Student Recreation Center

Spring Term Hours:

Monday – Friday, 7am – 9pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 3pm

NOTICE: The Rec Center will be CLOSED May 25-27 for Memorial Day Regular hours will resume Tues., May 28, 2024

Have a Question? Call us!

Front Desk:
Phone: 541-888-7714


Student Recreation Center

Welcome to the Student Recreation Center, located in the heart of the College’s Coos Campus! Often referred to as “The Rec,” we’re not your average gym; we’re all about blending fitness with fun and fostering a vibrant community.

Step into our 39,000 square foot facility, where students, staff, and community members come together to conquer their fitness goals. Whether getting reps in our well-equipped weight room, breaking a sweat on a variety of cardio machines, or reaching new heights on our 35 foot rock climbing wall, there’s a space to get your sweat on and build friendships.


Facilities and equipment include:

  • Weight Room
  • Cardio Machines
  • Workout Classrooms
  • 35-foot Rock Climbing Wall
  • Basketball Court
  • Racquetball Court
  • Pickle Ball Court
  • Ping Pong Tables
  • Track
  • and more!


Membership & Pricing: 

  • Southwestern students enrolled in at least one credit class for the current term have full access to the Student Recreation Center.
  • Community members interested in utilizing our facilities should contact us at 541-888-7714 for the most current membership and pricing options.

Student Recreation Center FAQs


Any Southwestern student, registered for a minimum of one paid credit per term will have access to the facility during open usage times.

Community Members

Any person not taking credit classes can register to use the Student Recreation Center by contacting the Student Recreation Center front desk at 541-888-7714.

Age Policy

Persons 10-17 years old are permitted to use the facility with parent/guardian signature approval. For those 15 years and younger, an adult must be present with the youth. Persons 9 years of age or younger are not permitted to use the Student Recreation Center unless otherwise specified by an event, camp, or class.

Room Use

Rooms are open on an individual basis for use during times when not reserved for classes, community education, intercollegiate sports and intramurals. Schedules will be posted near the entrances to each room. People interested in securing a room for a specific group or event can submit a request by emailing roomres@socc.edu.

Equipment Checkout

Please check-in with the Student Recreation Center front desk for sports equipment checkout.

Food and Beverages

Clear drinks in plastic bottles are allowed in the weight room. Any other food and drink are only allowed in the lobby area.

Locker Rooms

Lockers are available on a first come, first served basis. All lockers are for day use only. All lockers must be emptied, cleaned out, and locks removed by the time you leave the building. Any remaining locks may be cut and items may be removed and disposed of.

General Dress Code for Exercise Rooms

  • Acceptable Top: T-shirt, sweatshirt, full tank top (cover midriff).
  • Unacceptable Top: No shirt, bare midriff, sports bra, ripped tops.
  • Acceptable Bottom: Workout pants, sweatpants, shorts.
  • Unacceptable Bottom: Slacks, cut-offs, jeans, cargo pants, cargo shorts.
  • Acceptable Shoe: Athletic shoes. No open-toed shoes allowed.
  • Unacceptable Shoe: All other shoes (including dress shoes, sandals, and boots).

Rock Climbing Wall

  • Climbers must be enrolled in an Indoor Rock Climbing class to use the climbing wall, only during approved times when a designated Rock Wall Supervisor is present.
  • Climbing shoes and socks must be worn while using the climbing wall. Shirts must be worn (no muscle shirts).

Racquetball Court

  • The racquetball court is available in one-hour blocks, starting at the beginning of each hour. Please reserve your time at the Student Recreation Center front desk. Reservations can be made up to 48 hours in advance (limit one reservation at a time).
  • A reservation not claimed 15 minutes into the hour may be canceled.
  • Shoes that may scuff or otherwise damage the floor are not allowed.

Track/Soccer Field

  • Walking is to be done on the outer most lanes of the track.
  • No metal cleats are allowed anywhere on the soccer field or track.
  • No pets allowed.

Spring Term Hours:

Monday – Friday, 7am – 9pm
Saturday – Sunday, 8am – 3pm

Have a Question? Call us!

Front Desk:
Phone: 541-888-7714


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