Recreation Services

Welcome Week Group Zumba
Aquatics certification training
Sport club rugby
Youth camp playing basketball
Student worker
Tae Kwon-Do
Personal training indoor track
Fitness aerobics class
Outdoor recreation hiking trip
Intramural dodgeball
Intramural basketball
Personal training rowing machine
Belaying a rock climber
Aquatics paddling panthers


The Wellness/Recreation Center (WRC) is a state of the art facility completed in 1998. The WRC houses Recreation Services, a department within Health and Recreation Services and the Division of Student Affairs. In addition, the WRC is the home of the School of Kinesiology, Allied Health and Human Services.

The 244,000 sq ft. facility is the April 2000 winner of the prestigious National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Outstanding Sport Facility and the 1999 winner of the Athletic Business Magazine Facilities of Merit Award. The WRC is part of a larger west campus complex which also provides support for UNI Athletics.

Visitors to the WRC will find, “we truly do have something for everyone.” The WRC includes academic learning space and laboratories as well as:

In addition, RS also manages many outdoor and satellite facilities including:

The WRC has multiple non-programmed areas for social interaction. The two main social areas are the lower level and ground level lounges which feature spectacular views of the competitive pool, leisure pool and elevated track. Visitors to these lounges will also find benches, picnic tables and Kettler table tennis equipment. Paddles and balls can be checked out at the main welcome desk. The WRC has a variety of indoor and outdoor equipment for check out, rental and for sale

RS Facilities' hours are designed to meet the needs and interests of our clientele.

The UNI campus and local community have many walkways and trails to encourage physical activity. Check out the various indoor and outdoor routes available.

Google Map of RS Facilities


If there is an accommodation you need in order to participate in a RS program or activity, please contact WRC 101 at (319) 273-6275.


Human Dignity

We believe that all people, regardless of their differences, should treat each other with mutual respect and dignity. Diversity and individual rights will be honored and respected.