The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has resumed on-campus operations, with some modifications for the fall semester. In a continued effort to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff, COVID-19 vaccines are required for anyone returning for in-person activities this fall, unless an exception has been granted. Face masks are required in indoor public spaces on campus. For additional details on public health protocols, please visit the USG Onward web page.

Welcome to the Campus Recreation Center (CRC)! Our goal is to help you reach your fitness potential.


Join the Fall Into Fitness Challenge, fun prizes for top winners. In-person classes/activities begin in Sept 13th. See you at the gym!


At the CRC we provide students, staff, and faculty at the Universities at Shady Grove everything needed to maintain a healthy and fun lifestyle at an affordable price. The fitness center has a variety of resistance equipment along with an assortment of aerobic/cardio classes that makes the CRC a great place to give users a complete workout. Additionally, our Recreation Center provides an opportunity for eligible participants to work out in the fitness center at their leisure during specific times throughout the day.  Participants have access to strength training, free weights, cardiovascular & selected fitness equipment.  Personal Trainers are available to provide assistance and answer questions.

The CRC consists of a workout room, an aerobics / game room, a lounge and a locker room complete with showers! Our lounge offers students and faculty with a relaxing area that includes a big-screen plasma TV, magazines, several comfortable sofas and chess/checker tables. Our workout room is equipped with treadmills, bikes, ellipticals and a universal fitness unit.