Street view of the Campus Rec NorthREC facility at UArizona

The University of Arizona Recreation & Wellness Center at Honors Village (otherwise known as NorthREC) opened on August 26, 2019 as part of a new mixed use complex on the northern end of campus.  The complex also includes a 1000+ bed dormitory/apartment building, an integrated dining hall, Honors College offices & indoor/outdoor classrooms, and a satellite location for Campus Health Service’s Counseling & Psych Services (CAPS) clinic.

For more information on the Honors Village, visit the Housing website.

1051 E. Mabel Street (Mabel & Fremont)

NorthREC front desk phone is (520) 626-3161 


1051 E. Mabel Street, Tucson, AZ 85719

Summer Break Hours
Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Saturday/Sunday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Facility Space

The NorthREC is approximately 52,000 sq. ft., with 40,000 sq. ft. of new recreational space.  The building is 3 stories and includes both indoor and outdoor spaces.  

Parking facilities include a new parking garage and surface lot.


NorthREC is comprised of 3 floors:

  • The first floor has ShakeSmart, a lounge, restrooms, fitness equipment, and a sports court (basketball/multipurpose lined court).
  • The second floor includes CAPS offices, a lounge, restrooms, locker area, cabanas, and fitness classes.
  • The third floor houses a personal training assessment studio, restrooms, offices, multi-purpose rooms, spin studio, fitness equipment, and fitness classes.

Note:  Many services are not currently available due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Member Access

NorthREC services students and members on the north side of campus.

  • Students:  Your membership is included as part of the Health & Recreation Fee; there is not a separate charge for students to access the new complex.  
  • Faculty and Staff:  Information regarding membership options for the NorthREC can be found on the Membership page.

The UArizona CatCard is used for entry in the facility.

Below are the original floor plan drawings. Some modifications may have been made. 

Original floor plan for NorthRec first floor

Original floor plan for NorthRec second floor


Original floor plan for NorthRec third floor

University of Arizona ACC Rec Center Level 1

Cardio Section 

  • Treadmills
  • Recumbent Bikes
  • Ergometers (Hand Cranks)
  • Spin Bikes
  • Stair Masters
  • AMTs
  • Eleticaps

Selectorized with Technogym Adaptable Pieces 

  • Cable Machines
  • Dumbbell Barbell Section
  • Plate Loaded
  • Squat Racks/Platforms
  • Ab/Stretching Area


  • Dynamic Movement Wall Pieces
  • Jacobs Ladder
  • Treadmills
  • Spin Bikes
  • Ellipticals
  • Small Queenax Rig
  • Stretching Ab Area

University of Arizona ACC Rec Center Level 3


  • Treadmills
  • Spin Bikes
  • Ellipticals
  • AMT
  • Ergomenter (Hand Crank)
  • Large Queenax