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Updated 3 weeks ago

Facility Renovations

Central Campus Recreational Building

Creating a better experience at the CCRB.

We’re excited to announce that the Board of Regents approved a $150 million replacement of the CCRB on Thursday, September 20, 2018.  Stay tuned for more project news to come!

North Campus Recreation Building

Something remarkable is happening at the NCRB.

The NCRB underwent a 16-month renovation that adds modern infrastructure and architectural updates, natural lighting, air conditioning and other features to enhance students’ and members’ overall recreation experience.

These include:

  • A light-filled, welcoming entryway and lobby
  • Wide-open spaces for strength and stretching
  • New space for Group‑X classes
  • A refreshed pool area, pool infrastructure and on-deck sauna
  • Updated gymnasium courts flanked with functional fitness spaces
  • New ADA accessible locker rooms
  • A gender-inclusive locker room and restroom

Other highlights include racquetball and squash courts — featuring adjustable walls — and a resurfaced running track. Windows in the second floor cardio space will allow for breathtaking views of the wooded North Campus grounds.


See our detailed maps and our full list of parking options around our facilities and fields, including details for handicapped parking and our temporary locations.

Funding & Student Involvement

The total cost of the NCRB renovation is $17 million. Funding comes from a student fee applied to all current U‑M students, along with additional funding from University Central Equity; Athletics; Logistics, Transportation & Parking; and Student Life.

All Recreational Sports and University Unions renovations are partially funded by the $65/semester fee that each student pays upon registration. 

Throughout the planning process, we received feedback from several student organizations, including:

  • Building a Better Michigan
  • Wolverine Fitness
  • Advisory Committee on Recreational Sports
  • Central Student Government
  • Black Student Union
  • Club Sports Council
  • Recreational Sports Student Employees
  • Student Athlete Advisory Committee

In addition, we collected feedback from current users and faculty and staff groups.

Intramural Sports Building

IMSB renovation provides the ultimate workout.

After a long-awaited 17-month renovation, the Intramural Sports Building officially reopened on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

The building, originally built in 1928, boasts many contemporary features while maintaining its historical architectural features. Inside there are more than 200 new pieces of cardio and strength equipment, group fitness and personal training space, racquetball courts, new locker rooms and spacious social lounges.

Fully air-conditioned and flooded with natural light, the Intramural Sports Building has been transformed into a facility designed for a modern workout and place to enjoy with friends and colleagues.


With our ongoing renovations, we understand you might have questions regarding the project, membership, lockers and Recreational Sports activites. Let us help! We’re happy to meet with you one-on-one to answer your individual questions. Fill out the form and we will be in touch soon—we appreciate your interest.

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