Campus Recreation and Wellness

Campus Recreation and Wellness Department

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    New Announcement!

    We are very EXCITED to announce our newest program to the Campus Recreation Department called CampusWell. CampusWell is a health and wellness initiative for, universities, colleges and high schools located in the US and Canada. CampusWell's mission is to assist in spreading the word of the eight dimensions of wellness and wellbeing. It shares the importance of student's wellbeing which can have a positive impact on their academic performance.

    You will find amazing articles that are researched and reviewed by experts in the field such as; recipes, cooking and fitness videos, health and wellness tips and more! Click on this to view CampusWell information and explore through the content and discover new resources that can help you navigate through your health and fitness journey!

    Kumukahi Health and Wellness (H.I.H.A.F) Testing

    Free HIV and STD Testing will be offered at the Campus Center #306 on the following days and times:
    Monday; September 25th @11:30-4:30PM
    Monday; October 30th @11:30-4:30PM
    Monday; November 27th @11:30-4:30PM

    "Financial Matters" Workshop

    We are very excited to be partnering with CU Hawaii in offering a "Financial Matter" series workshop. This seminar is free and open to UH Hilo students, faculty, and staff. The purpose of this workshop series is to build a foundational understanding of financial literacy; highlighting the eight dimensions of well-being within the wellness wheel. Some of the topics that you will learn during this three month asynchronous online workshop includes topic such as to how to better save and spend, how to manage debt, prevent fraud, and how to open a savings and checking account. Upon completion of this workshop you will receive a certificate as well as variety of giveaways and prizes!

    To sign up for this workshop, just scan the QR Code below or visit Financial Matters

    For more information on our program offerings, please visit UH Hilo Health and Wellness

    Fall Validation & Membership is Required (Cost: $78 for the entire Semester).

    Reservations or timeslot sign-ups are no longer required for the Gym or Pool.

    You must sign up for the Fitness Classes, Outdoor Adventure, Intramurals and ESport Gaming.

    Face covering is optional inside of the Student Life Center.

    Student Life Center Membership

    • IDs are REQUIRED and must be validated in the Lava Landing room at Campus Center.
    • For UH Hilo Students who are taking Online classes with a DCO validation only, the membership fee is required.
    • Fall and Spring semester membership is: $78.
    • Summer membership is: $35.
    • An ID with the DCO and CB (class based) validation does not require the $78 fee. It has been included with tuition and fees.

    Faculty/Staff Memberships are available for purchase.

    The Student Life Center offers current Hawaiʻi Community College (Hawaiʻi CC) Student Membership.

    Alumni memberships are now available. You must sign up in the membership office at the Student Life Center. (For more information: Call (808) 932-7611)

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    Pool and Gym Usage Guidelines

    Locker rentals available now! (Cost: Semester $16, Summer $6, Yearly $32)
    Lockers for Day Use Only are available too!! Remove all items and lock daily.
    All Showers are open.
    Swimmers will not be allowed in the pool if less than 15 minutes prior to closing
    If showering after a workout or swimming, please exit the facility upon closing.

    Day of Week Hours of Operation
    Monday thru Friday 6:30 AM - 9:00 PM
    Saturday 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
    Sunday 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    Pool closes daily at 6:00 PM 6:30 AM - 6:00 PM

    Calendar of Fitness Classes

    Virtual Fitness Classes

    Follow a link to a class below to get the zoom link. See the calendar below.

    Ke Alaloa O Kūkini Program. Start your Journey!

    Ke Alaloa O Kūkini, roughly translated is "The Long Pathway of the Swift Runner". By completing the distance of the Kūkini’s path at your UH Hilo Student Life Center not only will you get active and feel good you will also earn a Ke Alaloa O Kūkini t-shirt! Start your path!

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    Equipment Rental Program

    Overview of Programming

    at UH Hilo is here for you! Relax and study in our lobby (with wifi) connection!

    We have the following programs to help you on your journey to being the best you!

    • The online fitness challenges such as the Ke Alaloa O Kūkini Run series,
    • The virtual and in person fitness classes like Yoga, Zumba and more. (No mask required if social distanced)
    • Learn activities with our outdoor Zoom info sessions such as which beaches are open, basics of backcountry trails at volcano!
    • Thinking about training for a big race or getting in better shape? We have a online classes in health/wellness and where you can train around the island!
    • Come in and rent a bike, kayak or paddleboard for social distant Activities
    • UH Hilo Campus Recreation and Wellness is a part of Rec Movement. These are virtual fitness classes offered by UH Hilo and over 150 other colleges Campus Recreation Departments across the country. Visit the sign-up page to get more information!


    To sign-up and take any of these classes Sign-up Here

    • Plus tons more online, live and on demand, through Rec Movement! sign-up picKeep Moving with Rec Movement. Stay active together, even when we're apart. #RecAtHome #RecMovement

    Mission Statement

    The Campus Recreation and Wellness Department enhances the quality of life and builds the campus community by educating and encouraging participation in activities that promote healthy lifestyles, social interactions, and leadership skills. The Campus Recreation and Wellness Department creates an atmosphere that encourages individuals to develop life-long involvement in recreational activities and is dedicated to meeting the changing needs of a diverse community by offering quality structured and informal recreational opportunities.

    Diversity and Inclusion Statement

    The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Campus Recreation and Wellness Department , as part of Student Affairs, celebrates diversity.

    Campus Recreation and Wellness is dedicated to providing an inclusive environment with safe services, programs, and facilities that are welcoming to all individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, spirituality, gender, gender identity/expression, age, sexual orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, or national origin. In an effort to accommodate the campus community, we provide multiple programs and adaptive fitness equipment and facilities to address various skill, ability, and individual comfort levels.

    Campus Recreation and Wellness makes every effort to be accessible to all abilities. If you need special accommodations for facilities, activities, and/or programs, please contact Tim Moore at