The N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center (TARC) at Carthage College is a first-class fitness facility for students, student athletes, faculty, staff, and alumni. The TARC facility includes a 16-lane swimming pool, fitness center, rock climbing wall, running track, and basketball/multi-purpose courts.

The TARC operates the College’s Campus Recreation Program, which includes special events, group fitness classes, and other services to promote a healthier quality of life for our entire Carthage community.

Important COVID-19 Update: The TARC is open to students, staff, and faculty, but will remain closed to alumni and the public until further notice. Learn about the changes to our policies, programming, and procedures on our COVID-19 site.

Download the TARC waiver and release