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    University Recreation would like to encourage members to use alternative modes of transportation when traveling to the Campus Recreation Center. The Blazer Express Blue Route and Green Route both stop across University Boulevard from the Campus Recreation Center. The Green Route also has a stop by the 9th Avenue Parking Deck, next to the facility. There are also bike racks located on the northeast and northwest corners of the Campus Recreation Center, along with bike lanes on 10th Avenue South and 16th Street South, leading to the facility.

    All employees who park in UAB facilities at the established full-time parking lot, may be granted NIGHTS and WEEKEND parking privileges to the 9th Avenue parking deck on their UAB One Card by the UAB Parking and Transportation department. This must be requested through UAB Transportation, URec does not grant this access.

    For general questions and ADA accessible parking options at the Campus Recreation Center, contact UAB Transportation at 205-934-3513, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., uab.edu/transportation.

    Additional parking options for UAB University Recreation Members and Guests include:

    • Metered parking spaces available on 10th Avenue South and 14th Street South (at the expense of the driver, URec does not validate parking for any reason.)
    • 16th Avenue Street Deck is available in the NIGHTS and WEEKEND hours.

    NIGHTS is defined as Monday-Friday, 5:00pm until 5:00am WEEKEND is defined as all day Saturday and Sunday.

  • Campus Recreation Center Location

    UAB Campus Recreation is located on University Boulevard just steps from most major UAB buildings; making it easy for you to workout every day. It is on the corner of University Boulevard and 15th Street South.


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    UAB Campus Recreation Center
    1501 University Blvd.
    Birmingham, AL 35233

  • Intramural Sports Complex Location

    UAB’s Intramural and Club Sports Complex is the perfect spot for students to compete and show off their athletic skills outside of the Campus Recreation Center. The field is made of natural grass and is perfect for intramural sports such as flag football, soccer, ultimate Frisbee as well as club sports. Although the Intramural and Club Sports Complex is not open recreation, groups and individuals are welcome to make reservations by filling out the rental request form.

  • Blazer Express

    Blazer Express

    All UAB Students and Employees can get a lift with the Blazer Express and take the South Green Route to the Campus Recreation Center bus stop or the Blue Route to the Lot 5A bus stop for a workout during the day without the hardship of driving and parking.

    The South Green Route Operates:
    Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm (12-18 minutes apart)

    The Blue Route Operates:
    Monday – Friday 5:30 am – 7:30 pm (10-15 minutes apart)

    For further information regarding parking concerns, please call UAB Parking and Transportation Services at 205.934.3513.