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Finley Recreation Center

COVID-19 Information

In accordance with ongoing efforts by the Maine CDC to curb the spread of the viral borne COVID-19, and as part of an ongoing directive by the city of Portland to aid in this task, as of March 17, Finley Recreation Center is closed until further notice.

We welcome you to like/follow Finley on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter for online tutorials, videos, information and wellness tips to help you stay healthy and reduce your stress during this uncertain time.

You can also visit UNE's COVID-19 Information webpage for more information.

Thank you for your understanding,

Judy Vezina, director of health and wellness, 
Colleen Lundgren, assistant director of health and wellness,

Introducing the Virtual Finley Hub

As we all discover new ways to learn, work, and exercise during this COVID-19 pandemic, the Finley Recreation Center will continue to bring you virtual ways to stay healthy and reduce stress. Each Wednesday a new Virtual Finley Hub (PDF) will be posted on the Finley webpage.

Students ride stationary bikes during a spin class at finley recreation center

Department of Health & Wellness Education

The Beverly Burpee Finley Recreation Center includes 5,952 feet of gymnasium (half-court only), a 4,608-foot fitness center, group exercise room, and complete locker facilities. A variety of recreational, wellness and fitness events are held in the facilities, as well as intramural sports for students. Intramurals include half-court basketball, volleyball, ultimate frisbee, and soccer.

The fitness center is located on the first floor of the facility, adjacent to the gymnasium. It is equipped with step mills, treadmills, ellipticals, stationary bikes, and rowers. The strength and conditioning area has free weights, powerlifting platform, weight machines, benches, cable machines and an entire functional training area with stability balls, bands, medicine balls, etc. Professional services include personal training sessions, fitness assessments, equipment orientations, fitness training programs, as well as nutrition and stress management programs (a small fee may be applied for certain services).

The 1,500 sq. ft. group exercise room located on the second floor of Finley Recreation Center is the site for wellness and group exercise classes. Group exercise classes include spinning, Zumba, cardio kickboxing, yoga, core conditioning, Kettlebell, and spinning classes.  Classes are offered throughout the year, however frequency of class and times may change. 

Other programs offered by the Department of Health & Wellness Education include Outdoor Adventure Club, Student Health Advisory Council, Dine & Discover,  Workshops and Stress Relief Series. Trips include white water rafting, hiking, ice climbing, and skiing/snowboarding, etc. Trips range from beginner to advanced.

The mission of the Department of Health and Wellness Education at the Finley Recreation Center is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the lives of its users through social, physical and wellness activities. The programming initiative supports the education and development of students, faculty, and professional staff by promoting their optimal health and well being. We provide opportunities and encourage our community to develop and practice health, wellness, fitness and recreational activities that become a part of a healthy lifestyle.

By actively involving itself in the formation of University events, academic departments, health and wellness initiatives, and the preservation of campus traditions, the Finley Recreation Center also plays an essential role in enhancing student life and sustaining the campus identity.

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Locker Policy

Lockers are available for day use only. Call or visit for more information.