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Visitor Information

The N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center (known on campus as “The TARC”) is a first-class fitness facility for the Carthage community. The TARC is located on the west side of Campus Drive, just north of the Campbell Student Union.

Contact the TARC

TARC Recreation Office: 262-551-6607


Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Hours for specific facilities vary. See Facility Hours

Who can use the TARC?

Students, Faculty, Staff

The TARC is open and free to all Carthage students, faculty, and staff. Just bring your Carthage ID for access to the building. There are locker rooms located on the lower level of the TARC.


Don’t stop working out in the TARC just because you’ve graduated! The facility is open to alumni with a Carthage Alumni ID. Don’t have an ID? Request a Carthage Alumni ID online through our Alumni website.


Conference Services

Businesses and organizations often bring their meetings and conferences to Carthage. To learn more about holding your next event at the TARC, visit Conferences Services.


There are two parking lots near the TARC: South Upper Parking Lot and South Lower Parking Lot. Visitor spots are available. See campus map