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Recreational Services promotes healthy lifestyles through exceptional programs, services, and facilities. Three facilities within Recreational Services include the Student Recreation Center and two off campus facilities, Indian Creek Recreation Area and Panthersville Recreation Complex. The Student Recreation Center is a four-story, award winning, 161,000 square foot facility available to Georgia State University students, faculty, staff, and alumni. The facility includes a game room with billiards, table tennis, foosball, air hockey and video games, a 35-foot climbing wall and bouldering cave, racquetball courts, basketball courts, a multi-sport auxiliary court, two weight rooms with cardio, selectorize weight machines and free weights, an indoor track, an aquatic center with lap pool, spa, sauna, sundeck and wet classroom, three studios for aerobics/dance, martial arts and indoor cycling/yoga, an outdoor equipment rental shop, a vending area and a cyber-lounge. The auxiliary gym has spectator bleachers and is lined for seven different sports. The equipment issue desk provides locker rentals, sports equipment rental, towel service, gym clothing rental and general information. Registering for programs and services, purchasing memberships, and obtaining general information are all available online and at the service counter. All first-time users must complete an online waiver. A current, validated PantherCard is required for entry into the facility, participation in any recreation activity and all rentals.
Each Perimeter College campus offers recreation opportunities to participate in a variety of fun, challenging and entertaining activities, such as Zumba, yoga, Pilates and fitness boot camp. Information regarding each campus and services offered are located on the website recreation.gsu.edu.
The Indian Creek Recreation Area (ICRA), a 16-acre wooded site in DeKalb County, is host to the Indian Creek Lodge that is available for use, for a fee, by registered university student organizations and departments for university business. The ICRA offers a challenge course with three zip lines and multi-tiered ropes course that is perfect for team building initiatives. The property also includes a large event lawn, a large outdoor swimming pool for use during the summer, a sand volleyball court and picnic areas.
In DeKalb County, the Panthersville Recreation Complex provides lighted playing fields and other accommodations for sport clubs and intramural activities.
Recreational Services offers a wide variety of programs that serve a diverse student body including aquatics, instructional clinics, fitness classes, personal training, nutritional counseling, outdoor adventure, intramural competition, sport clubs and drop-in play. Supported by student fees, many of the programs are free of charge; however, those with a fee are very reasonably priced. Whether you enjoy a playing flag football, skiing in Colorado or learning to salsa, there is a program for you.
For more information, visit the Recreational Services website recreation.gsu.edu.