Expansion & Redesign Overview

  • 250,000 sq. ft.
  • Indoor jogging trail with inclined slope
  • 40,000 sq. ft. cardio space
  • 8 multi-purpose courts
  • Renovation of Student Recreation Center Locker Rooms
  • Outdoor Adventure Center
  • High low ropes course across from UREC SRC
  • Fitness Assessment Center
  • Leisure pool in the shape of LSU
  • 9 new tennis courts (opened Fall 2014)
  • New UREC Field Complex at River Rd. (opened Fall 2014)
  • Addition of 300+ parking spaces at Student Recreation Complex (opened Fall 2014)


Expansion Updates


Get the latest on the UREC 2-hour parking

Wondering the status of the new 2-hour parking lot? Read up on the validation station and what this means for your parking experience at the Student Recreation Complex.


UREC Field Complex located at River Rd. available for open rec use!

As a part of Phase II of UREC’s expansion and redesign project, UREC is happy to announce that the UREC Field Complex located at the corner of River Rd. and Gourrier Ave. is now open and ready for use! Fields will be available for drop-in recreation use, in addition to fields that will be utilized for Intramural Sports and Sport Club contests.


New parking & tennis courts are open!

Who’s ready to play a game of tennis or two on UREC’s brand new tennis courts?! UREC is excited to announce the opening of 9 new tennis courts at the Student Recreation Complex, in addition to the opening of the new UREC 2-hour parking lot.


New parking & tennis courts anticipated to open August 18

UREC is happy to announce the anticipated opening of the new 2 hour lot and the (9) tennis courts on Monday, August 18, 2014. The opening of the area is contingent upon the contractor’s completion of a few items that need to be completed before access is granted. Please continue to check the webpage for up-to-the-minute information regarding this.


Parking & Tennis Phase nearing completion

The addition of the two-hour parking lot and (9) new tennis courts to the current Student Recreation Complex has really started to take shape and we are seeing an eventual conclusion to this project in the near future. Once complete, this site will add some of the features that LSU students have asked for as a part of the overall renovation and expansion.


New Fields at River Rd. taking shape

Even with the weather limitations of the winter, great progress on the River Road Field Complex has been made. From dugouts, to backstops, to bermuda grass growing, check out the progress of the project.

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