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Recreational Sports facilities will be under renovation this summer

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
June 26, 2023

Throughout the summer, Student Legacy Park, the sand volleyball courts and multiple Dixon Recreation Center facilities will be under construction. Current construction-caused detours and closure throughout...

Oleg Volkov, a computer science and mathematics major at University of Oregon.Doing various activities to contribute to mental health and wellness including working out at Dixon recreation center on September 5, 2022.

Personal health: The importance of self-care

Cassidy Hicks, Columnist
September 20, 2022

It may feel impossible to get anything done while taking care of yourself; making self-care a routine can go a long way in being able to set and keep your priorities. Self-care is something that everyone...

Kettlebell weights at Dixon Recreation
Center. In previous summer terms, only
enrolled students could utilize the Dixon
facilities, but this year any student can work
out for free.

OSU students can now work out for free this summer at Dixon Recreation Center

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

For the first time in Dixon Recreation Center’s history, all students are able to access the facilities free of charge during the summer term. Since its opening in 1976, Dixon Recreation Center...

Jiepeng Zhu, Master of Science in Business, is working out in Dixon Recreational Sport Center on Mon. 8th. “ I think Dixon did a great job on social distancing and making indoor exercise safer,” Zhu said.

Dixon Recreation Center open for use, reservations required

Yuxi Zhu, Practicum Contributor
February 16, 2021

Oregon State University has reopened on-campus facilities within the Department of Recreational Sports. Following all Oregon guidelines for the COVID-19 pandemic, students now have a healthy, safe exercise...

Wheelchair Basketball

Oregon State working to provide access to athletic opportunities for all

Thomas Salgado De Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
January 29, 2021

Picture this: the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t exist, you need to exercise and you’re itching for an opportunity to get together with your friends. So, you all make a team and join the intramural basketball...

An employee sits at the equipment desk of Dixon Recreation Center. 

Transgender, non-binary students feel ‘exposed’ using Dixon’s all-gender changing room, gym looks to accommodate

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Reporter
August 10, 2020

Students have expressed feeling exposed due to the location of the entrance to the all-gender changing room in Dixon Recreation Center at Oregon State University. The gym contains two all-gender restrooms...

Dixon Recreation opened its doors in early June with COVID-19-specific regulations in place to keep students and faculty safe.

Working out at Dixon Recreation comes with public health regulations, social distancing

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
July 14, 2020

Correction: Brian Hustoles' name was spelt incorrectly on two instances. These corrections have been made.Dixon Recreation opened its doors in early June with COVID-19-specific regulations in place to...

OSU student Luke Dowell shows Nick Boyce a way to scale a difficult route on the climbing wall at the McAlexander Fieldhouse.

Best of 2020: OSU, Corvallis gyms

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
January 21, 2020

First Place: Dixon Recreation CenterWhen you think of hitting the gym, your mind may go straight to the cardio equipment and weights. But, Dixon Recreation Center on the Oregon State University campus...

OSU Rec Sports offers mens, womens, and co-ed basketball leagues during winter term. 

Oregon State Rec Sports offers fitness options for students

Teresita Guzman Nader, News Contributor
September 20, 2019

Correction: We initially published Dixon Recreation Center's summer hours instead of the academic year hours. This error has been corrected.In addition to tuition, the majority of Oregon State University...

Memorial Union

UPDATE: OSU campus experiences partial power outage due to faulty switch

The Baro Staff
June 7, 2019

This story was updated at 4:10 p.m.After a faulty electrical switch triggered a power outage on the Oregon State University campus Friday morning, electrical service was restored to all buildings, according...

IM Sports

New payment, registration plans help organize intramural sports

Jarred Bierbrauer, OMN Sports Chief
January 14, 2019

The Department of Recreational Sports at Oregon State University has seen a slight decrease in students participating in intramural sports, but an increase in overall revenue one term after launching their...

Intramural sports

Intramural female participation hits five-year low

Lauren Sluss, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

Almost every inch of the courts at Dixon Recreation Center was covered by basketball shoe-clad feet, with 117 students waiting for the 3v3 co-rec basketball tournament to begin. Out of these 117 players,...

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