The Student Recreation Center at Western Michigan University houses University Recreation offices and programs. We offer open recreation, personal training, sport leagues and group exercise, utilizing equipment and facilities to promote health and well being. Programs focus on stress reduction, weight loss, increased flexibility and strength, friendly competition and social interaction.


Gabel pool closure

  • Gabel pool is closed until further notice for emergency repairs. Accommodations have been made at Kalamazoo College and KVCC for some lap swim times. Click for more information.
  • Due to Gabel pool closure, we will not be able to host any aqua aerobics classes until further notice.

Looking for summer employment?
The SRC will be holding an open call meeting on March 25 @ 7 p.m. in rooms 3012-3013.  Attendance at the meeting is required in order to receive a job application.  For summer employment, domestic students need to be enrolled in summer classes at WMU while there is no summer enrollment requirement for international students.  

F45 studio now open
Our new F45 functional training studio is now open! Spots in classes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you purchase a semester membership to F45, then you can reserve your spot in any class up to one day in advance. Reservations up to one day in advance are done in person at the SRC. Phone reservations can be made by calling the SRC service desk at (269) 387-4732 on the day of the class only. You must have a membership to F45 in order to reserve a spot in a specific class. For more information, visit our F45 page.

Student Recreation Center mobile app
The rec center mobile app is available for both IOS and Android operating systems. Search your app store for "WMU REC" or "WMU SRC" to stay up to date on the rec center, hours, contact information, fitness class schedules and more.

Risk statement

Participation in recreational activities, intramural sports, fitness programs and special events is purely voluntary and individuals participate at their own risk. Participants should be aware of the possibilities of bodily injury and should understand that they are responsible for any and all costs arising out of injury or property damage sustained through participation. Should someone become injured, please notify a program or facility supervisor for assistance.