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Student Rec Center FAQ


View the Standard Operating Procedure Manual (PDF) for current information regarding REC center operations and procedures. 

WVC students and members of student government expressed a need for an expanded area where they could freely participate in recreational activities, create a space to support student events and provide a gathering space for clubs and organizations.
The main floor is home to a double court gymnasium, a multi-use studio for Yoga, dance and other group activities, information desk, restrooms and day use lockers. The second floor mezzanine contains state of the art cardiovascular equipment, free weights, selectorized weight machines, TRX and other free movement training. The Rec Center is equipped for a variety of activities including basketball, volleyball, pickleball, dodge ball, indoor walking, intramural activities, and space for student-sanctioned dances, and other special events. Contact SRC staff at 682-6943 for more information.

The fee for WVC Wenatchee students is $5 per credit up to a maximum of $75 per quarter/per student. All WVC Wenatchee students taking credit earning classes* will pay the fee. 

*Transitional studies students may choose to pay a $5 service fee for REC center access beginning Winter quarter 2018. Students in non-credit classes (continuing education) are not eligible to use the facility at this time.


The State of Washington does not pay for non-classroom spaces on campus. Regardless of the need and desire of students, taxpayer dollars cannot be used to fund recreational spaces. Therefore, a student-initiated and student-funded project is the only way a recreation center could be built.

The student recreation center is a 20,000 square foot building and a $6.2 million dollar project. The SRC student fees will be used to repay the loan service debt, maintenance and operations cost, and any other associated fees and cost. The loan is expected to be paid off in 20 years.

Yes, students are able to bring guests, at least 13 years of age, for a fee. Non-students may come as a guest of a WVC student for $5 per day. Non-WVC students may come as a guest of a WVC student for $3 with a valid student ID card. All guests* must sign a waiver, and present photo identification with printed date of birth prior to entry. A WVC student can bring up to two guests per day. Guests must be with their WVC sponsor at all times.

*For guests under 18 years of age, parent or legal guardian signature is required for admittance to the facility.

Yes, faculty and staff may use the REC center for $75 per academic quarter.

Only WVC students, faculty, staff and recent alumni have access to the student recreation center. Recent alumni who paid the REC center fee between 2015-17 may access the building for up to two years. Please see REC center staff for details.