Campus Recreation Facilities

The Campus Recreation department is located in Montag Center, but manages operations of Sparks Athletic & Recreation Center as well. Hours, memberships, schedules, and more are just a click away!


Campus Rec Montag

This 24 hour facility serves as the Campus Recreation headquarters. You can come watch your favorite show/sport on one of our three big screen tvs, play games on our Wii, play a game of pool, ping pong, or air hockey, check out a bike, register for an intramural, sign up for an outdoor program, and much much more! Come hang out, play, study, or just relax!

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Sparks Athletic and Recreation Center

Sparks Center

Sparks Athletic & Recreation Center features a recently renovated fitness center, two multipurpose rooms, 25-yard Olympic pool, two full-sized basketball courts (that are marked for several other sports) in Henkle Gym, and our varsity basketball and volleyball court in Cone Fieldhouse. Hours and other info are on the next page.

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Sparks Membership

Sparks Membership

For our all students, and employees of Willamette University, Sparks Athletic & Recreation Center is free. Even some employee family members receive free membership (see here for this benefit). For all others, Sparks Memberships are available for purchase. Click on the link for more information.

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Outdoor Activities and Parks

Outdoor Activities & Parks

While Willamette University is located on the edge of downtown Salem, sandwiched between Oregon's capital building and Salem hospital, there are several amazing outdoor opportunities at your fingertips. Whether you want to go on one of our Outdoor Program's 100+ outings or seek a closer to home experience, there is so much for you to explore!

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