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Herron Recreation and Fitness Center

    Herron Recreation and Fitness Center Information


    Members can use these areas to play basketball, volleyball, etc., except when there are scheduled group fitness/aerobic classes and posted organization activities. These areas also can be reserved by student organizations for activities.


    The Herron Recreation and Fitness Center's pool is available for recreational swimming. Pool Hours are available by calling HRFC Front Desk.

    Racquetball Area

    The center offers two racquetball courts used for both racquetball and wallyball. Members can reserve any court up to one week in advance on a walk-in or call-in basis.

    Group Fitness/Aerobics Studio

    The studio is open for student and group activities on a first-come, first-served basis, except for periods when there are scheduled group fitness/aerobic classes. Cal U's Department of Recreational Services offers 20-35 group fitness/aerobic classes of various types per week. Look for our group fitness/aerobic flyers and watch for special classes!

    Weight Areas

    Members have access to more than 4,000 pounds of free weights, free weight accessories, selectorized machines and dumbbells.

    Cardiovascular Area

    Members can use the cardiovascular area equipped with treadmills, Stairmaster Gauntlets, Step Mills, elliptical machines, Concept II Rowers, stationary upright and recumbent bikes, Adaptive Motion Trainers and a cardio theater.

    Indoor Track

    Members can walk or run indoors on a 1/16th-mile elevated two-lane track while viewing the campus, climbing wall, gymnasium and cardiovascular area.

    Climbing Wall

    The 33-foot structure can accommodate belaying and free climbing.

    Locker Rooms

    Men's and women's locker rooms are equipped with lockers, individual shower stalls and electric saunas.

    Rental Items

    Items available to be rented out by recreational services

    Currently listed items are FREE of charge for daily rentals.

    External Items: Items that can be rented out and leave the facility (Amount):

    • Kan Jam (1)
    • Ladderball (1)
    • Horseshoes (1)
    • Mini-Golf (9)
    • Disc Golf Equipment Sets (11)
    • Outdoor Basketball (1)

    Internal Items: Items that can be rented out but must stay in the facility (Amount):

    • Jump Ropes (19)
    • Boxing Gloves Sets (2)
    • Indoor Basketball -men’s (4)
    • Indoor Basketball - women’s (4)
    • Walleyball sets (2)
    • Volleyball (1)
    • Racquetball Kit - Racquet, Ball, Goggles (4)
    • Abdominal Wheel (1)
    • Weight Lifting Strap Sets (4)
    • Weight Lifting Bar Pads (3)
    • Weight Lifting Bar Grips (2)
    • Double Sided Bosu Ball (1)
    • Foam Roller (1)
    • Resistance Bands (15)
    • Fitness Bands (14)

    Membership Information

    Who's Eligible?

    • Students and their spouses and dependent children (16 years or older)
    • Staff and their spouses and dependent children (16 years or older)
    • Alumni and their spouses and dependent children (16 years or older)
    • Emergency Response Services Employees
    • HRFC Member Guest

     Individual and Student Membership Fees

    Yearly $ 400.00
    Semesterly $ 160.00
    Monthly $ 40.00
    Summer $ 80.00

    Individual + One

    Yearly $ 700.00
    Semesterly $ 280.00
    Monthly $ 70.00
    Summer $ 140.00

    Family Membership (3 or More)

    Yearly $ 900.00
    Semesterly $ 360.00
    Monthly $ 90.00
    Summer $ 180.00

    HRFC Guest

    Daily $ 10.00
    Weekly $ 35.00

    Exterior image of Herron Hall.


Recreation Center Hours
Monday-Thursday: 6 a.m.-11 p.m.
Friday: 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday: 1 p.m.-9 p.m.

Climbing Wall, Group Fitness, and Pool Hours are available by calling HRFC Front Desk.

Summer Hours
Herron Recreation and Fitness Center will post summer building schedule at the start of each summer session. Follow us on social media for the latest information.
Facebook: Cal U Recreation Services
Twitter: @CalURecServices
Instagram: @CalURecServices

Call HRFC Front Desk for more information: 724-938-5907


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