Facilities

Campus Recreation and Wellness Facilities

ID Access: To participate in programming at the Rec Center, a valid UHCL student ID or Membership ID  must be presented.

Policies and GuidelinesRecreation and Wellness Center Polices includes lost and found, media policies, guest passes and individual area (e.g., indoor track, group fitness, personal training) policy information.

Hours
  Recreation and Wellness Center Hours of Operation
 

Summer Operating Hours

May 20 through August 25

  • Monday - Thursday, 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, 12. - 6 p.m.

RWC Closure Dates

  • Week of August 12-18
      • Friday, August 16 - RWC closed for deep cleaning.
      • Saturday, August 17 - RWC closed for Orientation and deep cleaning.
      • Sunday, August 18 - RWC closed for deep cleaning.

RWC Reduced Hours of Operation

  • Week of August 19-25
      • Monday, August 19 - RWC adjusted hours for RWC staff training.- RWC open from 1 -10 p.m.
      • Tuesday, August 20 - RWC adjusted hours for RWC staff training.- RWC open from 1 -10 p.m.
      • Wednesday, August 21 - RWC adjusted hours for RWC staff training.- RWC open from 1 -10 p.m.
  • Week of August 26-September 1
      • Monday, August 26 - Normal fall semester hours begin
      • Thursday, August 29
          • Specific space closures beginning at 10 a.m., 12 p.m.
          • RWC closed from 2 - 4 p.m. for Welcome Back Bash.
          • Spaces open back up for usage starting at 7:30 p.m. till 11 p.m
  Outdoor Recreational Space
 

Regular Hours
Daily: 7 a.m. - 12 a.m.

Field Closure for Maintenance
Delta and the Campus Recreation fields will be closed:

  • May 15 - July 31

Fields can be closed at the discretion of the department as needed.

Field Closure due to Weather
When a field is closed, all lights are turned off and no one is allowed on the field.

Fields are closed due to inclement weather at the discretion of Campus Recreation and Wellness administration. 

If there is thunder or lightning in the area, the fields are closed  until an “All Clear” decision is made by the Campus Recreation and Wellness staff.

If thunder is heard or lightning is seen, the fields are closed for 30 minutes and all participants must clear the field . The 30 minute closure period restarts after each thunder/lightning strike.

Equipment Checkout

Use your UHCL/member ID to check out equipment:

  • Workout towel (free for all members)
  • Shower towels (service must be purchased, $20/semester)
  • Basketballs
  • Volleyballs
  • Indoor Soccer balls
  • Outdoor Soccer balls
  • Footballs
  • Badminton equipment
  • Table Tennis equipment
  • Pickleball equipment
  • Jump rope
  • Weight belt
  • Weighted belt (for adding plates for dips or pull-ups)
  • Squat neck pads
  • Skillrun and Skillmill belt attachments
Facility Tours

Facility tours can arranged by request. A reservation of at least 72 hours in advance is required for a guided tour.

  • Individuals or groups less than 25 can do a self-guided tours by signing in at the Welcome Center. 
  • Group tour size is 20-25 maximum, so larger groups will be divided.

Tour arrangements are finalized in a confirmation email sent from Campus Recreation and Wellness.

Contact's Info
Visitor Info
 
Reservation Request

Reservation Request Overview

Prioritization of Space Usage

The purpose of the Recreation and Wellness Center is provide space and programming for UHCL students and non-student members. Our top priority is ensuring that students and non-student members have access to the spaces and programming needed to pursue their health and wellness goals.

Due to the need for space within the Recreation and Wellness Center, the following priorities and reservation time frames have been implemented for accepting and confirming reservation and rental requests.

A reservation request may be submitted at any time, but review of requests will be based on the priorities listed below. Our reservation team will contact the requesting party to discuss the request and provide information related to availability, conflicts, alternative options, and other needs. The Recreation and Wellness Center reserves the right to alter, cancel, or deny any reservations or rentals that conflict with the purpose of our facility or spaces or put an undue burden on our students and non-student members for participation in health and wellness programming.

  • Facility Space Prioritization
  • Priority 1

    Campus Recreation and Wellness Programming

    Fall 2019 Priority Reservation Request Date

    • Begin accepting reservation requests May 27, 2019
    • Priority status ends July 5, 2019
    • Space confirmation by July 19, 2019

    Spring 2020 Priority Reservation Request Dates

    • Begin accepting reservation requests September 2, 2019
    • Priority status ends September 20, 2019
    • Space confirmation by October 11, 2019
  • Priority 2

    Exercise and Health Sciences Academic Classes

    Fall 2019 Priority Reservation Request Date

    • Begin accepting reservation requests June 10, 2019
    • Priority status ends July 5, 2019
    • Space confirmation by July 19, 2019

    Spring 2020 Priority Reservation Request Dates

    • Begin accepting reservation requests September 2, 2019
    • Priority status ends September 20, 2019
    • Space confirmation by October 4, 2019
  • Priority 3

