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REC Center exteriorThe Rec Center is the hub of action and entertainment on the Juneau campus-with a multipurpose gym, a two story climbing wall, exercise machines and a weight room, an indoor running track, a fitness studio, and a venue for live shows, dances and movies. For details of each, please select from below:

arrowAerobics Floor/Studio

dance studio The studio is available for multi-purpose use when classes are not in session. Aerobics, yoga, and dance classes are held weekly. We also have dumbbells, stability balls, kickboxing gear, medicine balls and yoga mats available for use.

arrowCardiovascular Equipment

exercise equipment positioned on inside of running trackThere are Treadmills, Stairmasters, Lifecycles, Elliptical Machines, and a Cross Trainer Rowing/Kayak Machine located upstairs on the far end of the running track.

arrowClimbing Wall

Student makes it to the top soon after orientationThe UAS Climbing wall offers both bouldering and climbing on belay over textured panels. The ceiling height is approx. 30' at its peak and offers challenging routes for any skill level. All necessary climbing equipment to include shoes, harness, and chalk are provided.

All climbers are required to take a climbing orientation session. Scheduled sessions are posted on the climbing board outside the door to the climbing wall. Once approved by the climbing coordinator, you must leave your UAS ID at the help desk before beginning a climbing session.

Virtual View of Wall


Basketball is a popular SE Alaska sportThere is a multi-purpose basketball, volleyball, and badminton court in the main gym. There area is used by both intramural sports, P.E. classes and open gym for pick-up games. Open gym hours will be posted.

arrowStudent Activities Center (SAC)

Students hanging out in the SACThe SAC multi-use facility has the ability to host dances, major motion films, musicians, televised big screen events, billiards & ping pong competitions, as wells as a place for students to hang out, socialize, and relax.


Not much time between classes or want to work out before work? Lockers can be rented as a semester, school year, or annual rate. We have half lockers and cubicles. Please view the rental agreement for details.

Showers are available for members in both the men's and women's locker rooms. There is a disabled patron’s restroom/shower area at the opposite end of the main hallway.

arrowOutdoor Rental Center (ORC)

The ORC is a great resource to the UAS community for outdoor gear needs, information, and instruction provided by our student outdoor programmers. Rental equipment includes aquatic, camping, snow, safety, and accessory gear.

arrowRunning Track

Indoor running track allows for year long exerciseSuspended above the court/gym space is a textured and sloped running track. The track offers indoor running/jogging for those rainy days. Along the running track is an assortment of cardiovascular equipment, punching/speed bags, stretching mats, and dumbbells.

arrowWeight Room

The weight room consists of free weights/benches, Nautilus machines, and Paramount stations.


A wide variety of beverages, snacks, and candy are available for purchase at the REC Center Help Desk. Please keep all food and drinks in designated areas.


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