Recreation Mission:

Our mission is to serve students and the greater St. Olaf College community by offering recreational programs and services aimed to foster personal development and lifelong well-being within a welcoming environment.

Current announcements:
Tostrud will Close Saturday, Nov 21 until further notice.

Due to Student Covid Testing in Tostrud the following are changes in hours for these specific dates:
Nov 19 – open until 10 p.m.
Nov 20 – open 6:30 a.m-1 p.m., closed 1 – 6 p.m., open 6-8 p.m.

Due to COVID-19,  Tostrud Center and Skoglund Athletic Center is open to St. Olaf students only.

To meet the COVID-19 guidelines that are mandated by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and out of an abundance of caution, many of our amenities and activities have changed and most of our spaces have new lower capacity limits based on the guidelines.

Respect and follow the safety procedures, guidelines, directional signage, and instructions from staff.

Observe physical distancing of 10 ft or more:

  • Follow the new capacity limits for the exercise and weight rooms.
  • Avoid physical contact (high fives, hand shakes, basketball games, etc.).

Wipe down equipment before and after each use with disinfectant & towel provided.

A red circle on exercise equipment = do not use
(It needs to be disinfected by Tostrud staff).

A green circle on exercise equipment = ok to use
(It has been disinfected by Tostrud staff).

Face mask policy in Skoglund/Tostrud:


Wash hands often following CDC recommendations.


Open skating times are Free for Students and Free skate rental but must show St. Olaf ID and sign a waiver.
Open Skate Hours:  Ice arena closed until further notice.

Batting cages are for St. Olaf athletic teams only.

Please bring a separate pair of shoes to change into at Tostrud before you work out.  Clean shoes will help protect our fitness equipment and play surfaces!

Please note that St. Olaf does not have reciprocating memberships at the Carleton Recreation Center.

Recreation Academic year building hours starting September 3, 2020.  Note shorter hours for cleaning.
Monday-Thursday, 6:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m..
Sunday, Noon – 9:30 p.m.