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8.7.20 to 5.30.21
Facility Policies & Procedures
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Some of our policies and procedures have changed in alignment with state, local, and University guidelines. Certain activities, amenities, and facilities may be unavailable or available in a modified capacity. Please visit recwell.umd.edu/keepmoving for the most up-to-date information on our facilities. 

1.22.21 to 2.7.21
No Lights LaPlata & Tennis
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 User controlled lighting at LaPlata Beach & ERC Tennis Courts is currently unavailable. Lighting availability will resume on February 8 when the COVID-19 sequestering period is complete. 

1.20.21 to 5.29.21
ERC & SPH Facility Updates
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The Eppley Recreation Center & School of Public Health have the following facility updates for the Spring 2021 semester: 

- An additional 6 half racks have been added to the ERC East Gym to expand weight room capacity. 

- SPH 0101 & SPH 0103 hours have been expanded, beginning 01.25 facilties are open Monday - Friday, 10am - 7pm. 

- Pickleball & Badminton courts are open in the ERC. Both 1- on -1 pickleball and/or 1- on - 1 soccer may be played on pickleball courts. Reservations can be made at planyo.courtreservations.

- The ERC East Gym elevator is out of service due to flood damage. The main elevator remains in service. 

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Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Thurs10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Thurs10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 6pm
Badminton
Mon - Thurs10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Thurs11am - 4pm
Friday11am - 4pm
Saturday11am - 4pm
Sunday11am - 4pm
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs10am - 6:45pm
Friday10am - 6:45pm
Saturday10am - 6:45pm
Sunday10am - 6:45pm
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Fri10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 6pm
Badminton
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Fri11am - 6pm
Saturday11am - 6pm
Sunday11am - 6pm
Natatorium
Mon - Fri10am - 6:30pm
Saturday10am - 6:30pm
Sunday10am - 6:30pm
Opening August 3
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Fri10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm
Badminton
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Fri11am - 6pm
Saturday11am - 6pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm
Natatorium
Mon - Fri10am - 6:30pm
Saturday10am - 6:30pm
Sunday 10am - 6:30pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Thurs10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Thurs10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 6pm
Badminton
Mon - Thurs10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - ThursClosed
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs10am - 6:45pm
Friday10am - 6:45pm
Saturday10am - 6:45pm
Sunday10am - 6:45pm
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Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs10am -6:45pm
Friday10am - 6:45pm
Saturday10am - 6:45pm
Sunday10am - 6:45pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Tentative Opening January 11
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs10am - 6:45pm
Friday10am - 6:45pm
Saturday10am - 6:45pm
Sunday10am - 6:45pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Natatorium
Mon - Fri10am - 6:30pm
Saturday10am - 6:30pm
Sunday10am - 6:30pm
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Opening August 3
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs10am - 6:45pm
Friday10am - 6:45pm
Saturday10am - 6:45pm
Sunday10am - 6:45pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
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OAC opens for the season April 24.
OAC opens for the season April 24. MON - FRI
SATURDAY
SUNDAY
OAC opens for the season April 24. 12pm - 7pm
12pm - 7pm
12pm - 7pm
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Opening August 3
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon-Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Outdoor pool will be closed for the season beginning October 12.
Mon-FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Outdoor pool will be closed for the season. The OAC will reopen April 24.
Outdoor pool will be closed for the season. The OAC will reopen April 24.
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Monday
Tues - Wed
Thurs - Fri
Sat - Sun
Rental Desk & Resource Room (1/25 - 3/5)
Monday3-6pm
Tues - WedClosed
Thurs - Fri3-6pm
Sat - SunClosed
MondaySun - Thurs
Tues - WedFriday
Thurs - FriSaturday
Sat - Sun
Rental Desk & Resource Room (03/22 - 5/11)
Monday4pm - 8pm
Tues - Wed2pm - 6pm
Thurs - FriClosed
Sat - Sun
Mon - Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Contactless Rental
Mon - Thursday10am - 5pm
Friday10am - 5pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Monday
Tues - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Contactless Rental
MondayClosed
Tues - ThursClosed
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Rental Desk & Resource Room
Monday - FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Climbing Wall closed for the season. The wall will reopen 03.01.21
Climbing Wall closed for the season. The wall will reopen 03.01.21
Climbing Wall closed for the season. The wall will reopen 03.01.21Sun - Fri
Saturday
Climbing Wall closed for the season. The wall will reopen 03.01.214pm - 8pm
Closed
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Thurs2pm - 6pm
Friday2pm - 6pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Opening August 3
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Mon-Fri
Saturday
Sunday
The Climbing Wall closes for the season beginning November 20
Mon-FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Climbing Wall closed for the season.
Climbing Wall closed for the season.
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MONDAY - SUNDAY
MONDAY - SUNDAYDawn - Dusk
Ritchie Coliseum Toggle Accordion
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
The Loft (High Risk Area)
Mon - Fri10am - 1pm
Saturday
Sunday
Athletic Training Clinic (in person & telehealth)
Mon - Fri10am - 4pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
The Loft (High-Risk Area)
Mon - Fri10am - 1pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Athletic Training Clinic
Mon - FriBy appointment
SaturdayBy appointment
SundayBy appointment
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Athletic Training Clinic
Mon - FriBy telehealth appt.
Saturday
Sunday
Opening January 19
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
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Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Fitness Center - SPH 0101
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Weight Room - SPH 0103
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Fitness Center - SPH 0101
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
UMD Faculty/Staff Only
Mon - Fri6am - 9am
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri11:30am - 1pm
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri4:30pm - 6:30pm
Saturday
Sunday
All RecWell Members
Mon - Fri1pm - 4:30pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri6:30pm - 8pm
Saturday
Sunday
Weight Room - SPH 0103
Mon - FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
Closed for remainder of fall 2020
Mon-Fri
Sat-Sun
Weight Room- SPH0103
Mon-FriClosed
Sat-SunClosed
Fitness Center - SPH0101
Mon-FriClosed
Sat-SunClosed
Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Weight Room- SPH0103
Monday - FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Fitness Center - SPH0101
Monday - FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Tentative Opening TBD
Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday
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Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Basketball
Monday - Friday1pm - 6pm
Saturday1pm - 6pm
Sunday1pm - 6pm
shooting baskets only
Monday - Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday & Sunday
Monday - ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
Saturday & SundayClosed
Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday - ThursdayClosed
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
1/25 - 3/12
Mon - Fri12pm - 4pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
3/22 - 5/11
Mon - Fri12pm - 6pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri2pm - 6pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
Monday11am - 1pm
Wednesday11am - 1pm
Friday11am - 1pm
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - FriClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
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Mon-Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon-Fri11am - 6pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Closed
Mon-Fri1:30pm - 2pm
Saturday
Sunday
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Eppley Recreation Center

