To provide diverse recreational experiences that encourage active lifestyles.

Guiding principles

We accomplish our mission by following these guiding principles:

  • Fun | We believe, first and foremost, recreation should be fun.
  • Quality of life | We strive to improve one’s quality of life by teaching and to offer lifelong skills that contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
  • Celebrate differences | We understand that being inclusive to all who wish to participate improves the recreation experience for the whole.
  • Provide diverse options | We are committed to offering a wide range of opportunities to accommodate a variety of interests.
  • Student development | We uphold our responsibility to develop students, both as employees and participants, by enhancing their collegiate experiences.
  • Our environment | We believe in the importance of providing an atmosphere that is both safe and respectful.
  • Community outreach | We acknowledge our role in providing recreational opportunities for the community that extends beyond the campus.
  • Campus partner | We strive to support the vision and values of the Division of Student Life and the University of Iowa by working collaboratively.