UREC Track Closure: The UREC track, located on the 4th floor of the HPER building, will be closed Monday, June 20 - Friday, June 24 for annual cleaning. 

UREC Natatorium Closure: The UREC Natatorium will close for a youth swim meet on Friday, June 24th at 2:00 p.m. and will re-open on Monday, June 27 at 8:45 a.m.  Long course will be set up from 8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Friday, June 24.  The shallow and diving well sections will not be available during this time. 

Reduced holiday hours - July 1 - July 5. 

Daily Facility Hours

HPER Building Hours Hours
Mon-Thurs 5:30 a.m. - 9:50 p.m.
Friday 5:30 a.m. - 9:50 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 9:50 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 9:50 p.m.

UREC Main Office
HPER 225
Mon-Thurs 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

UREC Fitness Center
Located in Arkansas Union
Monday-Friday 6:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.

Fitness Center Front Desk
Mon & Wed 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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Fitness Center

UREC offers two indoor fitness facilities, a 50M competition pool, an indoor track, an outdoor field complex, a bike shop and more.

Club Sports


Club sports are student-led teams who compete against other collegiate club teams at the local, regional, and national level.


massage room

UREC is your source for deep tissue, neuromuscular, and sports massage therapy. Relax with a half-hour or one-hour session. 


hper natatorium

UREC provides activities that enhance the quality of life of the community and promotes the mission of the university.


Staff Development

UREC develops its staff through professional growth, hands-on experience, education, and workmanship. 

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Our mission is to engage and enhance the University of Arkansas community through diverse recreational, social and wellness opportunities.
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