Our policies are designed to provide a safe and fair environment for all our members and participants. Learning what’s allowed not only helps you avoid unintentionally breaking the rules, but also helps everyone in working with reliable, trustworthy members.

Please feel free to contact us with questions or comments by emailing us at

  • Code of Conduct

    Appropriate Behavior

    Participants who engage in hazardous behavior or actions that may damage equipment or facilities may be evicted and lose membership privileges. If a problem arises, participants are expected to inform a Recreation staff employee to resolve the situation ie; fighting, profanity, drug/alcohol use and illegal entry of facilities. Any of these behaviors may result in loss of membership and criminal charges. 

    Immediate Police Action

    • Damage to or destruction of any property of the University or property of others while on University premises
    • Disorderly or lewd conduct
    • Rape, sexual assault, or sexual harassment
    • Removal of property of others while on University premises
    • Use or possession of an explosive device, firearm, or other deadly weapon when on the premises

    Student Expectations

    Participants are expected to be courteous to other facility users and to follow building rules and instructions from Recreation staff.

    Unauthorized Entry                  

    You must have a valid membership for SRC access. Trespassers will lose privileges.                                                                                   

    Remember, we are here for you. The Recreation staff appreciates your cooperation in making the SRC a friendly and positive environment for recreation and social opportunities. Vulgar, obscene, abusive, derogatory, and demeaning comments and/or gestures are not consistent with a positive environment or community. Such comments and behavior create a hostile environment and generate ill will, place unnecessary pressure on patrons and contribute to a negative recreational experience. Therefore, such actions cannot and will not be tolerated in the SRC facility or any of the Recreation programs.


  • Boxing Rig

    Attire and Footwear

    Proper attire required at all times; only non-marking closed-toe athletic shoes are allowed, no denim permitted. 


    Gloves are required. Open finger gloves are not allowed. Equipment is available for checkout at the SRC South front counter.


    Sparring-type activities and MMA are not permitted.


    Personal training/coaching can only be conducted by SRC personal trainers.


    A maximum of four people on the boxing rig at one time.

  • General Facility Policies


    If you require assistance in accessing or using any facilities in the Student Recreation Center, please contact us at, (951) 827-5738.

    Activity Class and Event Participation

    Activity class and event participants may not use facilities beyond the specific class or event activities that they are registered for.

    Alcohol, Tobacco and Drugs

    The consumption, use and/or possession of alcoholic beverages and/or drugs is strictly prohibited at the UCR Student Recreation Center. Students found to be in violation of University policies may be disciplined as set forth in the University of California Policies Applying to Campus Activities, Organizations, and Students (Part A), and in campus regulations. UC Riverside is a tobacco-free campus, students will not be permitted to smoke at the SRC. 

    Audio and Video Equipment

    Only Recreation staff are allowed to operate the audio and video equipment inside the Student Recreation Center. Personal radios are not permitted in the lobbies, hallways, racquetball/squash, gym or fitness areas.

    Bags and Personal Belongings

    All bags and personal items must be placed in lockers or in designated SRC cubby spaces. The SRC is not responsible for lost or stolen items, please secure your personal items. All items left unattended (i.e. bags, phones, keys, etc.) will be removed and can be collected from lost and found at the SRC North front counter.

    Class Scheduling

    Only the Recreation department may schedule classes and programs in Recreation facilities.


    Workout attire is required for all activities (denim or jeans are not allowed), and shirts must be worn at all times within the SRC. Full length t-shirt or tank top must cover the chest and midriff. Sports bras (only), muscle tanks, or shirts altered to expose the abdominal area or ribcage are not allowedClothes with zippers and/or any other feature that may damage equipment are prohibited, as well as clothing displaying profane or offensive material.

    Code of Conduct

    All Recreation program participants and users are expected to be responsible, courteous, and safety conscious at all times. Disorderly conduct, abuse / misuse of the facility and its equipment, or disregard for University or SRC policies are prohibited. Violators may be asked to leave the facility and are subject to potential disciplinary action from the Student Judicial Affairs Office.

    Equipment Checkout

    Only SRC members may check out sports equipment at the Front Service Counter. Only a valid UCR ID card will be accepted to check out equipment.

    Fighting and Harassment

    Infliction or threat of bodily or emotional harm, whether done intentionally or with reckless disregard, including threat or action in retaliation for making allegations of misconduct, is prohibited. All SRC participants are expected to treat everyone with dignity and respect.

