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Eppley Recreation Center

Located on North Campus between Cambridge and Ellicott communities, the Geary F. Eppley Recreation Center is an open and welcoming multipurpose facility that offers a wide variety of activities, including cardio and weight training, basketball, racquetball and squash, swimming, badminton, as well as group fitness classes. Since opening in 1998, Eppley Recreation Center has become UMD’s go-to place to be active.

Eppley Recreation Center MON through FRI
6am to 10pm
8am to 8pm
10am to 8pm
Natatorium MON through FRI
6am to 8pm
8am to 7:30pm
10am to 7:30pm
Member Service Desk MON through FRI
8am to 9pm
8am to 7pm
10am to 7pm
Sneakers Cafe MON through FRI
10am to 6pm
Eppley Recreation Center 6am to midnight 6am to midnight 8am to 10pm 10am to midnight
Natatorium 6am to10pm 6am to 10pm 8am to 9pm 10am to 9pm
Member Services Desk 8am to 9pm 8am to 9pm 8am to 9pm 10am to 9pm
Sneakers Cafe 10am to 10pm 10am to 10pm 2pm to 9pm 2pm to 9pm

Final Exam and Winter Hours can be found at recwell-alerts.

January 2 - January 20

Eppley Recreation Center 6am to 9pm 8am to 6pm 10am to 6pm
Natatorium 6am to 8:30pm 8am to 5:30pm 10am to 5:30pm
Member Service Desk 8am to 8pm 8am to 5pm 10am to 5pm
Sneakers Cafe Closed Closed Closed
Eppley Recreation Center MON through THURS
6am to midnight
Friday 6am to midnight Saturday 8am to 10pm Sunday 10am to midnight
Natatorium MON through THURS
6am to 10pm
Friday 6am to 10pm Saturday 8am to 9pm Sunday 10am to 9pm
Member Service Desk MON through THURS
8am to 9pm
Friday 8am to 9pm Saturday 8am to 9pm Sunday 10am to 9pm
Sneakers Cafe MON through THURS
10am to 10pm
Friday 10am to 10pm Saturday 10am to 9pm Sunday 10am to 10pm
Facility Location Date Time Event

RecWell membership or facility rental is required to access the Eppley Recreation Center.

University Recreation & Wellness (RecWell) rules and regulations are designed to promote a safe and pleasurable recreation experience for all. They are not intended to be exhaustive. University Recreation & Wellness reserves the right to prohibit behavior which, in the professional judgment of RecWell staff, may place either patrons or RecWell facilities at risk. All students, RecWell members, and guests are responsible for behaving in a safe and appropriate manner and complying with posted and published rules and regulations for facility use.

RecWell Rules & Regulations

There are several unique meeting and fitness spaces available for rent within Eppley Recreation Center. 

  • ERC multipurpose room Located on the 2nd floor, provides a large meeting space with built in A/V.  This space is great for large group meetings and can be arranged in various configurations such as classroom, small banquet, and round table discussions.  The MPR is also a great space for fitness based activities such as yoga and other group exercise style workouts. 
  • ERC fitness studio Located on the Ground Floor of Eppley.  This large mirrored space is a great location for all types of group fitness based rentals.  Availability is limited due to the RecWell Group Fitness Class that utilize this space on a daily basis. 
  • ERC student boardroom Located on the Ground Floor of Eppley.  This small conference room is a perfect place for meetings of less than 25.  The space overlooks our indoor natatorium and comes equipped with built in smart classroom technology for all of your AV needs. 
  • ERC wet/dry classrooms Located on the Basement Floor of Eppley these 2 identical classrooms open up to have direct access to the Natatorium.  With furniture that can be configured into various setups these meetings rooms allow for dynamic classroom space for groups of 30 or less.  The Wet/Dry Classrooms also come equipped with built in in smart classroom technology. 

Facility Rental Information

Parking on campus is regulated by UMD’s Department of Transportation Services. Regulations vary based on time of year, time of day, type of parking permit, and special events/construction projects. We recommend viewing DOTS’ parking maps for current accommodations and restrictions.

DOTS Parking Map

Contact Us

Portrait of Chris Topping

Chris Topping

Assistant Director, ERC & Satellite Facilities
Portrait of James Cecil

James Cecil

Manager, Facilities & Retail Operations
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