Facilities

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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 7:00am - 6:00pm
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

    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 Must request service from Recreation Member Services (175 Alumni Arena)
    Saturday & 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 CLOSED
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

    Break Hours

    Monday - Friday CLOSED
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

    Policies and Procedures

    • Always return equipment to its proper location and re-rack used weights. Please sanitize all equipment that you have used.
    • Absolutely no dropping weights. All weights must be returned to the ground in a controlled manner.
    • Appropriate clothing is required at all times. Tops are required and must cover the entire torso-stomach, ribcage and chest. No open-toe shoes or boots are permitted in the Fitness Center.
    • No bags/backpacks are permitted in the Fitness Center. Jackets may not be left on the floor. Free lockers are available for use in the locker room and lock rentals are available in the Pro Shop.
    • To avoid unwanted noise, and for safety purposes, only personal headphone audio systems are allowed.
    • Verbal and/or physical abuse of students and members, as well as physical abuse of the property is not allowed. Aggressive behavior will result in immediate dismissal from the facility.

    Contact

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    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 CLOSED
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

    Break Hours

    Monday - Friday CLOSED
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

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

    Contact

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    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

    Please be advised, the general locker rooms in Alumni Arena are closed and will be locked until further notice. If you have a locker rental, we ask that you make an appointment to come in and retrieve your items.

    To make an appointment at Alumni Arena,

    • Contact Ken Holmes at kholmes2@buffalo.edu to set up a day and time to come to Alumni Arena to retrieve your items.
    • Ken is available Monday-Friday, 11:00am-5:00pm.
    • If these days/times do not work for you, we can schedule an alternate time.

    If your locker is at Clark Hall,

    • Contact Dior Jackson at dmj25@buffalo.edu to set up a day/time to get your items from Clark Hall.

    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

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    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 7am - 6pm
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

    Break Hours

    Monday - Friday 7am - 6pm
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

    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 CLOSED
    Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

    Break Hours

    Monday - Friday CLOSED
    Saturday & Sunday CLOSED

    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 11:30am - 5:30pm
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

    Break Hours

    Monday - Friday 11:30am - 5:30pm
    Saturday and Sunday CLOSED

    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

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    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.

Did You Know?

Recreation Closed Until Further Notice

Due to the current state of our surrounding communities, it has been decided that UB Recreation will close down all facilities and services until further notice.

Due to New York State MERV-13 filtration requirements, we are unable to open our fitness centers at this time. We are working with the Environmental Health and Safety department to identify solutions. Alternative workout options and updated information will be posted on our website.

Clark Hall will remain closed for general use until further notice with the exception of REC Academic classes, CPR/AED training and swim lessons.

For up-to-date information on the COVID-19 situation and UB Recreation, please visit:  Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update.