A Division of Student Affairs

Welcome to KU Recreation Services!

...because motion engages the mind and body

KU Recreation Services provides University of Kansas students, faculty, and staff with a variety of resources for physical fitness, team, and individual sports, classes, and personal training. Our cutting edge indoor and outdoor facilities accommodate a broad range of athleticism -- from beginners looking to improve their health with low impact exercise, to seasoned athletes aspiring to push their physical abilities to the next level.

Breaking News

Sunday Cycle Class Canceled

  • The 5:00 pm Cycle class has been canceled for the remainder of the semester.
  • We still have other classes that day - come join us!

Martial Arts Room is Back Open

  • Martial Arts Room is now open.
  • All scheduled events are back on to their regular time and location.  
  • Thank you for your patience

ARE YOU INTERESTED in Body Pump Certification Training During the Summer?

  • If you would be interested in taking this certification on a weekend during the summer, please contact Anna Schwartz at schwartz@ku.edu or 785-864-6444.
  • Please provide your feedback on your interest level to Anna by Sunday, May 4th.

Upcoming Events

Turbo Kick Certification Training

Spring 2014 Intramural Schedule (PDF)

  • Register now for the Spring Sports!
  • Sign up at IMLeagues.

Spring 2014 KU Fit Schedule (PDF)

  • Schedule has changed - be sure you see the latest class schedule!

Having trouble with your fitness goals? Check out a Fit4U Assessment (PDF)!

  • Cost: $15 - Members; $20 - Non-members
  • Sign up in Room 103 today!

Spring Hours: Jan. 20 - May 16

Ambler SRFC Building

Monday-Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - Midnight
Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday: 9:00 a.m. - Midnight

Reduced Hours/Closed & Holiday Dates

Administrative Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed
*Extended Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 1.21-23

Reduced Hours/Closed & Holiday Dates

Outdoor Pursuits Office

Monday - Thursday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: Noon - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Reduced Hours/Closed & Holiday Dates

"The Chalk Rock" Climbing Wall

Monday - Thursday: 4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Friday - Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Reduced Hours/Closed & Holiday Dates
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Mobile App - Download Now!

Versions for both Android (Google Play) and iPhone (Apple App Store) phones.

For Android, search for "KU Rec"
For iPhone, search for "KU Recreation Services"
Download this free app today!!

KU Recreation Services Social Media
SH101 FitnessU: Eliza walks you through and demonstrates a cardio-kickboxing workout: http://youtu.be/G7nIWF1JPT0
Student Health 101 FitnessU: Eliza walks you through and demonstrates a...
Student Health 101 FitnessU: Eliza walks you through and demonstrates a cardio-kickboxing workout.

SH101 FitnessU: Eliza walks you through and demonstrates a cardio-kickboxing workout: http://t.co/2hkRmf0SMX
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Student Health 101

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Calendar of Events
Apr 18
Faculty and Staff Wellness Committee Meeting
03:00 pm
May 07
Lunch-N-Learns
12:00 pm
View events: Upcoming
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