RecSports Facilities

Carroll's Campus Recreation facilites offer equipment, machines and spaces for you to get fit and stay healthy. Between our new RecSports Fitness Center, Ganfield Gymnasium, the Carroll University Pioneer Fitness Center and many outdoor options, you're sure to find a comfortable place to move and get active on campus.

The Pioneer Fitness Center is a great option to work around your class schedule
interior of the Carroll University YMCA
interior of Carroll's Rec Sports Fitness Center

RecSports Fitness Center

The ​RecSports Fitness Center is a recreation facility connected to Prairie Hall at the corner of College Ave. and Grand Ave.  Carroll University RecSports oversees the space and its operations.  This functional training area is most utilized by students and employees who are looking to enhance their fitness experience indoors.​  Active Carroll ID is required for students and employees to gain access at the southwest door via card swipe by staff inside at the welcome desk.

304 W. College Ave.  |  262.951.3314

Hours of Operation:

During the academic year, our hours are:
Monday–Thursday: 6 a.m.–11 p.m.  |  Friday: 6 a.m.–8 p.m.  |  Saturday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.  |  Sunday: Noon–11 p.m.
Hours are subject to change.


exterior view of Prairie Hall

young man and young woman on treadmills in the gym

two-story basketball court with inside Ganfield Gymnasium

Ganfield Gymnasium

With an NCAA-size multi-purpose court, Ganfield Gymnasium has space for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, tennis, dodgeball and more. This space is most utilized by Intramural Sports, RecSports Group Fitness classes, and Club Sports. Upstairs in Ganfield there is a Dance Studio (#201) used for Group Fitness Classes and the Carroll University Blaze.  All-Employee Yoga is on Tuesdays from 12-12:45 p.m. and All-Employee Pilates Fusion takes place on Thursdays from Noon-1 p.m. here.  The main lobby has two academic classrooms and a social lounge with an air hockey table and TV with a Nintendo Switch. Indoor equipment rentals are available via RecSports staff. The Bike Shop and CORE gear is managed by RecSports with service via the welcome desk or Student Affairs House during business hours.  Health Sciences utilize academic labs downstairs and the balcony above the gym is available for employees to workout during operating hours.  Active Carroll ID required for entry via card swipe.

221 N. Barstow St.  |  Welcome Desk:  262.650.4831  |  GA/Manager Office: 262.650.4859

exterior view of Ganfield Gymnasium

four girls climbing a rock wall inside Ganfield Gymnasium

treadmills against a wall of windows in Carroll's YMCA

Pioneer Fitness Center

The brand new Pioneer Fitness Center is opening fall 2020. RecSports staff oversee the facility and its operations. Access is included for all students and employees, or those with a RecSports membership, via active Carroll ID card swipe inside the facility at the welcome desk. Enter Pioneer Hall via the vestibule at the north side double doors.

324 W. College Avenue | 262.650.4831


exterior view of Carroll's YMCA building

two female students doing crunches using exercise balls

three people practicing yoga

Coming Soon - Carroll Esports Center (CEC)

Location: Campus Center Pioneer Indoor Terrace (PIT), this space will be the home of competitive esports and recreational gaming starting in 2020.


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