    UHCL Recognized Student Organizations*

    Fall 2019 Priority Reservation Request Date

    • Begin accepting reservation requests July 8, 2019
    • Priority status ends July 19, 2019
    • Space confirmation by August 2, 2019

    Spring 2020 Priority Reservation Request Dates

    • Begin accepting reservation requests October 14, 2019
    • Priority status ends October 25, 2019
    • Space confirmation by November 1, 2019
  • Priority 4

     UHCL Departments*

    Fall 2019 Priority Reservation Request Date

    • Begin accepting reservation requests July 22, 2019
    • Priority status ends August 2, 2019
    • Space confirmation by August 9, 2019

    Spring 2020 Priority Reservation Request Dates

    • Begin accepting reservation requests October 28, 2019
    • Priority status ends November 8, 2019
    • Space confirmation by November 15, 2019
  • Priority 5

     UHCL Affiliated Programming or Events*

    Fall 2019 Priority Reservation Request Date

    • Begin accepting reservation requests August 5, 2019
    • Priority status ends August 16, 2019
    • Space confirmation by August 30, 2019

    Spring 2020 Priority Reservation Request Dates

    • Begin accepting reservation requests November 11, 2019
    • Priority status ends November 22, 2019
    • Space confirmation by December 13, 2019
  • Priority 6

    Non-UHCL Affiliated Programming or Events**

    Fall 2019 Priority Reservation Request Date

    • Begin accepting reservation requests August 19, 2019
    • Priority status ends August 30, 2019
    • Space confirmation by September 13, 2019

    Spring 2020 Priority Reservation Request Dates

    • Begin accepting reservation requests December 2, 2019
    • Priority status ends December 13, 2019
    • Space confirmation by December 20, 2019

* = the use of the RWC or other Campus Recreation and Wellness spaces may require charges related to the space, equipment, and staffing needs. An MOU will be created to outline space utilization needs and any costs associated with the reservation. The UHCL contracting process may have to used as part of the reservation process for space utilization. This process could take up to an additional six weeks for confirmation of spaces.

** = the use of RWC or other Campus Recreation and Wellness spaces will require charges related to the space, equipment, and staffing needs. The UHCL contracting process will be part of the reservation process for space utilization. This process can take up to six additional weeks for confirmation of spaces.

To request a Campus Recreation and Wellness Center reservation, please complete the Facility Reservation Request form. We appreciate you including details where appropriate.

A receipt acknowledgement email is sent to you when we receive your request. You can expect a more detailed response within two business days from CampusRecreation@uhcl.edu.

In this form, RWC refers to the Recreation and Wellness Center.
Area(s) Requested
Group and Contact Info
Event Details
Please provide as much detail about the event as possible, including intended field or facility use and equipment/items that will be used
If children/minors will participate in your event, you must complete the HR Training Campus Program for Minors at www.uhcl.edu/human-resources/training-development/campus-program-for-minors.
Special Accommodations
All event sponsors must explicitly state and provide for reasonable accommodation requests for those who have a disability and wish to participate.
If the sponsor is within UHCL provide the following statement: Special Accommodations Statement: Any person needing an accommodation for a disability in order to participate should contact {Replace with Your Office or Department Name} at {Replace with Your Phone} or {Replace with Your Email@uhcl.edu at least one week prior to the event to arrange for the accommodation.
If the sponsor is outside UHCL, your organization is required to provide and fund reasonable accommodations to enable any person with a disability the opportunity to participate or take advantage of your event, if such accommodations are requested. Your organization is also responsible to publicize the availability of accommodations in all announcements for the event. For assistance arranging reasonable accommodations or composing acceptable publicity, you may contact UHCL Disability Services at 281-283-2648 as early as possible, but no later than 2 weeks prior to the event.
 

Rec Center and Delta Descriptions

  Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC): Interior
 
RWC Interior Room/Area Description
Lobby




  • Lounge and recreational space
  • Multiple four-person tables and a large 10-person table for eating, studying, or games
  • Lounge furniture and flat screen TVs
Food Service Chartwells: Grab-and-go snacks, smoothies and coffee
Administration Suite



  • 7 professional staff offices
  • Member Services Desk
  • Student work area
Conference Room



  • Up to 16 attendees
  • Flat screen for displays
  • Glass board
Multi-purpose Rooms












  • 2 rooms
  • Maximum capacity of 49 participants in a room
  • Built-in audio and visual capabilities
  • For group fitness classes, meetings or trainings
  • Equipment shareable between both rooms:
    • 10 Technogym Group Cycle bikes
    • 10 Technogym Skill Rows
    • Bosu balls
    • Body weight bars
    • Group Fitness dumbbells
    • Group Fitness barbells
    • Steps
    • Stability balls
Study Rooms
(not reservable)



  • Available on a first come, first serve basis.
  • Up to 8 attendees
  • 1st floor Study Room - adjacent to EHS Physiology Lab
  • 2nd floor Study Room - between classrooms and academic office suite
Fitness Zone
































































  • Fitness Zone Desk
    Staffed by our Fitness Assistant(s) who are happy to help you, answer questions about using our equipment or provide assistance for lifts or spotting.

