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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Campus Recreation

Otto Recreation Center

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/campusrec/facilities/otto.html

Completed in September of 2005, this $8.4 million renovation includes a new wood gym floor housing three basketball/volleyball courts, a new three-lane walking/jogging track and "TechRec" cardio area, a new weight room, a central check in point and equipment checkout desk, remodeled locker rooms and a student lounge. The signature purple "M" on the east end of Otto serves as an air return for the ventilation system in the facility. Otto's "TechRec" Cardio Area has recently received nationwide acclaim. Articles about MSU's new revolutionary cardio equipment has been published in Sunday newspapers across the country and on 125 media websites.

Current MSU students may use Otto Recreation Center and Highland Center Pool free with MavCard.

Faculty, staff, spouses, alums and donors may purchase an Otto Rec Center Membership (including pool). Faculty/Staff will need MavCard for entry. Spouses, donors and alums need a membership pass. Free day use lockers are available or you may rent a locker in the Otto Rec Center.  Towel service is not available.

Payment Options:

  • Pay Online for Memberships and Locker Rentals.
  • Invoices to print off, pay for at the Cashier's Office and then bring to Myers Field House (MF) 118

Emeriti Membership is also available.

  • Invoice to print off, pay for at the Cashier's Office and then bring to Myers Field House (MF) 118

Before using any Campus Recreation facility, please read our policies.

For questions about being a donor please contact Todd Pfingsten.