Fitness / Recreation
Recreational Sports is part of a healthy campus initiative that works to provide a culture of well-being on the Oregon State University campus. Recreational Sports prides itself in providing you with the facilities, programs, and services that allow you to be active, healthy, and happy.
Dixon Recreation Center is the main student and staff facility for self-directed, open participation in activities such as basketball, racquetball, badminton, volleyball, squash, table tennis, weight training, swimming, and cardio fitness. Daily passes can be purchased by conference participants and other guests. Complete information is available at Dixon Recreation Center; 541-737-3748.
Stevens Natatorium (Swimming Pool in Dixon Recreation Center): Contains an 8-lane, 25-yard fitness pool, a deep-water pool, and a spa with adjoining sun deck. Full-service locker rooms, an equipment issue area, and a lounge are also available. This facility accommodates recreational swimming as well as non-credit classes such as water fitness and kayaking.
Student Legacy Park (SLP) is located across the street to the west of Dixon Recreation Center. SLP has lit turf sport fields, a 1/3 mile track, 10 court tennis complex, outdoor basketball court, and a pavilion. Tennis court reservations are available and encouraged for students and RecSports Members; 541-737-2202.
McAlexander Fieldhouse has two multipurpose courts, a turf field, a climbing wall and a classroom. Access is limited to OSU students and RecSports members. Group rentals are available; 541-737-6783.
Corvallis Public Tennis Courts:
|Corvallis High School||1400 NW Buchanan Ave||4 courts|
|Cloverland Park||29th St & Garfield Ave||2 courts|
|Crescent Valley High School||4444 NW Highland Dr||8 outdoor/3 indoor|
|Lincoln Elementary School||110 SE Alexander Ave||2 courts|
Adventure Leadership Institute
Adventure Leadership Institute includes a variety of facilities, classes, programs, and services that support educational and leadership experiences outside the classroom. Special 'for-credit' classes are offered to provide the skills needed to lead trips or facilitate groups. Professional certificates can be obtained in these areas. Call 541-737-4341 to set-up an appointment with an advisor.
Challenge (Ropes) Course, just west of campus, consists of high and low ropes plus field space. Trained facilitators work with groups to provide a variety of initiatives designed to enhance experiential learning—learning by doing. Groups focus on developing skills in leadership, communication, teamwork, and group dynamics. Half- or full-day programs are available; 541-737-2710.
Indoor Climbing Centers, one is located inside Dixon Recreation Center and the other is inside McAlexander Fieldhouse. The climbing walls provide space for climbers of all abilities. New climber orientation and belay skills classes are offered daily.
Outdoor Recreation Center (ORC) is located inside Dixon Recreation Center. The ORC offers trips, classes, and workshops. It houses equipment rental services, including whitewater rafts, canoes, camping equipment, and more. There is a bike workshop, and a resource center that includes a library, outdoor periodicals, map file, catalogs, and a lounge. Experienced staff members are available to help plan outings; 541-737-3630.
Personal Training is available to help you create the fitness program that is right for you and to help you get the most out of your workout. Partner and group training options are also available; 541-737-3736.
Student Health Services @ Dixon services include acupuncture, beaver strides (walking program), chiropractic care, health coaching, massage therapy, nutrition consultations, physical therapy, and a sports medicine physician.
Athletic Training is available to assist with the prevention, diagnosis, and intervention of emergency, acute and chronic medical conditions involving impairment, funciton limitations, and disabilities. This service is free for OSU students paying student fess; 541-737-7556.
Safety Training teaches individuals or groups to care for injuries and emergencies until medical help arrives. Classes are offered on First Aid, CPR, AED and Lifeguard Training.
For More Information
Visit the RecSports website for facility hours, class schedules, and more...
Dixon Recreation Center: 541-737-3748
Hours message line: 541-737-2201
Court reservations: 541-737-2202