Recreation Center

Recreation and Athletics Center
569 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-4REC (4732)
fax: (248) 370-4889
recinfo@oakland.edu

A yellow line painted on a green field at the Outdoor Complex.

Outdoor Complex

The Recreation and Athletic Outdoor Complex allows different exercise alternatives outside of our indoor facilities. Members have access to the Outdoor Complex, except when they are reserved for organizational use. Read more about Outdoor Complex usage policies.

Amenities

Operational Season

The Outdoor Complex operational season is from April 1 through October 31 of each year. Please reference the Recreation Facilities page for hours of operation.

Recreation Superfield

  • Rec South: A 65 yard by 120 yard East-West Artificial Turf Field
    • White Lines: Soccer (also for common lines for Women's Lacrosse, Men's Lacrosse, Football, Rugby
    • Yellow Lines: Women's Lacrosse
    • Blue Lines: Men's Lacrosse
  • Rec East: A 40 yard by 100 Yard North-South Artificial Turf Field
  • Rec Central: A 40 yard by 100 yard North-South Artificial Turf Field
  • Rec West: A 40 Yard by 100 Yard North- South Artificial Turf Field
  • Softball Rec South: An Artificial Turf Softball field overlay on Rec South
  • Softball Rec East: An Artificial Turf Softball field overlay on Rec East and Rec Central

Tennis Courts

  • 8 Tennis Courts (4 with overhead lights)

Outdoor Track

  • 8 Lane Track
  • In Field: 70 yard by 120 yard North-South Field marked for Soccer inside the Track

Support Building

  • Men's, Women's, and Gender Neutral Restrooms
  • Drinking Fountain & Waterbottle Fill Station

Grizzly Oaks Disc Golf Course

Located immediately East of the RAOC and field events space, the course is open to the entire Oakland University community. Highlights include:

  • Start and Finish in the same basic area; along the very north portion of the course (alongside Meadowbrook Road)
  • Total distance is 4,494 feet (2,472 on the front 9, 2022 on the back 9)
  • All holes are a minimum of 150 feet with 9 holes over 200 feet and 4 holes over 300 feet
  • Hole design takes advantage of the natural environment, offering a wide variety of shot selection to complete each hole.

Participants who drive to the course are encouraged to park in P-11 or other officially designated university parking spaces.  Vehicles will not be permitted to park alongside Meadowbrook Road or in the grassy area around the field event space.

Scorecards for print are available by emailing taylor4@oakland.edu.

The course is open from dawn to dusk seven days a week.