Stay healthy and have fun.

Being healthy is a way of life at the University of New Hampshire, so we make staying — and getting — fit easyWorkout rooms, multi-activity courts, hiking trails, swimming pools and more. We’ve got what you need to get going and keep moving. 


Square feet of fitness space in five campus locations


“Best Colleges For People Who Love The Great Outdoors”

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Acres of forest, streams, fields in UNH’s College Woods

Explore fitness facilities

swasey pool

Swasey Pool

All year long, we’ve got eight lanes and two springboards waiting for you to make a splash.

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hamel rec

Hamel Rec Center

Bouldering wall? Check. Squash court? Check. Cycling studio? Check. And that’s just the beginning.

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Whittemore Center

You don’t have to be on the hockey team to skate at the Whittemore Center Area. In fact, you don’t even have to own skates.

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Wildcats in action

We can pretty much guarantee your favorite pastime — or the one you’re dying to try — is a thing here. The hard part? Narrowing down the options.

explore the outdoors

  • College Woods
    College Woods, Durham, NH

    College Woods

    UNH Campus

    What if there was a place on campus where you could hike, ski, jog, bike and bird-watch?

  • unh outdoor pool
    5 Edgewood Rd, Durham, NH 03824

    The Pool

    UNH Campus

    During those steamy days of late spring and summer, the outdoor pool at the Hamel Recreation Center is the place to be.

  • Mendums Pond
    50 Recreation Dr, Barrington, NH 03825

    Mendums Pond

    Barrington, NH

    Paddleboard. Kayak. Swim. Sail. Just seven miles from Durham, you’ll feel like you’re a world away.

In the middle of everywhere

Climb a 4,000-footer. Swim in the ocean. Row on a river. Explore the possibilities, all within a short drive or bus ride.