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Facilities & Hours

Palmer

Palmer Field Temporary Facility

Beginning 10/02/23 the grass area inside the track and around the Palmer Field Temporary Facility will be closed to install new irrigation and reseed. Work will continue through the fall term. The field is anticipated to reopen for use in late spring.

Hours

Feb 22 – 26
Thu, Feb 22
7:00 am – 10:00 pm
Fri, Feb 23
7:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sat, Feb 24
Closed
Sun, Feb 25
Closed
Mon, Feb 26
Closed

Facility Access

Enter from the north end of Palmer Field under the footbridge that goes over Washtenaw Ave. University of Michigan students and Recreational Sports members must present a valid Mcard or Recreational Sports Member Card each visit to gain access to a facility. Visit our Policies for more information on Facility Access.

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

Canham

Canham Natatorium

Hours

Feb 22 – 26

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Thu 22
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Canham Open

About this class…

Please register here to lap swim at Canham on Thursdays. We ask that you register for each day you plan to swim in advance. You are also able to sign up in person at the facility, if needed. If you're unable to make it, please cancel your registration.

Time
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location
Instructor
Fri 23
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Canham Open

About this class…

Please register here to lap swim at Canham on Fridays. We ask that you register for each day you plan to swim in advance. You are also able to sign up in person at the facility, if needed. If you're unable to make it, please cancel your registration.

Time
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location
Instructor
Sat 24
No events
Sun 25
No events
Mon 26
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
NO LAP SWIM - Spring Break

About this class…

Time
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location
Spring Break, —
Instructor

Facility Access

Enter through the doors labeled Athlete Entrance on the South side of the building off the parking lot. University of Michigan students and Recreational Sports members must register online for each visit to gain access to the facility. This can be done ahead of time or on-site. If you know you can’t make it that day, be sure to drop your registration so that someone else can have your place. You will also be required to present your MCard or Rec Sports card. Visit our Policies for more information on Facility Access.

Please note that you can’t access Canham from the Intramural Sports Building (IMSB).

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

IMSB

Intramural Sports Building

Hours

Feb 22 – 26
Thu, Feb 22
6:30 am – 11:00 pm
Fri, Feb 23
6:30 am – 9:00 pm
Sat, Feb 24
Closed
Sun, Feb 25
Closed
Mon, Feb 26
Closed

Facility Access

The main entrance is located directly on E. Hoover Ave. in front of Commuter North and Commuter South bus stops. University of Michigan students and Recreational Sports members must present a valid Mcard or Recreational Sports Member Card each visit to gain access to a facility.  Visit our Policies for more information on Facility Access.

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

NCRB

North Campus Recreation Building

Hours

Feb 22 – 26
NCRB
NCRB POOL
Thu, Feb 22
NCRB
6:00 am – 11:00 pm
NCRB POOL
6:00 am – 10:00 pm
Fri, Feb 23
NCRB
6:00 am – 9:00 pm
NCRB POOL
6:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sat, Feb 24
NCRB
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
NCRB POOL
9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sun, Feb 25
NCRB
9:00 am – 9:00 pm
NCRB POOL
9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Mon, Feb 26
NCRB
6:00 am – 9:00 pm
NCRB POOL
6:00 am – 8:00 pm

Facility Access

Enter through the main entrance at the corner of Hubbard Rd. and Murfin Ave. Limited paid parking is available in front of the entrance. University of Michigan students and Recreational Sports members must present a valid Mcard or Recreational Sports Member Card each visit to gain access to a facility.  Visit our Policies for more information on Facility Access.

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

Coliseum

Sports Coliseum

Facility Access

The general entrance is at the north side of the building, adjacent to the Yellow parking lot. (The west entrance is reserved for the Men’s Gymnastics team.)

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

Rental Center

Adventure Leadership Rental Center

Hours

Feb 22 – 26
Thu, Feb 22
Closed
Fri, Feb 23
Closed
Sat, Feb 24
Closed
Sun, Feb 25
Closed
Mon, Feb 26
Closed

Facility Access

The Adventure Leadership Rental Center is open by appointment only. Please call (734) 764-3967 or email advleadtrips@umich.edu with your name, phone number, items you’d like to rent, and when. We will get back to you about your request.

Enter on the south side of the building.

Restroom facilities are located outside on the west edge of the building.

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

Elbel

Elbel Field

Facility Access

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

Mitchell Field

Mitchell Field

Mitchell Field is closed for the winter season. Fields will reopen for use in Spring of 2024.

Hours

Mitchell Field is available for open recreation use April-November from 2:30pm – dusk, seven days a week. The fields are available when no other programs or events are scheduled.

Facility Access

Mitchell Field is most easily accessed via Michigan bus (several routes stop at the field building). Parking is also available for those with orange parking passes. Visit our Policies for more information on Facility Access and Use.

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

Palmer Field

Palmer Field

Beginning 10/02/23 the grass area inside the track and around the Palmer Field Temporary Facility will be closed to install new irrigation and reseed. Work will continue through the fall term. The field is anticipated to reopen for use in late spring.

Hours

Open year round from dawn to dusk.

Facility Access

Access this space at any of the four corners of the field. Adjacent tennis courts and basketball pads are located south of the field and track.

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

Radrick

Adventure Education Center at Radrick Property

Facility Access

Contact us to rent this space. When you drive here, look for a gravel driveway marked with a blue “Adventure Education Center” sign. Follow the driveway to the open field for free parking.  Park and walk across the field to the Team Center building.

 

To see all the information associated with this facility, go to the full facility page.

Fitness

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Get individualized training among the support of your group—small group training combines benefits of two great programs into one to help you succeed.


Competition

Intramural Sports

Team up for fitness and fun.

Intramural Sports offer the perfect balance of competition and community. Whether you’re a beginner or an aficionado, there’s a team for you. So join us and be a part of a Michigan tradition that began in Recreational Sports more than 100 years ago.

Club Sports

Play for Michigan.

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Adventure

Adventure Leadership

Take a hike.

Shoot the rapids, explore the wilds of the Keweenaw or go spelunking. Learn about wilderness survival, outdoor cooking or how to build a winter shelter. Rent a tent, a camp stove, a canoe or a mountain bike. Get in on one of our exciting trips or use our rental gear to make your next vacation an affordable getaway into the great outdoors.

Adventure Leadership

Dream teams are made here.

Improve communications. Break down barriers. Encourage collaboration. Foster teamwork. Reshape your culture. Kick off a new project. Whatever your goals may be for your department, team or organization, we challenge you to be better together.

Adventure Leadership

Get your gear, here.

Planning an outdoor adventure doesn’t have to include an expensive trip to the nearest outfitter. Just rent from us instead! We offer inspected and dependable equipment like tents, lanterns, kayaks, canoes, skis and more.


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