The Facility Management Program offers quality support services, which enhance activities and academic programs offered by the Department of University Recreation and the University of Arkansas.
The primary areas of responsibilities are scheduling, supervision, maintenance, membership recruitment, security of the HPER Building, and open recreation activities. Examples of open recreation activities include weight lifting, swimming, racquetball, and basketball. UREC Memberships, guest passes, locker and towel rentals, racquetball reservations, and modern fitness equipment are available to qualified students, faculty, staff, and alumni. In addition, the recreational facilities of HPER Building are available to various organizations for special events.
The HPER building offers a wide array of recreational spaces for the University of Arkansas Students and HPER Members. These areas include the pool, racquetball courts, ping pong tables, jogging track, and fitness center. Facility Management also has gyms available for basketball, badminton, or volleyball depending on the court setup.
Fitness CentersUniversity Recreation is excited to offer you two fitness centers available for you to use to workout. Our new University Recreation Fitness Center located in the Union opened March 2012.
Also available is the Donna Axum Fitness Center located in the Rec Center/ HPER building. This fitness center provides a variety of selectorized and free weight equipment, as well as several types of cardio machines, all outfitted with Cardio Theater. Headphones and weight belts are available for checkout with a current U of A ID or HPER Card. Hours of operation during the academic semester are Monday through Thursday 6:00 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., Friday 6:00 a.m. to 10:45 p.m., Saturday 9:00 am to 10:45 p.m., and Sunday 1:00 pm to 11:45 p.m. Proper workout attire is required, and bags are prohibited. Please refer to the complete list of fitness center rules.
Members can reserve and rent equipment at the Service Center, which is located on the second floor. Examples of available equipment include racquetball racquets, basketballs, ping pong paddles, and volleyballs.
The HPER Facility and usable spaces within the HPER are available for reservation and rental by university and non-university groups.
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