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Facilities / Directions

UIS Baseball Field

UIS Baseball Field will serve as the home for the UIS baseball program. It is on University Drive just south of The Recreation and Athletic Center.

The Recreation & Athletic Center (TRAC)

The state-of-the-art Recreation and Athletic Center, a $16.2 million 72,000 gross-square-foot facility, is the space for recreation, fitness, and indoor athletic events at UIS. Also the home of Baseball Athletic offices, and UIS Baseball Locker Room.

  • 3,000-seat performance arena
  • 3 collegiate-length basketball and volleyball courts
  • Elevated running track
  • Two racquetball courts that convert to squash courts
  • Cardio/weight training areas
  • Multi-purpose exercise room
  • 300-car parking lot

TRAC: At-A-Glance

Main Level

  • Equipment Desk
  • Fitness Area 1 (cardio, free weights, plate-loaded, selectorized)
  • Front Desk
  • Multi-Purpose Room
  • Racquetball/Squash Courts
  • Recreational Sports Office
  • Arena (3 multi-purpose courts)

Upper Level

  • Athletic Offices
  • Fitness Area 2 (abs, cardio, selectorized, stretching)
  • Fitness Area 3 (cardio, stretching)
  • Multi-Purpose Arena
  • Walking/Jogging Track (12 laps = 1 mile)

Directions To The Recreation & Athletic Center (TRAC)

From The North Using I-55:
Leave the interstate at the exit (#94) for Stevenson Drive. Turn right (west) at top of exit ramp, proceed through 2 traffic signals: at 3rd signal, turn left (south) into West Lake Shore Drive and continue to the edge of UIS campus. Turn right at edge of campus (stop sign). Turn left at second stop sign. Turn right at third stop sign. Follow road to stop sign and continue forward. The TRAC will be on your left hand side. Enter the parking lot on the south side of the facility (Parking Lot I) and drop off student-athletes at the south entrance.

From The South Using I-55:
Leave the interstate at Exit (#90) for Toronto Road. Turn right (east) at the top of exit ramp, proceed through small business area, over a rail crossing, past a Springfield Fire Dept. Station. Toronto Road curves left and passes CACC. Turn left onto 11th Street. Proceed to the first street on your right (University Avenue) and turn right. TRAC will be one block down on your left side. Enter Parking Lot I from the south and drive up to the drop-off circle.

From The East Using US 36 / 72:
At intersection with I-55, choose I-55 South, following it to Stevenson Drive exit (#94). Turn right (west) at top of exit ramp, proceed through 2 traffic signals; at 3rd signal, turn left (south) into West Lake Shore Drive and continue to the edge of the UIS campus. Turn right at edge of campus (stop sign). Turn left at second stop sign (Ernest Hemingway Drive). Turn right at third stop sign. Follow road to stop sign and continue forward. The TRAC will be on your left hand side. Enter the parking lot on the south side of the facility (Parking Lot I) and drop off student-athletes at the south entrance.

From The West Using US 36 / 72:
Leave highway by exit ramp to 6th St. North, drive a short distance to a traffic light, turn right (east) onto Hazel Dell, which curves and becomes 11th Street. This goes over I-55 on a bridge, to a stoplight. Proceed straight ahead through the traffic light at 11th /Hazel Dell, you are on the 11th St. Extension. Follow roadway to a stop sign, at intersection of 11th St. and campus roadway called Ernest Hemingway Drive. Proceed through the stop sign. Go to University Drive (the last street on your left before the tree line) and turn left.  Go one block to Parking Lot I and enter on the south side of the lot.