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Wellness Center

Hours of Operation |  Membership | ReservationsParking  | Policies | Staff  

The University of Central Oklahoma built a 57,342-square-foot Wellness Center for its students, faculty, staff, and community. The Wellness Center was created in March 2003, with four employees on staff.  Today, more than 50 staff and students are employed in the UCO Department of Wellness and Sport. The facility includes office space, classrooms, locker rooms, group fitness room, fitness area with track, and gymnasium with two full-size basketball courts.

Fall/Spring Hours
August (first day housing students move-in)-May 14

Monday-Thursday 6:00 a.m.-Midnight
Friday 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Summer Hours
May 15-August (first day housing students move-in)

Monday-Thursday 6:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
Friday 6:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Sunday Closed

All Department of Wellness and Sport facilities will be closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Spring Break, Easter Sunday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Break, and Winter Break. The UCO Wellness Center will also be closed when the University is closed for inclement weather. 

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A Wellness Center membership includes access to two multi-purpose gym courts, weight room, indoor track, cardio equipment, group fitness classes, functional fitness area, climbing wall and one Polar Body Age assessment per year. Memberships are available for ages 16 and up. All types of memberships may be purchased online. 

Membership Form

Student Memberships

  • Students currently enrolled at the University of Central Oklahoma have an automatic membership through enrollment in one or more courses.
  • Students must have a valid Student ID to gain access to the Wellness Center.
  • Students that graduate or take a semester off may purchase a Community Membership. 

Faculty and Staff Memberships

  • UCO full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty and full-time and part-time staff have an automatic free membership to the UCO Wellness Center. 
  • UCO employees are encouraged to take advantage of the Employee Wellness-Physical Activity Policy, allowing for up to two hours of work time per week of physical activity.
  • Faculty and staff must have a valid UCO ID to gain access to the Wellness Center.

Paid Memberships-Community, Alumni, Seniors, Sponsored, and Summer

  • Payment options include; monthly automatic withdrawal, two six-month payments, or one annual payment.
  • All memberships will have an annual administrative fee of $50 to be paid at the time of renewal or sign up. The administrative fee includes an annual parking pass for the UCO Wellness Center parking lots only. 
  • All memberships are six-month contracts. 
  • Early cancellations fees may apply. 
  • Community, Alumni, and Senior members can sponsor up to two household members at a discounted rate.

Community Memberships

  • Individuals not affiliated with the UCO campus may purchase memberships at a monthly rate of $29.99.
  • Community members must use their Wellness Center issued ID to gain access to the Wellness Center. 

Alumni Memberships

  • Alumni of UCO may purchase memberships at a monthly rate of $25. 
  • Alumni members must use their Wellness Center issued ID to gain access to the Wellness Center. 
  • Confirmation of alumni status will be verified through Alumni Relations. 

Senior Membership

  • Seniors 55+ with a valid ID may purchase memberships at a monthly rate of $18.99.
  • Senior members must use their Wellness Center issued ID to gain access to the Wellness Center. 

 Sponsored Memberships

  • Community, Alumni, and Senior members of the UCO Wellness Center may sponsor up to two additional memberships per household at the monthly rate of $25. 
  • Sponsored members must use their Wellness Center issued ID to gain access to the Wellness Center. 

 Summer Memberships

  • Summer memberships are valid May 15-July 31 for $115 and will include a Wellness Center parking pass. 
  • Summer members will be issued at temporary card to be used for the duration of the summer. 

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Please complete an online form to reserve space in the Wellness Center:

Student Groups and UCO Related Wellness Center Reservation Form

For outside groups and non-UCO related Wellness Center reservation inquiries, please contact Jeff Boyland the Director, Sport & Recreation at


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Students, Faculty, and Staff

Lots 46 and 47 around the UCO Wellness Center are multi-purpose parking lots. Any Student, Faculty, or Staff with a current parking permit may park in these lots to access the Wellness Center

Wellness Center Member

Members with a current Wellness Center parking permit may park anywhere in lots 46 and 47. There are several spots on the north side of the Wellness Center reserved specifically for members with Wellness Center parking passes. 


For those visiting the Wellness Center on business, there are two visitor parking spots directly in front of the Wellness Center. 

Paid Parking

There are two Pay to Park spots directly in front of the Wellness Center. 


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Fitness Area Guidelines and Dress Code

Camera Smart Phone Personal Entertainment Device Policy

Membership Revocation Policy

Unattended Child Policy

Locker Use Policy

Lost and Found Policy



Assistant Vice President, Wellness & Sport
Katrina Shaklee | 405-974-3150

Fitness Manager, Personal Training Contact
Johnny Watley | 405-974-3155

Wellness and Membership Specialist
Nate Barta, 405-974-3116

Director, Sport & Recreation; Sport Club Contact
Jeff Boyland | 405-974-3139

Manager of Outdoor Recreation, Ropes Course Contact
Becka Johnson | 405-974-3143

Assistant Director, Events and Partnerships
Leigha Pemberton | 405-974-3160

Coordinator, Adaptive Sports & Events
Cassidhe Walker | 405-974-3411

Intramural Rec Specialist
Kollyn Reed | 405-974-3145

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