Student Recreation Center, 2nd floor, Suite 200
Administrative Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Monday – Friday
Building Hours: Vary throughout the semester
The Department of Recreational Services strives to promote a healthy lifestyle through recreational sports and fitness activities, offered to the University community, delivering programs, services and facilities that meet or exceed customer needs. Student Recreation Center (SRC) membership for currently enrolled students is automatic through student activity fees. Students must present their Panther ID for entry into the facility.
The SRC is located at 101 Piedmont Avenue between Decatur and Gilmer Streets. Included in the facility are two gymnasiums, racquetball courts, one squash court, aerobic/dance/martial arts studios, free weights, cardio and selectorized fitness equipment. The game room includes billiards, table tennis, Wii, and darts. Come enjoy the indoor climbing wall, eight-lane lap pool, leisure pool, spa, sauna, outdoor patio with fenced green space, elevated jogging track, family changing area, lounge area and vending.
The Indian Creek Recreation Area, which is 25 minutes from campus, offers students use of tennis courts, children’s play area, sand volleyball court and cookout areas. The pool and children’s pool, along with a concession stand, are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The lodge is available for approved department functions and approved student events. A usage fee applies. The lodge is not for personal use.
Panthersville Recreation and Athletic Complex is located 12 miles east of downtown Atlanta. The facility is used for intramural and sport club events and is available by reservation by departments and approved student organizations.
A variety of services are offered to ensure stress-free and enjoyable participation in the SRC. Services include, but are not limited to lockers, uniforms and towels. Programming includes drop-in fitness classes (free) such as aerobics, spin, water aerobics, cardio ball and kickboxing. Instructional clinics (small fee) include yoga, dance, martial arts and various sports. Also available: swim and safety classes, intramurals, sport clubs, fitness assessments and personal training, outdoor recreation trips such as fly fishing, rafting, water skiing/wake boarding, snow skiing, backpacking, day hikes, horseback riding and equipment rental.
The following special events are hosted annually for the enjoyment of the Georgia State community: Polar Bear Plunge, Golf Tournament, Day in the Rec, and the Kaiser-Permanente Run/Walk.
The RAP-UP, published each semester and located in newsstands around campus, provides details such as up-to-date facility hours, SRC and off campus programming.