About Us

Whether you’re charging up for the day with a morning swim, relieving stress during midterms with a high intensity interval class, or relaxing after work with a yoga session, the Marshall Recreation Center offers a variety of options to suit your individual, healthy lifestyle.

There’s something for everyone- whether it be personal training, group workout sessions, nutrition consultations, equipment rentals, outdoor trips, intramurals or any of the many more options we offer, the Marshall Recreation Center is dedicated to helping you maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Combining fresh new ideas with creative ways to increase health of the community and make fitness easier for you is our job. All you have to do is jump in the pool, belay up for the climbing wall, or pick up a racket — join us.

Mission Statement

The mission of Campus Recreation is to provide exceptional recreation, wellness, and education opportunities that meet the needs of Marshall University and the surrounding communities.


Marshall Campus Recreation will be recognized as one of the premier Campus Recreation and Fitness facilities nationwide by providing high quality programs, facilities, and customer services, while continuing to promote a healthy lifestyle. We will serve as an entity of the University that is financially viable while expanding inclusive recreational facilities and programs in the Marshall Community. We will be recognized and utilized as a significant university-wide recruitment and retention entity.


  • Enrichment
  • Student Development
  • Promoting Healthy Lifestyles
  • Customer Service
  • Excellence
  • Innovation