Faculty, staff, students and the community can use a variety of facilities on the North Campus.
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.
The Bulls Team Shop is located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor, Room 130.
The Bulls Team Shop is open during UB Athletics home games that take place in Alumni Arena.
The mirrored Dance Studio is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 75.
The three full-court basketball gym, the Ed Wright Practice Facility, is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 76.
The 6,900 sq. ft. Fitness Center with Cardio Deck is located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor, Room 175.
The 1/6 Mile long Jogging Track is located inside Alumni Arena on the second floor.
Hours are subject to change based on scheduled events, please check the Alumni Arena Monthly Closures for updates.
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.
Alumni Arena (North Campus)
(1 Academic Semester)
(1 Calendar Year)
You must have a valid recreation membership or be a current UB student* to rent a locker. Any lock in our daily locker section that is left on overnight will be removed and contents discarded. This is for daily use only.
The Sauna and Steam room are open with a 2 person limit.
UB Recreation is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
If you have any questions, please email Jennifer Dynas, Assistant Director for Business & Technology.
The Main Gym is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 1.
Alumni Arena Member Services is located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor, Room 175.
All UB Students, Faculty, Staff and Recreation Permit Holders can rent lockers and buy swim caps & goggles at Member Services (175 Alumni Arena).
Present your UB Card or Recreation Membership Permit at Member Services to begin locker rental process.
The Pro Shop is located inside Alumni Arena on the ground floor, Room 29.
|Valid for one (1) calendar year||$40 | includes lock|
|Valid for one (1) semester |
(fall, spring & summer)
|$20 | includes lock|
It is imperative that lockers are renewed on time. The beginning 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 an email indicating your locker has been cleared out. After two (2) weeks, the contents will be donated to charity.
Please Note: We are currently suspending equipment rentals due to COVID-19.
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!
|Outdoor Volleyball Sets||Ladderball||Jump Ropes|
|Tug-of-War Rope||Racquetball Racquets||Racquetballs|
|Badminton Racquets||Badminton Nets||Kickballs|
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.
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.
The Racquetball Courts are located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor.
Reservations can be made starting at 10:00am. To make a reservation, call Member Services no earlier than two days prior to your desired date/time.
The Spinning Room is located inside Alumni Arena on the first floor, Room 145.