Covid-19 Update

Students, faculty, and staff will have the ability to access the RAC Fitness Center by reservation only. Reservations will be made using IMLeagues.  FACIAL COVERINGS required.

Our Facilities

Recreation and Athletic Center (RAC)

The Recreation and Athletic Center (RAC) expansion and renovation was the first key undertaking of the next phase of the Campus Master Plan, with an impact on recreation and holistic well-being for the entire campus community. Groundbreaking for the expansion took place in 2018. The RAC (formerly named the Recreation and Convocation Center ) opened in January 2020.

The RAC provides much-needed fitness space and support facilities for the entire Hilltop community. Students, faculty, and staff will enjoy a spacious, contemporary fitness center featuring modern workout stations and equipment, and a wellness center with a lounge, seminar room and offices.

Facilities in the RAC available to our community, along with updates on our COVID-19 adjustments, include:

  • Recreation fitness center/weight room 
    • Students will be required to reserve a time in the RAC Fitness Center 
    • Workout blocks are 1 hour and 30 minutes in length
    • Capacity in the fitness center/weight room will be limited to 38 per block
    • Some equipment may not be available for check-out
    • Available equipment 
  • Multipurpose fitness studio
    • Available for GroupX, instructional programs, and academic courses
    • No drop in use
  • Tech-free wellness lounge
  • Wellness seminar/co-working room 
  • Racquetball court (closed due to Covid-19)
  • RAC Gymnasium for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, dodgeball, and other gym activities (closed to Recreational use due to Covid-19)
  • Recreational locker rooms 
    • No showers or overnight lockers are available
  • Gender-neutral locker room
    • No showers are available
St. Edward's University RAC

ID Policy

All students must check-in with credentials at the RAC and UFCU Alumni Gym for entry into the facility. No exceptions. Bring your SEU ID card (or mobile credentials) and phone with proof of completion of required daily health screen via the TopperSafe app.

UFCU Alumni Gym

Open Recreation on the gym floor is available for students, faculty, and staff. Reservations not required.  The Alumni Gym is also home to the Hilltopper Spin Studio as well as the Topper Functional Training Studio, both opened in the Spring of 2022.

Practice Soccer Field (Intramural Field)

The practice soccer field is available for intramural sports events, club sports practices and games, and special events upon request. Open recreation is not permitted on the field. The field must be reserved.

Recreation Field (Teresa Field)

The recreation field is available at all times for club sports, open recreation, intramural sports, and special events. You can find rugby, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, soccer, flag football or even boot camps on the field.

Outdoor Running Track

The outdoor track circles the Lewis-Chen Family Field and is available for walking and jogging. The track measures just over 1/4 mile in length.

Reserving RecWell Facilities

On-Campus Departments and Student Organizations

To ensure the appropriate use of space, athletic and recreational programming needs are prioritized. When available, university departments, individuals, and student organizations may request the use of various facilities. A fee may be associated with reservations to cover overhead costs and to ensure the security of the facility. 

Off-campus Community Partners

Not a university department or organization? Requests for access to RecWell and Athletics facilities are available on a case-by-case basis. Email the Athletics Office.

Requesting RecWell Partner Programs

Interested in a weight room orientation for your group? A custom GroupX class? A health education workshop? RecWell wants to come to you and support you and your needs. If you are interested in partnering with any area of RecWell, you can request a custom experience from RecWell.