Campus Recreation offers recreation at the Student Recreation Center, Chick Evans Field House, the Adventure Center, New Hall Fitness Center, outdoor recreation fields, outdoor basketball courts, and two swimming pools. Campus Recreation opened it's newest facilities, the Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex and Gilbert Hall Fitness Center, in Fall 2013. Open Recreation, Fitness and Wellness, Outdoor Adventures, Intramural Sports, and Sport Clubs programs utilizes these facilities, enabling patrons to engage in activities and learning opportunities that enhance personal health and well-being.
Campus Recreation membership allows access to the Student Recreation Center, Chick Evans Field House, Gabel Pool, and the Outdoor Recreation Sports Complex, during open recreation hours. All Students can also access Gilbert Hall Fitness Room and New Hall Fitness Room, with your NIU OneCard until 7:00 p.m. However residents for Gilbert and New Hall can access the fitness center during all normal operating hours. Gabel Pool may be accessed by non-members with the purchase of a pool pass. Campus Recreation facility spaces are available for special event rentals.