Open REC

UB Recreation will open Alumni Arena and Clark Hall on Monday, 2/1/2021. Current UB Students will be able to enjoy modified services and programming from UB Recreation on North and South Campus.

Please visit our Re-Opening Spring 2021 page for updates regarding programming, intramural sports offerings, facility usage, hours of operation and our Reopening Plan.

Please visit our website for updates and Virtual Recreation programming.

Open REC times vary week to week, depending on scheduled events.

  • 8/26/19
    Open REC Events are included in your Recreation Membership.
  • 1/28/21
    Open REC Programs are included in your Recreation Membership.
  • 5/3/21
    The Alumni Arena Fitness Center will reopen on February 1, 2021 from 7 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday – Friday and 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Saturdays, for current UB Students, Faculty and Staff by reservation only.

What is Open REC?

Open REC can include:

  • Open Swim
  • Open Gym*
  • Fitness Center**
  • Jogging Track
  • Programs

During the hours of Open REC, you can utilize the swimming pools, various gym spaces, fitness centers and programming offered at both Alumni Arena and Clark Hall.

*Open Gym time can be used to play basketball, badminton, soccer and a variety of other activities. There is NO Open Gym time available in the Main Gym at Alumni Arena.

**Fitness Center use requires reservation.

Open REC Hours

Open Swim, Fitness Center and Jogging Track Hours, check:

Up-to-date hours and scheduling changes, check:

Contact a Professional

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Wilson Bautista

Associate Director for Informal Recreation


175 Alumni Arena

Phone: 716-645-6874


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Dior Jackson

Assistant Director for Informal Recreation and Clark Hall Building Manager


113 Clark Hall

Phone: 716-829-2926


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Christina Naylor

Assistant Clark Hall Building Manager


113 Clark Hall

Phone: 716-829-2926