Student Recreation Center (SRC)

The UAF Student Recreation Center opened in 1994 with a total of 55,799 square feet of recreation space. It is the focal point for student fitness at UAF.

Many different activities happen within the SRC's walls.

Located on the second floor of the SRC - a multitude of cardiovascular machines overlook the courts below.

The machines include exercise bikes, elliptical trainers, treadmills, rowing machines and more.

The indoor climbing wall is located on the first floor of the SRC and presents many different challenges to various skill levels of climbers.

The Fitness Studio resides on the second floor with windows overlooking the courts below. Various fitness classes are held daily on the dance-grade wood floor.

There are three multi-purpose courts that can be used for a variety of sports, including but not limited to, basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, badminton and more!

The courts have a synthetic rubberized playing surface and are used daily by many different user groups.

We are excited to be offering many trips to UA students this semester including ice climbing, skiiing, snow showshoeing, and much more. 

Visit Outdoor Adventures for your inspiring trip in the Alaskan wilderness.

The Patty Center Pool is available for use with purchase of an SRC membership or day pass. Additionally, a pool-only pass can be purchased directly at the pool check-in desk for $5.

There is a sauna in the Patty Center women's and men's locker rooms connected to the pool.

Do you need skiing, camping, or climbing gear? Check out Outdoor Adventures rental center.

A running track circles the second floor of the SRC with three lanes and a 1/8th mile per lap scale.

The weight room is located on the 1st floor with over 200sq.ft. of workout space. The weight room contains 12 squat racks, 8 platforms, 7 adjustable benches that can be paired with any of the four post squat racks.

The platforms are a mix of styles to accommodate any weight lifting workout, 4 Olympic weightlifting platforms have been paired with Rogue half racks and you will find 4 platforms are Rogue deadlifting platforms with band hooks over by the four post squat racks.

The weight room also contains Dumbbells, a cable row machine, bumper plates and New multi purpose Rogue Ohio Bars.

If you are looking for the plate loaded Hammer Strength equipment just walk up the stairs to the second floor.

Space reservations

Court 2

  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Soccer
  • Cricket
  • Miscellaneous

Court 3

  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Miscellaneous



Area SRC member Non-profit Public
Court 2 or
Court 3
$45/hour $50/hour $55/hour
Fitness studio $45/hour $50/hour $55/hour

Reserve up to 2 hours of Court 2 or 3 during unrented/undesignated times for $0.  This offer is only available within 3 days in advance of the reservation and is limited to one reserved block of up to 2 hours per day per group or membership.

Outdoor field and indoor climbing wall are also available for rent. Contact the front desk at 907-474-5886.

UAF SRC open tennis

The UAF SRC is the only indoor tennis court in Fairbanks during the winter.

The tennis court can be rented on a first-come, first-serve basis during the open tennis hours or use court 2 rental guidelines above.

Cost: SRC membership or $10 day pass required

Open tennis days/times

Day Times
Saturday 5-7 p.m.
Sunday 3-5 p.m.