Recreational Services' mission is to develop, promote, and manage the administration of recreational and fitness facilities, services, and programs for the campus community at Kansas State University. Active and healthy lifestyles enhance opportunities for the continuance of personal and professional maintenance and growth. These lifestyles are positively affected by the quality and quantity of the services, programs, and facilities we provide. Recreational Services promotes student development and provides leadership opportunities in a diverse setting for its participants and employees. Recreational Services administers intramural/recreational sports and fitness and wellness programs for the campus.
Rec Services is rated "number one" by students, both as an auxiliary department after academic programs and in retention of students.
Students are the primary source of revenue for the department, paying $85 per semester which provides $48 toward retirement of bonds on the Rec Complex and facilities, $37 for the operational budget.
Recreational Services' programs are housed in the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex.