A membership to the Student Recreation and Wellness Center may be purchased at the Information Office. To schedule an appointment or discuss membership options, please contact us at 330-972-2348.
Students enrolled at the main campus are members through the payment of appropriate fees for the current semester. Secondary applicants of students may purchase a membership at special rates.
University of Akron alumni (those that have graduated and received a diploma from UA) have the option to purchase a six-month or annual membership. Membership registrations will not be accepted without a government-issued photo identification card, and all members/guests must be 18 years of age. All users are required to sign an informed consent waiver/release form. We also have parking passes available for purchase in the information office.
Faculty & Staff
Faculty and Staff members may use the Ocasek Natatorium at no charge. The purchase of an annual membership to the SRWC will allow access to both facilities. Please find more information on employee options with Student Recreation & Wellness Services [here].
Community members have the option to purchase an annual membership to the SRWC. Membership registrations will not be accepted without a government-issued photo identification card, and all members/guests must be 18 years of age. All users are required to sign an informed consent waiver/release form. We also have parking passes available for purchase in the information office.
Update: Rec Center remains closed; some activities have moved to the natatorium (ONAT).
Work continues on the underground steam line that provides heat to the Student Recreation & Wellness Center.
The Rec Center will remain closed until the line is repaired and heat is restored. We do not have a reopening date as of yet.
Rec Center staff members have relocated some services to Ocasek Natatorium.
Starting Monday, Dec. 9:
Winter Holiday Break Hours
Break Hours Schedule
Student Recreation & Wellness Center Ranked #14 in the Nation
The University of Akron is #14 on the list of "The 25 Most Amazing Campus Student Recreation Centers" as ranked by Best College Reviews.
1st and 3rd Monday of each month
The spa/hot tub is shut down for cleaning and maintenance; this is a requirement by the Department of Health. We will also do maintenance and cleaning as required.
Fall 2013 (Mon, Aug 19 -Thurs, Dec 12)
Student Recreation & Wellness Center
Ocasek Natatorium Pool
Ocasek Natatorium Racquetball
Ocasek Natatorium Fitness
All patrons must exit the facility by the posted closing time. Hours are subject to change for special events, programs, holidays or emergency closings.