Campus Recreation

Facility Hours

Campus Recreation Center  & Riverview Fitness Center Fall Semester hours (8/29 - 12/10)

Monday - Thursday: 6:30 a.m. - 11 p.m. 
Friday: 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m. 
Saturday & Sunday: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Get directions to Riverview Fitness Center! Please check this website or our Facebook page for facility updates!

Note: If the university is closed due to inclement weather, the Campus Recreation Center & Riverview Fitness Center will have a delayed opening at 10 a.m. For instant updates, please become a fan of Campus Recreation on Facebook

Costello Pool Hours  

Please note: Campus Recreation does not manage the pool or lifeguards for open swim times, Athletics does.

Campus Recreation Center & Riverview Fitness Center Upcoming Holiday Hours

Columbus Day Weekend

Saturday, October 10: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sunday, October 11: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday, October 12: Noon - 11 p.m.

Veteran's Day

Wednesday, November 11: Normal Hours

Thanksgiving Week

Wednesday, November 25: 6:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday, November 26: Closed
Friday, November 27: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday, November 28: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
November 29: 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.


Opened in 2002, the 65,000-square-foot Campus Recreation Center, located at 322 Aiken Street, is a state-of-the-art recreational facility designed to meet the needs of the UMass Lowell campus community.

Campus Recreation Center Fitness Center


The 6,500-square-foot fitness center is filled with state-of-the-art fitness equipment that will satisfy both the inexperienced and experienced user.  Precor, Cybex, Lifefitness and Concept II cardiovascular equipment is complemented by Cybex and Iron Grip strength equipment. The Campus Recreation Center is open to all full time students, faculty, staff as well as adjunct faculty and those who are eligible to purchase a CRC membership. Take a virtual tour of the Campus Rec Center!

Riverview Suites Fitness Center - Get directions here!

Opened in the fall of 2013, this is a 9,000 square foot state-of-the-art fitness center is open to all full-time students, faculty, staff as well as adjunct faculty. The Riverview Fitness Center is open for the fall and spring semesters. View current hours here.

The Riverview Fitness Center is located on the first floor of Riverview Suites Residence Hall on South Campus, 1291 Middlesex Street St. Lowell, MA 01851.  This facility contains state-of-the-art Precor and Cybex fitness equipment including over 25 pieces of cardio, full selectorized circuit, stretching and free weight area. Cardio machines have integrated screens where you can watch TV or surf the web! 

Facility amenities include locker rooms with bathrooms, showers, and electronic programmable lockers-no need to bring a lock! Free towel checkout is also available. Patrons can register for all Campus Recreation programs at the Riverview Fitness Center Desk or even sign up for a personal trainer! Faculty/Staff can utilize the Riveview Suites Garage to park in one of the 20 spots that are available.

Multipurpose Courts

Three multipurpose courts are utilized for basketball, volleyball and badminton. The courts are also used for intramural sports competitions and club sport practices and games.

Multipurpose Studios

Two multipurpose studios are located on the second floor of the facility. Both studios have state-of-the-art Bose sound systems with wireless microphones for instructors. Muscular conditioning, mind-body, and aerobic-based group fitness classes such as Zumba, kickboxing, yoga, abs, and Pilates utilize these spaces. The studios are also used for instructional programs and club sports team practices including martial arts, fencing, dance, and a host of other pursuits.

Indoor Track

Exercisers alternate directions every day.

Racquet SportsRec-rackball-4

Two racquetball courts and one squash court are available for those interested in these racquet activities. Each court has glass back walls so action can be viewed from both the first and second floor of the building. All racquetball participants must wear eye protection.

Locker Rooms

Locker-room facilities are available to all patrons of the Campus Recreation Center. Lockers can be used on a daily basis. The Campus Recreation Center has a free equipment check-out service. Patrons can pick up equipment at the Welcome Desk and leave their ID as collateral. Equipment that is available to be checked out includes basketballs as well as racquetball, squash, ping pong, pool, weight belts, jump ropes, and other fitness equipment. Men's and women's locker rooms include showers and saunas.