UREC Facility Guide

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.

Phone Number: 540-568-8732
Street Address: 
701 Driver Drive, Harrisonburg,VA 22807

View the JMU Campus Map which includes a link to Google Directions.

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

UREC
UREC
Level 1
Level 1
Level 2
Level 2
Level 3
Level 3
Level 4
Level 4
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Cardio Deck
Cardio Deck
Mind Body Studio 1
Mindbody 1
Mind Body Studio 2
Mindbody 2
Group Cycle Studio
Group Cycle
Running Track
Running Track
Multi-Activity Pool
Main Pool
Spa
Spa
Sauna
Sauna
Multi-Activity Gym 1 (MAC 1)
Mac1
Multi-Activity Gym 2 (MAC 2)
Mac 2
Multi-Activity Gym 3 (MAC 3)
Mac 3
East Courtyard
Courtyard East
Group Exercise Studio 1
Group Exercise
Group Exercise Studio 2
Group Exercise 2
Multi-Purpose Studio
Multipurpose studio
Atrium
Atrium
Climbing Wall
Climbing Wall
Walking Track
Walking Track
Main Pool
Main Pool
Raquetball/Walleyball
Raquetball
Raquetball/Walleyball
Raquetball
Equipment Center
Equipment Center
Meeting Room 124
Meeting Room
Locker Rooms
Lockers
UREC Cafe
Aramark
Massage Studio
Massage Studio
West Courtyard
West Courtyard
Sports Forums
Sports Forums
Adventure Center
Adventure Center
Demonstration Kitchen
Demo Kitchen
Wet Classroom
Wet Classroom
Faculty Staff Locker Rooms
Faculty Staff Locker Rooms
Wellness Center
Wellness Center
Club Room
Club Room
Athletic Training Room

ATR

Meditation Room
Meditation Studio
Universal Rest Rooms
Universal Changing
UREC Crossroads
Crossroads

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