Physical Activity

Physical activity throughout your day is critical to the health not only of your body, but your mind and spirit as well. Grab a friend and take a walk, or try another fun activity!

  • Walking Trails

    IUPUI Walking Trails

    Walking trails are designed to get you moving while you enjoy some of the most beautiful parts of campus. Trails are appropriate for all levels of walkers and are located throughout campus so you can enjoy a nearby trail no matter where you are.

    Access the IUPUI campus map to view the indoor and outdoor walking trails. Scroll down under “Locations” and select Healthy IU Walking Paths.

    IUPUI campus map »

    Indianapolis Cultural Trail

    The Indianapolis Cultural Trail: A Legacy of Gene & Marilyn Glick is an 8-mile world class urban bike and pedestrian path in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Download a map of the Cultural Trail »

  • Winter Indoor Physical Activity

    December through March 

    Use cardio equipment at no cost!
    Jaguar Campus Recreation ("The Jag"), Campus Center Room 156

    Eligibility is for: 

    • Full-time faculty and staff;
    • Part-time faculty and staff (adjunct faculty and hourly with retirement benefits);
    • and IU Medical and Optometry Residents.

    When it's too chilly to be outside, use the cardio equipment at Jaguar Campus Recreation for free! Must present Crimson Card and sign in on arrival. 

    Monday - Friday
    7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Saturday and Sunday
    Noon - 10 p.m.

    Contact Campus Recreation at or 317-274-2824

  • Campus Recreation

    Campus Recreation offers a variety of physical activity opportunities for all levels and interests. Keep up with the activity you love or try something new!

  • INShape IUPUI

    Meet with senior-level physical education students to assess your wellness indicators, establish goals, and design a personal exercise program—just for you! Students can also work with you in a personal trainer capacity.

    Learn more about INShape IUPUI »

  • Natatorium

    Please visit the Natatorium website at to learn about membership, lap swim, punch pass, and swim lesson opportunities.