Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Normal Business Hours

Monday – Thursday:
5:00 am – 11:00 pm

5:00 am – 9:00 pm

7:00 am – 8:00 pm

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Break Hours:

Monday – Friday:
5:00 am – 9:00 pm

7:00 am – 8:00 pm

8:00 am – 7:00 pm

Gym Courts Now Open!

Contact Information
601-979-1368 phone

Youth Programs

Camp Tiger Tails

Camp Tiger Tails is the JSU Rec Plex's annual 10 week summer camp that offers youth a broad range of fitness challenges, educational activities, and recreational programs. Click here for more information!

Contact: Mark Dixon at 601.979.1559 or mark.dixon@jsums.edu for additional information.

TigerZone Child Watch Services

Under close supervision of our TigerZone attendants your children will enjoy our fun-filled play area. They can participate in movement activities, watch movies, color, play with new friends, and more!

All of our specially trained attendants are certified in CPR , First Aid and AED and must pass a background check before they're hired. If a situation arises and it's appropriate to alert the parent, our staff can easily page you within the facility. Rest assured your child will be in good hands while at the Walter Payton Center TigerZone.

TigerZone Times:

Monday-Friday 3-9pm
Saturday 10am-4pm
Sunday 12-4pm

Children are allowed in the building regardless of TigerZone hours, however, they have to be with their parent AT ALL TIMES and can’t be on the fitness floor or in any of our 4 studios. That means, no sitting in a chair while mom/dad rides a bike.

Kids memberships are as follows:

All children 6+ years of age are required to have a membership to enter the facility. If they’re parent would like to utilize TigerZone, it is an additional charge of $10/month or $2 for the day that want to use the service.

Contact Membership Services at 601.979.1368 for more information.