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University of New Haven ChargerREC


Inclement Weather Updates

The Beckerman Recreation Center will close at normal time (11:30pm) this evening, Tuesday 3/3.
RECSports programs will be on as scheduled. If your team cannot play due to the inability to travel to campus, please contact to reschedule your game.
Fit for Duty will be on as scheduled. If you cannot attend due to the inability to travel to campus, there will be a make-up class scheduled at a later date.


Yoga & Pilates GroupX Cancelled

Due to the impending inclement weather, Yoga and Pilates GroupX classes will be cancelled Tuesday February 3. The facility will remain open, and RECSports, all other GroupX classes, and Fit For Duty will be held as scheduled. Please check back here for further updates. 

Facility Schedule 

All confirmed space reservations in the David A. Beckerman Recreation Center are listed here. 

Spring GroupX Schedule

The GroupX Schedule is now available! We've added some new classes, along with plenty of old favorites, so come check one out! Classes begin Thursday 1/22. Click here to see the new GroupX schedule. 

  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 Current UNH Student Memberships   for summer membership rates.  Faculty/Staff, Alumni, and Household members may purchase a membership for a low monthly fee.

    Please visit Beckerman Recreation Center Memberships for more information on memberships .

    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. 

    Check out our TeamREC page for more information on becoming a part of our team! 

  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!

    Check out our Fitness and Wellness page for more information on all of our programming, or see our Group X Schedule for more info on our group fitness classes.

  4. Go 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!

    Check out our RECSports page for details on sports played, seasons, and sign-ups.

    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.

    More information about becoming a part of  Club Sports can be found on our page.

  1. Academic Year Hours

    6am - 11:30pm
    6am - 10pm
    9am - 8pm
    11am - 10pm