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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 6am-midnight 6am-midnight 8am-10pm 10am - midnight
Natatorium 6am-10pm 6am-9pm 8am-9pm 10am - 9pm
Member Services Desk 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 10am - 9pm
Sneakers Cafe 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm 10am - 10pm
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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

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Portrait of Chris Topping

Chris Topping

Assistant Director, ERC & Satellite Facilities
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