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A Syracuse education doesn't just challenge your mind. You'll be encouraged to test and grow your physical and mental boundaries via the clubs, classes, and facilities that suit you best.

Student climbs the rock wall at the Barnes Center at The Arch

Choose from:

  • 47 sports clubs
  • 50 fitness classes per week
  • 36 outdoor adventure trips

Made up of:

  • 300 intramural teams
  • 400 student employees
  • 4,440 annual Challenge Course participants

Used by:

  • 500,000 annual visits to recreation facilities

Recreation and Exercise Facilities

Whether you enjoy a pick-up game, fitness classes, or solo work-outs, our variety of gymnasiums, fitness centers, and recreation areas on campus will help you stay active and healthy.


No matter what you enjoy doing to feel fit, Barnes Center at The Arch Recreation makes it easy for you to be active and stay well.