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Join UB Recreation and discover countless opportunities at the University at Buffalo. Our vibrant community looks forward to welcoming you to our modern facilities and engaging programs.

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Recreation Member Services, 175 Alumni Arena


With a UB Recreation membership, you'll gain access to a wide range of programs and services designed to cater to your every recreational need. From Open REC: Sports, such as Open REC: Swim, our Fitness Center, and Open REC: Basketball, to exhilarating Open REC: Programs like the Take the Plunge Challenge and Unplug & Play, there's something for everyone.

We would love to show you how We Have Fun and a UB Recreation membership is your ticket to adventure! Take a bold step towards wellness, community, and endless opportunities with UB Recreation today.


Membership Rates
Membership Rates Month Permit Semester Permit Annual Permit
UB Undergraduate Student* FREE FREE FREE
UB Graduate/Professional Student*
N/A $27 N/A
UB Faculty and Staff* $25 $85 $195
Community $35 $105 $230

*Undergraduate/Graduate/Professional Students must currently be enrolled in courses at UB. Faculty and Staff must currently be employed at UB.

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Parking Information

Great news! Once you've purchased your Recreation Membership, you'll have the opportunity to secure a parking permit by contacting the UB Parking & Transportation office. They will assist you in obtaining your parking permit, ensuring a seamless experience.

Permit Costs

  • $10 - 3 Months
  • $20 - 1 Calendar Year

Where Can You Park?

Your Recreation Parking Permit will give you access to park in the following campus lots:
North Campus South Campus
Arena Lot Clark Lot
Sherman Lot
Parker Lot

Locker Rentals

Your dedication to fitness is awesome! Ever considered a locker? Enjoy your exclusive workout space – keep belongings secure, change privately, and streamline your workouts.

To rent a locker, a valid recreation membership or current UB Undergraduate Student status is required. Any locks left on our daily locker section overnight will be taken off, and contents will be discarded. These lockers are meant for daily use exclusively.

Kindly be aware that we cannot assume liability for lost or stolen items.


(1 Academic Semester)
(1 Calendar Year)
$20 $40

Alumni Arena

Rent a Locker at Alumni Arena

Clark Hall

To rent a locker at Clark Hall, contact:
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Dior Jackson

Assistant Director for Informal Recreation and Clark Hall Building Manager


113 Clark Hall

Phone: 716-829-2926


Hours of Operation

*Hours are subject to change. For real-time updates, please visit the UB Events Calendar.

Open REC Hours

To find a schedule of available Open REC: Sports and Activities, please visit the Open REC: Sports section of our website.


Experience top-notch recreation facilities on UB's North and South campus. Valid membership required.

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Alumni Arena Pool

North Campus

South Campus

For information on Res-Fit (Residential Hall Fitness Centers,) please visit the Campus Living Website.

Did You Know?

  • Facility Space Request
    There are a variety of recreational facility spaces that you can reserve at UB on North and South campus, including indoor and outdoor space.

Policies & Procedures

We're here to create an extraordinary experience for our students, faculty, staff, and community, all while keeping the vibes friendly and professional. Take a peek at our thorough yet essential policies and procedures to stay in the loop about our operations and expectations.