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Department of Sports and Recreation manages several facilities – the Dr. Betty L. Siegel Student Recreation and Activities Center on the Kennesaw campus, the Owls Nest and The Perch at the KSU Sports and Recreation Park and the Recreation and Wellness Center on the Marietta campus.

Each facility provides programs and services for the KSU community. Drop-in sports and activities are available for members such as basketball, volleyball, badminton, racquetball, indoor soccer, sand volleyball, outdoor soccer, tennis, etc.

Facility rules, signage, and guidelines are designed for the protection of members, employees, and facilities. The expectation for each user is to be respectful of others while participating in offered programs and utilizing facilities. Users may not engage in verbal or physical abuse of employees or other facility/program users.

The Department of Sports and Recreation reserves the right to ask patrons to leave the facility and/or deny future facility/program access for rule violations. Violations may require the patron(s) to meet with department staff prior to further access to recreation facilities or participation in department programs. Staff may also refer the patron to Student Conduct & Academic Integrity for more investigation or discipline.

  • Kennesaw Student Rec Center
    Opened June 2015, this state of the art facility provides a variety of choices for the user to recreate, workout, and engage with the KSU community. Amenities are listed below.

    • Weight and conditioning areas
    • Four-court gymnasium for basketball, volleyball, badminton, etc.
    • Three (3) racquetball courts
    • Indoor walk/jog/run track
    • Three (3) Fitness studios
    • 8-lane 25 yard indoor pool
    • Outdoor pool with whirlpool
    • XP Power Performance room
    • Personal Training office
    • Three (s) Multipurpose Activity rooms
    • Multi-Activity Court (MAC Gym)
    • Outdoor Adventures Suite
    • Bike Shop
    • Climbing Gym
    • Equipment Issue
    • 8-Court tennis complex with hitting wall
    • Two (2) Sand volleyball courts
    • Outdoor basketball court
    • Locker rooms/Changing rooms

    Physical Address:
    290 Kennesaw State University Road NW
    Kennesaw, GA 30144

    Telephone:
    (470) 578-3207 or
    (470) 578-4393

  • Marietta Student Rec Center
    The Student Recreation Center on the Marietta campus opened in 1996. The facility provides opportunities for members to drop-in for sport and fitness activities. Amenities are listed below.

    • Weight and conditioning areas
    • Two (2) racquetball courts
    • Two-court gymnasium for basketball, volleyball, etc.
    • Fitness studio
    • 6-lane 25 yard pool
    • Equipment Issue
    • Locker rooms
    • Bike Shop
    • Outdoor Gear Rental

    Physical Address:
    1100 South Marietta Parkway
    Marietta, GA  30060

    Telephone:
    (470) 578-5109

  • The Owls Nest
    The Owls Nest is home to the club sports and intramural sports programs. It offers a 16,000 square foot training facility for more than 1500 club sport athletes. There are also two state-of-the-art synthetic turf fields available for club and intramural sport competitions and drop-in play for KSU student use. The field rules are list below. The fields are equipped for sports such as soccer, lacrosse, flag football, and ultimate frisbee. Club Sport competitions are also held on a third field equipped with rugby goal posts and is located near the Fifth Third Stadium.

    Synthetic Field Rules

    • KSU ID and completed waiver/release form required for access and drop-in play.
    • University policies and procedures must be adhered to at all times.
    • There must be a minimum of six patrons for drop-in play for field lights to be turned on.
    • Rules such as no tobacco or alcohol, no pets, no spitting, no gum or sunflower seeds, etc. are posted at the fields and will be enforced by staff.
    • No food or drink on synthetic turf.  Food and drink are only allowed in designated areas.
    • No objects such as stakes or signs may be inserted into the synthetic turf.
    • Athletes, coaches, and officials only are allowed on synthetic turf fields for competitions.
    • Spectators must remain in designated spectator areas.

    Physical Address:
    3220 Busbee Drive
    Kennesaw, GA 30144

    Telephone: 
    (470) 578-2913

  • The Perch
    The Perch consist of four state-of-the-art synthetic turf fields and one natural turf field that host several competitions for intramural and club sports each year as well as drop-in play for KSU students. In addition to the fields, The Perch has four sand volleyball courts and a .93 mile walk/jog/run trail around a 9 acre lake which host several events for student organizations and the KSU community such as 5K races and sport tournaments.

    Rules and Expectations

    • KSU ID and completed waiver/release form required for access and drop-in play.
    • University policies and procedures must be adhered to at all times.
    • There must be a minimum of six patrons for drop-in play for field lights to be turned on.
    • Rules such as no tobacco or alcohol, no pets, no spitting, no gum or sunflower seeds, etc. are posted at the fields and will be enforced by staff.
    • No food or drink on synthetic turf. Food and drink are only allowed in designated areas.
    • No objects such as stakes or signs may be inserted into the synthetic turf.
    • Athletes, coaches, and officials only are allowed on synthetic turf fields for competitions.
    • Spectators must remain in designated spectator areas.
    • Walk/jog/run trail closes at sundown and during inclement weather.
    • Only authorized activities may take place at the lake.
    • Pets are allowed on the walk/jog/run trail and must be on a leash at all times.

    Physical Address:
    390 Big Shanty Road
    Kennesaw, GA 30144

    Telephone:
    (470) 578-7826

    FAQs

    • Yes, Field 2 is available to non-club sport student athletes for recreational student/faculty/staff use with a valid KSU Sports and Recreation membership.

      If you do not have a KSU Sports and Recreation membership you must purchase a Sports Park Day Pass, which may be purchased at the Dr. Betty L. Siegel Student Recreation and Activities Center. You must also purchase a Day Pass for your guest, who must be accompanied by a KSU Affiliate.  

    • Yes. Bikes, roller blades, and skateboards are permitted on the trail. Please use extreme caution and be respectful of other patrons using the trail. No unauthorized motor vehicles are permitted.

    • No. Fishing and all other water activities are strictly prohibited on the lake.
    • Yes. Please contact Facilities Coordinator DeMarkus Hughley at 470-578-3291 or via email dhughle4@kennesaw.edu for more information and details.
    • Pets are permitted on the walk/jog/run trail as long as the pet is on a leash. Pets are not permitted at the synthetic turf facilities.
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