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    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! 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

    Kumukahi Health + Wellness: A new day for HIHAF

    Free HIV and STD Testing will be offered at the Campus Center #306 on the following days and times:

    • Monday; January 22nd from 11:30-4:30PM
    • Monday; February 26th from 11:30-4:30PM
    • Monday; March 25th from 11:30-4:30PM
    • Monday; April 22nd from 11:30-4:30PM

    International Women's Day Event Flyer

    Women's International Day Event!

    Wednesday; March 8th @ 1:00PM - 5:00PM

    In Honor of International Women’s Day we will be hosting an event that empowers women at the Campus Recreation - Student Life Center! Come experience a fun afternoon filled with a yoga inspired class with Rachel Calvert; owner of the Balancing Monkey from 1-2pm (inside aerobics room 2). You will also meet various women entrepreneur from within the Hawaii island community who are inspirational and motivating. Come and also try various food samplings and talk stories with locally inspired diverse group of women. Anyone who is interested in learning more about entrepreneurship are also welcome to attend this event and learn more about beginning and operating a business!

    6th Annual Health & Wellness Day Fair

    Wednesday November 15, 2023

    Thank you everybody who attended our 6th Annual Health and Wellness Day Fair!

    The purpose of this event was to spread Health and Wellness based on the 8 dimensions of wellbeing: emotional, physical, occupational, social, spiritual, intellectual, environmental, and financial.

    The following organizations made our event possible

    Aloe Kine Smoothies, Big Island Grindz, the College of Agriculture, Counseling Services, Credit Union Hawaii, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resources, Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, Marcy Morales with Doterra, Hui Mālama Ola Nā ‘Ōiwi, Naluhia Floats, Nicoccos, Restorative Massage School, Saladmasters, Starbucks, Sweet Cane Cafe, Thai Smile Food Truck, Tokunaga’s, Vegan Shop.

    Rec Well provided free gym bags and towels to the first 50 participants along with complimentary refreshments from the smoothie bike, College of Ag brought free plant starts for the garden, Counseling Services brought their advice and support for students, CU Hawaii had a financial support and a prize wheel to spin, Marcy with Doterra had samples of essential oils to lift moods and health, the registered nutritionist with Hui Mālama brought useful information on proper diet, the team from College of Pharmacy provided a whole host of physical health tests, Naluhia Floats brought great information and generously donated floatation therapy sessions, Nicoccos generously donated gelato gift certificates, Restorative Massage School set up two tables and gave massages to students, Saladmasters provided amazing healthy cake and salads, Sweet Cane Café brought their one of kind sugar cane juice, Togunaga’s made a generous donation of thermoses.

    Aloe Kine Smoothies, Big Island Grindz, and Thai Smile Food Truck sold their delicious and healthy foods and drinks.

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

    Spring 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

    Intramural Calendar

    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

    Campus Recreation and Wellness 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!

    IMUA Fitness

    Sign-up and take any of these classes
    IMUA Fitness Sign-up
    • 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 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, 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


    If you have questions, contact:

    Front Desk (808) 932-7607 / Offices (808) 932-7611

    Student Life Center