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As a current Northern Arizona University student, you are a member of NAU Campus Recreation. All students who pay the appropriate recreation and facility fees through their tuition have access to all Campus Recreation facilities by simply tapping their Jacks Card at the front entrance. We are a student-centered, collaborative department that delivers recreational experiential education. Our innovative programs and state of the art facilities foster lasting healthy lifestyles.

Getting involved is easy: Explore our programs and facilities on this website, or call us at 928-523-1733 and we'll direct you to the programs that best fit your needs.

Hours of Operation

  • Recreation Center

    Summer  (June 5 - August 11)
    Monday - Thursday  6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Friday  6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday/Sunday  11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Special Hours (August 10) 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

    Intersession (August 12 - 25)
    Monday - Friday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday/Sunday Closed
    Special Hours (August 25) 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

    Fall Semester (August 26 - December 10)
    Monday - Thursday 6 a.m. - 11 p.m.
    Friday 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Saturday/Sunday 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

    Special Hours 
    5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Labor Day (Sept 4)
    Veterans Day (Nov 10)
    Thanksgiving (Nov 25 & 26)

    Closures
    Thanksgiving (Nov 23 - 24)

  • Wall Aquatic Center

    Summer Open/Lap Swim (May 30 - August 11)
    Monday - Friday 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday/Sunday 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. 

    Intersession (August 12 - 27)
    Monday - Friday 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday/Sunday Closed

    Fall Semester (August 28 - Dec 10)
    Monday - Friday 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. & 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday/Sunday 12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 

    Special Hours
    11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. 
    Veterans Day ( Nov 10)

    Closures
    Sept 4 (Labor Day)
    September 7 (event)
    September 15 (event)
    November 23 - 26 (Thanksgiving)

  • Climbing Wall

    Upcoming Closures (subject to change)
    August (8 - 27)
    Labor Day (Sept 4)
    Veterans Day ( Nov 10)
    Thanksgiving ( Nov 23 - 26)

    Summer (June 5 - August 7)
    Monday and Tuesday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Wednesday and Thursday 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. 

    Fall Semester (August 28 - Dec 10)
    Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Monday - Friday 3:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Saturday/Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

  • Outdoor Adventures

    Equipment Rentals/Outpost
    Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Bike Hub
    Special Hours
    (August 28 - September 15)
    Monday - Friday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

    Fall Semester (September 18 - Dec 10)
    Tuesday - Thursday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

See our Inclement Weather Plan for more scheduling information during severe weather/university closure.

upcoming events

Educational Opportunities

FIT Program-Health Sciences Department 
The Health Sciences FIT program partners with Campus Recreation to offer fitness classes you can take for credit.  

Parks and Recreation Management
NAU Parks and Recreation Management (PRM), and Campus Recreation offer outdoor education classes for credit.

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.