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Prior to contacting us, please read the FAQs to assist you in answering your questions. This will save you time by not having to wait up to 5 business days for a response from our membership team.

We have created a video with step-by-step instructions for you to watch. We also have all the directions in an easy to read section. These resources are located on the Intramural Sports page. Please visit this page to watch the video or read the instructions.

We have created a video with step by step instructions for you to watch. We also have all the directions in an easy to read section. These resources are on the GroupX page. Please visit this page to watch the video or read the instructions.

  • If you are an LSU Student of Faculty/Staff member, your IMLeagues log-in is the same as your myLSU ID without the @lsu.edu. Your password is also the same as your myLSU password. If you forget your password, you need to change it at my.lsu.edu. LSU UREC is unable to assist you with changing or updating your password.
  • If you are an Alumni, Affiliate, Plus-One, Family Member, or Spouse/Dependent,we are happy to help you. Please use the “Contact Us” form below and let us know your membership type in the message.

Without a valid UREC membership, any individual who wishes to utilize UREC facilities or programs must purchase a day pass and be sponsored by a UREC member, regardless of age.

  • Individuals must present a valid government-issued photo ID in order to purchase a day pass.
  • Anyone eligible for an UREC membership may purchase a day pass with valid photo identification. Should Identification be falsified in any way, individuals can be banned from LSU UREC facilities and programs for life.
  • Individuals staying at either the Lod Cook Hotel & Conference Center or Faculty Club are allowed entry with the purchase of the $10 day pass by presenting a room key or room receipt.
  • Each guest must present valid photo identification upon entry. Members are allowed up to three (3) guests per day at the rate of $10 per guest.
  • Day passes may be purchased with cash or TigerCash.
  • The sponsor may not leave LSU UREC facilities/property without his/her guest.
  • Members are responsible for the conduct of their guest(s) and are subject to all rules and regulations affiliated with a day pass, including membership termination should their guest’s conduct warrant.
  • Under-age members (17 years of age and under) may not sponsor a guest.
  • Guests or day pass holders may not check-out equipment, make court reservations, or participate in Intramural programs.
  • Day passes will not be sold within one hour of closing time.
  • Day passes are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Spectators associated with facility rentals are only permitted in the UREC SRC for authorized and specials events as per the facility rental contract. Group rental participants/spectators must check in at the UREC Operations Desk to obtain the appropriate pass to enter the facility.
  • Please visit our Membership Categories and Rates page to find out who qualifies for a membership.
  • If you qualify for a UREC Membership, please visit the UREC Operations Desk to purchase a membership.

If your question was not listed above, please visit our main FAQ page.

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Locations

UREC Student Recreation Complex

Mailing Address

LSU University Recreation
102 Student Recreation Complex
Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Admin Suite  225-578-8371

Operations Desk  225-578-8601

Equipment Desk  225-578-8364

Adventure Center  225-578-3431

Fax  225-578-8489

UREC at Nicholson

UREC at Nicholson is located in the Canal Hall residential building in the Nicholson Gateway Apartment Complex.

Operations Desk 225-578-7285

UREC Field Complex

The UREC Field Complex is located at the corner of Gourrier Street and River Road.

Desk Landline 225-578-2051

Staff Directory

Leadership

Laurie Braden headshot.

Laurie Braden

Executive Director
University Recreation
225-578-8328
lbraden@lsu.edu

Jerrod Jackson headshot.

Jerrod Jackson

Associate Director
Programs & Outreach
225-578-8305
jackson2@lsu.edu

John Nickerson headshot.

John Nickerson

Associate Director
Marketing, Communications & Assessment
225-578-4462
jnickerson@lsu.edu

Chandra Pidgeon headshot.

Chandra Pidgeon

Associate Director
Business Administration
225-578-8346
cpidge1@lsu.edu

Brad Wilson headshot.

Brad Wilson

Associate Director
Project Management & Facility Services
225-578-3695
bjwilson@lsu.edu

Adventure Education

Caitlin Christensen headshot.

