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May 2014

Annual Maintenance Shutdown, May 10-18
Don't forget! We will be closed for our annual maintenance shutdown, Saturday, May 10th Sunday, May 18th. All lockers will be entered, cleaned, painted, and sanitized during this time. To assist with this process, we ask that your contents be removed by Friday, May 9th. Any active locker with contents remaining will be bagged and placed back in their respective lockers. Lockers that are expiring will be cleaned out and contents will be held for 14 days.


Natatorium Pool Construction Continues
The Busbey Natatorium is undergoing maintenance from May 1st through May 31st and is unavailable for Recreation Swim during the hours of 7:30am 9:30am, Monday through Friday. Lanes are available for Recreation Swim outside of these hours, and during normal operational hours on Saturday & Sunday. All Aquatics Group Fitness Classes (Deep/Shallow Water) have been cancelled for the month of May. For detailed schedule of pool availability, click here. Updates will be posted on our website as they become available. Thank you for your patience during this down time.

While we are striving to keep one pool in the Busbey Natatorium open at all times there may be a need to close both pools for a few days during the construction process. Campus Recreation Services will inform you well before the closure and it will be posted on our website and our social media outlets.

We thank you for your cooperation during this time period.




April 2014

Natatorium Pool Construction Closures
Cleveland State University is in the process of selecting a contractor for the painting construction project in the Busbey Natatorium. Tentatively the Olympic Pool will be closed from Thursday, May 1 through Saturday, May 31. During this time the Instructional Pool will remain open for limited recreational lap swim as Recreation Services will be sharing the pool with Athletics and Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance.

While we are striving to keep one pool in the Busbey Natatorium open at all times there may be a need to close both pools for a few days during the construction process. Campus Recreation Services will inform you well before the closure and it will be posted on our website and our social media outlets.

We thank you for your cooperation during this time period.


Lake Erie Volleyball Association Tournament
PLEASE NOTE: We will be hosting the Lake Erie Volleyball Association tournament on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27. The Main Gym and MAC Gym courts will be closed all day on Saturday and until 2pm on Sunday.


Locker Room Privacy
As a friendly reminder, due to privacy concerns you may be asked to discontinue the use of electronic devices in the locker rooms. Photographs and video are strictly prohibited in locker rooms.


Holiday Closures and Annual Maintenance
Please note that we will have some modified hours and closures in observance of the approaching Easter holiday:
  • Good Friday, April 18th Modified Hours: 5:45am 8pm
  • Easter Sunday, April 20th Closed
In addition, we will also be closed for our annual maintenance shutdown, Saturday May 10th Sunday, May 18th. If you have belongings in your locker during shutdown, they will be removed and replaced so we may properly clean your locker. All lockers must be renewed by the locker expiration date or they will be cleaned out and re-issued. All lockers must be renewed in person. Items cleared from expired lockers will be kept for 14 days and then donated to charity.


Construction on Chester Avenue
The City of Cleveland has begun to work on the Chester Avenue Resurfacing project. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times between E. 13th and the I-90 overpass. The city estimates work to be completed by July 2014.


Parking
The Recreation Center is selling parking passes at a discounted rate of $15 per month for our non-affiliate members. This parking pass will grant you access to four parking lots: REC Lot (located beneath the Recreation Center), East Garage (above ground parking garage next to the Recreation Center), Lot 54 (East 24th and Payne), and Lot 90 (East 30th). Please note that Parking & Transportation Services is enforcing the three hour time limit for Recreation Center members with parking permits. Please reference Parking & Transportations website for additional information regarding parking on campus.




March 2014

Cleveland Hot List - Best Gym in Cleveland!
Voting ends March 23rd!!!

Cleveland State University Recreation Center has been nominated by the Cleveland HotList for Best Gym in Cleveland! On Monday, February 10, you can vote for us as the BEST Gym in Cleveland! Click the button to vote!


Construction on Chester Avenue.
The City of Cleveland plans to commence work on the Chester Avenue Resurfacing project on March 31, 2014. One lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained at all times between E. 13th and the I-90 overpass. The City estimates the work to be completed by July 2014.


February 2014

Cleveland Hot List - Best Gym in Cleveland!
Cleveland State University Recreation Center has been nominated by the Cleveland HotList for Best Gym in Cleveland! On Monday, February 10, you can vote for us as the BEST Gym in Cleveland! Click the button to vote!


Parking Reminder
Cleveland State University will be hosting special events for OHSAA the weekends of February 14 th 15 th and February 21st- 22nd. Traffic may be congested and parking may be limited in the East Garage. If the East Garage happens to be full, don't forget to try one of the other lots available to our Recreation Center Members:
  • Lot 54: Surface lot located between E. 23rd and E. 24th, south of Payne.
  • Rec Garage: Parking garage located below the Recreation Center on Chester Avenue.
  • Lot 90: Surface lot located on East 30th between Euclid and Chester.

You Talked, We Listened!
Recently it was brought to our attention that the water in our showers was too cold. CSU's Physical Plant worked quickly to rectify the situation. Please take a moment to complete a comment card located at the Customer Service desk so you may be heard!

December 2013

Winter Break Hours
Beginning Monday, December 16th, the Rec Center will switch to our Winter Break Hours through January 12th.
Monday - Thursday: 5:45am - 9pm
Friday: 5:45am - 8pm
Saturday - Sunday: 9am - 6pm

Please Note:
CLOSED on December 24th and 25th
OPEN December 31st; 5:45am - 6pm
CLOSED January 1st, 2014

Upcoming Pool Closures
Click here for the latest pool closures.


New Year, New You
Beginning Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 we will begin our New Year, New You promotion that will run until Friday, January 31st. This fantastic promotion features:
  • No initiation Fee (a $50 value)
  • Buy 6 months of membership and get 1 month FREE! (max. 12 months of membership and 2 months free)
  • 10% OFF all fitness and wellness programming (excluding personal training, massage and nutrition services)
  • 10% OFF aquatic private coaching and aquatic private lessons
  • Buy a 10-pack of personal training sessions and get a free 1-hour massage or nutrition consultation


    Total Body Room Flooring Renovation
    On Friday, December 13th, our Total Body Room will close down to prepare for new rubberized flooring to be installed. All of the equipment located in the Total Body Room will be relocated throughout the facility during the time of installation. Please check back to our website for progress reports.




    November 2013

    Give the Gift of Fitness
    Beginning Monday, November 11th, 2013 we will begin our Give the Gift of Fitness Promotion that will run until Tuesday, December 31st. With the purchase of a $20 gift card you will be able to receive a CSU tumbler and a 20% off coupon for your next Pro Shop purchase.


    Parking:
    The Recreation Center is selling parking passes at a discounted rate of $15 per month for our non-affiliate members. This parking pass will grant you access to four parking lots: REC Lot (located beneath the Recreation Center), East Garage (above ground parking garage next to the Recreation Center), Lot 54 (East 24th and Payne), and Lot 90 (East 30th). Please note that Parking & Transportation Services is enforcing the three hour time limit for Recreation Center members with parking permits. Each patron with a parking permit willreceive a pass when entering the East Garage. The pass will have the expiration date/time on it and citations will be issued for patrons who park longer than the expiration time. Please reference Parking & Transportations website for additional information regarding parking on campus: http://www.csuohio.edu/services/parking/.





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    Cleveland State University
    2121 Euclid Avenue, RC
    Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
    Campus Location
    Recreation Center
    2420 Chester Avenue
    Phone: 216.802.3200
    recreation@csuohio.edu