NIU Recreation

Upcoming Events

Intramural Sports Tabling

Come visit us in the Holmes Student Center. Feel free to ask us any questions about Intramural Sports on campus. If you would like, we can even sign you up...

cavers

Let’s get down and dirty! Explore the caves and enjoy the wonders of the park located in the Raccoon Creek Valley of Iowa two hours west of campus. Beyond...

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing and relaxation. Register Here. FREE for students!

Dance HIITs (Virtual)

This class is the ideal mix of fitness and dance! Only offered virtually. Register Here. FREE for students!

10/10, 4:30 PM
Virtual Event
Learn To Row

Learn how to use the rower in this hands on class! If you have some rowing experience or none, this is a perfect class to ensure proper technique to allow...

Advanced Rowing

Must have taken Learn To Row at least 1x before taking this class. This advanced class will give you a top of the class workout! Register Here. FREE for...

Yoga Morning

Jumpstart your day! Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation. Register Here. FREE for students.

Yoga Midday

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation. Register Here. FREE for students!

Mitch working on a bike outside the Adventure Center

Having bike troubles? Stop by and see what we can do to help you out and get you rolling again. Basic services and advice provided including tire change,...

AMRAP Circuits

Enjoy burning some calories with this AMRAP (As Many Rounds As Possible) circuit class! Register Here. FREE for students!

Foam Rolling & Stretching

Come cool down after your workout with a foam rolling and stretching session! This is also ideal on an active recovery day to help relax your muscles!...

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation.

boats on rack at lagoon

Get out and enjoy on-site, hourly rentals at the East Lagoon Wednesdays throughout the semester. It's an easy process — just sign up for a rental time...

Barre (Virtual)

Come join us (virtually) as we hold, pulse, and stretch your muscles in this full body varre workout. Register Here.

Indoor Cycling

Join us on Wednesday evenings for an upbeat, fun indoor cycling bike class! This is open to all skill levels. No experience required. We look forward to...

Dance Fitness

Enjoy your workout while dancing away to various music. Movements can be learned easily! This will be the most fun 40 minutes of your day. FREE for...

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balance, conscious breathing, and relaxation. FREE for students! Register Here.

Yoga

Connect your mind and body with yoga poses, balances, conscious breathing, and relaxation. No experience required. Register Here. FREE for students!

campfire

Join NIU Outdoor Adventures for a Friday night campfire at the West Lagoon! A campfire is a favorite symbolic element of the outdoor adventure experience...

Huskie Fresh: Coconut Chickpea Curry

Huskie Fresh is NIU’s meal kit service. We work to create and prepare sustainable, nutritious, flavorful dinners to help with life’s busy schedules. Our meal...

Intramural Basketball Officials Training

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Indoor Soccer Officials Training

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Volleyball Officials Training

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Basketball Officials Training (Day 2)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Basketball Officials Training (Day 3)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Volleyball Officials Training (Day 2)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Intramural Indoor Soccer Officials Training (Day 2)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

hand on climbing hold

Learn everything you need to know to enjoy the sport of bouldering. Learn about the types of gear and techniques you need to get started. It's a great way to...

Intramural Basketball Officials Training (Day 4)

NIU Competitive Sports requires individuals interested in on-campus employment as an official (i.e. referee) and/or scorekeeper to attend training clinic...

Huskie Fresh: Halloween Hash

Huskie Fresh is NIU’s meal kit service. We work to create and prepare sustainable, nutritious, flavorful dinners to help with life’s busy schedules. Our meal...

Nutrition Coaching - One-on-One - Midterm Special

MidTerm Price Drop! Prices have fallen! Book with a nutrition coaching for one-on-one support now through the end of the semester at our reduced midterm...

Let's Watch the Stars

Outdoor Adventures Stargazing Night / Afton Forest Preserve, IL. Our expert astrophysist Phd student staff member will educate and guide how to use a star...

group photo on trip

Spend the day hiking through one of Illinois' most visited and best-known state parks. Explore canyons, waterfalls, miles of scenic trails along the...

Huskie Fresh: Crispy Chicken with Lemon Pasta

Huskie Fresh is NIU’s meal kit service. We work to create and prepare sustainable, nutritious, flavorful dinners to help with life’s busy schedules. Our meal...

Huskie Fresh: Cooking Class — Lemon Broccoli Pasta with Crispy Chicken Breast

Do you want to learn new cooking skills while making a delicious recipe? Then join NIU’s Nutrition Team for a beginner-friendly, hands-on cooking class using...

Huskie Fresh Celebrates Native Indigenous Peoples with Johnnycakes with Wojapi

Huskie Fresh is NIU’s meal kit service. We work to create and prepare sustainable, nutritious, flavorful dinners to help with life’s busy schedules. Our meal...

fire

Outdoor Adventures Halloween Campfire / West Lagoon, DeKalb IL Join NIU Outdoor Adventures for a night of fun and shenanigans starting at 8 p.m. at the West...

crate climbing

Outdoor Adventures Weekly Crate Climbs at the Rec Center / DeKalb, IL Check out and experience what crate climbing is all about. This challenging...

tent in the woods with sun

Outdoor Adventures Camping Skills Workshop Series / Rec Center, DeKalb IL Interested in getting outdoors more but not sure what gear is needed or how to get...

Eat Like a Huskie

Are you interested in improving your overall health and nutrition, but can't seem to find the time, resources or know-how? Join us to learn how to better...

Huskie Fresh: Italian Zucchini Boats

Huskie Fresh is NIU’s meal kit service. We work to create and prepare sustainable, nutritious, flavorful dinners to help with life’s busy schedules. Our meal...

sup yoga participants in pool

Outdoor Adventures Weekly SUP Yoga Workshops / Anderson Hall Pool in DeKalb, IL Breathe in, breathe out, experience yoga on a standup paddleboard (SUP)...

Plant Powered Huskies: Workshop and Cooking Activity

Discover how the power of plants can help you feel more energetic, alert and fit while saving you time and money. Whether you are vegetarian, vegan or...

Huskie Fresh: Cooking Class - Zucchini Boats with Italian Sausage and Parmesan Cauliflower

Do you want to learn new cooking skills while making a delicious recipe? Then join NIU’s Nutrition Team for a beginner-friendly, hands-on cooking class using...

Huskie Fresh: Smothered Pork Chops

Huskie Fresh is NIU’s meal kit service. We work to create and prepare sustainable, nutritious, flavorful dinners to help with life’s busy schedules. Our meal...

ski and snowboarder in Colorado

Outdoor Adventures is heading to Crested Butte, Colorado for a ski and snowboard trip Jan. 2 to 7, 2023 Crested Butte is referred to as the "last great ski...

Intramural Sports Spring 1st Quarter Registrations Open

Registration for 1st Quarter Intramurals open. Registration opens at 7:00 a.m. Sports included are Basketball, Volleyball, Badminton, Floor Hockey,...

Nutrition Coaching - One-on-One - Early Bird Special

Spring Early Bird Price Drop! This weekend is your last chance to register and take advantage of our early bird price reduction for this semester's...

Nutrition Coaching - One-on-One - Midterm Special

MidTerm Price Drop! Prices have fallen! Book with a nutrition coaching for one-on-one support now through the end of the semester at our reduced midterm...