Mission Statement

To create an environment through exceptional recreation facilities, programs, and services where Recreation Services can inspire, educate, and empower students and members of the Iowa State community to cultivate lifestyles to enhance health and wellness.

Vision Statement

Recreation Services is committed to becoming a recognized leader in student-focused, innovative collegiate recreation. Our dedicated professional and student staff strive to positively transform lives by offering exceptional facilities, programs, and services.

Our core values serve as decision-making gauges for our team members and leaders.  They drive and influence how we approach our job, relate to one another, and they are a reflection of our organizational culture and brand.

Core Values

Team Player
“Striving to reach common goals in support of one another”
Tag line – #2getherwegotur6

Ability to Have Fun
“Having fun at work fuels our success and wellbeing”
Tag line – #just4fun and/or #FUNdamental

Passion for Recreation
“Our work, our play, our lives, our passion”
Tag line – #cyclONERec

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Recreation Services is part of the Dean of Students Office at Iowa State University

DSO Spheres (with Offices)