REC SRC Info
Outdoor Recreation Center - "ORC"
The "ORC" is your one stop shop for all of your outdoor hobbies! They offer day, weekend and extended trips for all ability levels - hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, climbing, kayaking and more! They offer several educational workshops to fine tune your outdoor skills as well as renting a wide variety of outdoor gear for you to create your own adventure, specializing in Ski/Snowboard and Bike Maintenance. You can also find any outdoor destination by utilizing the ORC resource center, complete with books and maps of all kinds!
The "rec gym" has rounded walls for indoor soccer and floor hockey. It has one main court for basketball and volleyball and two side courts for basketball and volleyball. Its multi-purpose design is great for a variety of activities.
Featuring an 8 lane, 25 yard pool, a 14 person spa in the shape of the Mines spherical tetrahedron, and two diving boards!
Elevated Jogging Track
A 1/16 mile three lane track elevated above the "rec gym" designed for joggers and walkers.
Equipment available for check-out includes
- Indoor soccer balls
- Table tennis paddles
- Billiards cues and balls
- Weight belts
- Badminton gear
- Climbing wall equipment and more
- See attendant for details
In addition, towel and locker rentals are available at a rate of $15/semester for towels and $25/semester for lockers. Please view the towel and locker service MOU's or the front desk for more information.
4,000 sq. ft. climbing wall including top rope climbing, lead climbing and bouldering. The wallfeatures terrain for varying ability levels, multiple cracks, a 9 foot cave as well as a teaching platform and a 40 foot pinnacle.
5,500 sq. ft. fitness area equipped with cardiovascular machines including treadmills, stationary bikes and elliptical cross trainers. It also features a total body weight training circuit, plate loaded machines and a free-weight area.
Subway is located on the upper level of the SRC and is open during regular operating hours.
Championship court for varsity basketball and volleyball.The arena will seat 2,500 spectators and up to 3,000 people for concerts and commencement ceremonies. The competition gym also has basketball, volleyball and badminton available on the side courts.
Sports equipment may be checked-out in the recreation center. Equipment is provided on a first-come/first-served check-out basis at the GEAR UP counter located at the control desk.
Multi Purpose Rooms
Three multi-use activity rooms for aerobics, martial arts, table tennis, yoga, social events and more!
- McNeil Room (1100 sq. ft.)
- Isaacs Room (1533 sq. ft.)
- Schramm Room (560 sq. ft.)
Men's and Women's locker rooms with day use lockers and individual shower stalls. Bring your own lock. All locks left at the end of the day will be forcibly removed and the contents of the locker emptied.
Rec Center Resources
- SRC Event Calendars are now viewable at events.mines.edu
Adult Liability Waiver
Minor Liability Waiver