Locations

Recreation and Wellness Center

Recreation and Wellness Center


Located on the University of Minnesota’s East Bank Campus, the 400,000 square foot facility serves more than 6,000 patrons on an average weekday during the academic year.

123 SE Harvard St
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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recwell@umn.edu
(612) 626-9222

Amenities

  • Fitness Centers
  • Climbing and Bouldering Wall
  • Outdoor Adventure Rental Center
  • Handball, Racquetball, and Squash Courts
  • Gymnasiums
  • Multi Activity Court
  • Multipurpose Rooms
  • Cycling Studio
  • Wellness Resource Center
  • Steam Rooms and Saunas
  • Locker Rooms
  • Pro Shop and Equipment Room
  • French Meadows Bakery & Cafe

St. Paul Gym

St. Paul Gym


Originally opened in 1915, the St. Paul Gymnasium serves approximately 1,000 patrons on an average weekday during the academic year.

1536 N. Cleveland Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108

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recwell@umn.edu
(612)-625-8283

Amenities

  • 3 Fitness Areas
  • Gymnasium
  • Suspended Track
  • Group Exercise Studio
  • Mat Room
  • Locker Rooms
  • Handball and Racquetball Courts
  • Multipurpose Rooms
  • 8 Lane Swimming Pool
  • 24 Foot Rock Wall and Bouldering Cave
  • Conference Room
  • Lounge and Corridor Spaces
  • Outdoor Track
  • Playing Field
  • Softball Field
  • Tennis Courts

Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center

Jean K. Freeman Aquatics Center


Features a 50-meter racing pool and adjacent diving well, both of which are accessed by athletes and recreational swimmers alike. The Aquatic Center has hosted over five million participants since it first opened in 1990.

1910 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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aquatics@umn.edu
(612) 626-1352

Amenities

  • 50 x 25-yard Natatorium
  • 25-yard x 55-foot Diving Well
  • Spectator Seating
  • Multi use Lobby Area

Events

RecWell hosts a number of national and local events at the Aquatics facilities. For rental information please contact Linda McKee at (612) 624-6349.

Fieldhouse

Fieldhouse


As one of the largest facilities on campus, the Fieldhouse is accessed by open recreation participants, the University of Minnesota’s Track and Field team, and a variety of University and community members.

1800 University Avenue SE 
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Rahul Rajan
rrajan@umn.edu
(612) 626-0831

Amenities

  • 200-meter Indoor Track
  • 4 Basketball Courts
  • Indoor Soccer Fields

Cooke Hall

Cooke Hall


Cooke Hall houses a variety of academic and recreation facilities. These areas are accessible through the RecWell via skyway or tunnel to maintain a secure environment.

123 SE Harvard St
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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recwell@umn.edu
(612) 626-9222

Amenities

  • 2 Gymnasiums
  • Shallow Water Pool
  • Deep Water Lap Pool

Student Recreation Sports Fields

Student Recreation Sports Fields

Turf fields are open year round. Activities include soccer, lacrosse, ultimate, flag football, softball, rugby, kickball, instructional camps, and more.

The "Dome" is up November through April and is an ideal space for a variety of activities that require an open area. This facility is 255' wide, 360' long, and has a maximum height of 75'.

1720 8th St SE 
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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Rahul Rajan
rrajan@umn.edu
(612) 626-0831

Outdoor Facilities

Outdoor Facilities


RecWell has five outdoor field spaces and outdoor tennis courts. These spaces accommodate a variety of activities, ranging from Intramural Flag Football to Sport Club competitions and event rentals.

Student Rec Sports Fields

277,108 square feet, located on the UMTC East Bank. Fields meet ADA requirements and are equipped with full lighting and restroom facilities.

Fields can be converted into:

  • 5 Softball Fields
  • 5 Softball Fields
  • 4 Football Fields
  • 1 Soccer Field
  • 1 Baseball Diamond

West Bank Fields

The West Bank Fields cover 4.8 acres of land. They meet ADA requirements and are equipped with full lighting and rest room facilities.

Fields can be converted into:

  • 2 Softball Fields or
  • 2 Flag Football Fields or
  • 1 Soccer Field

St. Paul Gym Fields

The .88 acre fields house the following:

  • Softball Diamond
  • Outdoor Track
  • Open Field Space

St. Paul Soccer Fields

The 4.75 acres house the following:

  • Field A: 228’ x 400’ (competitive)
  • Field B: 250’ x 464’; convertible into 2 100’ x 40’ fields (recreational)

St. Paul Tennis Courts

The St. Paul Tennis Courts cover half an acre of land and have 4 full sized tennis courts.

Les Bolstad Golf Course

Les Bolstad Golf Course


Established in 1929, the Les Bolstad Golf Course is a classic, 18 hole championship course offering a tree-lined path through the history of Minnesota golf.

French Meadow Bakery & Cafe

French Meadow Bakery & Cafe


French Meadow Bakery has twice been recognized by Bon Appetite Magazine as one of the country’s ten best bread bakeries, the only natural/organic bakery to receive this form of recognition.

French Meadow Bakery focuses on using organic, natural and local ingredients and aims to offer vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and omnivore options. The menu includes breakfast and lunch sandwiches, soup, salad, a smoothie bar, and more.

French Meadow Menu

Catering Delivery Guide

UMN Dining Services

Reservations

RecWell welcomes the university community and its guests to the spaces available. To request a RecWell facility reservation, please complete an interest form.

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