Campus Recreation and Wellness


General Use Policy

  1. The Student Recreation Center is a controlled access facility. Only authorized users are allowed entry. One must enter and exit through the control desk supervised area. 
  1. Responsibility for general supervision of the building, gymnasium courts and other activity areas rests with the staff members and supervisors directly in charge of the activity or area. Students provide primary supervision for the facility and act with the full authority of a state employee. Harassment or disregard of the directions provided by the staff will result in immediate ejection from the facility and may result in additional disciplinary action.
  1. Profane or indecent language is discouraged. Such language which is directed at employees or deemed offensive to other users will not be allowed.
  1. Appropriate attire is necessary to gain access to the Student Recreation Center. Shirts and shoes are required to be worn in all non-aquatic activity areas. Clothing that sends profane, inflammatory or bigoted messages is discouraged.
  1. Only closed-toe athletic shoes with non-marking soles are allowed in the activity areas.
  1. The possession or use of alcohol or illegal drugs is not permitted. The use of tobacco products, including smokeless tobacco is not permitted in the building.
  1. Food is not to be consumed outside the juice bar and/or main concourse. Beverages are permitted in the activity areas only if contained in a sealable sports squeeze bottle.
  1. The use of skateboards, roller skates and rollerblades are prohibited. Bicycles are not permitted in the building.
  1. No animals except guide dogs are permitted in the building.
  1. Lockers and cubicles are available. The Student Recreation Center staff can not guarantee the security of valuables, book bags or other personal articles.
  1. Members are responsible for the conduct of their guests and must remain with their guests at all times when in the facility.
  1. Spitting in the common areas or activity areas such as courts, track, etc. is not permitted.
The Student Recreation Center staff is always open to users opinions and ideas. Questions or comments should be directed to the control/equipment issue desk at the main entrance. A suggestion box is located here for your convenience.

Frequently Asked Questions about our facilities

Opening Date: January 1997

Size: 150,277 square feet total
98,000 square feet programmable space

Cost: The total cost for the facility construction was $16.4 million. An additional $1.7 million was attributed to site selection/prep, design fees, etc. Total Facility Cost-$18.1 million

Operating Hours: 112 hours weekly academic year, 95 hours weekly summer

Annual Budget: Operational, Programs and Services $4,997,327

Funding: The $76.00 yearly activity fee serves as the guarantee toward the repayment of the public bid bonding project. The cost of the center is spread out over a 25 year period with the debt retirement planned for 2019. A $118.00 annual student fee provides for program operation. In addition on $8.00 per year separate student fee provides for maintenance and operation of the Blount Recreational Sports Fields Complex.
Student activity fees - 92% of revenue
faculty/staff and spouse memberships - 2.25% of revenue
Program/activity fees/other - 5.75% of revenue.

Staff: 17 full time professional
4 graduate assistant
1 internship available
200 plus student employees yearly

SRC Participation: 2,600 average SRC participants per day. Approximately 623 teams participated in intramural sports with over 1,600 contests played. In addition, students, faculty and staff have over 40 fitness program land based and aquatic exercise classes to choose from each week and can be one of the over 500 participants in 30 active club sports.

Program Participation: Full Time Males - 81.9%
Full Time Females - 71.2%
FM/FF combined Full Time - 75.5%
Total Males - 71%
Total Females - 59%
Total FM/FF Combined - 64%

University Demographics: Undergraduates: 17,510
Graduates: 5,273
Faculty: 1,529
Staff: 2,996
Student Gender: 61% women; 39% men
Minorities: 20% - 15% African American

Shared With: Exercise and Sport Science

Architects of Record for the State of North Carolina: Corley, Redfoot and Zack
P.O. Box 2368 Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Design Consultants: Hastings and Chive
700 Corporate Park Drive
Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 6315

General Contractor: T Loving Company
P.O. Box 919
Goldberg, NC 27533

Flooring: Superior Wood Flooring-Sports Equipment and Flooring Inc.
Monroe, NC
(704) 821-2550
Special Sports Carpet Surface-(exercise studio use) Mark 1 Guardian Plus by Collins & Woman