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UREC Main Building

UREC is a multi-level fitness and wellness center with 278,515 square feet of activity space, recently expanded and renovated. UREC is located on the East side of campus, near the Convocation Center. Building highlights include a 33-foot climbing wall, eight racquetball courts, three multi-activity gyms, two indoor tracks, fitness and cardio theatre, aquatics center, adventure center, locker rooms, wellness suite, equipment center, two outdoor courtyards, and six group exercise studios. 

This facility was nationally recognized in 2017 and 2000 NIRSA Outstanding Sports Facility Award and the 1997 Athletic Business Facilities of Merit Award.

UREC
UREC
UREC Level 1
UREC Level 1
UREC Level 2
UREC Level 2

UREC Level 3
UREC Level 3
UREC Level 4
UREC Level 4
Fitness Center
Fitness Center

Cardio Deck
Cardio Deck
Mind Body Studio 1
Mind Body Studio 1
Mind Body Studio 2
Mind Body Studio 2

Group Cycle Studio
Group Cycle Studio
Running Track
Running Track
Multi-Activity Pool
Multi-Activity Pool

Spa
Spa
Sauna
Sauna
Multi-Activity Gym 1 (MAC 1)
Multi-Activity Gym 1 (MAC 1)

Multi-Activity Gym 2 (MAC 2)
Multi-Activity Gym 2 (MAC 2)
Multi-Activity Gym 3 (MAC 3)
Multi-Activity Gym 3 (MAC 3)
East Courtyard
East Courtyard

Group Exercise Studio 1
Group Exercise Studio 1
Group Exercise Studio 2
Group Exercise Studio 2
Multi-Purpose Studio
Multi-Purpose Studio

Atrium
Atrium
Atrium Climbing Wall
Atrium Climbing Wall
Walking Track
Walking Track

Pool
Pool
Racquetball and Walleyball Courts
Racquetball and Walleyball Courts
Racquetball/Walleyball Courts
Racquetball/Walleyball Courts

Equipment Center
Equipment Center
Meeting Room 124
Meeting Room 124
Locker Rooms
Locker Rooms

UREC Cafe
UREC Cafe
Massage Studio
Massage Studio
West Courtyard
West Courtyard

Sports Forums
Sports Forums
Adventure Center
Adventure Center
Demonstration Kitchen and Wellness Instruction
Demonstration Kitchen and Wellness Instruction

Wet Classroom
Wet Classroom
Faculty Staff Locker Rooms
Faculty Staff Locker Rooms
Wellness Center
Wellness Center

Club Room
Club Room
Athletic Training Room
Athletic Training Room
Meditation Room
Meditation Room

Universal Rest Rooms
Universal Rest Rooms
UREC Crossroads
UREC Crossroads

 

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Mailing Address 
JMU Recreation MSC 3901 
800 S. Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Street Address
701 Driver Drive
Harrisonburg,VA 22807

Bike Racks: There are bike racks located at the front of the building.

Bus Stop: The closest bus stop to UREC is the Hanson Hall bus stop. The bus now stops going both directions. Get off this stop and walk down the steps through Duke Dog alley and take LEFT up hill to UREC. For current bus schedules, visit the Harrisonburg Department of Transportation web site.

Closest Parking Lots:

      • View the JMU Parking Services map. 
      • Resident: R1 
      • Commuter: Convo E, Convo B, Convo A, Convo F, Convo G, C9 Lot 
      • Faculty/Staff: Convo D, D8 Lot, P Lot 
      • Visitors to campus can obtain a pass to park in assigned lots from Parking Services in the Champions Drive Parking Deck. 

Directions from I-81 Traveling North: Take EXIT 245-Port Republic Road/VA-253. Turn RIGHT on Port Republic Road and take the first LEFT on Forest Hill Road. Take LEFT at stop sign on Oak Hill Drive. Oak Hill Drive turns into University Boulevard. Take University Boulevard until you see the Convocation parking lots on your LEFT. Park (in the lot you have a pass for) and walk down the hill past the Convocation Center and you will see UREC on your RIGHT.

Directions from I-81 Traveling South: Take EXIT 245-Port Republic Road/VA-253. Turn LEFT on Port Republic Road. Take LEFT at second stoplight on Forest Hill Road. Take LEFT at stop sign on Oak Hill Drive. Oak Hill Drive turns into University Boulevard. Take University Boulevard until you see the Convocation parking lots on your LEFT. Park (in the lot you have a pass for) and walk down the hill past the Convocation Center and you will see UREC on your RIGHT.