At the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO) there are many ways to embrace recreation and wellness without leaving campus.
Stop by the Wellness Center, located in the Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER) building on UNO's Dodge Campus to learn more.
UNO Campus Recreation
The mission of Campus Recreation is to enhance the UNO community's quality of life through participation in fun, diverse recreational and leisure opportunities. Campus Recreation's staff, programs and facilities are recognized locally, regionally and nationally as leaders in the leisure and recreational sports profession.
Summer Memberships for Students
Do you have a campus recreation summer membership?
To see if a campus recreation membership is included in your student fees or if you’re eligible to purchase a summer membership click here.
Questions? Call 402.554.2539 or visit the Wellness Center reception desk.
HPER Access for Service Members on Leave
Are you an active duty service member home on leave ? It's the perfect time to become acquainted with UNO's campus recreation facilities.
The campus HPER facilities are available, free of charge, to any active duty service members on leave.
Programs and Offerings
The Mav-Rec Wellness Program
The Mav-Rec Wellness program offers members of the UNO Community the opportunity to exercise and play at their own leisure. You can choose from many FREE or affordable Group Ex classes, weight lifting and running in our new state-of-the-art fitness facility, open golf and archery, or one of our Instructional Programs such as yoga or dance. There is something for everybody.
Group Exercise (“Group Ex”) Classes
One perk of working out at HPER? The group exercise classes, or "Group Ex." Group Ex offers group fitness classes that are fun, challenging and appropriate for all fitness levels. Included with your membership, you will be able to pick and choose from a variety of classes. You can even step into a Yoga or Pilates studio without having to leave campus. Some classes offered include Athletic Yoga, Beginner Yoga, Yoga, Yogalates (Yoga & Pilates), and Yoga Fit.
The Climbing Wall
The UNO Climbing Wall is one of the most popular attractions in the HPER Building. In addition to its use by UNO students, faculty and staff, the Climbing Wall is open to the general public for a fee. Learn more about the Climbing Wall.
The UNO Campus Recreation Pool is a place where students and Campus Recreation members can enjoy aquatic activities in a safe environment. Our pool is staffed by energetic Red Cross trained lifeguards. All of our lifeguards are current UNO students. We offer a wide range of programs for those who are looking to improve their swimming abilities. Our goal is to help you gain confidence in the water!
Personal Training is designed for members of the UNO community (Faculty/Staff/Students/Alumni) who are in search of someone to provide them with an individualized program, guidance, motivation, education, encouragement, supervision and one-on-one attention.
UNO Campus Recreation offers a variety of youth-targeted programing open to children of UNO students, faculty and staff, alumni and the general public. This includes Mav Kids, youth swim lessons, birthday and team parties, and more.
Outdoor Venture Center
The UNO Outdoor Venture Center offers a variety of adventure activities for students and the general public, alike. The OVC organizes between 15 and 20 trips and workshops each semester, ranging from local workshops to advanced overnight trips in activities such has, rock climbing, paddling, hiking/camping, skiing and biking. The Rental Center offers outdoor equipment of all kinds. The OVC rents equipment for paddling, camping, backpacking, cross-country skiing, and some rock climbing items.