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Designed for use by students, faculty, staff and the community, the URC serves as the premier hub for student life and community health and wellness activities.

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    The URC is a Three-Level 117,699 sq. ft. Recreational Facility

    Lower Level

    • 19,455 sq. ft. Multi-purpose Arena (Ice Rink > Sport Floor)
    • Arena Seating Capacity: 850
    • URC Customer Service Counter (URC Skate Desk)
    • Leisure Lobby Area with tables & chairs
    EPIC Adventures Outdoor Program
    • 30 foot Indoor Climbing Wall 
    • Men's and Women's Student Locker Rooms
    • Men's and Women's Faculty/Staff Locker Rooms
    • 335 Multi-size Lockers; 195 Day-use Only & 140 Rentals
    • 4 Arena-Use Locker Rooms
    • URC Administrative Offices
    • Indoor Parking Garage (40 Metered Spaces)

    Second Level

    • 17,000 sq. ft. Fitness Center
    • Gymnasium
    • "The ROOST" Dining Area
    • Lobby Area
    • URC Tenant Offices (Campus Recreation & Health, Wellness and Prevention Services)

    Third Level

    • Cardio Area of the Fitness Center
    • 2-Lane 200 Meter Running Track


    A Joint University + Student Partnership

    This $26.3 million facility is jointly funded by the University and our students. $28.6 million in revenue bonds were issued by the University in order to build the facility and pay the costs of issuance. The University funds the center's annual operating costs as part of its general operating budget. The Eastern student body will pay off the bonds over time through the implementation of a $65 per quarter activity fee.

    Find out more about the URC's LEED Certification.

    View the URC's Floor Layout.

    Contact Information

    University Recreation Center
    1007 W Elm St.
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4026
    fax: 509.359.6181

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