With an ever-expanding Evansdale Campus and growth of University resources,
access to parking has been an ongoing focus for University planners. Several short-term parking lots have been added, including “Short Term 4” adjacent to the Recreation
Center. Visit WVU's Transportation & Parking site for up-to-date information.
Some of the most pertinent facts are:
Our facility serves the entire WVU community. All WVU students have access to the facility and faculty/staff (and their immediate families) can register to become members.
|4-Court and 3-Court Gyms||The gyms are marked for basketball, volleyball and badminton.|
|Aquatics Center||There are two pools: a six-lane, 25-yard lap/fitness pool and a leisure pool with a beach-style entry. There also is a whirlpool, bubble jet couch and a vortex area of moving water.|
|Climbing Wall||The Rec Center’s focal point is the incredible 50-foot climbing wall. Climbers of all skill levels are welcome.|
|Elevated Running/Walking Track||Nine laps equal a mile on this three-lane cushioned track above the basketball courts.|
|Equipment Checkout||Balls, racquets and other equipment are available for use inside the SRC. Equipment may be checked out with a Mountaineer or Student Recreation Center card.|
|Outdoor Recreation Center||You can rent a variety of outdoor equipment (camping supplies, skis, canoes, bicycles, etc.) and participate in outdoor adventure trips.|
|Squash, Racquetball Courts||An international squash court and three racquetball courts have glass walls for playing and observation. Courts can be reserved by calling one day in advance.|
|Weight/Fitness Equipment||17,000 square feet of equipment in three locations. Treadmills, elliptical trainers, stair-steppers, bikes, selectorized weight equipment, plate loaded equipment, free weights and more.|
|Mountaineer KidZone||Child care is provided for Student Rec Center members.|
|Lockers||Lockers are available for annual rental in both the women’s and men’s locker rooms. The annual fee is $110. Fifty daily use lockers are also available in each locker room. There is no charge to utilize daily use lockers (personal locks are recommended).|
|Towel Service||Persons are allowed to check out one towel for use during their time spent at the Student Recreation Center.|