Rec Center

Recreation Center

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Beginning December 12, 2018, the gym and track will be off limits due to renovation until January 7, 2019. For those who want to walk laps, Dorman Gymnasium will be open for walking 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. on the following dates:

Wednesday, December 12
Thursday, December 13
Friday, December 14
Monday, December 17
Wednesday, December 19
Thursday, December 20
Thursday, January 3

Please bring a different pair of shoes to walk in or you will not be able to walk on the gym floor per request of Athletics!

Winter Break Schedule (beginning Saturday Dec. 15)

Download printable version of Winter Break Schedule (pdf)

During Winter Break only the Fitness Room will be accessible. The Rec Center gymnasium is being renovated and will be closed to everyone.  The closure includes the upper track and the group fitness studio.

Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.

The Rec Center will be closed during the following dates during winter break:

December 22 - 26
December 31
January 1

The Upper Iowa University Pool will be closed for the entirety of winter break


The Recreation Center is committed to enriching the University and surrounding communities by providing ample opportunities to foster a physical, social and emotional well-being through the use of its facilities, programs and services.


Our facility includes: weight machines, 13 new cardiovascular machines installed August 2016, 2 Arc trainers, free weight area, group fitness room, upper track over main area (9.2laps/mile), main floor area, court 1&2: basketball, volleyball, tennis and badminton, court 3: volleyball, tennis and badminton, lower track (10.2 laps/mile), three ceiling suspended batting cages (also available for golf) and male and female locker rooms with showers.

Rec Center Regular Hours

Monday-Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Saturday: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday: 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Hours are subject to change around the University calendar.

Membership Rates

We have a variety of Recreation Center memberships. Our most popular memberships are the yearly memberships, but we are trying to provide more opportunities for individuals to purchase a membership that will best fit their needs by creating a three month membership, six month membership as well as our annual membership fees. Yearly memberships include access to the gym, pool, track, and fitness center. Track memberships only allow access to the track area. Purchase a membership > Rec Center Services > 
   Yearly    6 Month    3 Month   1 Month 1 Day Pass to Pool
Single $240 $20/month $180 $30/month $105 $35/month $40 $3  
Couple $360 $30/month $270 $45/month $165 $55/month $60    
Family $480 $40/month $360 $60/month $225 $75/month $80    
Track $96 $8/month $60 $10/month $36 $12/month $15    
Track Couple $144 $12/month $90 $15/month $54 $18/month $20    
Students FREE                

Note: UIU and NICC Alumni receive $40 off a SINGLE YEARLY membership

Group Fitness Rates

Members/Faculty/Staff: $20 per session or $35 per semester
Non-Members: $35 per session or $65 per semester

Locker Rental for the Calendar Year

  • UIU Faculty/Staff: $15
  • UIU Students: $5
  • Community Members: $35

Lock may be provided by the individual or by the Rec Center.