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. 

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Residence Hall Fitness Centers

Residential Fitness Closed Nov 22 - Nov 27

All fitness centers will be closed from Tuesday, November 22 through Sunday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving break.

Residential Fitness Center Hours
  Ellicott Complex
(Richmond Hall)
Governors Complex
(Roosevelt Hall)
South Campus Halls
(Goodyear Hall)
Monday 11AM-8PM 11AM-8PM
Tuesday 11AM-8PM
Thursday 11AM-8PM
Saturday 11AM-8PM
Sunday 11AM-8PM

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

Students in any of our apartments 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 at the stone patio 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 are looking to reserve the grill, you must acquire a food permit and provide at least 15 days advanced notice.)