In January 2007, the $11 million Foy Fitness and Recreation Center opened, featuring a 3-court multi-activity gymnasium, 1/10-mile indoor walking track, 26-foot climbing wall, the 10,000 sq. ft. Drew Simmons Fitness Center, consisting of cardio and resistance training space, a cycling studio, two fully equipped fitness studios able to be joined into a single large room, locker rooms and food service area. In Spring 2008, a new outdoor swimming pool opened with lanes for lap swimming, space for water aerobics and play and locker rooms.
We offer a variety of informal, educational and competitive activities to meet and expand the interests and abilities of our constituents. We regularly facilitate fitness and nutrition workshops as well as organize sports leagues and tournaments. The department also sponsors adventure recreation outings such as white water rafting, hiking and camping, a comprehensive group fitness schedule, personal training, and much more. 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.
APSU University Recreation is proud to be one of over 600 international institutional members of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.
Create experiences that promote participation, education, & recreation.
University Recreation strives to provide the APSU community with opportunities to develop and enhance all aspects of wellness through quality recreational programs and services.
This prestigious organization serves as an outstanding resource for programming, services, and operations. Our colleagues eagerly share both tried-and-true best practices and innovative, cutting-edge ideas to help us continue to meet the needs of Austin Peay's dynamic, diverse and expanding population.
NIRSA's Mission Statement
The mission of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association is to provide for the education and development of professional and student members and to foster quality recreational programs, facilities, and services for diverse populations. NIRSA demonstrates its commitment to excellence by utilizing resources that promote ethical and healthy lifestyle choices