Explore Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s 214,000-square-foot Student Recreation Center and check out the numerous recreational facilities and opportunities it offers at no cost during Recreational Sports and Services’ inaugural Community Day, set for 1-7 p.m. on Jan. 14, 2018.
The center, located at 300 E. Grand Ave. on the SIU campus, features state-of-the-art amenities including an Olympic-size pool and diving boards, two indoor walking/jogging tracks, five weight/cardio rooms, two large gymnasiums, multi-purpose rooms, an indoor climbing wall and outdoor equipment rental. Recreational Sports and Services also provides numerous services and opportunities, including group fitness classes, personal trainers and more.
Community Day offerings and activities include:
Free student-led tours of the facilities
Drawing for two free one-year SRC memberships
Twenty percent discount on annual memberships for those who register that day
Half-hour wellness and nutrition seminar hosted by staff members at 2:30 p.m.
Zumba class from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
“Mommy and Me” yoga session from 2 to 3 p.m. for mothers and their children, ages seven and younger.
A drawing for three personal training assessments
Free mini-massages from 2 to 4 p.m.
Personal trainers will be on hand to provide equipment orientations and meet with visitors
Family Fun Swim from 2 to 5 p.m.
The indoor climbing wall will be open for visitors to try