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8.7.20 to 5.30.21
Facility Policies & Procedures
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Some of our policies and procedures have changed in alignment with state, local, and University guidelines. Certain activities, amenities, and facilities may be unavailable or available in a modified capacity. Please visit recwell.umd.edu/keepmoving for the most up-to-date information on our facilities. 

1.20.21 to 5.29.21
ERC & SPH Facility Updates
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The Eppley Recreation Center & School of Public Health have the following facility updates for the Spring 2021 semester: 

- An additional 6 half racks have been added to the ERC East Gym to expand weight room capacity. 

- SPH 0101 & SPH 0103 hours have been expanded, beginning 01.25 facilties are open Monday - Friday, 10am - 7pm. 

- Pickleball & Badminton courts are open in the ERC. Both 1- on -1 pickleball and/or 1- on - 1 soccer may be played on pickleball courts. Reservations can be made at planyo.courtreservations.

- The ERC East Gym elevator is out of service due to flood damage. The main elevator remains in service. 

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 free play 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.

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Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Thurs10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Thurs10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 6pm
Badminton
Mon - Thurs10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Thurs11am - 4pm
Friday11am - 4pm
Saturday11am - 4pm
Sunday11am - 4pm
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs10am - 6:45pm
Friday10am - 6:45pm
Saturday10am - 6:45pm
Sunday10am - 6:45pm
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Fri10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 6pm
Badminton
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Fri11am - 6pm
Saturday11am - 6pm
Sunday11am - 6pm
Natatorium
Mon - Fri10am - 6:30pm
Saturday10am - 6:30pm
Sunday10am - 6:30pm
Opening August 3
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Mon - Fri
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Fri10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm
Badminton
Mon - Fri10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday 10am - 7pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - Fri11am - 6pm
Saturday11am - 6pm
Sunday 11am - 6pm
Natatorium
Mon - Fri10am - 6:30pm
Saturday10am - 6:30pm
Sunday 10am - 6:30pm
Mon - Thurs
Friday
Saturday
Sunday
Facility
Mon - Thurs10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Member Services Desk
Mon - Thurs10am - 6pm
Friday10am - 6pm
Saturday10am - 6pm
Sunday10am - 6pm
Badminton
Mon - Thurs10am - 7pm
Friday10am - 7pm
Saturday10am - 7pm
Sunday10am - 7pm
Sneakers Cafe
Mon - ThursClosed
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed
Natatorium
Mon - Thurs10am - 6:45pm
Friday10am - 6:45pm
Saturday10am - 6:45pm
Sunday10am - 6:45pm

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  • Badminton (available Saturdays 7pm - 10pm and Sundays 10am - 2pm)
  • Basketball
  • Boxing
  • Cardio Exercise
  • Functional Training
  • Group Fitness
  • Racquetball and Squash
  • Running and Jogging
  • Swimming and Diving (natatorium closes 30 minutes prior to building closing)
  • Table Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Training
  • Walleyball
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A 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.

