Outdoor Recreational Facilities

The outdoor recreation facilites are first and foremost available to UNC Charlotte students. Recreational Services Intramural Sports and Sport Club programs receive priority scheduling. Faculty, Staff, Organizations, and Non-Affiliated Groups should contact Conferences, Reservations, and Event Services at 704.687.7120 to request a reservation.

Visit the Facilities Management page to download an interactive PDF map of campus, including recreational facilities.


Northeast Recreational Field Complex (NRFC)

NRFC Operating Hours

Fields not being used by Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, or event reservations are available for first-come first-served open recreation by UNC Charlotte students, faculty, and staff during operating hours.

  • Fields 15 and 16 on campus map
  • Mondo synthetic turf playing fields, lined for flag football and softball
  • Parking for Recreational Services program participants
  • Support building with restrooms
  • 1/2 mile sidewalk surrounding large field
  • Download policies and procedures (pdf)

Hayes Recreation Complex

Field 13 Operating Hours

  • Fields 11,12, and 13 on campus map
  • Field 13 is Sportexe synthetic turf playing fields, lined for soccer, rugby, and lacrosse - located up the hill from Wachovia Fieldhouse
  • Support building with restrooms
  • Fields 11 and 12 are currently available for the university community when they are not reserved or closed for inclement weather

Other Facilities

  • Front Fields - natural grass field, Fields 14 and 14a on campus map
  • Tennis Courts on South Campus (4 courts)
  • Halton-Wagner Tennis Complex
  • Sand Volleyball Courts on South Campus
  • Basketball Courts - Closed for safety concerns due to condition of backboards/rims. We are evaluating other sites on campus to reestablish these courts
  • Fitness/Biking Trails
  • Ropes Course & Initiatives Course