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Idaho State University


We offer over 100,000 square feet of recreational facilities for students and members.  They include the Student Recreation Center addition, opened in 2010, which is connected on the south-east side of Reed Gym.

  • Indoor Pool
  • Tennis Center
  • Tennis Courts (Four indoor and two outdoor)
  • Six Racquetball Courts
  • Indoor Track  
  •  Recreation Gym with Climbing Wall
  • Spinning Room
  • Free weight area
  • Two machine weight areas
  • Two stretching areas
  • Cardio room
  • Cardio deck
  • TV lounge
  • Massage room
  • Dance room


Many of the spaces in Campus Recreation are available to rent for groups or events.

Contact Bill MacLachlan at (208) 282-3825 or for more information on group rates and availability.

Specific inquiries for the climbing wall can be directed to Peter Joyce at (208) 282-3912.

Fitness & Gym Areas

Benny Lifting Weights

The Student Recreation Center includes a variety of options for a wide range of recreation and physical activities.

  • Cardio Area, featuring stationary bikes, rowers, steppers, ellipticals, and treadmills
  • Free Weight Area
  • Weight Machine Area, featuring Hoist Roc-It Selectorized machines
  • Basketball Courts, including 3 indoor courts for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer and badminton


Benny as lifeguard

Our pool is located in Reed Gym and is available for use to all faculty, staff, and students. It is 6 lanes, 25 yards.

There is a viewing area located on the 2nd floor, and locker rooms are available on either side of the pool.

We also offer both private and group swim lessons.

Pool Schedule Changes Spring 2020
Extended Spring Break 2020 Hours

Lap Swim Up to 6 Lanes

The pool is currently closed.

Combo Swim 1/2 Lap, 1/2 Open

The pool is currently closed.
Pool Google Calendar

Climbing Wall

Benny Climbing

Our climbing wall has 5,500 square feet of climbable space making it the most expansive wall in the regional area and one of the largest at any university. It was designed by Scott Vail of Nampa.  Specific inquiries for the climbing wall can be directed to Peter Joyce at (208) 282-3912.

A fee is charged for non-student use of the facility.

In order to protect the health of our patrons, the climbing wall will be closed. 

Climbing Wall Features

Tennis Center

Benny Playing Tennis

Indoor Track

The indoor track that runs around the Tennis Center is two lanes wide, with 7.5 laps per mile.

The Tennis Center in the Student Recreation Center includes 4 indoor courts, 2 outdoor courts, and 6 racquetball courts.

One hour reservations for all indoor courts can be made at the front desk up to 2 business days in advance.

We have racquets, balls, and goggles available for checkout at the front desk, as well as a selection available for purchase in our pro shop.


Spring Break

May 18-31
Mon-Fri 6am-8pm
Sat/Sun 12-6pm

FAQ's relating to
re-opening May 18



Campus Recreation Office

(208) 282-4854

SRC, Room 360

Mon-Fri 8:00am-4:30pm


News and Announcements

FAQ's relating to
re-opening May 18

Consult Fees page
for information on pricing