Our mission is to serve all students and the greater university community by enriching the campus experience and encouraging lifelong wellbeing. We are driven to develop leaders, foster supportive relationships, and inspire active living through recreation and wellness.
Enriching the campus experience and encouraging lifelong wellbeing.
Recreation and Wellness (RecWell) takes pride in its quality facilities and exceptional service. With a variety of different wellness facilities on the campuses of Minneapolis and St. Paul, RecWell serves over 1.5 million patrons per year and hosts hundreds of events for the University of Minnesota and the community.
660,000 square feet of open recreation space
26,280 square feet of strength training space
320 cardio machines
18,387 square feet of cardio space
33-foot high climbing walls
5 swimming pools
3 running tracks
12 basketball courts
18 racquetball/handball courts
11 squash courts
12 volleyball courts
5 badminton courts
3 table tennis tables
10 group exercise rooms
8 locker rooms
9 changing rooms
5 lounge areas
With a number of program areas there is something for everyone at RecWell. Our programs include Fitness & Wellness, Intramurals, Sport Clubs, Outdoor Adventures, Aquatics, Court Sports (Handball, Racquetball, and Squash), Les Bolstad Golf Course, and Youth Programs.
13,650 intramural players / 1250 intramural sports teams
115 group fitness classes weekly
70 outdoor trips per year (from Minneapolis to China and Iceland)
27 sport club teams — 1,400 members
25,600 rounds of golf per year
217 week long youth summer camp sessions / 2,900 campers
790+ student employees — largest student employer on campus
65 professional staff members
RecWell gives over $1.8 million back to students in wages
Have hosted a number of National Swim Meets that have included future Olympians
2015 NIRSA Outstanding Sports Facility
Number NIRSA Creative Excellence Awards — 2016 most recent
Campus Rec was designed as the premier business resource for college and university recreation centers. Campus Rec's specific platforms connect you with the top facilities in the country, as well as many of the top leaders. In coordination with our mission to educate and empower college and university recreation center decision makers, it is also our purpose to ensure that these leaders are equipped with the best possible services and products to outfit their facilities.