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 Health, Physical Education, and Leisure 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:
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.