COVID-19 Health and Safety Information

Open Play and Events

In line with the most recent directive from the Governor's Department of Education, COCC Campus (including all sports facilities) is closed for Fall Term.  However, the Sports Department has partnered with Bend Parks and Recreation and various other local agencies and facilities for in-person sports activites and events during COVID.

 


"Open Play" opportunities are for COCC students, faculty, and staff to work on their skills in a low-commitment, low-stress environment year-round.  Come and use the facility to practice on your own or play pick-up sports with friends.  Also, take advantage of partnerships we have with local facilities off-campus.


"Pickup" Basketball (Fall, Winter, Spring)

Mazama Gymnasium is available for "Pickup" basketball, 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 (with student ID) in the Mazama Gymnasium Equipment Room, next to Fitness Center.  Students, staff, and faculty can play any time during Mazama hours year-round.


Open Play Table Tennis (Fall, Winter, Spring)

Table tennis tables, paddles and balls are available to borrow (with student ID) in the Mazama Gymnasium Equipment Room, next to Fitness Center.  Students, staff, and faculty can 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 Race Events

COCC hosts several popular running race events each year that draw participants from surrounding areas to campus, and have had a strong tradition in the Bend community for over 25 years..  They can be competitive or recreational, depending on your interest level.

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.

Beat Beethoven 5k - October 11, 2020

COCC Sports helps to set-up for the Central Oregon Symphony Orchestra's Beat Beethoven 5k Fun Run/Walk, starting at 10:00am on the COCC campus track. The 1 Mile run/walk race will start a few minutes after the 5k has begun.

Besides having fun and supporting the Central Oregon Symphony, the goal of the race is to finish before Beethoven’s famous 5th Symphony finishes – approximately 33 minutes.  For more information go to:  https://www.beatbeethoven5k.com.

Fitness Center, Weight Rooms and Climbing Wall

Complete with new cardio equipment and strength machines, the Fitness Center, Weight Rooms and Climbing Wall are a great places to stay active.  They are 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.

*When Fitness Center classes are in session, please use the other weight rooms


Sports and Recreation Contacts

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

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

Laura Pitz, Coordinator, Club and Intramural Sports
lpitz@cocc.edu or 541-383-7763