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University Recreation invites all current faculty and staff members of the University to come check out what UREC has to offer this summer! A FREE three-day facility pass (good for access to all UREC facilities) will be awarded to those who are interested. To redeem your free three-day pass, please complete this online Qualtrics form


If you have any questions, please call the UREC Main Office during office hours at 479-575-4646 or email us at  


The main facility for the department of University Recreation is the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) building (located at 155 N. Stadium Drive). Highlights include the Donna Axum Fitness Center, an Olympic-sized swimming pool, four basketball courts, an indoor track, group fitness studios, functional training areas, cycle studio, racquetball courts, bouldering and climbing walls, UREC Outdoors, and locker and shower facilities.  


Auxiliary facilities include:   
UREC Fitness Center (located on the second floor of the Arkansas Union)   
-6,000 square feet of fitness floor space  
-1,500-square-foot group exercise room  
-Cardio and strength training equipment  
-Locker and shower facilities 


UREC Sports Complex (fields at Mitchell St.)    

-4 intramural fields  
-1 club field  
-2 sand volleyball pits  
-Equipment checkout: including soccer balls, footballs, frisbees, and more   


UREC Tennis Center (located at 1357 W. Indian Trail, behind Chick-Fil-A off of MLK Blvd.) 

-12 tennis courts (four court with backboards to allow for individual play)  

-Equipment checkout: including tennis balls & racquets and pickleball gear 


The department of University Recreation is a major campus-wide service unit in the Division of Student Affairs. The mission of University Recreation is to empower students for success through recreation and wellness.  


For additional information about University Recreation, please visit  

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