• Student Recreation Center Building

    Student Recreation Center

  • Get Moving Challenge logo of silouettes of people working out and doing physical activities; the words Get Moving Challenge in the center of the graphic

    Monday, May 27 through Sunday, June 16
    All full and part-time employees are eligible
    Get a team together and get active

  • Taylor doing pose of a dancer yoga position outside on a rock at the Valley Pond

    Outdoor Yoga

    For all students, faculty and staff

  • A bottle of water pouring into a glass with water effects splashing all around

    Take the Hydration Challenge
    Monday, July 15 to
    Sunday, July 21

    For all Western Wellness employees

    Register by July 12
  • vegetables all stacked in a mason jar with a spoon, vegetables and a cutting board with a patchwork quilt as a background

    Mason Jar Salad Workshop—Prepare healthy lunches 
    For WMU Employees, Faculty and Staff
    Thursday, July 18 • 11:30 a.m. to Noon
    Student Recreation Center, Room 3015

    Register by July 15

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.


Now accepting job applications for fall semester
The SRC is now accepting applications for those students interested in applying for a job for the fall 2019 semester. We are hiring for our entry level position of associate (weight room attendant, pride patrol, control desk attendant) and lifeguards. Applications must be received at the SRC or postmarked by July 10. Phone interviews will be conducted with selected applicants in mid- to late-July. For more information and an application, visit our employment page.

eSports offered for club and intramurals
We will be offering Overwatch, League of Legends, CS: GO, and Fortnite for clubs. Clubs will be PC and Intramurals will utilize both PC & Console. We will have tryouts for these and they are all virtual. Register for tryouts at eSports 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.