Loyola University Chicago

Campus Recreation

Division of Student Development


The Fitness/Wellness program at the Halas Recreation Center strives to provide a diverse selection of quality recreational activities for individuals to pursue fitness, wellness, and leisure opportunities which enhance their personal development and establish habits for a healthy lifestyle.

Group Fitness

The Halas Recreation Center offers a variety of Group Fitness Classes.  All Group Fitness Classes are located on the lower level in the Dance Studio.  The Spin Room is located on the upper level.  For more information, see the Group Fitness page.

Personal Training

New Personal Training Packages are not available for the remainder of the Spring Semester. We apologize for the inconvenience. We recommend you participating in our Group Fitness classes or utilizing our Cardio and Weight Room space until we are able to offer again  For more information see the Personal Training page.


The Halas Pool is newly renovated and expanded.  Swimming classes for children and adults are offered during the academic year. 

Instructional Programs

Every semester, Campus Recreation offers a variety of programs designed to assist you in setting and meeting your fitness goals.  Check the links to the left for programs we are currently offering.


With the Halas Recreation Center Addition, Campus Recreation is pleased to announce a variety of additional spaces and classes.  All spaces are now available. 


  • Dedicated Weight Room
    On the lower level of Halas Recreation Center will be a dedicated weight room with a variety of free weights, plate loaded machines and the best selectorized equipment in the industry.
  • Functional Training Studio
    Functional training uses your body weight to improve agility, strength, and movement.  This allows you to train for sport specific events or challenge your body on each work-out.
  • Group Fitness Studio - HRC1
    This group fitness studio will host a variety of classes as well as be available for student groups to rent for one hour per week.  No student groups or individuals will be allowed to utilize the studios without a reservation.


Enter the Halas Recreation Center addition via the upper level through the glass doors on the basketball courts.  This is the only access to the Halas Addition.

  • Dedicated Cardio Floor
    The Halas Addition will host high ceilings and a variety of cardio equipment.  The space is complete with 28 treadmills, 24 cross-trainers, 4 concept-II rowers, 2 Power Mills, 4 Adaptive Motion Trainers, 4 arc-trainers, 6 upright bikes, 4 recumbent bikes, 3 group exercise/spin bikes, 1 upperbody ergometer, and 2 steppers.
  • Dedicated Stretching and Core Strengthening Area
    This space will allow participants to stretch and do abdominal/core work in a dedicated area.
  • Spin Studio
    Overlook the west quad and the beautiful Loyola Campus as you enjoy a spin class.  The spin studio has 16 bikes and hosts multiple daily classes.
  • Group Fitness Studio - HRC2
    The upper level group fitness studio offers a large space for group fitness class, small group training sessions, and other campus recreation programs.  This space overlooks the west quad with floor to ceiling windows.

Questions?  Contact Kyra Dickie at kdickie@luc.edu