Mission

Campus Recreation provides diverse, stimulating, and engaging recreational opportunities that enrich the UAlbany experience. We empower our community to lead healthy lifestyles by fostering an environment that supports physical, mental, and social growth.

The Office of Campus Recreation is committed to holding all events in a safe environment free from bullying or harassment. Offensive language or actions including profanity, derogatory remarks regarding a person’s race, ethnicity, culture, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, ability, national origin, veteran status, social economic class, religion, professional status, or other intimidating actions directed at officials, event staff, students, coaches, patrons, participants or spectators will not be tolerated and may be grounds for removal from the recreational site and from future usage.

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Recreation Service Office

  • Housed in the Physical Education Building
  • Located on the main level of the Physical Education Building, (PE) 110A
  • Membership Sales, Equipment Rentals, Locker Rentals and General Information
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Administrative Office

  • Housed in the Physical Education Building
  • Located on the basement level of the Physical Education Building, (PE) B-107
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Fitness and Wellness

  • SEFCU Fitness Center, Indian Quad Fitness Center, Colonial Quad Fitness Center
  •  Wellness Programs create an interactive and fun way to experience different dimensions of wellness. For current offerings, click here
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Aquatic Center

  • Located in the Basement of the Physical Education Building
  • Lap Pool, Locker Room Access, Learn to Swim Classes, and Private Bathing Facilities
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Group Exercise

  • All group exercise classes are held in the Physical Education Building
  • Spin Studio, Group Exercise Studio, Dance Studio, and Functional Fitness

Open Recreation

  • All group exercise classes are held in the Physical Education Building
  • Basketball Courts, Racquetball Courts, Squash Courts, and Handball Courts

Intramural Sports

  • Badminton, Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Volleyball, Softball, Street Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee, Dodgeball, and Racquetball
  • To register for intramural sports, click here

Club Sports

  • Baseball, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Men’s Lacrosse, Women’s Lacrosse, Men’s Rugby, Women’s Rugby, Running Exchange, Ski Team, Ski & Snowboard, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Swimming, Tae Kwon Do, Men’s Ultimate Frisbee, Women’s Ultimate Frisbee, Men’s Volleyball, Women’s Volleyball, Wrestling, and Outdoor 

Outdoor Pursuits

  • Gives students a chance to experience the great outdoors through different outdoor activities. To see current offerings, click here

General Information

Office of Campus Recreation Community members are eligible to purchase a parking permit. The permit is only valid for the duration of the purchased Community Membership or August 31st each year (whichever comes first) and provides members of Campus Recreation access to the Athletic Complex (SEFCU Arena/Physical Education) parking lot.

Purchasing Community Member Parking Passes

Please go to the Parking and Mass Transit Office, located near Empire Commons. At the Parking and Mass Transit office, you must provide:

  • - Driver's License
  • - Campus Recreation Community Membership Card
  • - $5.00 payment for parking decal (accepted forms of payment: cash, check, Visa, Master & Discover cards)

 

Just Visiting?

Take advantage of the free two hour visitor parking (signage designates) located on the south end of the Dutch parking lot, near the outdoor basketball and tennis courts.

Community Member Parking Pass Exceptions

The UAlbany Athletic Department has an agreement with Mass Parking Transit and Services for "fee-based" parking at the Athletic Complex (SEFCU Arena/Physical Education) lot for select events. As these events are subject to change, please refer to the UAlbany Athletics Venue page for up-to-date information and schedules or contact the Ticket Office.

Great Danes Ticket Office: (518) 442-DANE

Office hours: Monday-Friday 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM.

During the "fee-based" parking events, the Office of Campus Recreation and the Office of Parking Management have arranged for FREE membership parking (with current, valid tag) in the North end of Dutch Quad / Lot D.

Got a Ticket?

The Office of Campus Recreation supports the University at Albany Parking Rules and Regulations. Any ticket received will need to be disputed at the Office of Parking and Mass Transit Services. Campus Recreation will not dispute a ticket on the behalf of the patron. For more information on the Office of Parking and Mass Transit, please contact (518) 442-3121.

Directions

From the North

  1. Take Interstate 87 (Northway) south to Exit 1E.
  2. Off the exit, proceed to Interstate 90 east (Albany/Boston).
  3. Take Exit 2, Washington Avenue. Cross Washington Avenue onto campus.
  4. Follow University Drive, bearing right, one mile to SEFCU Arena. As you approach the SEFCU Arena, parking is to the right of the building (south side of the arena).

From the South

  1. Take Interstate 87 (Thruway) north to Exit 24.
  2. After the tollbooths, proceed onto Interstate 90 east towards Boston.
  3. Take Exit 2, Washington Avenue.
  4. Cross Washington Avenue onto campus.
  5. Follow University Drive, bearing right, one mile to SEFCU Arena. As you approach the SEFCU Arena, parking is to the right of the building (south side of the arena).

From the East

  1. Take Interstate 90 west towards Buffalo.
  2. Leave interstate at Exit 2 (Fuller Road).
  3. Turn left at Fuller Road and then take the next left at Washington Avenue. The University at Albany is on your right.
  4. Follow University Drive, bearing right, one mile to SEFCU Arena. As you approach the SEFCU Arena, parking is to the right of the building (south side of the arena).

From the West

  1. Take Interstate 90 (Thruway) east to Exit 24.
  2. After the tollbooths, proceed onto Interstate 90 east towards Boston.
  3. Take Exit 2, Washington Avenue.
  4. Cross Washington Avenue onto campus.
  5. Follow University Drive, bearing right, one mile to SEFCU Arena. As you approach the SEFCU Arena, parking is to the right of the building (south side of the arena).