Hamilton Recreation Center Facilities and Amenities

For additional information, please call the rec center front desk at 970.248.1592. The Dress Code applies when using all areas of the rec center.

Hamilton Recreation Center This is the place to come get in shape and stay fit! The Hamilton Rec Center has multiple fitness areas equipped with various types of equipment including: Precor ellipticals, treadmills, and AMT's, as well as wall-mounted Versa Climbers, a multitude of stationary bikes, Concept II Rowers, Sci-Fit upper body ergometers, and 19 pieces of Precor strength equipment, as well as 29 pieces of Hammer Strength plate-loaded equipment.

Also, we have added a reinforced medicine-ball wall and functional training areas equipped with the Rogue Infinity-24 cross training rig with Olympic lifting accessories, Life Fitness' Synrgy360 XL, and TRX straps located throughout the building for member use. 

A knowledgeable student employee is always on duty to answer questions. Plyo boxes, Bosu balls, med-balls, and many other accessories are available on the floor or for check-out at a Fitness Kiosk with a MAVcard.

Fitness Area Policies & Recommendations

trx4-283x189.jpgThe Group Exercise program hosts between 30-40 classes per week during the Fall and Spring semesters. The larger room boasts a breathtaking floating maple floor, and the smaller room is perfect for TRX classes or yoga classes. These rooms are equipped with mirrors, state of the art sound systems, flat screen televisions, and all the accessories needed to get you on the road to a healthier lifestyle.

Our Spinning Certified indoor cycling room includes 41 Star Trac NXT bikes with computers to track your distance and RPM's. Throw in our brand new sound system and flat screen televisions and you are set to tackle any of our cycling classes.

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This is the venue for open recreation activities as well as intramural sports. The most popular activities that are conducted in this area are basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, dodge ball, and badminton. The gym is almost always available for pick-up basketball. Volleyball courts and indoor soccer courts can be reserved for weekly play. Basketballs, volleyballs, and indoor soccer balls are available for free check out at the Front Desk with a MAVcard.

The Hamilton Recreation Center houses two championship racquetball/handball/wallyball courts. Each court has a glass back wall for spectator viewing. Court reservations may be made for one business day in advanced by calling the Front Desk at 970.248.1592. A student supervisor will assist participants with setting up the wallyball court. Eye guards as well as a wallyball kit (net and ball) may be checked out for free; racquetball rackets are available to check out and racquetballs can be checked at the Front Desk.

Running/Jogging TrackThe Student Recreation Center indoor track is open for running, jogging, and walking. The track is two lanes wide and is composed of flexible rubber surface. It takes 6 laps to cover a mile in the inside lane. The unique shape to our track includes a number of right and left hand turns along with a small incline. 

The Colorado Mesa University campus has all the amenities needed for a successful, higher altitude training stint. Weight rooms are available upon request. The Natatorium also provides high altitude aquatic training. There are also ten on-campus residence buildings that can be arranged for housing teams and providing meals.

More about altitude training facilities

Other Facilities & Amenities

Equipment and facility rentals

We offer recreational equipment to rent, as well as reservations for classrooms, meeting rooms, gyms and more.

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Disability Services

Accessibility options are available at the Hamilton Rec Center. Learn more about our equipment and services available to those with disabilities.

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