Facilities

Faculty, staff, students and the community can use a variety of facilities on the North Campus.

Alumni Arena

Alumni Arena is a world class facility that houses the university's NCAA Division I sports teams and faculty. It's the place for men's and women's Mid-American Conference basketball competition, fitness activities, Distinguished Speakers Series lectures and large-scale events, including general commencement.  The building was constructed in two phases - 1982 and 1985. The addition included a gymnastic area, activity rooms, locker rooms and racket ball courts among other space uses. Alumni Arena also includes a 6,000 seat gym for basketball, wrestling or volleyball (also the site of commencements and lectures by prominent speakers) and a natatorium, The gym is also the site of a 50 meter Olympic pool with a 1.2 million gallon capacity.  It's also home to the Department of Theatre and Dance.

Hours and Contact

Regular Hours

Building Hours
Monday - Friday 6:00am - 11:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 7:45pm

Break Hours

Building Hours  
Monday - Friday 6:00am - 7:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm - 5:15pm

Contact

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Recreation Member Services

Recreation

175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-2286

Email: ub-recreation@buffalo.edu

Directions

Bulls Team Shop

The Bulls Team Shop is located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor, Room 130.

Hours and Contact

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 11:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday CLOSED

Break Hours

Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Tuesday and Thursday 2:00pm - 6:00pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Sunday CLOSED

Special Event Hours

The Bulls Team Shop is open during UB Athletics home games that take place in Alumni Arena.

To find a schedule of these special events, visit the UB Athletics website. Go Bulls!

Contact

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Bulls Team Shop

The Official Team Store of UB Athletics

Recreation

130 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-6816

Email: ub-recreation@buffalo.edu

Dance Studio

The mirrored Dance Studio is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 75.

Hours and Contact

Hours change on a weekly basis, please check the UB Events Calendar for real-time schedule.

Ed Wright Practice Facility

The three full-court basketball gym, the Ed Wright Practice Facility, is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 76.

Hours and Contact

Hours change on a weekly basis, please check the UB Events Calendar for real-time schedule.

Fitness Center

The 6,900 sq. ft. Fitness Center with Cardio Deck is located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor, Room 175.

Hours and Contact

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 11:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 7:45pm

Break Hours

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 7:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm - 5:15pm

Contact

alumni arena

Recreation Member Services

Recreation

175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-2286

Email: ub-recreation@buffalo.edu

Jogging Track

The 1/6 Mile long Jogging Track is located inside Alumni Arena on the second floor.

Hours and Contact

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 11:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 7:45pm

Break Hours

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 7:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm - 5:15pm

Hours are subject to change based on scheduled events, please check the Alumni Arena Monthly Closures for updates.

Contact

alumni arena

Recreation Member Services

Recreation

175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-2286

Email: ub-recreation@buffalo.edu

Locker Rooms

The Men's and Women's Locker Rooms are located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor. Locker Rooms are equipped with showers, lockers, bathrooms, a steam room and a sauna.

Hours and Contact

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 11:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 7:45pm

Break Hours

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 7:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm - 5:15pm

Contact

alumni arena

Recreation Member Services

Recreation

175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-2286

Email: ub-recreation@buffalo.edu

Main Gym

The Main Gym is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 1.

Hours and Contact

Hours change on a weekly basis, please check the UB Events Calendar for real-time schedule.

Member Services

Alumni Arena Member Services is located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor, Room 175.

Hours and Contact

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 11:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 7:45pm

Break Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 7:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm - 5:15pm

Contact

alumni arena

Recreation Member Services

Recreation

175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-2286

Email: ub-recreation@buffalo.edu

Pool

The 50-meter Pool is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 86.

Hours and Contact

Hours change on a weekly basis, please check the UB Events Calendar for real-time schedule.

Pro Shop

The Pro Shop is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 29.

The Pro Shop is your resource for equipment rentals, towel service and locker rentals. All UB Students, Faculty, Staff and Recreation Permit Holders can rent lockers, buy and rent equipment and take advantage of our towel service.

Present your UB Card or Recreation Membership Permit to the Pro Shop Attendant to begin rental process.

We are committed to providing excellent customer service, therefore during the periods that the Pro Shop is closed, you will be able to exchange your towel in Member Services, 175 Alumni Arena.

Locker Rentals

Annual
Locker Rental
Valid for one (1) calendar year $40  |  includes lock
Semester
Locker Rental
Valid for one (1) semester
(fall, spring & summer)
$20  |  includes lock
Daily
Locker Rental*
Valid for one (1) day
(until end of building hours)
$2.50  |  includes lock
(receive designated locker)

*Any lock left on overnight will be removed and contents discarded. This is for daily use.

Locker Dumps for Annual & Semester Lockers

It is imperative that lockers are renewed on time. The first day of each month, renewal reminders will go out for all lockers that expire in the following month. In addition, email reminders will be sent indicating when the locker expires.

At the end of the month, all lockers that have expired will be dumped, locks will be changed and contents will be bagged and held in the Pro Shop for two (2) weeks. You will receive a phone call indicating your locker has been cleared out. After two (2) weeks, the contents will be donated to charity.

Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Equipment Rentals

Do you want to play racquetball? A game of basketball? Do you have equipment? Come to the Pro Shop to rent out a wide variety of sports equipment!

Available Equipment

Basketballs Soccer Balls Volleyballs
Outdoor Volleyball Sets Ladderball Jump Ropes
Baseballs Bases Tennis Racquets
Tug-of-War Rope Racquetball Racquets Racquetballs
Badminton Racquets Badminton Nets Kickballs
Softballs Footballs Flag Footballs

Daily Rentals

Any UB Student, Faculty, Staff or Recreation Membership Permit holder can rent equipment for the day at no cost. To rent equipment, you must bring your driver's license and UB Card/Recreation Membership Card to the Pro Shopt. You must have both forms of ID, no exceptions.

Policies

  • You may NOT rent equipment for an academic class.
  • All equipment must be returned by the close of the same day, otherwise a $5.00/day late fee will be charged.
  • All equipment must be returned in the same condition.
  • A fee* will be charged to all lost or damaged equipment.

*Loss/Damage Fees are based upon type of equipment rented.

Extended Rentals

Are you having a picnic, family reunion or a get together with friends? Rent equipment from the Pro Shop!

You must put in your request at least 48 hours before your desired pick-up date.

Hours and Contact

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 5:00pm - 11:45pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 7:45pm

Break Hours

Monday - Friday 5:00pm - 7:45pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 5:15pm

Contact

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Jennifer Dynas

Assistant Director for Pro Shop Operations

Recreation

175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-5097

Email: jdynas@buffalo.edu

Racquetball Courts

The Racquetball Courts are located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor.

Hours and Contact

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 11:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 10:00am - 7:45pm

Break Hours

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 7:45pm
Saturday and Sunday 12:00pm - 5:15pm

Reservations can be made starting at 12:00pm. To make a reservation, call Member Services no earlier than two days prior to your desired date/time.

Contact

alumni arena

Recreation Member Services

Recreation

175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-2286

Email: ub-recreation@buffalo.edu

Spinning Room

The Spinning Room is located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor, Room 145.

Hours and Contact

Hours change on a weekly basis, please check the UB Events Calendar for real-time schedule.

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