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About Us

Mission Statement
Recreational Services promotes healthy lifestyles through exceptional recreational programs, services and facilities.

Vision Statement
Recreational Services will be the leader in recreational programs among urban universities serving a diverse student body.

History
Recreational Services was formed in 1973 with the task of developing recreational programs and overseeing the operations of the newly built Physical Education Building (what is now called the Sports Arena). The building shared offices and program space with the health, physical education, recreation and dance academic departments and the Athletic Department. Outdoor intramural sports were hosted at Piedmont Park until the state of Georgia offered property at Panthersville in the late 1970’s. Frank B. Jernigan served as the department’s first director of Recreational Services.

The Indian Creek Recreation Area was purchased by the university in 1938. Recreational Services took responsibility for the swimming pool in 1974 and for the rest of the 15.5 acres, including the tennis courts and Indian Creek Lodge, in 1991. The first Challenge Program ropes course was added in 1985. A new ropes course and outpost was built in 2014.

In the spring of 1994, former university president, Carl V. Patton, appointed a task force to investigate the feasibility of building a dedicated recreation center at Georgia State University. The faculty, students and staff members of the task force spent the spring and summer soliciting information from other universities about the impact, magnitude, costs and contents of such centers. The group focused on urban university comparisons. They collected floor plans, photos, statistics and fee information. The combination of their hard work and dedication played a significant role in planning this facility and establishing its policies. Student employees serve in a variety of capacities. A full-time professional staff supervises the Student Recreation Center’s daily activities and administers a variety of non-credit instructional programs.

Daily Events

Aug
21
Mon
7:15 am Cardio Blast – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Cardio Blast – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 21 @ 7:15 am – 8:05 am
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12:00 pm Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
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3:00 pm Step – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Step – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:50 pm
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4:00 pm HIIT – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
HIIT – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
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5:30 pm Bootcamp – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Bootcamp – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
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Aug
22
Tue
11:00 am Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Aug 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:50 am
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12:00 pm Tabata Bootcamp – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Tabata Bootcamp – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
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2:00 pm Pilates – Drop In @ Studio B
Pilates – Drop In @ Studio B
Aug 22 @ 2:00 pm – 2:50 pm
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4:00 pm Kickboxing – Drop In @ Martial Arts Studio
Kickboxing – Drop In @ Martial Arts Studio
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
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5:30 pm Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
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5:30 pm Panther Sculpt – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Panther Sculpt – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
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7:00 pm Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:50 pm
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Aug
23
Wed
12:00 pm Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
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1:00 pm Tabata Bootcamp – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Tabata Bootcamp – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 23 @ 1:00 pm – 1:50 pm
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2:00 pm Ab Blast – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Ab Blast – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:20 pm
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5:30 pm Panther Sculpt – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Panther Sculpt – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:20 pm
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6:30 pm Cardio Blast – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Cardio Blast – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 23 @ 6:30 pm – 7:20 pm
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Aug
24
Thu
11:00 am Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Cycle – Drop In @ Studio B
Aug 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:50 am
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12:00 pm Step – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Step – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 24 @ 12:00 pm – 12:50 pm
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4:00 pm Step – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Step – Drop In @ Aerobic Dance Studio
Aug 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:50 pm
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    Winners of the tennis tournament at Clarkston campus! Men:1st- Luke Bynum 2nd- Michael Mesfin Women:1st- Kpor She… https://t.co/V7n26V9QCu

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    The Monday Cardio Blast 7:15 a.m. class is cancelled.

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    Locker renewal at the Student Recreation Center begins Monday, July 10.

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    The bouldering cave and racquetball courts are open in the Student Recreation Center

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    Learn how to enjoy a smart summer treat, the healthy way! Smart Summer Sundaes is June 22 from 12-1 p.m. in the #SRC Lobby!

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    Smart Summer Sundaes - June 22 12-1 p.m. Learn how to make a healthy sundae! Free ice cream to the first 50 participants.

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    NOTICE - PLEASE READ https://t.co/kltF9HkRFC

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    Check out the Panther blue pool tables in the game room. https://t.co/MkQMfI0bUM

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