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Active Aggies are Healthy Aggies

NMSU’s Recreation Center enhances the NMSU experience by providing programs, services and facilities that promote healthy lifestyles, build community and enable student success. NMSU Rec Sports offers a variety of recreation, fitness and sport opportunities that include aquatics, intramurals, group fitness, personal training, outdoor and instructional classes.

Get involved and get AggieFit!  As a full-time NMSU student, you are already a member of AggieFit. All full-time students who have paid the appropriate fees through their tuition have access to NMSU Rec Sports facilities by simply showing their NMSU ID card. Part-time students may utilize the facilities and programs by purchasing the membership for a fee of $40/semester.

Activity Center Hours Of Operation

Group Fitness Schedule

Upcoming Events:

    Water Safety Instructor Course

    04:00 PM - 07:00 PM

    The Water Safety Instructor Course focuses on training instructor candidates to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions, and how to evaluate participants’ progress.


    • Must be at least 16 years of age on or before the final scheduled session of the course.
    • Must complete 25 yards of each: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke and sidestroke.
    • Must butterfly for 15 yards.
    • Maintain position on back one minute in deep water.
    • Tread water for one minute.
    • Successfully complete the pre-course session.

    Cost: $115.00

    Online Fee: $35.00

    Location: NMSU Aquatic Center

    Registration begins one month prior to class at the NMSU Aquatic Center.

    Backpacking 201 Trip

    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

    Backpacking 201 is a two day course in the White Mountain Wilderness and will take a beginning backpacker to the next level of outdoor skills and independence. The trip involves intermediate terrain covering increased mileage and elevation. This course builds on your basic backpacking experience and introduces additional skills such as water purification and map and compass use. Sign up and be ready to put some miles on those hiking boots!

    Cost: $32.00

    Sign up at the NMSU Outdoor Center room 108!