Schedule & Activities

Upcoming events

Free Friend Fridays

Every Friday in July & August Movement and play are twice as much fun…
Add to my Calendar 2022-08-12 00:00:00 2022-08-09 15:29:17 Free Friend Fridays Every Friday in July & August Movement and play are twice as much fun when you're with a friend! Join Campus Rec for Free Friend Fridays—every Friday in July and August. Partnering up can help you feel more motivated, try new things, and stay consistent and accountable to your fitness and wellbeing goals. From July 1 through August 26, Campus Rec members can bring a friend with them into the Rec Center on Fridays ... for free! Plus, you and your friend will be entered into a raffle for a prize drawing at the end of the summer. Limit of one free guest per member. Additional guests will be charged the daily guest fee of $7. Guests do not need to be affiliated with PSU, but must bring a valid photo ID. Share a pool lane, attend a fitness class, play sports like table tennis and pickleball, spot each other in the Weight Room, or boulder together in the Climbing Center. Free Friend Fridays are double the fun for everyone! Visit the Member Services webpage for more information on Campus Rec membership types and guest passes. PSU Campus Rec 210 Academic & Student Recreation Center (ASRC) 1800 SW 6th Avenue Portland, OR 97201 503.725.2931 | crecmemb@pdx.edu 503.725.2931 | crecmemb@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Ecola Beach Day

Get out of the city and enjoy the beautiful coastal weather at Ecola State…
Add to my Calendar 2022-08-13 08:00:00 2022-08-13 18:00:00 Ecola Beach Day Get out of the city and enjoy the beautiful coastal weather at Ecola State Park! This trip will be a relaxing exploration of the Oregon Coast (one of the Seven Wonders of Oregon) along the beach and forests near Tillamook Head. We will hang out on Indian Beach and enjoy some mellow hiking on the surrounding trails, taking in the beautiful views up and down the coast. Difficulty Level Easy: Relatively low to moderate physical activity; no previous experience needed. Registration Deadline & Pre-Trip Meeting: Sign up in person at the Outdoor Program office located at 505 SW Harrison Street by August 10 at 5 pm. Learn more on the Outdoor Program webpage. Pre-Trip Meeting Location: Outdoor Program Office - ASRC 180 505 SW Harrison Street Portland, OR Phone: 503.725.5668 Email: odp@pdx.edu Phone: 503.725.5668 Email: odp@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Deschutes Rafting Trip

Embark on a wet and wild ride down one of Oregon’s most iconic rivers—the…
Add to my Calendar 2022-08-20 07:00:00 2022-08-20 19:00:00 Deschutes Rafting Trip Embark on a wet and wild ride down one of Oregon’s most iconic rivers—the Deschutes! We are partnering with Imperial River Company to enjoy a day of fun and exciting boating on the whitewater of the Deschutes River. No previous experience is needed, though some comfort in the water is encouraged.  Difficulty Level Easy: Relatively low to moderate physical activity; no previous experience needed. Registration Deadline & Pre-Trip Meeting: Sign up in person at the Outdoor Program office located at 505 SW Harrison Street by August 17 at 5 pm. Learn more on the Outdoor Program webpage. Pre-Trip Meeting Location: Outdoor Program Office - ASRC 180 505 SW Harrison Street Portland, OR Phone: 503.725.5668 Email: odp@pdx.edu Phone: 503.725.5668 Email: odp@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

Frog Lake Stand-Up Paddle Boarding

Get out on the water this summer! Join the Outdoor Program for an…
Add to my Calendar 2022-08-27 08:00:00 2022-08-27 18:00:00 Frog Lake Stand-Up Paddle Boarding Get out on the water this summer! Join the Outdoor Program for an afternoon of stand-up paddle boarding on Frog Lake. You’ll find delightful views of wildlife and lush trees and as we glide around the serene water. This trip is open to all skill levels — no previous paddle boarding experience needed.  Difficulty Level Easy: Relatively low to moderate physical activity; no previous experience needed. Registration Deadline & Pre-Trip Meeting: Sign up in person at the Outdoor Program office located at 505 SW Harrison Street by August 24 at 5 pm. Learn more on the Outdoor Program webpage. Pre-Trip Meeting Location: Outdoor Program Office - ASRC 180 505 SW Harrison Street Portland, OR Phone: 503.725.5668 Email: odp@pdx.edu Phone: 503.725.5668 Email: odp@pdx.edu America/Los_Angeles public

The Campus Rec Aquatics team poses all together in front of the Rec Center pool,  smiling and wearing their red Lifeguard shirts.

Lifeguard Training Program

Become a certified lifeguard with Campus Rec's Lifeguard Training Program! Open to the public, and no experience required. FREE for eligible PSU students, $150 for all other Campus Rec members, and $200 for non-members. Apply by August 18 for the training on August 25 & 30 and September 1.

Group X instructor leading a class.

GROUP FITNESS INSTRUCTOR TRAINING (GFIT) COURSE

Learn the strategies needed to teach safe and effective group exercise classes in Campus Rec's Group Fitness Instructor Training (GFIT) course. GFIT is designed to prepare you to take the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Group Fitness Certification Exam and teach Group X classes for Campus Rec. 

Kids standing by pool in life jackets

Open Rec Swim, Lanes 1 & 2

Families wanting to play and swim in the pool during youth hours should visit during Open Rec Swim times. Make a splash at the Rec Center pool! Swim laps, play water games, or relax in the spa. Whether you are seeking leisure or exercise, experience the pool in a new way. Pool toys and equipment are provided.