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The Student Recreation Center will be CLOSED on Thursday, July 4th.
For information regarding closures, hour changes, and more, please visit our Facility Impacts page.

Open Recreation

The WVU Student Recreation Center boasts 17,000 square feet of weight and fitness equipment.

find your fit!

Treadmills, elliptical trainers, stair steppers, bikes, selectorized weight equipment, plate-loaded equipment and free weights are available for use so you can lead a fit and healthy lifestyle!

Need a specific piece of equipment? It may be available for use or checkout at our facility! Check the lists below to see if our various equipment offerings will aid you in your fitness journey. In-facility equipment checkout is free for Campus Recreation members.

AvaILABLE Equipment

  • Rackets (racketball, squash, badminton, tennis, table tennis paddles, pickelball paddles)
  • Eye protection
  • Nets (Volleyball net and  Walleyball net)
  • Balls (Footballs, Basketballs, Soccer Balls, Volleyballs,  Futsal Balls)
  • Boxing gloves
  • Electric lap counter
  • Frisbees
  • Heart rate monitors
  • Climbing chalk bucket
  • Speed bags
  • Climbing shoes

  • Weight belts
  • Exercise bands
  • Ab rollers
  • Foam rollers
  • Jump ropes
  • Life vests
WVU Campus Rec patron in an orange shirt running on a treadmill.


There is a wide selection of treadmills available on both the upper and lower levels of the facility. 

WVU student performing dumbbell presses on a bench with 50-pound weights


Choose from a wide variety of cable and regular machines, barbells, free weights & squat racks.
Spin instructor on a bike, wearing WV campus rec blue shirt

Stationary Bikes

There are stationary bikes located throughout the facility on the upper and lower levels.

WVU Campus Rec patron in a blue shirt running on an elliptical.

Elliptical Trainers

Elliptical Trainers can be found by the treadmills on the upper and lower levels of the facility.

WVU student on a stair stepper.

Stair Steppers

Stair steppers can be found downstairs by the ping-pong tables, upstairs, or by the track.
EXplore Open recreation  

Campus Rec has so much to offer. Play the following sports with checked-out equipment at the Front Desk!

WVU student shoots a basketball wearing a gold shirt with a flying WV on the back.


At the Student Rec Center, basketball enthusiasts can enjoy our extensive facilities for Open Recreation. Our facility boasts seven full-sized courts, with four located on the upper level and three on the lower level. Whether you're looking to practice your shooting, join a pick-up game, or simply get some exercise, our courts provide the perfect space for players of all skill levels. 

Three outdoor basketball courts are also available near the Towers Residence Halls with basketball equipment available for checkout from the Bennet Tower Service Desk.

WVU Students playing Volleyball at the Rec Center.

Volleyball and Sand Volleyball

Indoor volleyball courts are available inside the Student Rec Center.  A valid Mountaineer Card or Student Recreation Center ID card is required to check in and check out equipment. Equipment can be checked out at the Welcome Desk. 

Three sand volleyball courts are available near the Towers Residence Halls. Volleyball, basketball and pickleball equipment can be checked out from the Bennet Tower Service Desk.

WVU Student playing Pickleball at the Rec Center.

Badminton and Pickleball

Badminton and Pickleball can be played on the upper courts in the Student Rec Center. Rackets and balls can be checked out for free at the Welcome Desk with a membership. 

Three outdoor pickleball courts are available near the Towers Residence Halls. Pickleball, volleyball and basketball equipment can be checked out from the Bennet Tower Service Desk.

University Place neighborhood shot

Squash & Racquetball 

Two racquetball and one squash court are available in the Student Rec Center. Courts can be reserved through the Member Portal or by phone (304-293-PLAY). Rackets and balls for both Racquetball and squash are available at the Welcome Desk with a valid Mountaineer Card or Student Recreation Center ID card. 

explore More of open recreation

students playing basketball

Court Schedule

Badminton, basketball, volleyball and futsal courts are available on a first-come, first serve basis.

See Court Schedule
raquetball court

Court Reservations

Racquetball courts, squash courts and a multipurpose room (Room A) are available by reservation.

Reserve a Court
Disc Golf

Disc Golf Course

Campus Recreation has a Disc Golf course outside the SRC that is open to the public. Please review the rules.

Explore the Course
climbing wall

Climbing Wall

The Recreation Center's climbing wall is 50ft tall and features more than 2,000 interchangeable handholds. The wall is open to members of all skill levels.

Explore the Climbing Wall