Facility Features

The UM-Flint Recreation Center was completed in 1982.  The three levels (main, lower & upper) are home to three basketballs courts, an indoor track, four fitness rooms, a 25-yard lap pool, dry heat saunas, plus cardio and strength trainings areas. 

View all of the different spaces and features available in the Recreation Center below.  To reserve a space, please see our reservations page.  Some spaces have age restrictions for safety reasons; see Youth Policies for more information.

Activities Room

The Activities Room is a multi-purpose space frequently used for table tennis.  This space can also be reserved by groups for martial arts, meetings or other events.  It is located on the Main Level.

AEROBIC DANCE ROOM

The ADR features a vaulted floor and mirrors, and is primarily used for fitness classes.  This space is located on the Main Level, and can be reserved by groups for special events. 

Members doing exercise Members doing exercise Members doing exercise

CARDIO THEATER

Enjoy ellipticals, treadmills, lifecycles, stairmaster freeclimbers, stair mill, arm ergometer, and rowers while watching cable on HDTV. Bring your own headset/earphones!  Located on the Upper Level.

The cardio theater also has an open training space, with mirrors, mats, dumbbells and stability balls.

*Access is age restricted. See Youth Policies for more information.

CYBEX STRENGTH ROOM

Full line of Cybex weight machines.  Located on the Upper Level.

 

Video Tutorials:

*Access is age restricted. See Youth Policies for more information.

EQUIPMENT CHECKOUT

Need something while you are in the Rec Center?  A variety of equipment is available for checkout free of charge at the Equipment Station.  Located on the Lower Level, near the locker rooms.

Equipment may include:

  • Aqua-jog belts
  • Badminton racquets/birdies
  • Basketballs (men's and women's)
  • Boxing gloves
  • Jump ropes
  • Lap counters
  • Medicine balls
  • Paddleball Paddles
  • Ping Pong Paddles/balls
  • Pool Equipment (balls, cues, rack)
  • Racquetball (racquets, balls, goggles)
  • Soccer balls
  • Tennis balls
  • Volleyballs
  • Weight belts

Availability not guaranteed.  List subject to change.

FREE WEIGHT ROOM

Free weights, benches, dumbbells, smith machine and mirrored walls located on the Upper Level, next to the Cybex weight machines.

 

*Access is age restricted. See Youth Policies for more information.

LOWER LEVEL FITNESS ROOM

Fitness studio for spinning, martial arts and specialty classes, featuring fitness-flooring, mirrors, and stereo sound system.

Lower level fitness room

*Access is age restricted. See Youth Policies for more information.

GYMNASIUM

Our multi-sport courts are lined for volleyball, badminton, pickleball, basketball, tennis, and soccer.  Located on Lower Level.

Gymnasium

LOCKER ROOMS

Gymnasium Locker Rooms

Features lockers for day use and long-term rental, as well as curtained shower stalls.  Located on the Lower Level.  

Pool Locker Rooms

Features lockers for day use and long-term rental, as well as an open shower area and dry heat suanas. Located on the Lower Level, just before Pool entry.

Inclusive Locker Room

The inclusive changing space, which features a single private changing space that is not gender-specific.  Located on the Lower Level, half-way between the Gymnasium and Pool.

Lockers

  • Day use lockers are available on a first-come, first-served basis  for patrons wishing to bring their own lock.  NOTE: Contents may not be left overnight and will be removed by staff at the close of business. or may be rented for longer-term use.
  • Locker Rentals: For students and members, the Recreation Center offers half-length lockers with built-in combination locks for rent. 

RACQUETBALL COURTS

The Upper Level is home to our four racquetball/paddleball courts, one with a glass wall.

Racquetball court

Room 11

Room 11 is a multi-purpose, carpeted space featuring mirrored walls and calming murals.  It is frequently used for yoga fitness classes, as well as physical education academic classes. 

This space is located on the Lower Level, half-way between the Gymnasium and Pool.  It may be reserved by groups, and is equipped with a "smart cart" computer and projector.

SAUNAS

Dry heat saunas are located in the men's & women's Pool locker rooms; view suana policies here.  

*Access is age restricted. See Youth Policies for more information.

SWIMMING POOL

Our indoor 25-yard pool features four lanes, with a shallow area for exercise and play.   You can view the pool policies here.

Swimming pool

TRACK

The indoor, banked, 1/10th mile track is suspended over the gymnasium.  Accessible from the Upper Level.

Running track

*Access is age restricted. See Youth Policies for more information.

U-FIT ROOM

The U-FIT Room is home to our free U-FIT classes and features plyo boxes, tires, ropes and other items for our coaches to offer a complete cross training session.  This space is located on the Main Level and is only accessable during U-FIT class times.

 

*Access is age restricted. See Youth Policies for more information.

 

UPPER LEVEL FITNESS ROOM

The Upper Level Fitness Room is an open space that can be used as a stretching area, located just off the weight area.  This space can also be reserved by groups for meetings or events.

WALLYBALL COURTS

Two of the racquetball courts on the Upper Level are also adaptable for wallyball.  Equipment is available for checkout (free!) from the Eqipment Station.

Wallyball

WHIRLPOOL SPA

Seven-person spa located in the Pool area.  View the Pool/Spa policies here.

Whirlpool spa