Portland-State-University 2016-2017 Bulletin

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation
Academic and Student Rec Center
1800 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland, OR 97201

Campus Rec creates an environment where quality recreation and wellness programs inspire, empower and educate. All Portland State students are members and we also offer faculty, staff, alumni and plus one memberships. 

Good health, memorable experiences and learning are at your fingertips. Come play with us! 

Aquatics and Safety

We invite you to experience our state-of-the-art, 25-yard pool and hop into our 10-person spa for a quick soak. Aquatics and Safety offers lap swimming, open swimming, swim clinics for adults, youth swim lessons and youth swim hours, and special events, as well as CPR/AED, first aid, and swim and lifeguard instructor certification courses.

Fitness and Health Promotion

Get fit and stay healthy with over 60 complimentary drop-in Group X fitness classes, an affordable personal training program, over 100 pieces of weightlifting equipment, more than 80 pieces of cardio equipment, an indoor track and health promotion events.

Inclusive Rec

Campus Rec celebrates diversity and authenticity, and Inclusive Rec demonstrates our commitment to creating a community that welcomes everyone. We offer accessible spaces, programs and equipment, including outdoor trips, adaptive climbing and swimming, wheelchair sports, goalball, open inclusive rec time and youth events for the entire PSU community.


Intramural leagues offer team competitions in a variety of sports. Gather a group of friends or sign up as a free agent -- all are welcome to participate. This is a great opportunity to get involved on campus, make new friends and exercise in a safe, fun environment.

Outdoor Program

The Outdoor Program helps students experience the beautiful Pacific Northwest. We offer seasonal single and multi-day trips, an equipment rental center with outdoor gear at affordable rates, and outdoor workshops and certification courses. We also manage the 32-foot climbing wall located inside the Rec Center and offer climbing trips, climbing classes, and climbing events and competitions.

Rec Clubs

Rec Clubs are student-led and provide opportunities for recreation and intercollegiate competition between students of all skill levels. Don’t see a sport you’re looking for? You can start a Rec Club of your own. Our 30+ Rec Clubs are community oriented, safe, sustainable, diverse, accessible and educational.