Your recreation center

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Explore our state-of-the-art facilities and high-quality programs, backed by a trained, knowledgeable, and friendly staff. Access to the Recreation Center is automatically granted to all currently-enrolled, fee-paying students. We offer a wide variety of membership types and rates.  We continually strive to improve the quality of life for the university community, and promote healthy living through opportunities for fitness, wellness, and education. 

The Recreation Center is located within the Health and Learning Center at Northern Arizona University. It was reopened in August 2011 after a $106 million renovation which included an indoor jogging track, 38 foot climbing wall, expanded weight room, cardio theater and 123,000 sq. ft. of recreation opportunities. 


  • 4 basketball courts
  • 6 racquetball courts
  • 2 squash courts (non-regulation)
  • 5 volleyball courts
  • 3 multipurpose fitness studios
  • Indoor track (10 Laps = 1 mile)
  • Cardio theater with up to 16 screens
  • Climbing wall
  • Free weight area
  • TRX/Functional Fitness corner
  • Selectorized machines
  • Outdoor courtyard
  • Multipurpose gym used for indoor soccer, basketball, and volleyball
  • Fitness Assessment room
  • Locker Rentals

Facility Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Thursday: 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Friday:                      6  a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday:  10 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Recreation Center Hours of Operation 2015-2016 (PDF)


824 S. San Francisco St. (Bldg. 25)
Flagstaff, AZ 86011

Green NAU Energy Initiative

In support of the Green NAU Energy Initiative we will be keeping all gym court lights and racquetball court lights turned off until requested. Thanks for helping us “Flip the Switch”! Reserve your racquetball court today.

EAW Specialty Classes

In collaboration with Employee Assistance and Wellness, Campus Rec is now processing EAW Specialty Class registrations for many health and wellness opportunities available to NAU employees!

Rules and regulations

Our rules and regulations (PDF) are designed to minimize the risks and contribute to a safe and comfortable workout environment. Be sure to view the weight room policies (PDF).

Refund Policy

Programs canceled by Campus Recreation participant will receive a full refund of all registration fees collected. Approved participant requested refunds will incur a 20% processing fee.