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Sewell Park Closure


In order to best serve the interest of public health, Sewell Park on the Texas State University San Marcos Campus will close at sunset today, March 24, 2020, and remain closed until further notice


Texas State continues to focus on the safety of our community and will adjust procedures as needed in the coming days, weeks, and months.


Please remember these declarations and enforcements are to protect our community as we all work together to stop the spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic


For more information on parks from the city of San Marcos, review the  City of San Marcos Closure Notice.


Will the Student Recreation Center remain open?

Per Texas Governor Greg Abbott's statewide order that gyms were to close, the Student Recreation Center will be closed effective Friday March 20th, 2020. Check here for home and mobile workouts.




Adjusted Hours and Policies for COVID-19 


In response to COVID-19, Campus Recreation has adjusted hours and enacted preventative measures to ensure the safety of our students and staffThese adjustments are subject to change at any moment.

Updated hours for all facilities are available at our hours page. Only the following spaces will be available at the Student Recreation Center

  • Indoor Track

  • Every third cardio machine will be available to allow for social distancing

  • Weight machines (Free weights not available).

  • Natatorium (Pool)

Additional safety precautions have been put into place to combat the spread of COVID-19:

  • Higher quantities of hospital-grade disinfectant spray for workout areas.

  • Hand scanners are disabled until further notice. Please bring your student ID.

  • Increased frequency of staff cleaning schedules.

  • High-traffic doorways will be propped open to reduce touch surfaces

  • Help us help you by following good hygiene practices.

Any students registered for a campus recreation program or service will be contacted directly via email for information on cancellations or changes. Updates will be posted via our social media pages at @txstrec and our websiteFor any questions or concerns email