Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation

Campus Recreation provides positive recreation, fitness and wellness programs and services for all students, faculty and staff to develop the total person.

Upcoming Gonzaga University Events: Most University events are listed in Morning Mail or Calendar of Events.

GU Intramurals: Play to win or just play for fun! GU Intramurals provides many opportunities for everyone to participate and socialize in safe, organized and fun sporting events. GU Intramurals has become one of the largest and most involved student programs on campus. Intramurals offers 24 total sports and events throughout the school year. For more information please call 509-313-3977 or e-mail or the Intramural Office at 509-313-4251.
GU Intramurals

Club Sports
Club Sports: The Gonzaga University Club Sports Program is a Student Activities co-ed, competitive, recreational program for students, faculty and staff. It is designed as an athletic alternative, bridging the gap between existing intramural and intercollegiate programs. The basic philosophy and key to the success of the program is student involvement in the coordination and administration of the program. Emphasis is placed upon competitive participation, as well as student recognition as athletes. Students organize each club and select coaches who perform on a volunteer basis. For more information please call 509-313-6123.

GU Outdoors: An outreach of the Student Activities office, the Gonzaga Outdoors program is a resource for students to learn about and participate in outdoor recreation. Guided outdoor excursions such as rafting, hiking or skiing are offered to students on a regular basis throughout the school year. GU Outdoors also offers various educational workshops addressing skills and safety. In addition to low-cost guided adventures, GU Outdoors offers independent outdoor enthusiasts a variety of equipment for rent at very reasonable rates. For more information please email or call 509-313-4189.  
GU Outdoors


CCASL: Service to others and engagement with our community is a critical piece of the Gonzaga University experience.  Since 1997, the Center for Community Action and Service-Learning (CCASL) at Gonzaga University has empowered students to take action through community involvement, education and public service. The center coordinates service-learning courses, manages community-based volunteer and outreach programs, and provides referrals to external volunteer opportunities. These programs provide our students an opportunity to serve their local and global communities, develop leadership skills, and engage in the Jesuit practice of reflection to learn and grow from these experiences. For more information please call 509-313-6824.

Dawgs After Dark: Dawgs After Dark hits Gonzaga once per semester. This late-night fun program is held following a men's basketball game in both the fall and spring semesters and is free for all students. Over 400 students typically enjoy the entertainment, games and prizes. For more information please call 509-313-5921.  
 Dawg After Dark

 Knight and Setons
Escort Desk: The Knights and Setons manage a desk in the lobby of the Foley Library. The desk is run with the intent of escorting students safely around campus. Students may call the desk to be escorted from any point on campus during the desk's hours of operation. The escort desk runs Sunday through Thursday from 8 pm to 12 am during the academic semesters with varying holiday hours. Please call x4095 or 509-879-7453 or for more information please email

The PAD: The PAD’s mission is to provide a safe and fun environment for alternative late-night entertainment for Gonzaga students. Four students are employed by GU Housing and Residence Life to plan and host these events. The PAD, with support from many other GU organizations and clubs, typically holds three or four large events and four or five smaller events per semester. Many of these events are collaborative projects with the Resident Assistants and many student clubs. The majority of these programs operate after dark on Friday or Saturday nights. For more information please call 509-487-7265.  
 The PAD

Rudolf Fitness Center
Rudolf Fitness Center: A 38,000 sq. ft. facility with cardiovascular and weight areas containing a full line of Olympic benches, dumbbells, Hammer Strength equipment, treadmills, ellipticals, rowers, versa-climber, bikes, and steppers. Also available are racquetball courts, aerobics rooms, three full basketball courts, a (1/11 mile) running track, a six lane 25-yard swimming pool, daily or rentable lockers and a smoothie bar. During the academic year, the Rudolf Fitness Center offers credit EDPE and non-credit fitness classes such as yoga, Pilates, X-biking and cardio kickboxing. The Rudolf Fitness Center is located on the first floor of the Martin Centre and is open throughout the year for use by students, staff/faculty and spouses. The Rudolf Fitness Center’s membership fee for a full-time undergraduate student is included in tuition and all you need is your GU ID to enter. For more information please call 509-313-3974.

