The WVU Student Recreation Center 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. Our facility boasts 17,000 square feet of weight and fitness equipment, a 50-foot climbing wall, two swimming pools and outdoor fields. Members can also enjoy free group exercise classes, wellness programs and fitness testing. Personal Training packages are also available. Read below to learn more about the facility and amenities.
What We Offer
4-Court and 3-Court Gyms: The gyms are marked for basketball, volleyball, and badminton.
Aquatics: 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 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, free weights and more.
Child Care – Child care is provided for Student Rec Center members. For more information and the current child care schedule visit Mountaineer KidZone.
Lockers – Lockers are available for annual rental in both the Women’s a nd 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).
Lost and Found – Lost and found items, if returned to the front desk, are kept for one month. The Student Recreation Center is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
Towel Service – Persons are allowed to check out one towel for use during their time spent at the Student Recreation Center.