  • Cardio Equipment
    * indicates with touchscreens, wi-fi and bluetooth compatible
    • 6 Technogym Excite Treadmill 1000*
    • 3 Technogym SkillMills
    • 2 Technogym SkillRuns*
    • 2 Technogym Excite Recline 1000 Bikes*
    • 2 Technogym Excite Bike 1000*
    • 4 Technogym Excite Climbs*
    • 3 Technogym Skills Rows
    • 2 AMT Open Strides*
    • 2 Precor Assault Air Bikes
    • 5 Precor ellipticals*
    • 1 ScitFit ergometer
    • 1 Vibration Plate Machine
  • Pin Select Equipment
    • Technogym leg press
    • Precor converging chest press
    • Precor converging shoulder press
    • Precor diverging lat pulldown
    • Precor seated row
    • Precor rear delt/pec fly
    • Precor lateral raise
    • Precor biceps curl
    • Precor triceps extension
    • Precor seated dip
    • Precor back extension
    • Precor abdominal
    • Precor leg extension
    • Precor prone leg curl
    • Precor glute extension
    • Precor inner thigh
    • Precor outer thigh
    • Precor assisted chin/dip, pulldown, longpull, cable crossover
  • Plate Loaded
    • Precor smith machine
    • Precor hack squat
    • Precor squat machine
    • Precor loaded leg curl
    • Precor loaded pulldown
    • Precor lever row
    • Precor loaded shoulder press
  • Free Weights
    • 3 Precor bench press
    • Precor incline bench
    • Precor decline bench
    • Precor should press bench
    • 3 Precor half rack
    • Precor adjustable benches
    • UMAX dumbbells:  5-50 lbs x 2 sets each, 55-125 lbs x 1 set each
    • UMAX straight bars: 20-110 lbs
    • UMAX EZ curl bars: 20-110 lbs
    • UMAX urethane Olympic plates
    • UMAX bumper plates with steel cores
    • UMAX kettlebells
Cardio/Strength Satellite Zone













* indicates with touchscreens, wi-fi and bluetooth compatible

  • Technogym SkillMill*
  • 2 Technogym Treadmills 1000*
  • 2 Technogym Excite Climb*
  • 2 Technogym Excite Bike*
  • 2 Precor elliptical
  • Precor chest press
  • Precor lat pulldown
  • Precor seated row
  • Precor leg press
  • Precor leg extension
  • Precor seated leg curl
Stretching Zone










  • Technogym FLEXability posterior
  • Technogym FLEXability anterior
  • Vertical crunch
  • Ab Coaster
  • Target abs
  • Vertical knee-up
  • Back extension
  • Stretch trainer
  • Foam rollers
  • Yoga and core mats
Functional Training Spaces





















  • 2 Escape 90 Plus Functional Units
    • Punching bag
    • Endless rope
    • Pullup attachments
    • Battle rope attachment
    • Landmind attachment
    • Weight racks
    • TRX straps
    • Core bags
    • Sand bags
    • Slamballs
    • Total Grip medicine balls
    • Gripper weights
    • Vertballs
    • Resistance bands
    • Kettlebells
  • 2 Escape Quad Sled
  • Tire Flip 180
  • Tire Flip 180 XL
  • Plyo Box Set
  Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC): Exterior
 
RWC Exterior Area Description
Outdoor Fitness Space


  • Rogue I-10 rack
  • Olympic platforms
  • Tires
  • Sled
  • Battle ropes
  • Plyo boxes
The Backyard A large, flat, grass programmable space for large events or just hanging out (weather permitting)
East Plaza


  • Faces student parking Lot D
  • Available for rent, tabling, and programming
North Plaza


  • Faces the STEM Building
  • Available for rent, tabling, and programming
NOA Field







  • Not currently available and availability date TBD
  • 45 yards wide x 150 yards long
  • Lights available
  • Expected usage: Flag Football, ultimate Frisbee, soccer, wiffleball
Rec Field
  • Not currently available and availability date TBD
  • Expected usage: Flag Football, ultimate Frisbee, soccer, wiffleball, kickball, sand volleyball

 

  Delta Fields and Courts
   
Delta Area Description
Delta Field

1 field space with lights and
large enough for most sports
Delta Tennis Courts 4 regulation tennis courts with lights
Delta Basketball Courts 2 outdoor basketball courts with lights
Contact
  • Campus Recreation and Wellness

    Email: CampusRecreation@uhcl.edu 

    2700 Bay Area Blvd, Box 245
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Phone: 281-283-2330
    Member Services: 281-283-2331 
    Mon. - Fri., 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Rec Center Summer hours
    May 20 - August 25
    Mon. - Thurs., 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    Fri., 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
    Sun, 12 - 6 p.m.

    More Hours


    Outdoor Spaces hours:
    Daily: 7 a.m. - 12 a.m.
    Closed for inclement weather

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