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University Recreation Center

Front, Outdoor photo of UREC


  • 4 multipurpose courts for basketball, volleyball, badminton and pickleball
  • Outdoor basketball, pickleball and sand volleyball courts
  • Indoor and outdoor leisure pools featuring a vortex loop, 4 lanes for lap swimming (25 yards), and zero depth entry
  • Over 30,000 sq. ft. of dedicated space for fitness equipment. Additionally, the facility includes group fitness and multipurpose studios, a personal training assessment space, an elevated track and an indoor turf area
  • Locker rooms on the 1st and 3rd floor including 4 single use accessible locker/changing rooms
  • Three outdoor terraces with views of the campus and the outdoor pool

Open Recreation Opportunities


Available on demand when space is available.


Available on Court 3 during hours of operation.


Available on Court 4 during hours of operation.

Table Tennis

Available at the front of the facility or at the back of Court 4 during hours of operation.

Video Games

Suspended indefinitely. Please check back for updates!

Board Games

Available for check-out on a first come, first served basis. Visit the UREC Welcome Desk for more information.


Suspended indefinitely. Please check back for updates!

Project History

Visit our History page to learn more about the making of University Recreation Center and see a time-lapse video of the construction project! 

Location & Hours

8827 Craver Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28262