The “Multi,” located just west of Audrey J. Walton Stadium, seats up to 10,000 in its arena and provides recreational facilities for students, faculty, and the community. Its basketball area accommodates four courts, five volleyball courts, and a six-lane, 220-yard indoor track. It also has three indoor handball/racquetball courts, a weight room, a six-lane, 25-meter pool with a one-meter diving board, conference rooms, and an activity area.
Historic Pertle Springs Park is located one mile south of the main UCM campus on South Holden Street. Pertle Springs is a 300-acre recreational, instructional, and biological research area for UCM students and the community to enjoy. Keth Memorial Golf Course and the Audrey J. Walton Clubhouse are both located in the park. Housed within the Walton Clubhouse is a full-service golf shop and Traditions Restaurant, UCM’s newest banquet and dining facility. The golf course is open daily to the general public and features 18 holes of golf, multiple practice greens and a driving range with indoor hitting facilities. Student rates make Keth Memorial Golf Course a great place to relax and enjoy a round of golf with friends! Other popular activities on the wooded grounds include biking, fishing, hiking, and picnicking as well as use of the UCM Observatory. Pertle Springs is open year round.
The Union Bowling Center
Located in the Elliott Student Union, the Union Bowling Center (UBC) is a recently updated 10-lane facility. The UBC hosts many campus and off-campus groups and is home to the Jennies Bowling Team and the Men’s Bowling Club. The center is open daily, approximately 360 days of the year. Special event reservations are welcome and more information is available by calling 660-543-4375. The UBC also rents inflatable games and casino equipment to interested student organizations. Steak and Shake® is located here and is open from breakfast through late night snack time.
At UCM, we work hard and play hard. Our recreational programs have something to meet everyone’s needs. Intramural sports offer a wide range of individual and team activities including flag football, softball, volleyball, basketball, and soccer. Contact the Intramural Office at 660-543-8643 or visit the Student Recreation and Wellness Center.
The UCM Shooting Range is located east of Warrensburg at the Agriculture and Conservation Education Center at the Prussing Farm. The facility includes a 3,000-square-foot learning center for educational activities and social functions and three trap shooting ranges and one skeet range. The UCM Shooting Range is open to students, faculty, and staff as well as the general public. Contact the Student Recreation and Wellness Center (660-543-8643) for information about the shooting range.
Student Recreation and Wellness Center
The Student Recreation and Wellness Center has many opportunities for students, alumni, faculty, staff, and retirees to recreate. The 69,000-square-foot facility houses an indoor track, six basketball courts, three weight equipment areas, three dance/fitness rooms, and a climbing tower. Beverage and food items are available at Einstein Bros Bagels®.
Other campus facilities include eight acres of recreational and practice fields west of the Audrey J. Walton Stadium, a 400-meter track in the football stadium, a play field southeast of Diemer Hall and the South Recreational Complex.
Five city parks are located within walking distance of campus. Knob Noster State Park, 10 miles east of UCM, offers group and family picnic and camping grounds, hiking trails, and fishing opportunities.