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Open Play and Events

"Open Play" offers an opportunity for COCC students, faculty, and staff to work on their skills in a low-commitment, low-stress environment.  Come and use the facility on your own or play with friends.


Open Play Basketball (Fall, Winter, Spring)

"Pickup" basketball in Mazama Gymnasium, or just to shoot around.

  • Fridays 5:30 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
  • Sundays 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Open Play/IM Indoor Soccer (Winter only)

Thursdays 8:00 - 10:00 p.m. - Semi-organized pickup games.


Open Play Volleyball (Fall, Spring only)

  • 7:30 -10:00 p.m. Thursday nights in Mazama Gymnasium


Open Play Spikeball

Spikeball sets are available for students to borrow from the front desk of Wickiup Residence Hall.  Students can show their ID and borrow the sets like they would a board game.  This allows students access to recreation opportunities at their home on campus. 


Open Play Table Tennis (Fall, Winter, Spring)

Table tennis tables, paddles and balls are available in the Mazama Gymnasium lobby for students, staff, and faculty to play any time during Mazama hours year-round.


Bowling Passes - Lava Lanes Bowling Alley

FREE bowling passes to Lava Lanes are available for COCC and OSU-Cascades dual-enrollment students in the Sports and Recreation office (Mazama 111). These passes are limited and are good for 1 free game of bowling and shoe rental. Students must show a current Student ID card to receive a pass.


Swim Passes - Juniper Aquatic Center

FREE swim passes to the Juniper Aquatic Center are available for COCC and OSU-Cascades dual-enrollment students in the Sports and Recreation office (Mazama 111).  These passes are limited and are good for 1 free visit to the Juniper Aquatic Center. Students must show a current Student ID card to receive a pass.


Ice Skating Passes - The Pavilion Skate Rink

FREE Ice Skating passes to the Pavilion for are available for COCC and OSU-Cascades dual-enrollment students in the Sports and Recreation office (Mazama 111).  These passes are limited and are good for 1 free visit to the the Pavilion. Students must show a current Student ID card to receive a pass.


Running Events

COCC hosts several popular running events each year that draw participants from surrounding communities to campus.

Turkey Trot - November 16, 2019

FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS. $10 for all other entrants.  The Annual COCC Run/Walk starts on the COCC Track.  Day-of-race registration will take place in Mazama Gym from 9:00 - 9:45 A.M.  All proceeds from the Turkey Trot will go to the COCC Foundation, which provides financial assistance to students and fiscal support for college programs.

Jungle Run/Walk - May 21, 2020

FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS. $10 for all other entrants.  The COCC Jungle Run/Walk offers participants either a 4-mile trail run or a 2-mile trail run or walk. The race course is fun, challenging, and includes single track trails, mud bogs, several steep ascents and descents, and numerous log crossings. There will be a prize drawing following the race.  Keep your eye out for fake snakes along the course and win a prize if you pick one up!

Storm the Stairs - June 4, 2020

FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS. $10 for all other entrants.  The Annual COCC Storm the Stairs is a 2-mile 465-stair run/walk that takes participants all over campus. The event is both fun and challenging for all skill levels, and a great way to enjoy COCC's amazing campus. Following the race the COCC Sports and Recreation Department will hold a barbecue for all entrants along with a prize drawing for all participants.


Fitness Center

Complete with new cardio equipment and strength machines, the Fitness Center is a great place to stay healthy.  It is open during regular Mazama hours:

  • Monday - Thursday 5:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
  • Friday 5:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Sunday 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Sports and Recreation Contacts

COCC Sports and Recreation Office is located in Mazama 111, lower level.

Joshua Motenko, Assistant Director of Club and Intramural Sports
jmotenko@cocc.edu  or 541-383-7794