Recreational Services

stationary bike, workout mat, and dumbell



Recreational Services offers recreational and educational activities and facilities for the UI community.




Most associate the department with the Campus Recreation and Wellness Center, or CRWC, also known as “the Rec”, a state-of- the-art recreation facility with a climbing wall, jogging track, basketball courts, rec pool, competitive swimming pool, and three floors of fitness space and more.

Outdoor spaces include the Hawkeye Recreation Fields, Hawkeye Softball Complex, the UI Challenge Course, and the Macbride Nature Recreation Area.


Access to recreational services is paid for with mandatory student fees and – with your student ID or using your digital ID through the RecServ app – you can visit the CRWC, Field House, Fitness East, and the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Complex.


Recreational Services provides a variety of programming such as: Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Personal Training, Adventure Trips, Tennis, Aquatics, Rowing, Group Fitness classes and much more.

Contact Information

What Current Students are Saying

  • “It’s a great facility to workout in and stop by the power café for a smoothie!”


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