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The Student Recreation Center is currently closed to most recreational activities. Many of our programs and events are happening virtually or at outdoor facilities. Visit our Coronavirus Updates page for the latest updates.

Coronavirus Updates

Here's where you'll find the latest information regarding the effects of COVID-19 on Campus Recreation facilities and programming.


West Virginia Governor Justice has announced that fitness centers, gymnasiums and recreational facilities will soon be permitted to reopen, provided that all guidelines are followed. Campus Recreation is reviewing the guidelines with Campus Operations to determine when the Student Rec Center will open and what services can be safely provided. Rec Center members will be sent updates via email.

Rec Center Closed Until Further Notice.

We recognize that the priority is to minimize the health and safety risks to West Virginia University students, faculty, staff and the entire Morgantown community during this time. Pursuant to the Governor's proclamation and the overall WVU response to COVID-19, the Student Recreation Center closed effective 3/18/2020 at midnight. It will remain closed until further notice.

Membership information will be updated and communicated as soon as possible. All activities, programming and events are happening at alternative locations. For more information on locations and events, please go to the Campus Recreation calendar and/or the Refresh Student Activities series. We apologize for this inconvenience, and encourage all to follow the University's policies.

Thank you for being a part of our active lifestyle and well-being community. As programs and events are closing at West Virginia University, we still encourage individuals to stay active and healthy. Please visit our Rec and Wellness Guide regularly for updates, tips and other resources to help continue your active lifestyle at home!

Please direct any questions to either or call us at (304) 293-7529.


Facility Information

Rec Center and Med Field lights have been shut off for the foreseeable future. During the response to the COVID-19 outbreak and in keeping with social distancing guidelines, please avoid gatherings of more than 10 people and maintain distance (approximately 6 feet) from others.

Equipment rentals are available at the outdoor Field REC (Recreation Equipment Container).

no bathroom facilities are available at this time. In case of emergency, contact UPD: 304-293-HELP.

Special Events

Campus Recreation has postponed all events following the University’s initiative to create a safe environment for students, faculty, and staff. We are hopeful that we can work with you to reschedule your event at a later date. It is our goal to meet your event needs in our space sometime in the near future.

Program Information

While the Rec Center reopening is pending, programming and events will be taking place this semester, but most of the events/programming will be happening outside of the Recreation Center. 


Lap swim hours are being offered on a limited basis.

Visit Aquatics page

Group Fitness

There are virtual fitness classes available as well as outdoor pop-up fitness events. You can also visit our YouTube to find virtual classes.

Visit Virtual Fitness

Open Recreation

Equipment rentals are available at the outdoor Field REC. A disc golf course has also been set up outside the Rec Center that is open to the public. Feel free to visit it and test your skills.

Explore Disc Golf

Intramural Sports

Intramural Sports will be hosting a series of virtual events throughout the Spring semester to provide students with opportunities to safely compete. These events will be online, allowing students to participate from wherever they are located. In addition, Intramural Sports is offering small group outdoor league play. Teams will be limited and allow for all safety guidelines to be followed.

Start recruiting your team

Club Sports

As per University guidelines, travel will not be permitted, and clubs may not host visiting teams.

Visit Club Sports

Mountaineer Kidzone

Mountaineer Kidzone will remain closed for the foreseeable future following the University’s initiative to create a safe environment for students, faculty and staff. 

Visit KidZone page