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COVID 19 UPDATE (11/20):

Due to the recent mandates from the State of MN, the BWC will officially be closed beginning 11/21/20. It will remain closed for the mandated 4 weeks. Additional information will be sent when there is more guidance from the MDH.

"Inspiring the CSS community to nurture an active, healthy lifestyle and love of learning"

Our Purpose

Reflecting the various leisure, recreation, and wellness needs of The College of St. Scholastica, Campus Recreation provides extensive access to a variety of recreational activities and services for all ability levels. The Campus Recreation Department offers programming which encompasses the competitive, passive, social, cultural, and instructional aspects of recreational activity. St. Scholastica Campus Recreation manages the Burns Wellness Commons recreation facilities, climbing wall, and Intramural Sports field offering recreation, sport, and numerous multi-use options for student, college, and community events.

CSS students, faculty, and staff can access our programs, facilities, and services with their CSS ID membership card. Eligible family members of CSS students, faculty, staff, and alumni may access the recreation facilities, programs, and services through a paid annual membership.

Our Goals

The goal of the Campus Recreation Department is to provide high quality recreational experiences that benefit our campus community consistent with our Benedictine Values of Community, Hospitality, Respect, Love of Learning, and Stewardship. It is the mission of the department to provide experiences that fully support and fulfill the academic, public service, and social justice mission of The College. Campus Recreation contributes to the health, well-being, development, and education of students and members of the campus community. In accepting this responsibility, the Campus Recreation department is charged with providing access to a broad range of recreational activities and services which reflect the various recreation and leisure needs of the St. Scholastica community.

In meeting this mission, the Campus Recreation department is charged with accomplishing the following functions:

  • Conduct a comprehensive intramural sports program in which organized sports competition is provided to participants at a variety of ability levels

  • Conduct a comprehensive fitness program in which fitness and wellness, group fitness, and dance are offered on a non-credit basis

  • Conduct a comprehensive outdoor recreation and experiential education program which includes for credit and non-credit instruction in water sports, adventure activities, rock wall programming and management, and seasonal recreation experiences

  • Conduct a comprehensive summer educational, social, and cultural enrichment program for incoming students that supports Student Affairs and College initiatives

  • Provide inexpensive equipment and gear rental for a broad-range of outdoor recreation activities

  • Conduct an on-going program of informal, unstructured independent exercise and recreation activities, including broad-range access to a variety of facilities, recreation spaces, and fitness equipment

  • Support student activities, clubs, and organizations through facility and equipment rental

  • Provide leadership training and student development through student employment and other supervisory positions

  • Provide valuable employment skills in safety and risk management, cultural competency, maintenance services, facility and program management, cashiering, customer service, and program and employee assessments

  • Provide programming opportunities and support for distinct and specialized campus and community populations, including student groups, family and children activities, summer group programs, outreach educational sessions, adaptive recreation, and special events


For more info and to register for Fitness Classes and Intramural Sports, visit  Follow Campus Rec on Facebook at   Follow Campus Rec on Twitter at  Outdoor Pursuit

CSS Campus Rec is a member of National Intramural Recreational Sports Association 

The College of St. Scholastica Campus Recreation
Burns Wellness Commons, 1200 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth, MN 55811 (Directions)
218-723-7022 | 

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Burns Wellness Commons

The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811

(218) 723-7022


Mondays - Thursdays: 6:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Fridays: 6:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sundays: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Holiday and Break Hours

For more information on Campus Rec programming or making court reservations, please contact the Burns Wellness Commons Recreation Info Desk at 723-7022 or email us at

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Outdoor PURSUIT!
The College of St. Scholastica
BWC, Room  104
1200 Kenwood Ave
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 723-6165

Summer Rental Hours
Monday: 9am - 4:30pm
Tuesday: 9am - 4:30pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4pm
Thursday: 9am - 4:30pm
Friday: 9am - 4:30pm
Saturday/Sunday: CLOSED
7/2, 7/5, 8/14 - 9/6: CLOSED
If you would like to request a pick-up or return outside of our office hours, please contact us.

Summer Climbing Wall Hours
The climbing wall is closed until the first day of the Fall semester.