UREC Fitness Center

student working out at the university of arkansas gym


The UREC Fitness Center features almost 6,000 square feet of gym floor space and fully equipped men's and women's locker and shower facilities.

Open to all current students and UREC members, the facility includes 57 cardio pieces, 28 selectorized weight-training machines, and a free weight section. This facility is also conveniently located in the middle of the University of Arkansas campus in the Arkansas Union.

A valid University of Arkansas or University Recreation ID card is required to enter both the UREC Fitness Center and the Donna Axum Fitness Center in the HPER Building.

Group Fitness Classes

group fitness class at the uark union gym

The UREC Fitness Center features a dedicated 1,500-square-foot group exercise room. Visit the Group Fitness Schedule page to view all class dates, times and locations.

Curious about what classes are like? Check out the Class Description page to find what fits your interests.


Free day lockers are available in the lobby, and overnight lockers in the locker room are available for rent.

Memberships may be purchased at either the UREC Main Office, HPER 225, or the UREC Fitness Center Front desk. 

Hours of Operation

UREC Fitness Center
Located in Arkansas Union
Monday - Friday Closed until further notice
Saturday Closed until further notice
Sunday Closed until further notice