Campus Recreation

TRAC reopens on July 13

Summer Hours: 11am-2pm; M-F.  Closed Saturday and Sundays

Faculty, staff and students- $5/day or $39/month.  Sorry, no guests.

  • Fitness and Strength Equipment is spread out so everyone should be at leas 6 feet apart.
  • All weights and machines are available to use upstairs. For the summer, the downstairs equipment is reserved for Athletics only.
  • The indoor track is closed to walking and running so that cardio and strength machines can be placed onto it and to also avoid close contact.
  • Masks will not be required as people actively workout, but they will need to wear masks as they enter TRAC and go to their work out area.
  • Bring your own bottle of water.  Water fountains are turned off except for the bottle filler.
  • Group Fitness classes are not being offered this summer in TRAC but are free on-line at
  • Due to the arena receiving new lights, floor repair, and then in August it is booked with summer camps, there is limited time it will be available for open gym.  Please email campusrec@uis.eduto find out availability.  One person per basket will be permitted and 1v1 badminton.
  • Outdoor equipment (disc golf, putters, balls) are available for check-out.
  • Fall student fees begin August 19. Until then, students may pay the daily fee.

At Home Workouts

Fitness with Jazz – UIS Students get 30 free classes this summer!

Sign Up to begin your classes with Jasmine!

Rec Game Plan for Wellness

This is a stressful time.  Here are some articles about managing the stress and anxiety that you may have.

List of Wellness Phone Apps


Credit to Olympic College Recreation for compiling this list.

Now is a great opportunity to learn a new skill, read that book, or finally catch up on The Office before it leaves Netflix forever!

Credit to Olympic College Recreation for compiling this list.

Social distancing doesn't mean we can't still have fun!

Wacky Wednesday: Win a Shirt!

  • Every Wednesday for the rest of the semester, check here and on our Twitter and Instagram accounts

Interested in Esports? Sign-up on IMLeagues below. Leagues will be formed after registration is completed.

IMLeagues (note you will be leaving the UIS website)

Interactive, Virtual National Park Tours

More fun!

Credit to Olympic College Recreation for compiling this list.

Still More Fun!

Avengers Workout Game

Frozen Workout Game

Jurassic Park Workout Game

Office Workout Game

It can be easy to fall into a rut when you're at home so much. Try these resources out to keep your wellness up during this time!

Eating Right at Home - a session with Dietitian Katharine Beberman

Springfield Parks and Social Distancing

Information about a virtual races, training programs, and the Fall 2020 Prairie Star 5K can be found here.

  •  Practice Mindfulness
    • Mindfulness Can Help You Navigate the Coronavirus Panic - posted by
    • Download Headspace - guided meditation for any pocket of time (the beginning meditation series is free but the rest is by subscription)
    • Download Motivation - an app that provides motivational phone wallpapers
    • Keep (or start!) a journal using prompts (click here for prompts) or an app (click here for some journalling apps).
    • Try Meditation
      • Insight Timer App
      • Headspace - While usually a paid app, they now offer a small collection for free called "Weathering the Storm"
      • Calm - Usually a paid app, now has collection of meditation (including for kids) for this crisis called "Take a deep breath"
      • Oak - Meditation & Breathing
  • Keep Tabs on Yourself
    • When was your last annual exam with your doctor?
    • Stick to a schedule even when working from home and, yes, that includes your sleep schedule
    • Workout at home (we have a whole tab on it!)
    • Drink enough water!
  • Find yourself sitting a lot?  Make sure you're getting up and moving!  Try this beginner's flexibility workout on YouTube
  • How well do you eat?  Perhaps One Balanced Kitchen can help!
  • How to Stop Overeating and Avoid Weight Gain

Credit to Olympic College Recreation for compiling this list.

Recreation Events