Caitlin Christensen

Assistant Director
Adventure & Experiential Learning
225-578-7857
cchristensen1@lsu.edu

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Alex Hileman

Coordinator
Adventure & Experiential Learning
225-578-3427
hileman1@lsu.edu

Aquatics

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Kyle Chavis

Coordinator
Aquatics
225-578-0498
chavis1@lsu.edu

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Troy Lukas

Assistant Director
Aquatics
225-578-1396
tlukas@lsu.edu

Facilities

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Jeff Brocato

Manager
Outdoor Operations
225-578-9447
jbrocato1@lsu.edu

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Drew Cantwell

Assistant Director
Facility Operations
225-578-2703
dcantwell@lsu.edu

Josh Kern headshot.

Josh Kern

Coordinator
Maintenance
225-578-8323
kern1@lsu.edu

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Hunter Lero

Coordinator
Outdoor Operations
225-578-3626
lero1@lsu.edu

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Allison McCann

Coordinator
Facility Operations
225-578-2422
amccan6@lsu.edu

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Paul Odom

Assistant Director
Maintenance
225-578-2422
podom3@lsu.edu

Fitness & Wellness

Ethan Kerr headshot.

Ethan Kerr

Coordinator
Fitness & Wellness
225-578-3908
kerr1@lsu.edu

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Paul Kwiatkowski

Assistant Director
Fitness & Wellness
225-578-8291
pkwiat1@lsu.edu

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Melissa Mapson

Coordinator
Fitness & Wellness
225-578-2934
mmapson1@lsu.edu

Business & Marketing

Cody Collins headshot.

Cody Collins

Computer Manager I
IT
225-578-1402
ccoll14@lsu.edu

Ryan Evans headshot.

Ryan Evans

Computer Analyst II
IT
225-578-8359
revan32@lsu.edu

Amy Gardner headshot.

Amy Gardner

Assistant Director
Training & Development
225-578-8362
amyg@lsu.edu

Crystal Hebert headshot.

Crystal Hebert

Manager
Business
225-578-0753
crystalh@lsu.edu

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Kelly Landers

Coordinator
Human Resources
225-578-7033
kwelbo1@lsu.edu

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Jade Newell

Coordinator
Marketing and Promotions
225-578-8481
jnewell1@lsu.edu

Sport Clubs & Intramural Sports

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Chris Morriss

Assistant Director
Sport & Camp Programs
225-578-2669
cmorriss1@lsu.edu

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Shan Paracka

Coordinator
Intramural Sports and Camps
225-578-1092
paracka1@lsu.edu

Ryan Reed headshot.

Ryan Reed

Coordinator
Sport Clubs & Camps
225-578-7029
reed1@lsu.edu

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Media Requests

Media passes are needed for anyone who wants to cover a story about UREC facilities, programs or clubs. The media request form should be completed by students, LSU Media outlets or members of outside press organizations who are looking to interview, video or photograph UREC members or staff for any project. A media pass grants press access to UREC facilities to photograph and interview members. We can also assist and arrange interviews with UREC staff and experts on recreational topics.

Fill out our online form to submit a Media Request.

UREC runs content on two displays in the Student Recreation Center, one of which is available for outside submissions. UREC will run information from LSU entities (divisions, departments, student organizations). To maximize the opportunity for approval, digital slide submissions should be made at least five business days prior to when requesting to be ran.

Fill out our online form to request for displaying digital signage at UREC.

UREC will post information from LSU entities (divisions, departments, student organizations) on the “Community Bulletin Board” located near the entrance to the Gymnasium. Please submit ONE copy of your flyer or poster at the UREC Student Recreation Center Operations Desk. No additional flyers or handouts will be accepted.

Packages are available for off-campus and for-profit advertisements. Please contact urec@lsu.edu for details.

  • Seeking Approval – Individual(s) who seeks to film (photograph/video), interview, or conduct class projects in any University Recreation facility must be approved prior to accessing UREC facilities. Taking photos via cameras, video cameras, and cell phones is strictly prohibited in the pool, men and women’s locker rooms, and restrooms.

  • Upon Approval – Upon approval of request via the Assistant Director of Marketing, individuals should come to the Student Recreation Center Operations Desk at the time of the approved filming. A media pass will be given for the duration of the filming, and should be returned to the Operations Desk upon the completion of filming.

Fill out our online form to submit a Media Request.