HPER Center FAQs

Get to know more about your HPER.

Who is eligible to use the HPER Center?

Current student, faculty, and staff; spouses (significant others); and former faculty/staff with proper ID are eligible use the HPER Center.

Do I need to bring my UCA ID with me to the HPER Center?

Yes.  You must present your UCA ID to use the HPER facilities.

Can I eat and/or drink in the HPER Center?

Yes.  You can drink any liquid as long as it’s in a sealable container.

Where do I check for Lost & Found items?

The Equipment Check-Out desk.

Can I check-out equipment? And for how long?

Equipment may be checked-out at no cost for day use or over-night use.  Equipment may be checked-out during HPER hours of operation.  Over-night equipment may be checked-out for up to one week.  If equipment is returned damaged or is lost there will be a replacement charge.

Is there ice available in the HPER Center?

Ice is available off of the Cardio Room.

Do you have lockers available?

Students – lockers are available for day use only.  Items may not be left over night.

Faculty/Staff – Lockers may be reserved for long terms use through the Campus Recreation office. In each Faculty/Staff locker room there are limited day lockers.

How many times around the track is one mile?

Lane 1 (inside grey line) – 10 laps = 1 mile

Lane 4 (outside lane) – 9 laps = 1 mile

What is the surface of the track?

The surface is called SuperX and is made by Mondo.  It is 6mm thick and is similar to the surface used in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

How many basketball courts are there and what are the dimensions?

There are three wood floor basketball courts.  They are 84′ x 50′.

How many volleyball courts and badminton courts?

There are three regulation volleyball courts and nine regulation badminton courts.

How do I reserve racquetball courts?

Racquetball courts can be reserved at the HPER Front Desk.  Courts can be reserved one week in advance.  Visit the Front Desk or 852-2574 for reservations.  Racquetball courts can also be setup to play Walleyball.

What is the total square footage of the HPER Center?

Approximately 115,000 square feet.

How large is the weight room?

Approximately 10,000 square feet

How large is the cardio room?

Approximately 5,100 square feet.