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Accessibility & Services


Campus Recreation strives to make its facilities, programs, and services inclusive and welcoming to the range of diverse users including wheelchair and adaptive athletes as well as disabled community members.  (Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Campus Recreation here.)

Adaptive Services & Access

Questions about Accessibility

Accommodations Available:  

Campus Recreation staff can provide a variety of accommodations and is happy to assist in any way possible.  We partner with the UA's Disability Resource Center to support multiple programs and services in the Rec Center (regular practice and court time for Men's/Women's Wheelchair Basketball, Wheelchair Tennis and Wheelchair Rugby, and hosting various tournaments and events, as examples).

Requests for Accommodations:  

To request disability-related accommodations or for questions about Campus Recreation accommodations, please contact Natalie O'Farrell, Associate Director of Programs, at nfreeland@email.arizona.edu or (520) 626-4902.

Classes and Programs

Campus Recreation offers a diverse list of programs and services, available at different times of the year.

Inclusive Programming:

Campus Rec programs and services continue to expand and now include

  • Adaptive SCUBA
  • FIFA Video Game Tournament
  • Foundations of Mindfulness
  • Intramural Inner Tube Water Polo
  • Intramural Racquetball
  • Intramural Tennis
  • Low Ropes Challenge Elements
  • RecSPA Massage Therapy
  • Swim Lessons
  • Training Classes (Lifesaving, FAFSA Filing, Trainer Certification)
  • Yoga for Any Body

Accessible Locations

The Student Recreation Center has been renovated over the years with accessibility in mind.

2nd Floor Track, Conference and Multi-Purpose Rooms:

Convenient elevator access from the main hallway provides wheelchair access to the 2nd floor with conference rooms, multi-purpose training rooms, and the 3-lane indoor track & exercise areas.

Locker Rooms & Restrooms:
  • Main locker rooms were renovated in the summer of 2017
    • Accessible all gender cabana facilities
    • Private showers
    • Transfer benches (large transfer surfaces)
    • Varying height lockers
  • Front Desk Restrooms (2 located next to Smart Moves Studio and RecSPA)
    • All gender
    • Private showers
    • Transfer benches
Pool & Pool Deck:
  • Pool deck entrance from the Rec Oasis Lounge redesigned with a ramp
  • Outdoor accessible restroom
  • Pool has a "Zero Gutter" deck, built in ladder and pool stairs
  • Portable Aquatic Lift (PAL) available; lifeguards on hand to assist with operation
Smart Moves Studio:
  • Intimate gym space open to graduate/professional students and faculty/staff
  • Open hours:  Monday through Friday, 11a-2p and 4-8p
  • Accessible gym equipment
Weight Room:
  • Adequate spacing between equipment/ease of navigation
  • Wide pathways throughout gym floor
  • Equipment specifically designed for ease of wheelchair access
    • Equalizer multi-station machines
    • Free weights
    • Exercise mats
    • Dual adjustable pulley
    • Synergy 360