The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign maintains 144,000 meters of recreational space between two newly expanded campus recreation and wellness centers.

Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

The Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) has 340,000 square feet of recreation space, including a 35-foot climbing wall, indoor track, swimming pools, a sauna, an instructional kitchen, three gymnasiums, hundreds of machines and weights, an auditorium, and much more. Learn more about the ARC.

Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE)

CRCE (pronounced ‘sir-see’), located in the heart of campus, is the perfect complement to the ARC and features 110,000 square feet with an aquatic center, indoor track, free weights and machines, a gymnasium, and more. Learn more about CRCE.

Campus Bike Center

The Campus Bike Center is dedicated to empowering individuals with knowledge about how to repair and maintain bicycles and encouraging a mode-shift away from single-occupancy vehicles. Learn more about the Campus Bike Center.

Complex Fields

The Complex is home to Intramural Sports and Club Sport activities such as softball, football, soccer, lacrosse, rugby, and ultimate frisbee. Learn more about the Complex Fields.

Ice Arena

The only Ice Arena in Champaign-Urbana, this facility offers a unique option for skating gatherings from broom ball and hockey to group skating parties. Learn more about the Ice Arena.

Illini Grove

The Illini Grove is an outdoor area for activities and get-togethers with a basketball court, a sand volleyball court, a pavilion, picnic tables, and nine tennis courts. Learn more about Illini Grove.

ARC Outdoor Pool


The Activities & Recreation Center is one of the largest on-campus recreation facilities in the country.