Led by experienced and knowledgeable leaders and instructors, you can learn new skills, join a team, improve your fitness levels and athleticism, make new friends, or simply just stay active in new ways. The structure of our programs provides a clear goal, built-in accountability to help keep you on track, and a fun experience that will both challenge and empower you to achieve success.

Adventure Rec Trips & Workshops

The great outdoors is full of ways to be active and well. Our Adventure Rec programs takes you outside the gym to do just that!

Get involved with Adventure Rec

CPR & First Aid Certifications

Learn these important skills that can save a life, and be prepared to act in the event of an emergency.

See certification course options

Fit at Home

4, 6, and 8-week cardio and strength training programs that can be done completely from the comforts of home.

Learn more about Fit at Home programs

Learn to Swim

From preschoolers to adults, just about anyone can learn to swim!

See swim lesson options

Lifeguard & Water Safety Certifications

Learn the skills needed to become an American Red Cross-certified lifeguard or instructor.

See certification course options

Private Swim Lessons

Private swim lessons are great for swimmer of all ages who are looking for specialized or individualized swim instruction.

Learn more about private swim lessons

Virtual Rec

Stay active even when you’re not at the Rec! Virtual Rec has tons of resources to keep your body and mind active and vital from home.

Explore Virtual Rec

Sport Clubs & Leagues

Friendly competition, good sportsmanship, and a team atmosphere embody our intramural sport and sport club programs.

See Leagues and Club Teams

Youth Programs

Our camps and youth programs give kids the opportunity to learn sports, play games, get creative with crafts, and make new friends.

See camp and program dates

Staff Development Funds

Are you a Cleveland State faculty or staff member interested in some of our premium programs and services? You can enjoy F45, personal training, and massage at no cost using the development dollars you have as a benefit of working for CSU each semester.

Checkout the guidelines and fill out the form and we add the program to your CSU Rec account. You don’t have to be a member to take advantage of this benefit.

Step 1 – Fill out development form (within first three weeks of semester, if possible) and select program(s) and service(s)- F45, Personal Training and/or Equipment Orientations, Vikes Swim, Swim Lessons, or massage therapy.

Be specific – ex. two – 5 packs of 60-minute deep tissue massages. Dates and times are TBD and by appointment only. Please visit specific pages for each program.

Step 2 – Have your Supervisor sign the form and email Michelle Rieger at m.m.rieger@csuohio.edu

Step 3 – Our staff will add your selected program to your CSU Rec account and email you back with next steps.

Step 4 – Enjoy your wellness program and be sure to fill out a form every semester moving forward!

You have $5,250.00 per calendar year which is equivalent to 8 academic credits. A new form should be filled out each semester – Falls, Spring, and Summer/ 3x per year. All packages and services will expire at the end of six months after purchase.

For questions, please contact Katie Blodorn, k.gettman@csuohio.edu