Campus Recreation

The Underground Recreation Center

the underground

This relaxing and fun recreation facility is located on the ground floor of the Edgar A. Brown University Union across from Harcombe Dining Hall.

The Underground is open to the public and available to reserve for private socials, parties and tailgates during home football games. With 10 bowling lanes, four billiard tables, an arcade, two large lounge areas and access to Starbucks® and Chili’s Too®, The Underground is the perfect spot to come hang out or host your next event!

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  • Hours of Operation

    To view operating hours, visit our Facility Hours page.
    For up-to-date information on closings and operating hours, visit our 
    What's Happening Now page.

    Construction Projects in progress around The Underground:

    Core Campus Construction Project Road Parking and Closures: 
    -Klugh Ave is closed up to Alpha Beta Circle, including parking. Alpha Beta Circle and Union Drive are open. Metered parking on Union Drive is open. 
    -Alpha Beta Circle will be closed September 28–October 3 and Access to Union Drive will be for emergency and service vehicles only. 
    University Union Courtyard Construction Project: 
    -Construction will occur Friday, September 12–Monday, November 3 to add ADA ramps, a new Eco Arbor Decking system, wooden benches, and turf. Access to The Underground Recreation Center from the courtyard entrance will remain open.

  • Rates

    With XID Without XID
    Bowling $1/game $3/game
    Bowling Shoes $1 $1
    Billiards FREE FREE
    Games FREE FREE

    Shoes sizes available: Youth 8–Men's 16
  • Reservations

    To reserve The Underground, please refer to our Reservations and Rates page.


    Affiliate Rate

    Non-Affiliate Rate


    Bowling Lanes




    Pool Tables








    Entire Underground




    *Bowling shoes are included in reservation price.
    *Lounge reservation is required for groups with food and beverages.

    Once your reservation is approved, a reservation confirmation will be e-mailed you. Please keep this confirmation until after the event.

    Requesting a reservation does not ensure that you have a reservation.  

    Questions about Reservations? Please email

  • Contact

    Front Desk: 864-656-5838
    Haley Cox, Operations, Events and Sponsorship Graduate Assistant: 864-656-4641 or

    Underground Recreation Center
    Union Drive
    602 University Union
    Clemson, SC 29634