Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Alternatives may be preferable to Rec Center

By Kelsey Laning

September 15, 2011

The University of Massachusetts’ recreation center may be a state-of-the-art-facility, but it is in no way perfect. Between the lack of parking, overcrowded stretching area and insecurities running high, the gym may cause some serious stress, not gained from a hard workout....

Success of UM Recreation Center could muscle out local gyms

By Caitlin Soto

February 18, 2010

Before the construction of the new Recreation Center, which was funded almost entirely through undergraduate student fees, the typical student in pursuit of a more toned body had little choice but to venture outside the University of Massachusetts. Their choices were limite...