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Students train with weights in Foy Recreation Center


University Recreation strives to provide the APSU community with opportunities to develop and enhance all aspects of wellness through quality recreational programs and services. Please tour this site for more detailed information about the wide variety of programs and services we make available to Austin Peay State University and the greater Clarksville community.

Welcome to University Recreation!


Facility Hours   Fall Break Hours

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Breast Cancer Awareness 5k

The Breast Cancer 5k is October 20th! A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the YMCA After Breast Cancer Program.

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Take a Trip with Govs Outdoors

Join Govs Outdoors (GO) for trips and FREE workshops.

GO Trip Schedule
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Check Out Our Group Fitness Schedule

From Yoga to Cardio Kickboxing and POUND®, we have something for you. Or try one of our new classes like Cardio Resistance, in the Pool, or Stretch Fitness!

Group Fitness Schedule

Facility Hours

Foy Fitness & Recreation Center:

Monday - Thursday
6 am - 10 pm
6 am - 8 pm
9 am - 5 pm
12 pm - 10 pm

Climbing Wall:

Monday - Thursday
2 pm - 7 pm
2 pm - 6 pm

Govs Outdoors Center:

Monday - Thursday
3 pm - 6 pm
12 pm - 6 pm

Foy Pool:

Only open seasonally.  April 17 - October 6, 2018

Fall Break (Oct 13-16) Hours:

Saturday October 13
9 am - 5 pm
Sunday October 14
12 pm - 5 pm
Monday October 15
7 am - 7 pm
Tuesday October 16
7 am - 7 pm

The Rock Wall and Govs Outdoors Center will be closed Oct. 13-16. See below for the adjusted Group Fitness schedule.
Fall Break group fitness schedule


Group Fitness Classes per Week
Average GPA of students using the Foy Center
Student Employees
Pieces of Strength Equipment
Govs Outdoors Trips per Semester
Number of Hours Open per Week during Semesters

100 years of collegiate recreation

Collegiate recreation — the programs, facilities, and dedicated professionals which have grown into a mainstay of today's college experience — celebrates an important milestone in its evolution! Watch this video tracing the history of this important campus unit.

Recreation in the news - Insights Public Television Broadcast

Check out the URec commercials 
courtesy of previous APSU students in Video II. Thank you to Ashley Warren, Justine Paul, Loren Hutson, and Brittany Williams!
~ 1-min. Foy Center commercial
~ 1-min. Personal Training commercial