Read University Recreation’s COVID-19 plan and FAQ’s


The mission of University Recreation is to empower students for success through recreation and wellness.

Announcements + Closures

For inclement weather closures at the UREC Sports Complex and/or emergency facility closures, please follow us on social media @urecarkansas

University Recreation will reopen on Monday, July 6 with limited hours of operation and activities. PLEASE VISIT OUR COVID-19 WEBPAGE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



  • Online group fitness classes will be offered through July 31st via Zoom.  For the weekly schedule and instructions on how to join the class, please visit the group fitness class schedule webpage  or download the UREC app by searching urecarkansas (available on iPhone and Android).
  • At-home workouts: Follow our social media channels @urecarkansas or visit the UREC YouTube channel to access online exercise videos led by certified group fitness instructors and certified personal trainers.
  • Join us on Instagram Live @urecarkansas each week on Wednesdays at 1:00pm for a short mid-week workout. 
  • Personal Training: UREC is now offering online personal training. UREC certified personal trainers are here to help you. Meet with your trainer in an online environment, receive workouts, and check in with your trainer to assure you are progressing. Cost,registration details, and more information can be found here.


UREC Sports is encouraging students, faculty, and staff to take part in our inaugural Virtual Olympic-ish Pentathlon!  
Events: Words With Friends- 5k Walk/Run- 1 Mile Walk/Run- Most Free Throws- Google Proof Trivia.
Interested? There will be four divisions (Faculty/Staff - Men, Faculty/Staff - Women, Students - Men, Students - Women). Email by June 28th with your name, id#, and the division you're entering. You'll receive weekly instructions after you sign-up. The overall winner will receive a swag pack of intramural champ t-shirts!  


The UREC Sports Injury Clinic is here to help you get through injuries you might have sustained before or during COVID-19. UREC’s certified and licensed athletic trainer is available for telehealth appointments. For more information on how to set up an appointment, visit the Sports Injury Clinic webpage.


The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has shared recommendations for getting outside during COVID-19. Just 5-10 minutes of being outside can reduce stress and boost mood. Remember to be courteous to others, research area closures and trail conditions, and follow COVID-19 guidelines when pursuing your outdoor activity.


Group Fitness Schedule

Group Fitness classes are designed to provide participants with a fun, motivating and well-rounded fitness experience.


The Wellness Initiative aims to highlight how current campus-wide programming supports all aspects of growth and well-being for individuals.

Sports Injury Clinic

The Sports Injury Clinic offers free injury evaluations, as well as opportunities for injury prevention, emergency care, and rehabilitation.

UREC Magazine

Take a look at UREC's departmental publication, which covers all program area information.


UREC develops its staff through professional growth, hands-on experience, education, and workmanship. University Recreation employs around 400 student employees in a variety of program areas.

Employment with UREC provides students an opportunity to gain valuable experience working within their area of interest, with the possibility for advancement within the department.

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