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, swimming, badminton, as well as group fitness & small group training classes.
The Adventure Program is the basecamp for all of your adventure needs. Located in the lower level of the Eppley Recreation Center, this adventure hub is home to outdoor gear rental and retail, a resource library, and is the location of pre-trip meetings for adventure trips hosted by the Adventure Program.
Located in Cole Fieldhouse (#0249), The RecWell Bike Shop is a student-powered bike shop providing free bike repair and education for all UMD students, faculty, staff, and RecWell members. The shop also rents commuter and mountain bikes, hosts bike maintenance classes, group rides, and sells bike parts and safety equipment.
Located in the Eppley Recreation Center, the Natatorium serves as one of the premier indoor swimming complexes in the region. This facility also has the ability to host large-scale swim meets and dive competitions along with other aquatic activities such as log rolling tournaments and water polo.
Located just off Baltimore Avenue, Ritchie Coliseum provides convenient access to recreational opportunities for RecWell members on the south end of campus. Ritchie also hosts many tournaments, competitions, socials, dances, trade shows, commencements, and other special events.
Severn Building Fitness Center
Located in the Severn Building (Room 1309). The Fitness Center is available for use by RecWell members and Limited Access members. The Fitness Center offers a variety of selectorized weight equipment, a full line of cardio equipment, free weights, a Smith Machine, foam rollers, and a cable-based multifunction piece.
School of Public Health Facilities
Located adjacent to the Eppley Recreation Center, University Recreation & Wellness manages four recreation spaces in the School of Public Health (SPH) - a fitness center, weight room, matted room, and gymnasium. The SPH fitness center and weight room are available for use by RecWell members, including UMD faculty/staff with a limited access membership, while the matted room and gymnasium are available for rental only.
The Climbing wall towers 55 feet and offers 11 different top ropes in addition to a bouldering grotto. Located outside on the north side of the ERC, the space can be accessed via the walkway between Lot SS2 and the School of Public Health, or via the stairs on the west side of the ERC.
Located on Baltimore Avenue between Turner Hall and the North Gate entrance, this space consists of a competition-caliber softball field and multi-use fields. The fields are available to current campus community members only, unless reserved through a RecWell facility use agreement.
Eppley Tennis Courts
Located on North Campus to the west of the Eppley Recreation Center, the Eppley Tennis Courts consist of lighted outdoor tennis courts which are available to all campus community members only, unless reserved through a RecWell facility use agreement. Individual court reservations can be made online in advance.
Fraternity Row Fields
Located on Baltimore Avenue beside Ritchie Coliseum, this 6-acre field hosts club sport practices such as rugby and soccer and activities like Homecoming and Greek Week events. Fraternity Row fields are accessible to current campus community members only, unless reserved through a RecWell facility use agreement.
LaPlata Beach is located directly across from the front entrance of the Eppley Recreation Center. This space is used for free play activities, like pick up soccer and volleyball games, as well as special events. LaPlata Beach is accessible to current campus community members only, unless reserved through a RecWell facility use agreement.
Located by the Leonardtown community residence halls, Leonardtown park provides the campus community with the opportunity to be active outdoors in a relaxed and casual environment. The park is accessible to current campus community members only, unless reserved through a RecWell facility use agreement.
Outdoor Aquatic Center
The Outdoor Aquatic Center, located on the west end of Eppley Recreation Center, is a vibrant and fun space for aquatic activities under the sun. From lap swimming to sand volleyball, or simply relaxing on the pool deck the OAC is a great place to be active during warm weather months.
Outdoor Basketball Courts
There are several locations on campus where outdoor basketball courts are available for free play that are maintained by the University Recreation and Wellness department. Outdoor basketball courts are accessible to current campus community members only, unless reserved through a RecWell facility use agreement.
Located on north campus, adjacent to the Xfinity Arena, this lighted multi-purpose field consists of three regulation flag football fields or two regulation field hockey/soccer fields. The field is purposed for intramural sports, club sports, special events, rentals, camps, and some intercollegiate athletics practice.
UMD Golf Course
Located just across University Boulevard from The Clarice, the University of Maryland Golf Course is a full-service, year-round, 18-hole, golf course with a driving range and several practice greens.