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What to Expect at the Wellness Center

See below for the most up to date access and use policies at the Wellness Center.

All policies and procedures are subject to change. Please direct questions to current Wellness Center staff. 

Facility Information

Reserve space in H&K.

Membership Options & Guest Policies

Information about membership fees and guest policies for campus recreation activities.


Open pool hours, swim lessons, certifications, and classes.

Competitive Sports

Intramural sports and sport club information.

Strength & Fitness

Find your "Fit'ness with group exercise and personal training.

Injury Prevention & Care

First aid, athletic supplies, treatment evaluation, and injury education.

Outdoor Venture Center (OVC)

Climbing wall, rental center, Trips, workshops, and class offerings.


Licensed Massage Therapists (LMT) offer a variety of techniques beneficial to specific areas of the body.

Instructional Programs

Learn a new skill or improve a current one with professional guidance in instructional programs.

Special Events

View upcoming special events

NU COVID-19 Screening App

If you display any symptoms of COVID-19, please follow CDC guidelines and do not use the wellness center at this time. If you would like to check your risk for COVID-19, there are apps available including the 1-Check UNO mobile app.

More information

  • There are still capacity limits in the weight room and climbing wall. To check on real time availability for activity areas that are open for use in the Wellness Center, please check our UNO Rec app. 

Entering the Wellness Center

New Wellness Center policies

The UNO campus will also be eliminating the campuswide indoor masking requirements effective Tuesday, Feb. 22, at 6 A.M. with several exceptions where masks will continue to be required.  For example, masking requirements will remain in for all PEA courses, laboratory classrooms, and all activities conducted in lab settings.

Please remember that while masks will no longer be required, the Centers for Disease Control recommends the wearing of masks to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

Mask guidance is subject to change as the UNO Office of Health Security monitors trends and receives guidance from local, state, and federal health officials. CLICK HERE for current campus guidance. 

Learn how to properly wear a face mask

Recreational opportunities continue to be re-evaluated on an ongoing basis. We will endeavor to increase these opportunities while continuing to follow CDC guidance:

Social distancing is encouraged in the weight and cardio rooms, climbing wall, jogging track, locker rooms, seating areas, Guest Services desk, and while waiting to participate in team activities in the court areas. 

Come Prepared
  • Bring a water bottle.
  • Most equipment is available for checkout.
  • Water fountains are turned off, but water bottle filler stations will be available.
  • Lockers are available to rent. One individual per locker bay at a time to maintain safe distance between individuals. 
Social Distancing
  • Please maintain a 6’ (foot) distance from other staff and guests. There will be markers around the building to help determine the proper distance.
  • Using your MavCard, please tap the card on turnstiles to gain access into the Wellness Center. The hand scan will be unavailable for use. 

What to expect when using the Workout Facility

  • Please ask the Weight Room Supervisor any questions regarding the fitness area.
  • Masks are encouraged but no longer required while exercising or using fitness equipment in Campus Recreation activity spaces.
  • Wash Hands for 20 seconds using soap and water before entering and after leaving the fitness area.
  • Complete all sets and reps before moving to different stations. Avoid doing supersets in which you would move to a new station.
  • Use floor decals to judge 6 feet of social distance.
  • Please spray and wipe down equipment before and after use.
  • Adjacent machines may not be used simultaneously.
  • Any questions can be directed to current staff members. 

What to expect when using the Climbing Wall

  • Face mask usage is recommended but not required.
  • Wash hands using soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer before entering and after leaving the Climbing Wall.
  • Climbers will maintain at least 6 feet between each other and staff at all times. 
  • Twenty-five climbers are allowed in the climbing wall at a time.
  • Climbing shoes are available for check out and must be worn inside the Climbing Wall.  
  • Clean gym shoes are allowed on the wall. They must never have been used outside and the soles must be disinfected before they are used on the wall. 
  • Do not share chalk and brushes.
  • Any questions can be directed to current staff members. 

What to expect when using the Pool

The following rules will be in effect in the academic year

  • Please ask the lifeguards about any questions regarding the pool and spa.
  • The deep end will be utilized at the discretion of the lifeguards.
  • Showering is required before using the pool.
  • Guests are recommended to maintain at least 6 feet of social distance between each other on the deck.
  • Any questions can be directed to current staff members. 

Areas Currently Unavailable

  • Spa/Hot Tub
  • Steam rooms
  • The OVC Rental Center
Reception area of wellness center

Contact Us

Campus Recreation


Location: 204 H&K

Phone: 402.554.2539