Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
Group exercise session in Campus Recreation Fitness Suite Two.

Recreation facilities

Access Campus Recreation facilities effortlessly by tapping your JacksCard at the Recreation Center entrance. This exclusive benefit is available to all students who pay the Health and Wellness Fee as part of their tuition. If you are an NAU alumni, faculty, or staff member, we have membership options designed specifically for you. To learn more about our membership options, please visit our dedicated Membership page.

One female student holding a squat with a weight while two students spot.

Recreation center

Welcome to our state-of-the-art Recreation Center, where you can experience top-notch facilities and exceptional programs. Our friendly and highly-trained staff is dedicated to assisting you every step of the way. Access to the Recreation Center is open to all currently enrolled, fee-paying students. With a wide range of membership options and competitive rates, we cater to a wide variety of wellness needs.

Indoor facilities

Outdoor facilities

Campus Recreation outdoor facilities are primarily utilized for competitive and recreational sports. NAU students and Recreation Center members can access the fields for informal play. You can also reserve our outdoor facilities for your next event, camp, or social.
Drone shot of South complex feilds.

South field complex

Outdoor group fitness class doing steps.

Observatory field complex

Students participating in outdoor fitness.

ATC field

Outdoor recreation facilities policies

Please be aware of and respect posted signs, policies, and instructions from NAU staff. All organized group events and activities must be scheduled through Campus Recreation before use and facility use is subject to availability and approval by the university. Priority usage of fields and facilities during the academic year is as follows:

  • First priority: Competitive and recreational sports programs (intramural sports and sports clubs)
  • Second priority: Open recreation for NAU Students
  • Third priority: Reserved events

Events on campus must comply with parking permit requirements. Kiosks are located at four entrances of campus for guests. Contact Parking Services for further details at

Risk is inherent when engaged in an activity. To ensure a safe and well-maintained facility, the following articles and activities are prohibited:

  • glass of any type
  • alcoholic beverages
  • smoking and use of smokeless tobacco products
  • skateboarding, biking, and in-line skating
  • personal grills

Facility closures

Facilities are not available for events on the following days:

  • New Year’s Day (January 1st)
  • Independence Day (July 4th)
  • Thanksgiving (4th Thursday of November)
  • Christmas Eve (December 24th evening hours)
  • Christmas Day (December 25th)
  • New Year’s Eve (December 31st)

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