programs at the rec!


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

CSU Recreation Blog

Links to Health 3/16

Spring is here! That means it’s time to get outside for exercise again (at least for those of us that have been unwilling to brave the cold)...

The 200 in 20 Series:

Workout #2

As with workout #1, this workout will get you moving when you’re short on time, but it’s definitely not short on calorie burn. I think that’s something we...

Healthy Recipe: Roasted

Corn and Zucchini Tacos

One of the great things about tacos is how versatile they are. Healthy or unhealthy, Mexican or Korean, tacos offer endless experimentation. So if you’re looking for...

Links to Health 3/5

The Mediterranean diet is one of the only comprehensive diets in recent memory to actually live up to the health benefits it claims. And new research is backing...

Links to Health 3/3

Seems like everyone’s got at least one pair of special compression gear for exercising these days. But does compression-wear boost exercise performance in any way?...

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