UIUC Campus Recreation Center – East (CRCE)

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CRCE Entrance Pavilion

The Campus Recreation Center – East, more commonly known as CRCE (pronounced "SIR-see"), is an athletic facility at the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign for students and members completed in 1988.[1] It is located right besides the Allen Residence Hall with PAR (Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall) & FAR (Florida Avenue Residence Hall) being approximately 600 meters away.


CRCE was first opened in 1988. In 2005, CRCE received an addition and renovations, reopening on March 30, 2005.[2]


CRCE facilities include:[3]

  • Aquatic Center with temperature controlled leisure pool (for water exercise, jogging, and rehab/therapy), waterslide, zero-depth entry, bubble benches, waterfall and 12-person spa
  • Deck space
  • Locker rooms
  • 3-court gymnasium
  • MAC (Multi-Activity Court) gym with dasher boards for indoor soccer, volleyball, basketball and more
  • 2 Multipurpose rooms
  • 10,000 sq ft (930 m2) fitness area with cardio, selectorized and free weight equipment
  • 3 racquetball courts (one adjustable for squash play)
  • 3-lane indoor track


  1. ^ "Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE)". campusrec.illinois.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  2. ^ "CRCE Specs and Facts". campusrec.illinois.edu. Retrieved 2018-07-04.
  3. ^ "Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE)". visitchampaigncounty.org. Retrieved 2018-07-04.

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Coordinates: 40°6′17.2″N 88°13′19.1″W / 40.104778°N 88.221972°W / 40.104778; -88.221972