Recreational Sports houses many facilities around the Oregon State University campus, providing space for a variety of activities.  A current OSU ID provides drop-in access during regular hours of operation.  Many spaces are also available through rentals and reservations.

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Dixon Recreation Center

Located at 425 SW 26th Street, Dixon Recreation Center is an activity hub for campus.

  • Adventure Leadership Institute
  • Bike Shop
  • Cardio Rooms (2)
  • Classrooms
  • Climbing Center (42ft tall wall)
  • Conference Room
  • Indoor Cycling Studio
  • Dixon Cafe
  • Gyms (2)
  • Functional Training Studio
  • Locker Rooms
  • Pools (See Steven's Natatorium, below.)
  • Multipurpose Rooms (3)
  • Our Little Village | Dixon Child Care Center
  • Racket Courts (3 racquetball, 2 squash)
  • Indoor Track (1/10 mile)
  • Sand Volleyball Courts (3)
  • Weight Rooms (2)


Dixon Pool (Steven's Natatorium)

Steven's Natatorium boasts an eight lane lap swim pool, a dive well and a hot tub.  We also offer family swim times and on-site pool equipment.

Available on site
  • toys for kids
  • kick boards
  • hand buoys
  • inner tubes and rafts
  • fun noodles
  • lifejackets
  • diving rings
  • floating mats
  • pace clocks
  • pull buoys
  • water basketballs
  • Swim fins
  • Aqua jogging belts
  • Aqua jogging cuffs


McAlexander Fieldhouse

McAlexander Fieldhouse

Located at Jefferson Ave and Benton Way, the fieldhouse includes a multipurpose court, turf field, rock climbing wall and a classroom.

  • Gym - 100ft x 115ft
    • Basketball (2)
    • Volleyball (2)
    • Badminton (6)
  • Turf - 100ft x 95ft
  • Climbing Center
    • 43ft tall
    • 60-linear-ft bouldering wall
    • Instructional deck
    • Top-rope climbing


Indoor Tennis Pavilion

Located on SW Washington Way between 26th and 30th streets, the Indoor Tennis Pavilion's four courts complement the six outdoor tennis courts immediately to its west.