Info for New Students
Welcome to Campus Recreation at Texas State!
Be sure to follow us on social media (@txstrec) for all the the latest events and programs we have going on!
Don't wait for Fall, JOIN US NOW!
You can participate in some of our virtual offerings this summer using your Texas State username and password
- Group Exercise -participate in one of many FREE Virtual Group Exercise classes
- Personal Training - Need help or motivation for your workouts? Sign-up to have a certified Personal Trainer help you get on track!
- Mileage Challenge -Join us for FREE and see far you can run, walk, swim and ride this summer! Just record your action using the Strava app.To register and for more info click here.
- Intramural Sports has gone VIRTUAL and is FREE this summer! Please visit our Summer '20 schedule for updated events.
Once on campus, you'll need the 411 on how to join the fun in person!
Click on the categories below that interest you!
(Please note: Due to COVID 19 all offerings could be cancelled and changed at any moment, check the links provided for the most up to date information).
Students of all abilities can find an intramural sport to join!
Each year, over 3,500 students participate in the Intramurals Sports program and we hope to include you this year.
Sign up with a group of friends, a residence hall, a student organization, or be placed on a team as an individual. IM Sports is great way to meet new people, stay active and have fun.
IM Sports events are scheduled Sunday through Thursday and generally run from 6:00 p.m. to midnight.
All Texas State students, faculty and staff are eligible to participate in the IM Sports program.
Texas State has 37 different Sport Clubs from which to choose.
Sport Clubs are open to all Texas State students of any skill level and offer the opportunity to compete with other colleges throughout the great state of Texas and nationally.
All Sport Clubs are competitive in nature, with an emphasis on participation, skill development and student leadership.
For more information and which teams are currently offered, visit our Sport Club website!
The Climbing Center consists of two 52-foot climbing towers and a 14-foot bouldering wall, and is open to all experience levels. Access is an extra fee not included in the Student Recreation Center’s membership fee. We offer clinics such as belay skills, bouldering, and climbing technique.
For more info, check out our Climbing Center website.
Enjoy one of our many Group Exercise classes, examples include Yoga, BootCamp, Cycling, Barre, Dance classes and more!
For current pricing and a list of any free classes, visit the Group Exercise website.
Be matched with a trainer to work one-on-one with you towards your goals.
Trainers are nationally certified and we now offer VIRTUAL Personal Training in addition to in-person!
Students registered for the current semester are SRC Members and can enter the SRC and utilize the weight room, indoor track and ther open use spaces with their student ID! Click on the links before for more information on each item:
Join us at the SRC Natatorium for working out or for playing in the water!
- Natatorium open swim hours
- Pictures and description of the Natatorium
- Policies & Etiquette at the Nat
- Swim lesson info (yes, they are for adults too!)
- Towel & locker service info
- Attire policy
- Pool equipment such as kickboards, swim paddles, bouyancy belts and more are available to borrow
Campus Recreation will soon be offering nutrition coaching! Led by our dietetic interns and overseen by our Registered Dietitians, this service will help provide the tools to improve each client's nutritional goals.
Services are available in-person or virtually.
Visit us out under Fitness & Wellness for more info!
Visit our Fit For Hire website to learn more about the various fitness and wellness presentations available to your student group or department.
Campus Recreation offers Adventure Trips so you can explore our world. Visit our Adventure Trip website for current list of trips.
Visit our facilities and fields webpage to learn more about Texas State's Disc Golf Course.
The Outdoor Center is located in the 5-acre Sewell Park on the eastern end of campus. You can make reservations for, and rent equipment for your own personal adventures. Located right on the San Marcos River, no transportation is needed for river activities!
Some of the more popular equipment rentals include:
- 1 & 2-Person Kayaks
- Standup Paddleboards
- 3 & 6-Person Tents
- Sleeping Bags
A list of all of our sport fields can be found here.
Texas State has tennis courts that are available for open play, but only when Athletics and Sport Clubs are not using them. For more info click here.
A 126-acre hideaway on the scenic Blanco River hosting two lodges, eight
campsites, and four day-use sites. Offering 3.5 miles of hiking and biking trails
throughout the property, which offer sweeping views of the Blanco River and
the Wimberly River Valley. The Blanco River is suitable year-round for swimming, kayaking, snorkeling, and fishing in the pools above and below the falls.
University Camp is an ideal location for special events and family gatherings.
We are an Licensed Training Provider for the American Red Cross and offer a variety of life saving courses. Examples of courses we offer:
- CPR, First Aid, and AED
- Lifeguard Training
- Waterfront Lifeguarding
- Lifeguard Instructor Training
- Water Safety Instructor Training
- and more
Courses are offered at discounted prices for students! To learn more and to register for a course, visit our American Red Cross website
Want to become a group exercise instructor? Take our AFAA Prep Course!
Want to become a personal trainer, learn more by visiting us at Personal Training site on upcoming NASM prep course dates!