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University of New Haven ChargerREC


New Classes Added To Our GroupX Schedule!

Our Summer GroupX Schedule has expanded! Come check out Insane Xtrain at 7:15am on Wednesdays for a good sweat and challenging exercises, or change up your Spinning routine with Spin Fusion at 7:15am on Thursdays. Jump in before your day gets started with these new twists on GroupX!

Student Summer Memberships
Our Summer Sessions for students start May 19th for Session 1 and July 7th for Session 2! Purchase your membership today! For more information, please click here.

Court Closures
Due to floor refinishing, all hardwood courts (including the basketball and racquetball courts) and group fitness studios will be closed from Saturday, July 19th -  Tuesday, July 22nd. The MAC will remain open during this time. For more information on court closures, please call the Welcome Desk at 203-931-2965.









  1. About Us

    Campus Recreation Philosophy

    The Philosophy of Campus Recreation is that, at UNH, it’s all about the students.  The goal of Campus Recreation is to provide a wide range of programs and services that maximize student participation and involvement.  By doing so, we create the opportunity to promote real-life learning-- an important value of this institution. 


    Campus Recreation Mission

    To encourage active and balanced lifestyles for the campus community, and to facilitate student learning through the programs, services, and facilities that are offered. To accomplish this mission, the department will:

    • Offer programs and services that are comprehensive and     target a broad range of     students and campus community members.

    • Manage a progressive     and comprehensive     facility and ensure a safe, clean, and enjoyable environment.

    • Provide experiential learning and facilitate the development of     leadership, social, and     management skills through  employment and participation opportunities. 

    • Always provide quality service by being respectful and understanding to every student, member, and individual.




    Click here  for more information about the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center.

  2. Get Involved


    Membership is required in order to access the Beckerman Center.  All full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate students are able to use the facility at no extra cost during their academic year.  Please see  student memberships  for specific summer fees.  Faculty/Staff and Alumni may purchase a membership for a low monthly fee.

    CLICK HERE for more information on membership.

    TeamREC Employment

    The backbone of ChargerREC is TeamREC, our student employment program.  We only hire UNH students that truly want to be a part of our team and are dedicated to the success of the department.  The training and experiences gained through campus recreation employment lead to life-long student success and excellence. 

    CLICK HERE for more information on becoming a part of TeamREC. 

  3. Get Fit

    Fitness and Wellness 

    ChargerREC Fitness & Wellness programming is not just about working out!  While physical activity does play a large role, we are focused on shaping not just the body, but the mind and spirit as well.  Our programs encompass a wide range of disciplines, including group fitness, fitness equipment instruction, personal training, wellness seminars and events, and more!

    Click here for more information about Fitness and Wellness.

    Click here for the current Group X Schedule.

  4. Play


    ChargerREC offers a variety of individual and team sports/activities in three different divisions: Men’s, Women’s and Co-REC. All of our programs are intended to serve the varied interests of the UNH community, so get involved and play!

    Click here for more information about RECSports.

    Club Sports

    The University of New Haven Club Sports program consists of various recognized student organizations that are recreational or athletic in nature, and who have a desire to develop students' skills and interests for specific sports. Each club sport must compete, or have plans to compete, on the intercollegiate level, regionally or nationally, within a recognized national governing body.  Involvement with Club Sports is voluntary.

    Click here for more information about Club Sports.

  1. Summer Hours of Operation

    Effective Friday 5/16 - Wednesday 8/21


  2. Upcoming Facility Closures

    The Beckerman Recreation Center will be CLOSED all day on Thursday, 7/17 and Friday,  7/18.