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Sports and Recreation

UIC Campus Recreation offers a wide variety of recreational sport opportunities to meet the needs of the campus community.  Recreational sports programs, equipment, and services are available for students, faculty, and staff in the following campus facilities: 1) Sports & Fitness Center located in the UIC Student Center West, 2) Student Recreation Facility located at 737 South Halsted, 3) Bowling & Billiards Center located in the UIC Student Center East, and 4) Outdoor Field Complex located at 900 W. 14th Place.  Rates, fees, schedule information, and exact locations for each facility can be found at the UIC Campus Recreation homepage website.

The FitWell Center, located within the Student Recreation Facility is a testing facility open to everyone. The Lab has a unique team comprised of physicians, teachers, exercise physiologists, and students who perform fitness tests and evaluations of athletes and non-athletes. By conducting a series of comprehensive evaluations and laboratory measurements, these specialists can identify your fitness needs and provide you with an individualized exercise prescription. This exercise prescription can be designed to get you started or move you up to the next fitness level and beyond.

The Credit Union 1 Arena hosts concerts, UIC sports, meetings, festivals, and corporate, civic, and cultural events.  Available for rental throughout the year, the Arena’s varied programs target the greater metropolitan Chicago community. The Credit Union 1 Arena is one of the Midwest’s finest arenas. In its brief history, it has hosted many special or one-of-a-kind programs, providing an unparalleled view of entertainment or sporting events–as well as refreshments and a taste of the UIC campus.  The Arena is home to the UIC Flames Men’s and Women’s Basketball programs, the UIC Flames Women’s Volleyball program, and the professional Women’s Basketball team– the Chicago Sky.

Both the UIC Student Centers East and West provide a major contribution to the UIC campus community.  Both locations provide many events, opportunities, and amenities for UIC students, faculty, staff, and visitors. The UIC Student Centers’ services included bookstores, recreation facilities, meeting rooms, dining options and lounge areas, administrative services, and networking opportunities.