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 Professional Affiliations 



The Office of Campus Recreation is affiliated with the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).  NIRSA is the national organization providing international leadership for campus recreation.  The association is committed to be recognized internationally as the leader in recreation within higher education, dedicated to excellence in student and professional development, education, research and standards. NIRSA's commitment, creativity and strategic partnerships are consistently demonstrated through outstanding programs, facilities and services.

The state branch of NIRSA is the Pennsylvania Intramural Recreational Sports Association (PIRSA). PIRSA's purpose is to promote and enhance the quality of recreational sports programs in various settings throughout the state by means of professional meetings, publications, dissemination of ideas and maintenance of policies consistent with the philosophy of the NIRSA.

The professional team of Slippery Rock University's Office of Campus Recreation has been very involved in both the national and state branches of the organization as well as attending conferences and workshops, hosted state workshops, serving on committees, making professional presentations and serving as officers.

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ARC Hours

This Week at the ARC

Upcoming Programs
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Aebersold Student
Recreation Center (ARC)

ARC Academic Year Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 6am - 11pm
Fri: 6am - 9pm
Sat: 9am - 9pm
Sun: Noon - 9pm

Play is prohibited at the MAC (McFarland Recreational Sports Complex) when the RED FLAG is flying. The MAC will be closed from December 1-March 1.

When the University is on a 2 hour delay due to weather, the ARC will not open up until 10:00 a.m..