Modified Operation

Things are different. Please check our beatCOVID page to see where you can exercise, swim, climb, explore and compete safely this fall.

WELCOME Class of 2024! You have some amazing opportunities at your fingertips. Get oriented to on-Grounds recreation.

North Grounds Rec Center

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Contact

Address: 510 Massie Rd Charlottesville, VA
Phone: 434-924-7380

The North Grounds Recreation Center is located near Darden Business School and the UVA Law School. This comprehensive recreation center has everything you need to reach your fitness goals. 

COVID UPDATE

To reserve a lane to swim at the NGRC pool please click here

Facility Features

  • Cardiovascular training equipment, free weights and strength training machines
  • 3 handball/racquetball courts
  • 2 international singles squash courts
  • 25-meter x 25-yard 10-lane pool
  • See the NGRC's accessibility features

Currently Unavailable Due To COVID-19

  • 2-court gymnasium
  • 3 multipurpose group exercise rooms
  • Multimedia Cycle room
  • Hot tub and sauna
  • Wet classroom for aquatic instruction
  • Day locker and towel service
  • Semester locker rentals

Virtual Tour

Facility Hours

Week of September 28, 2020

Facility
Family Rec
Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
Facility
Family Rec
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Sunday
Facility
Family Rec
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Week of September 28, 2020

Pool Deck
Family Swim
Monday
Family Swim
N/A
Tuesday
Family Swim
N/A
Wednesday
Family Swim
N/A
Thursday
Family Swim
N/A
Friday
Family Swim
N/A
Saturday
Pool
Family Swim
N/A
Sunday
Pool
Family Swim
N/A
Reserve Group Space

Customer Service

COVID Update

For the health and safety of our guests and staff, all transactions and equipment loans from the service desk are suspended until further notice. 

PARKING INFORMATION

There are designated parking lots with metered spaces adjacent to North Grounds Recreation Center and along Duffy Boulevard. Additional parking is available in the Darden Garage after 3:30 PM Monday–Friday.

COVID Update

Between 7:30am and 5pm Monday-Friday, you must use ParkMobile to pay for your parking either through their mobile app or by calling ParkMobile at (877) 727-5758.

NGRC Parking Diagram