• Wellness Center M Crookston sign behind a colorful bead ensemble
    Welcome to the UMN Crookston Wellness Center!
  • Wellness Center track and basketball courts.
    Two-court gymnasium and running/walking track
    The running/walking track was designed so that 10 laps equal one mile. The two-court gymnasium includes markings and equipment for activities including basketball, volleyball, tennis, futsal (indoor soccer), team handball, badminton, ping pong, boxing and MMA training, and indoor archery.
  • Wellness Center cardio and weight machines.
    Cardio and weight machines & free weights are cutting-edge
    These cutting-edge machines by Life Fitness, Woodway and Hammer Strength feature scanning codes that allow smart phones to utilize apps for fitness tracking and circuit training. Students can also download and track their cardiovascular workouts via the Internet.
  • Wellness Center Multipurpose Room
    The multipurpose room
    This room features a sprung wooden floor as well as a Fitness-on- Demand video kiosk with an initial database of over 125 prerecorded exercise routines. The room is ideal for group activities such as yoga, aerobics, dance, Zumba, and other group fitness activities.
  • Wellness Center Sign
    Completed in June 2016
    The 36,000 sq. ft. Wellness Center features a two-court gymnasium, a suspended running/walking track, weights/fitness/cardio areas, general locker rooms, a multipurpose room for group exercise, and a classroom.
  • Wellness Center after construction was finished.

University Wellness and Recreation

Winter 2023 Hours

Monday - Thursday: 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Member Portal

We believe in creating an inclusive environment that allows people to explore various ways to achieve a healthy lifestyle. The Wellness Center's mission is to enrich the quality of every person's campus experience through our facility, resources, and wide-range of programming.

Questions, contact Wellness Center Director: Kolby Castillo

Follow UMC Wellness Center Social Media

Facebook @umcwellnesscenter

Instagram @umc_wellness

UMC Health and Wellness Resources @CampusWell

Rates and Insurance Reimbursements

Rates and Insurance Reimbursements

Sign up at the Wellness Center front desk. Pay for check or cash in exact change. Payroll deduction will be allowed for Annual and Semester Memberships only. Please visit the Wellness Center front desk for the forms. 

STUDENT Semester Summer Annual Month
Full-time Students (included w/student fee) (included w/student fee) (included w/student fee) (included w/student fee)
Non-fee paying and on-campus PSEO students $85 $60 $170 $30

FACULTY/STAFF * Semester Summer Annual Month
Faculty/Staff $140 $60 $240 $30
Faculty/Staff Spouse or Adult Children (18 or older) $140 $60 $240 $30

ALUMNI ** Semester Summer Annual Month
Alumni $150 $60 $300 $30
Alumni Spouse or Adult Children (18 or older) $150 $60 $300 $30

Membership Dates Fall Spring Summer Year Membership

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

June 1 to the start of Fall Semester

Only Fall & Spring Semester

Only spouses and children 18 years and younger of a faculty/staff member, or a child enrolled full time in college can use our facility.
** Only alumni from UMC can use our facility and NOT alumni from any of our other campuses, as well as, only Alumni Spouses and children 18 and under or currently enrolled full time at college.

Insurance Reimbursement

Follow these simple steps

  1. Go to nihcarewards.org
  2. Under members options click first time enrollment
  3. Select your insurance company
  4. Enter group # from insurance card if under Medica
  5. Enter zip code of facility (56716)
  6. Click "Enroll Online" complete the necessary information
  7. Complete the blanks in the "Member Enrollment" and submit
  8. For the bar code field, pick any number you can remember
  9. Your work is done unless you have to update your profile in the future
  10. The Wellness Center will turn in your workout history each month for the reimbursement.

For questions, call 218-281-8800 or contact Kolby Castillo casti151@crk.umn.edu.

Club Sports

Club Sports

The University of Minnesota Crookston offers two Club Sports.

Hockey stick and puck on scratched up ice


Men's Program
American Collegiate Hockey Assocation (ACHA)

Group photo of the University of Minnesota Crookston Club Co-ed Trap Team at the Crookston Gun Club


Men's and Women's Programs
USA College Clay Target League

Intramural Sports

Intramural Sports

Sign up for Intramurals

Throughout the school year we offer a mix of intramural sports and activities here at UMN - Crookston. We want you to have a fun way to stay active, practice teamwork, and connect with other students on campus. These activities offer you a way to continue enjoying the sports you love playing such as volleyball, basketball, or volleyball. You will also discover new activities such as crossnet volleyball, spikeball, broomball, and much more. 

There is no limit to how many things you can sign up for. We cannot wait to see you out there having some fun, giving it your all, and having some friendly competitions. 



Building history

Our facility was completed in June 2016. A 36,070 sq. ft. University Wellness and Recreation facility features a two-court gymnasium with suspended jogging/walking track, fitness/cardio areas, general locker rooms, a classroom, and a multipurpose room for group exercise. Our inventory includes a wide variety of sports/fitness equipment available for rent. Throughout the year we put on intramural sport leagues and wellness center events. We host leagues and events such as: Basketball leagues, indoor volleyball, ping pong tournaments, cornhole league, and much more. 

Fitness on Demand

We offer a variety of Fitness on Demand classes. These classes are on a database of fitness classes on a Kiosk located in our Multi-Purpose room. These classes are taught by actual instructors on video. This is available for use in our facility only. 




Can outside community members use the Wellness Center?

Our facility is only available to current full-time time fee paying UMC students, Faculty/Staff, and Alumni of UMC. Spouses of these members are also able to purchase membership. Look at our membership tab for pricing and visit the wellness center to sign up. 

Is there an area to change clothes of shower?

We have both Men’s and Women’s locker rooms with showers on the first floor. On the second floor we have two gender neutral bathrooms. 


Policies and Procedures

University Wellness and Recreation

University of Minnesota Crookston

160 Wellness Center

2900 University Ave

Crookston, MN 56716

PHONE: 218-281-8800