GET MOVING/Outdoor Adventure is commited to introducing students to different types of outdoor activities in a safe, learning environment.

GET INVOLVED/Intramural Sports features on-campus team and individual competitions for all UH students.

GET EXPERIENCE/With an emphasis on hands-on learning, our First Aid/CPR/AED courses give you the skills to save a life.

GET MOTIVATED/Group Fitness provides a motivating atmosphere that is conducive to working out and helping individuals reach their fitness goals.

GET FIT/Personal Training provides you with enough knowledge, advice, and resources to gain confidence in any fitness/weight room environment.

Important Notices


#ActiveCoog Challenge

In the hustle and bustle of college life, it can be easy to forget about your health and wellness. That’s why #UHRec is bringing you the #ActiveCoog campaign! We want to promote student wellness by giving you the chance to show us how you’re staying physically, environmentally, spiritually, socially, or emotionally active! Participants will be entered for the chance to win:
1. BOSE wireless earbuds with heart monitor,
2. JBL Flip 3 portable splashproof bluetooth speaker, or
3. $25.00 gift card
Here’s How You Enter:
Snap a photo of yourself showing how you’re staying active this semester.
Use #ActiveCoog + tag us and a friend!
Share on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook and tag @UHrecreation

The Haunted Penthouse Returns!

The Haunted Penthouse Returns and is a special event for the University of Houston’s Campus Recreation. This is a premier carnival themed attraction on our 3rd floor. We have been scaring people through creative designs and non-traditional scare tactics since 2008 and plan to do a whole lot more. Guests of the Haunted Penthouse that are brave enough to enter will travel through the longest scariest ¼ mile of their life. A mind blowing series of attractions that attack your senses, terrify the mind, and mask the differences between real and the unknown. Only the brave souls in line by 8pm on will be allowed to enter. Cougar Card and closed toe shoes are required.
Fast Pass Access: jump to the front by providing a non-perishable canned good that will go towards feeding the homeless
Location: Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (4500 University Drive)
Date: October 18th, 2018 from 5 to 8pm
Cost: FREE to UH students

We want to know what you think

Outdoor Adventure values your opinions and feedback on the trip program. We would be incredibly thankful if you could take a few minutes to let us know how we can better serve you in outdoor pursuit. Screen shot your survey completion and go tot the OA office and receive your survival bracelet.

UH Diversity and Inclusion Statement

The University of Houston embraces diversity and recognizes our responsibility to foster an open, welcoming environment where students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds can collaboratively learn, work and serve. read more...

UH Moment: Collegiate Wheelchair Rugby Program

Founded in 2013, Adaptive Athletics @ UH is a student organization housed in the Department of Health and Human Performance. Its goal is to create a UH athletics program for students with disabilities.

UH Moment: Aquatics Facility Named Top Ten in Nation

The Campus Recreation and Wellness Center aquatic facilities are back and better than ever! After a multi-million dollar renovation, the natatorium and outdoor leisure pool were recently ranked in the top ten college pools in the country.

University of Houston Campus Recreation and Wellness Center Tour

The CRWC is a 264 thousand square foot facility on the University of Houston campus. Opened in 2003, the CRWC is available to all students, faculty/staff and alumni. Come take a tour of all the CRWC has to offer!

2016 UH Campus Recreation Student Employee Tribute

As the University of Houston prepares for commencement this weekend, the Department of Campus Recreation celebrates the accomplishments of the Class of 2016 in this tribute video. The video was presented at the Student Staff Apprection and Awards Banquet on April 27, 2016.

Contact Information

Department of Campus Recreation
4500 University Drive
Houston, Texas 77204-6056

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