Smith Center for Recreational Sports

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(574) 631-3068 // View on Campus Map - Access Smith Center for Recreational Sports in Duncan Student Center, 3rd floor

Smith Center operational changes – effective August 9

RecSports is eager to announce the resumption of our standard operations in our facilities. As of Monday, August 9, the following changes have been implemented in the Smith Center:

  • No reservations needed to access facility
  • All equipment available for use and relocated
  • Track available for use
  • Informal equipment available for check-out
  • Gymnasium open for basketball
Additional areas available at Smith Center as of August 22
  • Locker rooms
  • Showers
  • Lockers
  • Towel service

Updated waivers for 2021 – 2022 year

All users of RecSports facilities will need to sign onto recregister.nd.edu to sign and acknowledge the updated facility use waiver in order to swipe into and have access to our facilities. Upon logging into RecRegister for the first time as of August 1, the Adult Facility Access Waiver will pop up. Additionally, participants will also need to sign the Climbing & Bouldering Wall waiver. This will enable you to climb, shall you want to utilize the Climbing & Bouldering Wall during the 2021 – 2022 year. To complete the waivers:

  1. Read through the Adult Facility Use waiver and scroll to the bottom.
  2. If you agree to the terms of the waiver, click the gray box to digitally sign the waiver.
  3. Sign the waiver in the box.
  4. Click Save.
  5. Click Sign Now.
  6. Once you hit Sign Now, the Climbing & Bouldering Wall waiver will pop up. Repeat steps 1 – 5 for the Climbing & Bouldering Wall waiver.

If a waiver is not completed, the user will not have access. We encourage all of our users to complete the waiver prior to visiting our facilities to help us limit long lines for entry.


Smith Center for Recreational Sports Hours: August 22 – December 16

  Smith Center Hours
Monday – Friday 5:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Sunday Noon – 11:00 p.m.

Upcoming Modified Hours & Closures

September 11 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
September 18 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
October 2 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
October 15 – 24 Fall Break – Modified Hours
October 30 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
November 6 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
November 20 ND Home Football Game – RecSports facilities CLOSED
November 24 – 28 Thanksgiving Break – Modified Hours

Smith Center for Recreational Sports Policies

Click here to learn about our policies.