The $95 Recreation Center Fee is automatically charged each term to most students taking classes on campus. This fee covers membership to the Student Recreation Center and participation in Recreation Center programs such as fitness classes. The Outdoor Program, Sport Clubs, and Intramural programs are funded by the incidental fee. To learn more about these fees and the Student Fee Committee, visit the ASSOU website.
Where is the SRC?
The Student Recreation Center is located on the east side of campus, between Raider Stadium and McLoughlin Hall/The Hawk.
Are Intramural sports free?
Yes, participation in Intramural sports is free for students, faculty, and staff.
Are SOU faculty and staff able to purchase a membership?
Yes, staff and faculty are able to purchase Standard memberships to the SRC for $40/month, and Express memberships for $25/month. See our membership options for more information.
Can my spouse or dependent purchase a membership?
Yes, a student’s spouse, dependent, or domestic partner are now able to purchase memberships for $95/term. Faculty and staff spouses, dependents, and domestic partners can purchase a Standard membership for $40/month. Documentation is required to purchase these memberships.
Can Ashland community members access the Student Recreation Center?
Not at this time. However, community members are able to purchase a guest pass if they are sponsored by a current student.
Does the climbing center cost anything?
No, access, shoes, and harnesses are included with an SRC membership. Clinics are $5 on SOU Connect.
Can students reserve the fitness studio?
Yes, at a discounted rate for students and at limited times. The studio will not be available for reservation during peak hours. Contact Melissa Bates at firstname.lastname@example.org for reservation times.
How many laps is a mile on the indoor track?
Can I wear my sandals in the building?
Yes, within the main floor lobbies, including the Climbing Center lobby. Sandals are not allowed outside of these areas.
Can I work out shirtless/in my sports bra?
No, shirts are required in all parts of the SRC to prevent the spread of infections.
Is there a gender-neutral bathroom/locker room in the facility?
Yes, we have an all-gender bathroom/locker room on the main floor, as well as men’s and women’s locker rooms and bathrooms.
I don’t own a basketball, but I want to shoot hoops. Can I borrow a ball?
Yes, basketballs, volleyballs, and indoor soccer balls, as well as Baggo, weight belts, foam rollers and more are available to check out from the front desk.