Renew Your Semester Locker
Fall 2015 semester locker renewals will take place from Monday, August 10 through Friday, August 28 at 12:00pm (Noon). If you currently hold a Semester Locker Membership, please either renew or clear out your locker during this time. If your locker has not been renewed or cleared out by Friday, August 28 at 12:00pm (Noon), your belongings will be removed and stored for 10 business days. Items that are removed may be reclaimed for $5.00. Please note that lockers cannot be renewed via email or over the phone. If you have any questions regarding locker renewals at the University Recreation and Wellness Center, please contact the Facilities Coordinator at 612-626-9621. If you have any questions regarding locker renewals at the St. Paul Gymnasium, please contact the Assistant Director for the St. Paul Facilities at 612-625-2233. Thanks in advance for your cooperation. University Recreation and Wellness Staff
Single Speed Bike Rentals
The Outdoor Center makes it easy and affordable to commute around campus and the metro area by offering single speed bike rentals! Packages include semester, two-semester, and year long rentals. All rentals include free maintenance, winter storage, and a U-Lock to keep your bike safe. Learn more here.
Fall Trip Registration
Registration for Fall 2015 outdoor trips and clinics is now open. The Outdoor Center's qualified trip leaders will be taking participants on trips throughout the state of Minnesota, as well as the United States. Featured trips are listed below: Canoeing in the Boundary Waters Backpacking the Superior Hiking Trail Climbing on Lake Superior's North Shore Backpacking in the Grand Canyon For a full list of trips and clinics, visit the Outdoor Center page.
University Employee Fitness Classes
University Fitness Classes, offered through University Recreation and Wellness, are eight-week classes designed to strengthen your muscles, enhance your cardiovascular fitness, and teach you the basics of a balanced exercise program. As a University employee and UPlan member, you can: receive small group attention from a certified personal trainer have your $199 registration fee reimbursed when you attend 13 of 16 classes participate in pre- and post-class fitness assessments earn 50 Wellness Points toward reducing your 2017 premiums Fall Class Schedule Classes begin the week of September 28. The pre-registration deadline is Monday, September 21. Available classes this fall are Group Strength Express, Heart Rate Express, Yoga 101, Dynamax, and Kettlebells. Full class descriptions and schedules can be viewed on the Recreation and Wellness website. READ MORE AND REGISTER HERE *Note: University Fitness Classes are offered through the Employee Wellness Program. Only UPlan members and UPlan spouse-dependents are eligible for reimbursement (maximum 2 per lifetime, per individual). Interested employees do not need a current membership to University Recreation and Wellness to participate.
St. Paul Pool
Summer Group Fitness Schedule (PDF)Minneapolis St. Paul
Effective May 26-August 16. There will be no classes on July 3-4, 2015.
Summer Climbing/Bouldering Hours*
May 11 - September 4, 2015
*A $30 climbing membership will be required to climb through the summer (effective May 18). All climbing facilities will be closed on May 25 and July 3-4 for University holidays. For information about group events or private instruction, please contact Bryan Karban, Climbing and Trips Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-626-4822.
*All facilities will be closed on May 25 and July 3 and 4, 2015.
Climbing hours are for open bouldering only (except for the staffed hours on Sunday for Family Day). Bouldering not available when the wall is in use for group climbing events or Summer Youth Programs camps. For information about group events or private instruction, please contact Bryan Karban, Climbing and Trips Coordinator at email@example.com or 612-626-4822.
**The climbing wall is available for Family Day and general climbing during this time.