About Us

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Our Mission
The purpose of Recreational Sports and Services is to enhance the quality of life for our students and the SIU community by providing dynamic opportunities in safe facilities and environments.

  • Recreational Sports and Services engages patrons to promote wellness through social interaction and healthy lifestyles.
  • We strive to be professional, knowledgeable, and resourceful while embracing creativity and inclusivity.

Our Vision
A happy, healthy community.


Main Phone Line: 618-453-1277

By email: reccntr@siu.edu

Employment questions: rechire@siu.edu

Personal Fitness & Wellness Studio: 618-453-1275

Base Camp/Outdoor Pursuits:

Intramural Sports:

Sport Clubs: 618-453-1284

Facility Reservations:

Member Services Center: 

Mailing Address

Recreational Sports and Services
Student Recreation Center
Mail Code 6717
300 East Grand Avenue
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, Illinois 62901