Fitness Centers & Recreation

Students taking a yoga class at University at Buffalo

Take a yoga class with your friends. Work out almost any time, day or night. Or go for a hike, right on campus. At UB, you can do it all. 

On this page:

Residence Hall Fitness Centers

  Ellicott Complex
(Richmond Hall)
Governors Complex
(Roosevelt Hall)
South Campus Halls
(Goodyear Hall)
Summer Hours       
Monday-Friday 12pm to 7pm  12pm to 7pm  12pm to 7pm
Saturday & Sunday 12pm to 5pm 12pm to 5pm 12pm to 5pm

Hours are subject to change, please check the fitness area for the most up-to-date information.

At your residence hall fitness center, you’ll find:

  • Treadmills
  • Cross-trainers
  • Steppers
  • Stationary bikes
  • Rowing machines
  • Free weights
  • Personal training
  • Classes (toning, self-defense, martial arts and others)

Apartment Residents

Hadley Village Apartments has a small fitness center located in the community building. Students in any of our apartments also have access to campus fitness and recreation centers throughout UB, including including Alumni Arena and Clark Hall. 

  • South Lake Village Apartments: 5-minute walk to Alumni Arena
  • Flint Village Apartments: 10-minute walk to Alumni Arena
  • Creekside Village Apartments: 10-minute walk to Ellicott Complex Fitness Center, or take the free shuttle to Alumni Arena
  • Flickinger Village Apartments: Take the free shuttle to Alumni Arena

Campus Fitness Centers

Alumni Arena (North Campus)

  • Tennis courts
  • Soccer fields
  • Basketball courts (indoor and outdoor)
  • Indoor jogging track
  • 50-meter swimming pool
  • Fitness center

Clark Hall (South Campus)

  • Indoor basketball courts
  • 1/4 mile cinder jogging track
  • 25-meter swimming pool
  • Volleyball & badminton courts
  • Dance studio
  • Fitness center

Outdoor Recreation

Ready to enjoy the great outdoors? Go for a hike in Letchworth Woods, watch the wildlife at Lake LaSalle, or get some friends together for a party on the stone patio and fire pit behind Greiner Hall, which is available to all students who live on campus. (Please contact the Greiner Hall office to reserve the space.) 

If you’re feeling more adventurous, you can learn outdoor survival skills, go on trips and even rent outdoor gear through the Outdoor Pursuits program.