Rules Specific to the ERC

Functional Training Studio

  • Closed-toe athletic shoes are required for certain activities. Minimalist shoes are permitted. Barefoot activity is not permitted.

  • Shirts are required. Jeans and clothing with metal rivets are prohibited.
  • Gym bags, back packs and loose articles of clothing are prohibited.
  • Leaning equipment against walls or mirrors is prohibited. 
  • Removing equipment from its assigned area is prohibited.
  • Only water in re-sealable containers is permitted. 
  • Entry into small group workouts is only permitted during the first 10-minutes of the workout.

Track

  • Run/walk in the direction of the track arrow.
  • Closed-toe athletic shoes (no spikes) are required. Minimalist shoes are permitted.
  • Stretching permitted in designated area only.
  • Gym bags, back packs and loose articles of clothing are prohibited on the track, stretching mat, or in the hallway.
  • Give right of way to passing runners/ walkers.
  • Only water in re-sealable containers is permitted.

Fitness Center

  • Closed-toe athletic shoes are required on all machines with exposed moving parts. 
  • Shirts are required. Jeans and clothing with metal rivets are prohibited.
  • Only water in re-sealable containers is permitted.
  • Gym bags, back packs and loose articles of clothing are prohibited.
  • Leaning on consoles is prohibited. Use handrails for balance only.
  • Limit your activity to 30-minutes per exercise piece when others are waiting.

Matted Room

  • Closed-toe athletic shoes are required for certain activities. Minimalist shoes are permitted. Barefoot activity is not permitted.
  • Shirts are required. Jeans and clothing with metal rivets are prohibited.
  • Only water in re-sealable containers is permitted.
  • Gym bags, back packs and loose articles of clothing are prohibited.
  • No sharp or abrasive objects allowed.
  • Use of martial arts accessories must be approved by the Facility Manager.
  • Gloves/ padded footwear must be worn for striking bags. 
  • No sparring or grappling allowed. Sparring/ grappling defined as physical contact as a result of martial arts/ boxing practice.

Weight Room

  • Closed-toe athletic shoes are required. Minimalist shoes are permitted.
  • Shirts are required. Jeans and clothing with metal rivets are prohibited.
  • Only water in re-sealable containers is permitted.
  • Gym bags, back packs and loose articles of clothing are prohibited.
  • Re-rack weights when finished with an exercise. 
  • Dropping/slamming weights is prohibited.
  • Olympic weight lifting is prohibited. 
  • Leaning equipment against walls or mirrors is prohibited. 
  • Removing equipment from its assigned area is prohibited.
  • Chalk is prohibited.

Fitness Studio

  • Closed-toe athletic shoes are required for certain activities. Minimalist shoes are permitted.
  • Shoes that leave marks or damage the floor are prohibited.
  • Shirts and athletic wear are required. 
  • Only water in re-sealable containers is permitted.
  • Gym bags, back packs and loose articles of clothing are prohibited.
  • Removing equipment from its assigned area is prohibited.
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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.

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  • Two multi-use gymnasiums with 2 basketball/volleyball courts in each gym
  • 6 racquetball courts; 2 squash courts
  • Two level, 7400 sq. ft. weight room with free weights and selectorized machines
  • 3,500 sq. ft. fitness center overlooking La Plata Beach with a variety of modern cardiovascular equipment including treadmills, bikes, ellipticals, rowers, and stair climbers
  • 1/10 mile, 3-lane indoor track suspended over gymnasium and weight room
  • Natatorium which includes indoor lap swim pool, dive well, and instructional pool
  • 1 sauna; 1 steam room
  • Outdoor Aquatic Center with lap swimming, diving, splash pool, water slide, outdoor basketball and sand volleyball courts
  • Fitness studio
  • 759 sq. ft. functional training space named "The Shell" with matted floors (kettlebells, stability balls and TRX suspension training)
  • 2 wet/dry classrooms with smart classroom technology
  • Multipurpose room with smart classroom technology
  • 2 conference rooms with smart classroom technology
  • Locker rooms (men’s, women's, family, and all-gender)
  • Sneaker’s Energy Zone Cafe
  • Sport club office
  • Adventure Program and rental desk  for outdoor gear and adventure trip planning
  • Equipment Issue and Rec Store offering Maryland apparel for sale, towel service, and equipment checkout services
  • Member Services desk for purchases of memberships, day passes, lockers, along with other programs and services offered by RecWell 
  • University Recreation and Wellness main office suite
  • 230,000 sq. ft. building with 29,000 sq. ft. of outdoor pool and deck space
  • Wi-Fi internet access
  • New in August 2019: 1,465 sq. ft. Training Studio equipped with "Rig" system and matted floors (heavy bags, speed bags, battle ropes, medicine ball targets, and TRX suspension training). Conversion made possible through grant funding support from Student Facilities Fund. 
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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.