Along with its excellent academic and research programs, The University of Akron offers its students a great environment in which to learn and have fun. When not in class or hitting the books, check out the wide choice of fitness and recreation options. From climbing to kayaking, weight training to tai chi, there really is something for everyone here.
UA’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center is part of a 295,000-square-foot recreation complex that includes Ocasek Natatorium and Stile Athletics Field House. In addition to workout machines, gyms and a 53-foot rock climbing wall, the Rec Center offers a variety of classes. More.
We have 13 intramural sports and clubs, including traditional favorites like volleyball, basketball and flag football, as well as some new things to try, like innertube water polo, futsal and ultimate frisbee. More.
Student Health Services is available 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to provide students, faculty and staff with convenient medical care, including the treatment of minor injuries.
Health Services also provides health education, wellness promotion and risk reduction programming to students, faculty and staff. More.
The Counseling Center offers free, comprehensive psychological services to current students. A culturally diverse staff of licensed psychologists and doctoral trainees provide psychological counseling and psychotherapy, and outreach and consultation to the University community. More.