Rec Facilities, Field, and Course Reservations

Christina Essner:

Aquatic Center Reservations

Chad Sierman:

The Student Recreation Center is the ideal place to create your special event.  Whether you’re looking for meeting facilities, a place to host a tournament, banquet, parities, or anything in between, our facilities offer a unique setting.  Book your event now!

Availability and Approval for Reservations

Recreation Services has several spaces available throughout campus that are available for reservation. Our facilities offer a unique setting that can offer something different for your organization's event.  Request space for your event now Facility Request Form!

Facilities are open for use on a scheduled basis. Due to limited facilities, not all requests can be accommodated. First priority for use of space is given to student recreation and fitness activities. Recreation Services must approve an event prior to its planning.

Please contact Christina Essner at or 573-651-2652 for more information about renting.

Birthday Parties

We have a birthday party options during our family hours. Parties can choose between the Aquatics Center, indoor Climbing Wall, or Outdoor Zip Line.  Please email Christina Essner or Chad Sierman (Pool Parties) for more information.

Rental Fees

All facility rental rates and fees are intended solely for guidance and are subject to change with or without notice. Recreation Services reserves the right to determine an appropriate rate for all facility rentals and usages of the facilities after considering all relevant factors.


Main Office: Student Recreation Center

Recreation Services
One University Plaza, MS 7100
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701

Hours of Operation
Staff Directory
Group Fitness Schedule
May 21 - June 7
Group Fitness Schedule
June 11 - August 2