Play. Learn. Lead. Succeed.

At Campus Recreation at Auraria, we serve the students, faculty, staff and alumni of the Community College of Denver, Metropolitan State University of Denver and the University of Colorado Denver.

contact us:
Main: (303)556-3210
Outdoor Pursuits: (303)556-2391

Bryan Ferguson, M.A., Associate Director

Campus Box 31
PO Box 173362
Denver, CO  80217-3362
Phone|  303-556-8363
FAX|  303-556-4620

David Lamothe, Outdoor Leadership and Intramural Sports Specialist

Campus Box 31
PO Box 173362
Denver, CO  80217-3362
Phone: 303-352-4944
FAX 303-556-4620

Louis Morphew, M.S., Interim Director

Campus Box 31
PO Box 173362
Denver, CO  80217-3362
Phone: 303-556-3647
FAX 303-556-4620


About Us

Our purpose is to
foster individual and community well-being through the
power of engagement, leadership, partnership and recreation.

We envision a community where healthy living and
lifelong learning intersect to support personal, professional and institutional success.

CRA works to support the missions, visions, and values of the three Auraria Campus institutions.


Campus Recreation at Auraria (CRA)
PER Events Center (the gym)
Room 108
Auraria Campus
Campus Box 31
PO Box 173362
Denver, CO 80217-3362


Auraria Campus Institutions missions/visions

Community College of Denver
Mission: CCD provides our diverse community an opportunity to gain quality higher education and achieve personal success in a supportive and inclusive environment.
Vision:Every member of our community will attain the education he or she desires. 
Values: Involvement, Student-Focus, Integrity, Lifelong Learning, Excellence, Healthy Work Environment. 
Vision, Mission, Strategic Plan & Institutional Outcomes


Metropolitan State University of Denver
Mission: Metropolitan State University of Denver’s mission is to provide a high-quality, accessible, enriching education that prepares students for successful careers, post-graduate education and lifelong learning in a multicultural, global and technological society. To fulfill its mission, MSU Denver’s diverse university community engages the community at large in scholarly inquiry, creative activity and the application of knowledge.
Vision: Metropolitan State University of Denver’s vision is to become the preeminent public urban university in the nation.
Values: MSU Denver’s mission, vision, ongoing operations and strategic planning are informed by a core set of values that define who we are—and aspire to be — as a University. They are: Diversity, Access, Entrepreneurship, Respect, and Community. 
MSU Denver Strategic Plan 2020


University of Colorado Denver
Mission: The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a diverse teaching and learning community that creates, discovers and applies knowledge to improve the health and well-being of Colorado and the world. 
Vision: By 2020, University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus will be a leading public university with a global reputation for excellence in learning, research and creativity, community engagement and clinical care.
Values: To be a university greater than the sum of its parts, University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus embraces excellence in Learning and Scholarship, Discovery and Innovation, Health and Care of Mind, Body and Community, Diversity, Respect and Inclusiveness, as well as Citizenship and Leadership. 

Campus Recreation Policies

Campus Recreation Schedules

June 5-July 30, 2017
Monday-Thursday: 7:30am-6:50pm
Friday: 7:30am-5:50pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

OP Schedule Summer 2017

Healthy Pursuits Schedule