University Recreation Center (UREC)

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
  • 278,515 sq ft, JMU's largest building
  • Adventure Center
  • Aquatics Center
  • 25,000 sq ft Fitness Center
  • Wellness Center
  • Demonstration Kitchen
  • Athletic Training Room
  • Meditation Studio
  • 8 basketball and vollybeall courts
  • 7 racquetball/wallyball courts, 1 squash court
  • 6 group exercise studios
  • 2 indoor walking/running tracks
  • 2 outdoor courtyards
  • 1 massage therapy studios

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

Inclusive & Adaptive Information
  • Aquatics Center: 
    • Both pools have an electronic lift that can carry up to 500 pounds and have features that include a transfer bar and footrest.
    • Stair access with handrails is available in both pools.
    • Transfer rails for easy access into the spa.
  • Fitness Center: 
    • Pathways through the fitness area are at least 36 inches wide to allow access to all participants.
    • Adjustable cable machines are accessible to participants in wheelchairs.
    • All strength machines are equipped with illustrated diagrams detailing proper use.
    • QR codes on many machines link to videos with sound, which also demonstrate proper use.
    • Recumbent bicycles and seated elliptical machines are available on the Cardio Deck.
  • Sport wheelchairs available for use in UREC by anyone with a JAC. Wheelchairs are available for check out at the Equipment Center.

Questions? If you have a request, question, or an idea for a program or service, please contact the Coordinator for Sport Clubs and Inclusive Recreation.

University Recreation Center Photos
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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