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September 20, 2018

Regents approve replacing Central Campus Recreation Building

The University of Michigan’s largest recreational sports center will soon be replaced by a new 200,000-square-foot facility that will allow greater access and opportunity for students, faculty and staff to improve their health and well-being.

September 4, 2018

NCRB reopens with updated features after 16-month renovation

The University of Michigan’s North Campus Recreation Building officially reopened Tuesday, adding infrastructure and architectural updates, natural lighting, air conditioning and other features to enhance students’ and members’ overall recreation experience.

July 27, 2015

Well-trained NCRB lifeguard defies odds in doctor's rescue

In the scariest moment of her life, Julia Walsh executed the critical steps that she had been trained for as a lifeguard facing a life or death situation. Her actions were not only decisive, they were serendipitous, as she rescued Dr. Rudi Ansbacher in the pool at the North Campus Recreation Building.

March 19, 2015

Regents approve renovations, expansion at NCRB

In a continued effort to renew campus recreational sports facilities, the North Campus Recreation Building will be the next facility to undergo renovations. The Board of Regents on Thursday approved the comprehensive expansion and renovation of the NCRB.

March 9, 2015

Cabin fever? Some suggestions for things to do on campus

Another long winter is nearly done. You're ready for fun, and so is the family.

So shake off those winter blues and explore activities available on campus. See a live music or theater performance, a new museum exhibit, or bring the family to campus to see student athletes compete.

September 29, 2014

Group helps Rec Sports streamline membership structure

With help from an undergraduate club affiliated with the Stephen M. Ross School of Business, Recreational Sports has streamlined its membership structure, trimming 55 memberships down to four categories.

September 18, 2014

Regents approve renovations to Intramural Sports Building

The Intramural Sports Building, a heritage structure on the U-M campus and the iconic heart of the Department of Recreational Sports, will undergo a comprehensive renovation. The Board of Regents approved the project Thursday.

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