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What's Happening at the Rec

The UHCL Recreation and Wellness Center is the social hub on campus, with lots to do for students, members, and guests.

Group Fitness Classes

We average about 25 group fitness classes a week - join our nationally certified instructors for motivation and guidance!

Group Fitness Classes are now included in all membership options for ages 16 & up. Reservations are recommended, but not required. Class capacity limits will be enforced. Reservations open 72-hours in advance of the class.  

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Fall 2023 Holiday Hours

  • Nov 22 | 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Thanksgiving Day | Nov 23 | Closed
  • Thanksgiving Break | Nov 24 | 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Please visit the Facilities page for information about facility adjusted hours and closures.

What's Happening

Rec Sports Events

Doggy De-Stress

Join us in the RWC Lobby for some finals stress relief.  We’ll have therapy dogs on-site to give you some love along with healthy snacks and other wellness activities.  It’s a great way to recharge and refocus your mind & body!

  • Thursday, November 30 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Location:  RWC Lobby

Audience:  Students

Finals Dodgeball

Join us for this fun, heart-pumping, brain-decluttering dodgeball tournament!  Teams & free agents are welcome, no experience necessary! All games will be open rec, no gender requirements for teams.  This game will give you and energy boost and afterwards you’ll be ready to focus on that next big project or exam!

  • Thursday, November 30 | 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Location: RWC MAC Gym

Audience: Students and RWC Members

Fitness and Wellness

Nutrition Workshops:  Stress & Thinking

Getting ready for finals is a stressful time!  Eating three meals a day and healthy snacks can help improve brain function and decrease stress levels.  In this workshop you’ll learn about foods that can stimulate brain function and our nutrition coach, Jessica, will give you tips to fuel your mind and body for a successful end to your semester! 

  • Wednesday, November 29 | 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 1 | 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Location:  RWC Multi-Purpose Studio 1

Audience: Content geared towards students, but open to all

The New Rec Field & Sand Volleyball Court 

You will begin to see activity on our New Rec Field and Sand Volleyball Court soon!  The Sand Volleyball Court is open for drop-in play any time it is not already in use by our Intramural or Club Sport program.  Volleyballs are available for check-out at our Welcome Desk.

The Rec Field will primarily be used for our Intramural Sport and Club Sport program and it will be available for rentals.  Organizations interested in renting the field can complete our Rental/Reservation Interest Form.  

Rentals/Reservation Interest Form

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Partner with us on your wellness journey! Anyone age 5 and up is eligible to join.

Membership Plans and Services

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    Campus Recreation and Wellness 

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

    Welcome Desk: 281-283-2330
    Member Services: 281-283-2331

    Rec Center Hours

    7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

    7 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

    Noon - 6 p.m.