Campus Rec Markin Center

Spring Break Hours

Curious when the building will be open during Spring Break? Find the complete schedule below for building and pool hours.

Markin Center Spring Break Hours

Hours of Operation

The Markin Family Student Recreation Center will be open for use according to the following schedule. The Department of Campus Recreation will be responsible for setting and advertising the Hours of Operation. During University breaks and holidays the Hours of Operation for the Markin Family Student Recreation Center will change. Those hours will be posted at the Markin Family Student Recreation Center.

Markin Center Building Hours – Spring and Fall Semester

  • General Building

    • Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 11:45pm
    • Saturday, 9:00am – 11:45pm
    • Sunday, 9:00am – 11:45pm
  • Campus Recreation Office – Room 120

    • Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm
  • Pool Hours

    • Lap Swim
      • Monday – Friday:  11:00 AM – 1:30 PM
      • Saturday and Sunday:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    • OpenSwim
      • Monday & Wednesday:  4:00 PM - 5:15 PM, **Water Aerobics** 5:15 PM - 6:15 PM, 6:15 PM - 10:00 PM
      • Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday:  4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
      • Saturday and Sunday:  3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    • EarlyMorning Lap Swim
      • Monday, Wednesday, & Friday:  7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
    • Family Swim
      • Saturday & Sunday:  12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • **Water Aerobics** - the pool will be closed for open and lap swim during the water aerobics class. It will reopen as soon as the class is over.
    • Climbing Wall

      • Monday – Friday, 4:00pm – 10:00pm
      • Saturday and Sunday, 12:00pm – 5:00pm

    Markin Center Building Hours - Summer Session

    • General Building

      • Monday – Friday, 7:00am – 8:00pm
      • Saturday and Sunday, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
    • Campus Recreation Office – Room 120

      • Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm
    • Pool Hours

      • Lap Swim
        • Monday – Friday, 11:00am – 1:00pm
        • Saturday and Sunday, 2:00pm – 3:00pm
      • Open Swim
        • Monday – Friday, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
        • Saturday and Sunday, 3:00pm – 5:00pm
    • Climbing Wall

      • Monday – Thursday, 4:00pm – 8:00pm
        • There will be no charge for this pass. 

    Usage

    The Markin Family Student Recreation Center will be scheduled and managed by the Department of Campus Recreation. Scheduled intramural sports events will represent the primary use of the complex. The Department of Campus Recreation will post a schedule of events daily in the Markin Family Student Recreation Center. Scheduled events and those coordinated through the Department of Campus Recreation will have precedence over informal activities.

    The Markin Family Student Recreation Center will be available to all Bradley University students, faculty and staff who have purchased a membership, and family members of students, faculty and staff who have obtained a Markin Center Family Pass (details below). All participants must show their Bradley identification card each time they access the Markin Center.

    Markin Center Privilege

    Faculty and staff can use the Markin Center on a daily basis with the purchase of the Markin Center Privilege. The cost of the Markin Center Privilege is $120 from January 1 to December 31. The purchase of the privilege after January will be pro-rated on a monthly basis. For example, if the privilege is purchased in April, the cost will be $90 for rest of the year. The Privilege must be purchased until the end of the calendar year. Payment can also be set up through the Human Resources department with payroll deduct. Information about this process is sent out via campus mail sometime in November. 

    Family Pass

    Family passes will only be issued to family members of students and faculty/staff that have purchased the Markin Privilege for the current year. 

    Guest Pass

    A guest pass will be issued to a person who enters the facility with a Bradley student, faculty or staff member. Family Pass Holders are not allowed the privilege of bringing guest to the Markin Center.

    • Guest passes are sold for $5 per person.
    • If guests want to attend a fitness class, they must pay the $2 fee for the class in addition to the guest pass fee.
    • Each student, faculty or staff member may bring only one guest per visit.
    • Guests must be 18 years old or older. Proof of age is required.
    • The student, faculty or staff member must present a valid Bradley ID when purchasing a guest pass in the Campus Recreation Office, Markin Center 120.
    • Each student, faculty or staff member is responsible for the actions of his/her guest while in the Markin Center and must accompany the guest at all times. If a guest is not accompanied by his/her host, the guest will be asked to leave the Markin Center.

    Locker Rental

    Bradley students, faculty and staff are able to rent a locker in the Markin Center. Daily lockers are free and tokens can be found at the equipment desk. Lockers can be rented through the Campus Recreation Office, Markin Center 120.

    Fee scale:

    • Bradley student:
      • Full Locker
        • Semester - $10
      • Half Locker
        • Semester - $7
    • Bradley Faculty or Staff:
      • Full Locker
        • Month - $10
        • 6 months - $50
        • Year - $80
      • Half Locker
        • Month - $7
        • 6 months - $35
        • Year - $60

    Reservation Policy

    Various recreational spaces in the Markin Center can be reserved by Bradley University students, faculty, staff and student organizations for university events. A facility request form may be picked up in the Campus Recreation Office or can be found on the left side of this page. Facility request forms must be submitted no less than two weeks prior to the event date to be considered for approval. Rental fees will be charged in accordance with the Markin Family Student Recreation Center fee schedule. The Markin Family Student Recreation Center will not be available for rental to non-Bradley groups.

    Markin Center reservation requests for facility space that will be used to show any form of workout DVD, video, etc. will not be approved.  These types of activities pose safety and liability concerns as well as potential copyright infringement.  We encourage all users to take advantage of the variety of Group Fitness classes offered through the Campus Recreation department.

    Racquetball Reservations

    Two racquetball courts in which both can be used for wallyball are available in the Markin Center. Racquetball courts can be reserved one day in advance by signing up in person at the control desk in the main lobby of the Markin Center. Reserved courts will only be held for 15 minutes past reservation time.

    Supervision

    The Market Center will be managed by the Department of Campus Recreation. In many cases, Bradley students will be responsible for the supervision of activity spaces in the Markin Center. A title and brief description of duties of these student employment opportunities has been included below.

    Facility Attendant

    Facility attendants are responsible for delivering quality guest service. This includes answering patron questions both in person and over the phone, equipment check-out, maintaining the cleanliness of the facility and many other service-related duties. They are responsible for monitoring entrance into the Markin Center using RecTrac software. Facility attendants will work at the control desk, the fitness floor and serve as roaming supervisors.

    Building Supervisor

    Building supervisors are responsible for the daily operations of the Markin Center while on shift. This includes the supervision of all shift staff members, cleanliness of facility, set-up/tear-down of all equipment for events and programs, as well as the opening and closing of the facility.

    Lifeguard

    Lifeguards are responsible for the supervision of the Markin Center pool. This includes insuring the safety of all participants and users of the Markin Center pool, maintaining cleanliness of the pool area, as well as opening and closing the pool area.

    Climbing Wall Supervisor

    Climbing wall supervisors are responsible for the supervision of the Markin Center climbing wall and bouldering wall. This includes inspecting the wall, supervising climbers, training climbers, checking out equipment, maintaining equipment, maintaining cleanliness of the climbing wall area, as well as opening and closing the climbing wall area.