Crosby Student Center: The Crosby Student Center is central to many activities, events and services. Stop by the Crosby Cafe for a “tall, double latte.” If you are hungry for a snack or a quick meal, check out the Café a la Cart, or the Cherry Blossom. Need cash? We’ve got an ATM for your convenience. Meeting space is available in one of four meeting rooms, with seating capacities from 10 to 60. Have a little extra time on your hands? Relax in front of the big screen TV, impress your friends at the keys of our baby grand piano, or enjoy a game of ping pong. Be sure to visit our student photo gallery located upstairs in the formal lounge. Don’t leave just yet, there is still more to do. Don’t forget to pick up your package or mail at the University Mail Services and then grab a snack from our vending machines. For nostalgia buffs, we also house the Crosbyana Room, the world’s largest public collection of Bing Crosby memorabilia. Just when you thought you’d done it all, there is one more place to go, and at the information desk “Bulldog Bargains” candy, gum, ice cream, Bing Crosby souvenirs and many gift items for that someone special. For some informal recreation equipment like a bocce ball set or frisbees just stop by the GSBA office on the second floor inside Student Activities. For more information please call 509-313-6123.
Crosby Student Center

Mulligan Field
Mulligan Field: Mulligan Field is the home of GU Intramurals, Club Sports (men's and women's rugby, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, and soccer), outdoor Physical Education classes and general recreation. Reserved hours are listed on the web page for each month of the semester. To reserve Mulligan Field time please e-mail or call 509-313-3977.

Jundt Field: Jundt Field is the home of Club Sports (men's and women's rugby, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, and soccer) and general recreation. Reserved hours are listed on the web page for each month of the semester. To reserve Jundt Field time please e-mail or call 509-313-3977.

The Quad and Foley Field: To inquire about date availability and/or to make a reservation, contact Katie Burrow at (509) 313-6854 or email
The Quad

OPPEN House OPPEN House: The OPPEN House operates many of Gonzaga University’s student wellness programs such as BASICS, Project Real and G+. They also work closely with other Gonzaga community wellness organizations such as The PAD, GUMAR and WAR to stage programs such as Dawgs After Dark, Take A Stand and Take Back the Night. These programs serve the Gonzaga community and offer students opportunities to become involved in community action. To learn more about the OPPEN House or to get involved in our programs, please stop by at 1111 N. Cincinnati Street, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or call 509-313-5921.

Marian Hall: This new facility houses our second living-learning community, titled Outdoor Leadership and Adventure. Residents enjoy learning about the great outdoors and being exposed to a wide array of outdoor activities and adventures.  It helps them create lifelong habits of healthy outdoor recreation and provides leadership opportunities aimed at appropriate care of this great natural resource. For more information please call 509-313-4103.
 Marian Hall

 Cataldo Hall
Cataldo Hall: Located on the beautiful west side of campus is one of Gonzaga University's finest facilities, Cataldo Hall. Recently remodeled, Cataldo Hall is home to many events and festivities, as well as campus dining. Located just off the main entrance of the university, Cataldo Hall is in close proximity to the Administration Building, St. Aloysius Church, and Sharp Ave. This facility hosts a large range of events, including concerts, dances, banquets, conferences, lectures and wedding receptions, just to name a few! Located inside the building are Einstein Bagel, Panda Express, and the Globe Room. Cataldo Hall is the perfect place for students, faculty and staff, friends, families or business associates to come together and enjoy an event in a sophisticated and modern setting. For more information please call 509-313-6854.

The Wall: Located between the Administration Building and Crosby Student Center it is the original student activities “calendar of events” billboard.  The Wall can be reserved for specific event messaging by contacting Gonzaga Student Body Association (GSBA) at or call 509-313-5824.

 The Wall

City of Spokane
City of Spokane: Within a couple miles of Gonzaga University many activities such as fishing, shopping, movies, restaurants, skating, hiking, rock climbing and sporting events can be found for a break from studies.