Chapter 21: Additional Resources

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21.U Sports and Recreational Resources

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21.U.1 Athletic Tickets

U-M’s athletic events, particularly home football games, are enormously popular. Faculty may purchase season tickets to football, basketball, and hockey games. See

21.U.2 Facilities and Resources

Athletic Department Facilities

  • Two facilities of the Athletic Department, the Varsity Tennis Center and the Indoor Track Building, are open to faculty under certain terms and conditions.
  • The Varsity Tennis Center has eight indoor courts and 12 outdoor courts. Current faculty with a minimum 50% appointment and retired faculty are eligible for membership and can sponsor members of their household.

Cross Country Skiing


  • The University has two golf courses. The U-M Golf Course, located at the corner of W. Stadium and Main Street, is open to faculty and staff of all University of Michigan campuses on a daily green-fees basis. Faculty and staff members must present their U-M ID when registering.
  • Radrick Farms Golf Course is a membership-only golf course, with membership open to faculty, staff, and alumni. It is located at 4875 Geddes Road. There are also a number of other golf courses in the area, both public and private.

Recreational Sports Department

  • Faculty and staff in their immediate families are eligible to purchase an annual or term Facilities User Pass for membership to the Department of Recreational Sports facilities and programs. Programs include: 31 sport leagues and events in intramurals; 40 club sports from Aikido to wrestling; an outdoor adventure trip program and rental center; an experiential learning challenge program; a summer children’s camp; and a personal services program of clinics, personal trainers, and prescription exercise. Facilities include Central Campus Recreational Building (CCRB), Intramural Sports Building (IMSB), and North Campus Recreational Building (NCRB), described below. Members have access to all recreational sports buildings and equipment rooms and can rent lockers and towels. Daily guest passes are also available.

Hadley Family Recreation & Well-Being Center (under construction)

  • The proposed new facility will contain 200,000 gross square feet and will include modern gymnasiums, a track for jogging and walking, spaces for weight and cardiovascular training, group exercise rooms, aquatics, climbing areas, courts for squash, and racquetball, locker rooms, support, and administration spaces. The project will allow greater access and opportunity for students, faculty, and staff to improve their health and well-being.
  • Central Campus Recreation Building (CCRB) – Demolished in 2022, temporary site during construction.

Intramural Sports Building (IMSB)

  • Offers basketball, volleyball, personal exercise, weight conditioning, handball/paddleball/racquetball courts, squash courts, swimming, saunas, and martial arts. There is an intramural sports program including a Graduate/Faculty/Staff Division of competition.
  • North Campus Recreation Building (NCRB)
    Offers badminton, basketball, volleyball, tennis, handball/paddleball/racquetball courts, a squash court, swimming, personal exercise, weight conditioning, 1/10-mile jogging track, and saunas. It is located at 2375 Hubbard.


  • Yost Ice Arena, located at 1000 South State Street, offers academic year public skating, both skating and hockey classes, and programs for youth and adults.

School of Kinesiology Community Programs

  • For more than three decades, the U-M School of Kinesiology has offered community programs for Southeastern Michiganders at all stages of life, serving our neighbors through educational and motivational programs that inspire healthy and active lifestyles.