Facilities & Rentals

Campus Recreation includes two facilities: the Campus Recreation Center on Uptown Main Campus, and the Fitness Center at CARE/Crawley on the Medical Campus. All members have access to both facilities.   

Campus Recreation Center

2820 Bearcat Way
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0017

Cincinnati’s Campus Recreation Center (CRC) is a state-of-the-art fitness and recreation facility on its Uptown West Campus. With over 200,000 square feet of recreation space, the CRC offers university students, employees and friends of the university a wide range of exercise and fitness opportunities.

With workout rooms and gymnasium space of over 38,000 square feet, the CRC can host a variety of events ranging from intimate lectures to basketball tournaments. We can host teambuilding events as well as birthday parties. Let us help you plan your next event!  

  • Full-length/half-size Rental Lockers in Women's/Men’s Locker Rooms
  • Day Use Lockers
  • Lifeclinic Blood Pressure Unit for testing and monitoring
  • 50-meter x 25-yard lap pool
  • 2 one-meter diving boards
  • 1 three-meter diving board
  • Leisure pool with Whirlpool

  • 6-court gymnasium
  • Suspended track (4 lanes, 1/8 mile)

  • 115+ pieces of specialized equipment (Hammer Strength and Life Fitness)
  • Selectorized weight-training machines (Cybex, Freemotion, and Paramount)
  • 100+ cardiovascular machines (Cybex, Life Fitness, Precor, Star Trac and more)
  • Krankcycle
  • MatrixConcept 2 rowing ergometers
  • Over 21,000 lbs. of free weights
  • 40' & 28' climbing heights
  • Bouldering up to 10 feet
  • Free harness and shoe rental
  • Chalk and chalk bags available to purchase

3 multi-purpose rooms (MPR)

  • MPR A & B - 2,300 sq. ft.
  • MPR C – 2,700 sq. ft.

Fitness Center at CARE/Crawley

3230 Eden Avenue 
Cincinnati, OH  45267 

The Fitness Center (FC) at CARE/Crawley on Eden Avenue at the Medical Campus offers 12,000 square feet of fitness and wellness space. The FC offers membership options for everyone including UC students and employees, university affiliates (e.g., Children’s Hospital) and community members.

  • Male and Female Saunas
  • 130 half-size Women's Lockers
  • 118 half-size Men's Lockers
  • Lifeclinic Blood Pressure Unit for testing and monitoring
  • Treadmills
  • Recumbent Bikes
  • Upright bikes
  • Total Body Arc Trainers
  • Ellipticals
  • Cross trainers
  • Krankcycle
  • Concept II ergometer
  • Cybex Eagle
  • Paramount Fitness Line/SP Circuit
  • FreeMotion Strength
  • Hammer Strength Plate Loaded
  • Hammer Olympic Bench Press
  • Hammer Strength Smith machine
  • 1400 + pounds of dumbbells

Interested in Renting Space?

Let us help you with your next event. Campus Recreation offers rental opportunities at the Campus Recreation Center and the Fitness Center at CARE/Crawley for University of Cincinnati registered student organizations, university departments and external groups.

  • Parties
  • After-Prom Events
  • School Outings
  • Sports Tournaments  
  • And Many More!