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The Evans Commons Rec Center, located on the first floor of the Evans Commons, is a state-of-the-art fitness facility averaging more than 100,000 usages per year since its opening in Fall 2011.


  • Three indoor basketball courts
  • Multi-purpose gymnasium for indoor soccer, handball, and basketball
  • Running track
  • State-of-the-art cardio equipment, free weight room, functional fitness area with kettlebells, lightweight dumbbells, a throwing wall, and benches
  • Group exercise classes for Lindenwood students, faculty, and staff


  • 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 are able to purchase a membership for $50/semester (fall, spring, and summer) or $125 for the 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, special events, or Family Days (where they must be accompanied by an adult).
  • Faculty and Staff Family Days:  Faculty and staff may bring their immediate family to the Rec Center free of charge and with no age restrictions on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.  Family members must sign an annual waiver.  Children under the age of 12 may only utilize the courts and the track.  Children must be accompanied by a parent at all times.



Evans Commons Rec Center & Track Hours (Spring Semester)

Monday-Thursday:  6 a.m.-12 a.m.
Friday:  6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday:  10 a.m.-10 p.m.

Evans Commons Rec Center & Track Hours (Spring Break)

Saturday, March 9 & Sunday, March 10: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Monday, March 11: CLOSED
Tuesday, March 12-Friday, March 15:  7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Saturday, March 16 & Sunday, March 17:  10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Note:  The Evans Commons Rec Center & Track will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21 in observance of MLK Day, Monday, March 11 for scheduled maintenance, and Friday, Apr. 19 through Sunday, Apr. 21 in observance of Easter.


With your safety in mind, accessing the Evans Commons Rec Center outside of the above operating hours and without Evans Commons staff present is prohibited and can result in loss of privileges. All students, faculty, and staff must present a valid Lindenwood ID to utilize the Rec Center and the track. No exceptions.

Lindenwood University
209 S. Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301