Student Life

Rec Center

Rec Center


The Evans Commons Campus Recreation Center or “Rec Center” as it’s called at Lindenwood University is located on the 1st Floor of Evans Commons and is a premier fitness, wellness, and recreation center.


  • Fitness Center – state of the art fitness center located on the 1st floor with 10 digital TV’s, mirrors, rotating wall fans, sanitation stations, an X-Fit Room, free weight area with strength training equipment, cardio equipment area with treadmills, ellipticals, bikes, rowers, and climbers, a functional fitness area with kettlebells, lightweight dumbbells, medicine balls, and mats, and a flexibility equipment area with multifunctional machines. Lindenwood University renovated the Fitness Center in 2022 in partnership with local business partner TRUE Fitness. Check out the video of Lindenwood University’s TRUE Partnership Success Story.
  • Fitness Center Check-In Desk – is the access point on the 1st floor where Lindenwood students, faculty, and staff check-in with their ID to access the Rec Center. Students can check out equipment from our Campus Recreation Student Employees and Professional Staff. Lindenwood Alumni and Guests are also welcome, see our Alumni Policy and Guest Policy.
  • Three (3) Indoor Basketball Courts - on the 1st floor and these courts are separated by dividers. The courts can also be used for; volleyball, futsal, dodgeball, etc., team practices, student organization events, and university department events.
  • Group Exercise Room - on the 1st floor and is primarily used for Fitness Classes and has a hardwood floor, mirrors, and sound system.
  • Running Track - on the 3rd floor with additional Nautilus fitness equipment, stationary bikes, TRUE Fitness treadmills, and a punching bag.
  • Two (2) Sand Volleyball Courts – located outside Evans Commons and also home to LU’s NCAA Beach Volleyball Team!
  • Twelve (12) Pickleball Courts – located outside Evans Commons and Hyland Arena, Lindenwood has one of the only outdoor pickleball facilities in the St. Charles and St. Louis area! The courts are also home to Campus Rec’s exciting, annual event: “Pickleball with the President.”


  • All currently enrolled Lindenwood students, faculty, and staff are granted membership to the Evans Commons Rec Center. Members must present their Lindenwood ID to enter the Rec Center and Track. They must have their ID on them at all times while using the facility.
  • Alumni Membership is $25 /month OR $250 /year.
  • Lindenwood University faculty, staff, students and alumni members are allowed one guest per visit for a fee of $5 per day. Guests must present a photo ID and must be accompanied by a Lindenwood alumnus, student, faculty, or staff member who will be responsible for the actions of his/her guest while using the Rec Center.  Guests of alumni must always be at least 18 years old and pay the $5 per day fee.
  • No one under the age of 12 may be in the facility, except during camps or special events.
  • Campus Recreation is excited to offer our students, faculty, and staff the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of intramural sports and group fitness classes.
  • For more information on the programs we offer and to either sign up as a team or individually, visit or follow our Instagram and Facebook pages.
  • Sign-Ups for Intramural Sports and group fitness classes occur through the LindenRec app.
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