Our Facilities

Recreation and Athletic Center (RAC)

The RAC provides much-needed fitness space and support facilities for the entire Hilltop community. Students, faculty and staff enjoy a spacious, contemporary fitness center featuring modern workout stations and equipment, and a wellness center with a lounge, seminar room and offices.

Facilities in the RAC are available to current students, faculty and staff. Guest passes are available for purchase with a sponsoring member of the community.

  • Recreation fitness center/weight room 
    • Available equipment 
      • TRUE strength and cardio
  • Multipurpose fitness studio
    • Available for GroupX, instructional programs, and academic courses
    • No drop in use
  • Tech-free wellness lounge
  • Wellness seminar/co-working room 
  • RAC Gymnasium for basketball, volleyball, indoor soccer, dodgeball, and other gym activities 
  • Recreational locker rooms 
  • Gender-neutral locker room

If you're interested in viewing our facilities, watch our TikTok video to experience our modern fitness center and wellness lounge.


The Recreation and Athletic Center (RAC) expansion and renovation was the first key undertaking of the next phase of the Campus Master Plan, with an impact on recreation and holistic well-being for the entire campus community. Groundbreaking for the expansion took place in 2018. The RAC (formerly named the Recreation and Convocation Center) opened in January 2020.

RAC Gym Summer 2024 Hours

Monday–Friday: 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m. 

Saturday–Sunday: CLOSED

ID Policy  All students, faculty and staff must check in with credentials at the RAC and UFCU Alumni Gym for entry into the facility. No exceptions. SEU ID physical card or mobile credential are accepted.

UFCU Alumni Gym

Open Recreation on the gym floor is available for students, faculty and staff. Reservations are not required. The Alumni Gym is also home to the Hilltopper Spin Studio as well as the Topper Functional Training Studio, both opened in the Spring of 2022.

Practice Soccer Field (Intramural Field)

The practice soccer field is available for intramural sports events, club sports practices and games, and special events upon request. Open recreation is not permitted on the field. The field must be reserved.

Recreation Field (Teresa Field)

The recreation field is available at all times for club sports, open recreation, intramural sports and special events. You can find rugby, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee, soccer, flag football or even boot camps on the field.

Outdoor Running Track

The outdoor track circles the Lewis-Chen Family Field and is available for walking and jogging. The track measures just over 1/4 mile in length.

Reserving Facilities and Equipment

Reserving RecWell Facilities

On-Campus Departments and Student Organizations

To ensure the appropriate use of space, athletic and recreational programming needs are prioritized. When available, university departments, individuals and student organizations may request the use of various facilities. A fee may be associated with reservations to cover overhead costs and to ensure the security of the facility. 

Off-campus Community Partners

Not a university department or organization? Requests for access to RecWell and Athletics facilities are available on a case-by-case basis. For more information, please reach out to the Athletics Office.

Reserving Equipment

Outdoor Adventures Program

The Outdoor Adventures equipment rental program at St. Edward's University encourages students and the community to get outside and take advantage of the fabulous parks and outdoor opportunities surround us in central Texas. Our equipment rental program allows our community to create a personal adventure, spend time with nature and enjoy the great outdoors.

Outdoor equipment available to the university community for rental includes (but is not limited to) tents, sleeping bags, coolers, tarps, cooking stoves and more. Outdoor equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Equipment is available by RESERVATION ONLY. Stop by the UFCU Alumni Gym to reserve and rent gear and email us to request or reserve equipment.

View Rental Rates and Policies

RecWell Partner Programs

Interested in a weight room orientation for your group? A custom GroupX class? A health education workshop? RecWell wants to come to you and support you and your needs. If you are interested in partnering with any area of RecWell, you can request a custom experience from us.