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Campus Recreation Center

The CRC will be open for residential students only during fall 2020 semester.

Eligible students must make online reservation for same day or following day time slots. View all fall 2020 protocols. 

View of equipment from second level inside Campus Rec Center

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Start your virtual tour of UMass Lowell's campus at the Campus Rec Center. You can take the tour in English, Spanish, Khmer or Mandarin.

Campus Recreation Center - 322 Aiken st., Lowell MA 01854 / 978-934-5080

Facility Hours

CRC Calendar

The Campus Recreation Center (CRC) is open to all full-time students, faculty and staff at no additional charge. Membership options are also available to alumni and immediate family members of alumni, faculty and staff who are 18 years or older.

ACTIVITY SPACES

Main Fitness Center

Our two floor 7,500 square foot fitness center is outfitted with a variety of equipment for all of your fitness needs including 40+ pieces of free weight  and selectorized pieces from major brands such as Cybex, Life Fitness, and Matrix. Our second floor contains over 40+ pieces of cardio equipment including stair climbers, treadmills, exercise bikes, and a variety of elliptical machines.

Atrium Fitness Center

Opened in 2019, this 1,250 square foot fitness area is located near the main entrance of the CRC and is equipped with various cardio and strength training equipment. This space allows for members to get a quick workout in a smaller, more private environment. Group Fitness classes are periodically held in this space as well.

Multipurpose Courts

Three multipurpose courts are utilized for basketball, volleyball and badminton. The courts are also used for Intramural Sports competitions and Club Sport practices and games. View current court calendar.

Aerobic Studios

Two aerobic studios are located on the second floor of the CRC. Group fitness classes are held year round and are free to all of our patrons. Class formats include zumba, kickboxing, spin, yoga, insanity, strength, tabata, abs and more! Just show up a few minutes before each class starts, no need to register! View  current GFIT schedule. These studios are also used for instructional programs and club sports team practices. View current studio calendar.

Indoor Track

The track is 1/10 of a mile with sloped corners to assist runners as they make turns. A large digital clock is visible around the track and lap counters can be checked out for free at our Welcome Desk. The track direction alternates daily. Walkers are asked to stay on the inside lanes and runners should use the outside lanes. Signage is located on track with all track policies.

Squash & Racquetball Courts

Two racquetball courts and one squash court are available for recreational use. Each court has glass back walls so action can be viewed from both the first and second floor of the CRC. All racquetball participants must wear eye protection. We have wallyball equipment available for checkout at our welcome desk that can be used inside either of our racquetball courts.

Faculty, staff, students and paid CRC members can reserve a racquetball or squash court online with the appropriate links listed above or they can call the Campus Recreation Center directly at 978-934-5080 to make their reservation.

Please note: Limit one hour each day per person, and reservations can only be made one day in advance.

Locker Rooms

Locker room facilities are available to all patrons of the Campus Recreation Center. There are bathrooms, lockers, showers and a sauna located inside the men's and women's locker rooms. Daily lockers are for day use only. Locks not removed by the end of each day will be removed and any items collected from inside the locker will be placed in our lost and found. Select lockers can be rented for overnight use. The rates for overnight lockers are as follows:

Locker Rental OptionsFull Locker FeeHalf Locker Fee
3 Months$60$30
6 Months$110$55
1 Year$200$100
1 Semester (Faculty / Staff / Student only)$65$35