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


      - Come relax and unwind before finals with restorative yoga on Thursday, December 9th 6-7PM in HPER 216.  This class is free to attend. Participants may sign up at the UREC Member Portal. 

      - Join UREC Outdoors for our annual winter boulder competition. This event will take place on December 9th from 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Registration is $10. There will be a ton of prizes and fun to be had.
40 spots available so register early! 

      - All UREC members will need to complete a
Facility Access waiver prior to entry. This should be completed through the UREC Member Portal prior to coming to the facility, members will not be allowed entry without a completed waiver.  


      - UPDATE: In accordance with university guidelines, masks are required to be worn indoors at UREC facilities when 6 ft. social distancing cannot be maintained.

      - UREC is taking extra precautions to help keep our members and staff healthy and safe. This includes extensive cleaning protocols and enhanced operating procedures within our facilities.  

       - Reservations are strongly encouraged for group fitness in order to guarantee a spot. UREC members can make a reservation through their member portal by visiting
         To assist you, we have created a
Step-by-step tutorial video on how to make a  reservation. Having trouble accessing the portal to make your reservation? For the best user experience, please use Google Chrome. If you are still having trouble, email

      - To learn more about our current operations, please visit our
COVID-19 website


      - In the event of inclement weather, the UREC Sports Complex (fields at Mitchell St.) may close early or not open. Questions? Please call the UREC Service Center at 479- 575- 6382.

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.

Outdoors Passport


This has some of our favorite outdoor spaces in Fayetteville and Northwest Arkansas. Visit each location and get a picture of yourself or a landmark of the area, tag @urecarkansas on instagram and use the #UOPassport to win a prize.


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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