Stark Recreation Center

Strength and Conditioning Room

The 5,300 square foot Strength and Conditioning Room offers Life Fitness, Precor, and Cybex cardio equipment, including treadmills, elliptical, steppers, rowers, and upper body ergo meters. Our strength equipment features the Life Fitness Signature Series selectorized machines and Hammer Strength free weights.


Our 157,560-gallon pool is a 25-yard, 6-lane lap and recreational pool. It begins at a depth of 4 feet and slopes to a depth of 11.5 feet. The water temperature is set to 84º Fahrenheit to meet both our lap and recreation swimmers needs. The pool also features a handicap lift and water basketball goal.

The Backyard

Adjacent to our natatorium, is a covered patio and a grassy area we like to call the "Backyard." There is also access from the Atrium to this 8,000 sq. ft. of outdoor space. This are is great for lying in the sun or gathering with friends. It is also an ideal spot to reserve for birthday parties, registered student organization activities, or barbecues.

Racquetball Courts

There are 2 courts for racquetball. Bothe courts can also be adapted for Wally ball. Racquetball and Wallyball reservations can be made by phone or in person. Courts that have not been reserved are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Meeting / Conference Room

There are two meeting rooms in the Stark Recreation Center. The meeting room on the first floor can seat 35 - 40 people. The meeting room on the second floor is furnished with a large conference table that seats 10 people.

Stark Gymnasium

Stark Gymnasium is a high school regulation size basketball court where volleyball and badminton can also be played. The baskets can be lowered to 8 feet to accommodate youth.

Aerobic Studios

The Aerobic Studio can be used as one large studio (3,200 sq. ft.) or divided into two smaller studios. This space is used for group fitness classes, such as Pilates, Cardio Kickbox, Step Aerobics, Yoga, etc.

Stark Atrium

The Atrium is a versatile space offering wireless interest to surf the web, a 65 inch flat screen TV to catch the latest news, billiard tables for the pool sharks, or a spot to relax between workouts. It can also be used to accommodate small receptions.