The Kern Center provides open recreation, personal fitness, drop-in game play and group exercise classes for MSOE students, faculty, staff and Kern Center members. In addition, the center is the hub of the MSOE campus in hosting events ranging from recognition dinners to graduation ceremonies.

The Kern Center is available for community usage and has hosted events from fitness expos to youth sports camps, leagues and tournaments. Facilities, including the ice arena, are available for limited rentals. For rental information, call (414) 277-2672.