Recreation Center
Recreation and Athletics Center
569 Pioneer Drive
Rochester , MI 48309-4482
(248) 370-4REC (4732)
fax: (248) 370-4889

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Contact us for more info: 

Erin Davidson
Fitness and Programs Coordinator 
(248) 370-4911

Becky Lewis
(248) 370-4910


The Department of Campus Recreation offers both fitness assessments and additional fitness education programs to 

We are looking for your input on our current equipment and any wants that you have for our Fitness Center. Please click here to let us know!

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Simply fill out this form and we will contact you soon in regards to your next event request.

UrbanKick Certification

UrbanKick is an innovative and athletic workout that combines sports conditioning with kickboxing for a total body workout. Using punch and kick sequences, UrbanKick expertly blends steady state cardiovascular training with metabolic boosting high intensity interval training (H.I.I.T.) drills so you constantly develop strength, power, agility, flexibility and balance. If you are interested in learning to teach this format, UrbanKick will be coming to Oakland University!

When: Sunday, October 22 from 8am-6pm

Where: University Recreation and Well-Being (569 Pioneer Dr. Rochester, MI 48309) in Studio 897

Cost: Early bird (through 9/24) $219, Regular $259


Body Comps

Working toward a weight loss goal? Then take advantage of our Drop-in Body Composition service to help you keep on track! Drop-in, no appointment necessary! Generally falls on the first Monday of every month.

  • Upcoming Dates Offered:
    • October 2nd
    • November 6th
    • December 4th
  • Times Offered: 
    • All Day- just stop by the Fitness Center ask speak with one of the Fitness Assistants!
  • Cost:
    • $5 (includes a report measuring your weight, blood pressure, percent body fat and flexibility).
    • Please pay at the Welcome Center and bring your receipt to the fitness assistant.
Know Your

Know Your Numbers is a program designed to provide participants with quick fitness assessment “numbers” relating to their health. Quick assessments will be offered for FREE at the Fitness Center within the Rec Center on the following dates. Some of the fitness assessments offered include: Blood Pressure, BMI, Flexibility, Body Composition and Muscular Fitness.

  • Dates Offered:
    • September 13th: BMI, Body Fat Percentage, and Push-Up Testing
    • September 26th: BMI, Body Fat Percentage, Blood Pressure, and Heart Rate
    • October 11th: BMI, Body Fat Percentage, Balance, and Flexibility(at the Rec 12-2 and at the entrance to Vandenberg Dining Center 11:30am-1pm) 
    • October 26th: BMI, Body Fat Percentage, and Vertical Jump
    • November 7th: BMI, Body Fat Percentage, and Push-Up Testing
    • November 20th: BMI, Body Fat Percentage, Heart Rate, and Blood Pressure
    • December 13th: BMI, Body Fat Percentage, and Vertical Jump
    • December 6th: BMI, Body Fat Percentage, Heart Rate, and Blood Pressure (at entrance to Vandenberg Dining Center 11:30am-1pm) 
  • Times Offered:
    • 12pm-2pm 
  • Where:
    • Recreation Center, Outside Studio 897 (located downstairs outside the Fitness Center)
Fitness Center

Helps members become familiar with the Fitness Center, exercise equipment, and general fitness principles. Proper use of equipment and education on proper form and muscle groups worked will be discussed based on the participant's needs/goals. Workout clothes & exercise shoes are encouraged.

  • Offered: FREE all day, every day!

Designed for 13-17 year olds who would like to use the Fitness Center, Teens Getting Into Fitness (TGIF) teaches them how to safely and properly use the exercise equipment. Once the TGIF program is complete, the teen will receive a card to bring with them every time they use the Fitness Center. The Fitness Assistant on duty will ask to see their completion card. Parents/guardians must remain in the Fitness Center with the teen during all workouts. Participants must bring current photo with them for TGIF card to be made.

  • Cost: FREE
  • Time: approximately 45-60 minutes
  • Registration: Contact Austin at (248) 370-4594