    Food, Gum and Drink

    Food and drink is prohibited (except water). Gum chewing and glass bottles are prohibited.


    Proper closed-toe footwear is required at all times (bare feet are only allowed inside the pool and spa area). Non-marking athletic shoes must be worn on hardwood floor surfaces (upper and lower courts and multi-purpose rooms). Waffle-soled shoes, cleats, sandals, bare feet, and socks/stocking feet are not allowed in the building activity areas, except when appropriate for martial arts activity, in the pool area or specific group fitness classes.

    Locker Policy

    Only SRC Members and UCR Students are able to access the lockers. Long-term and overnight locker use is not allowed (if found in violation, locks will be cut and items will be stored in lost and found). If you require a lock, you may purchase one for $5 from the UCR Student Rec Center front counter. The Recreation staff is not able to guarantee the security of valuables, book bags or other personal articles that are brought into the Student Recreation Center.

    Lost and Found

    Lost and found is located at the SRC North front counter. 

    Pedestrian Mobility Devices

    Bicycles, scooters, rollerskates/blades, segways, hoverboards, skateboards, or other wheeled mobile devices — other than mobility guides for the disabled — are not allowed within our facilities.

    Pets and Service Animals

    Pets and animals are not allowed within our facilities. However, service animals with the proper identification card are allowed entry.

    Photography and Video

    Photography or taking video is prohibited at the SRC and photographers who are non-members will not be allowed to enter the facility. This rule is in place to protect the privacy of our members. If interested in commercial filming or photo shoots, please contact us at to discuss further.

    Posting Policies

    The UC Riverside Recreation department has elected to reduce our carbon footprint by removing all posting boards and areas at the SRC. We hope that our decision to go paperless would inspire others to help eliminate waste and greenhouse gases in the city of Riverside.

    • All requests for digital postings must be sponsored by a UCR registered student organization or campus department and clearly identified
    • Time limit for posting is no more than 10 days prior to the event and on a first come, first served basis.
    • All postings are subject to space availability and approval on design quality.


    Minimize use of cell phones and messaging devices in any activity area, locker rooms and restrooms. For safety purposes and the enjoyment of all members, please use cell phones in public lounge areas away from physical activity and machines. Media determined to be inappropriate, degrading, harassing, misused, or not authorized by the subjects captured is prohibited.


    Profane, indecent or abusive language is prohibited.  Use of such language deemed offensive to employees, participants or other users may result in ejection from the facility and potential additional disciplinary action.

    Risk Statement

    Participation in all recreational activities; Intramural Sports, Club Sports, FitWell Services, Ropes, Outdoor Excursions, Cooking Well, Aquatics and special events is purely voluntary; individuals participate at their own risk. Participants should be aware of the possibilities of bodily injury and should understand that they are responsible for any and all costs arising out of injury or property damage sustained through participation. Should someone become injured, please notify any Recreation staff member as soon as possible for assistance.

    Security and ID Policy

    The Student Recreation Center security system is designed to protect the facilities from vandalism and to ensure all users have proper authorization. Any person wishing to enter any Recreation facility must abide by all access control policies. Access is granted by the use of our biometric hand reader system (a registration process utilizing your UCR ID card is required for initial access). UCR Student ID, UCR Faculty/Staff ID, SRC Associate Member ID, UCR Alumni ID, SRC Activity Class Temporary ID, or a guest pass are acceptable forms of identification for admittance and may be used only by the owner. The Recreation staff reserves the right to ask for identification at any time (ID cards used by individuals other than the true owner will be confiscated).


    Spitting is not permitted in the SRC.


    Solicitation of any kind is not permitted in the SRC.

    Towel Service

    The UCR Recreation department offers complementary workout and pool/shower towels to SRC members. Our towel service pick-up/drop-off locations can be found at the SRC North and South entrances, as well as locations at the pool, track, and FitWell counter. Once you've finished using our towels, please place them in the bins marked "TOWELS". You will be liable for replacement cost of towels if items are returned damaged beyond what is expected from typical use or if a towel is not returned.


    Racquet abuse (deliberate striking of racquet against walls, ceilings, floor, etc.) and equipment abuse of any kind is prohibited. Users who damage SRC equipment or property will be charged for damage, repair or replacement costs.

    Vending Machines

    Tampering with or maliciously damaging any vending machine is prohibited.

  • Indoor Track


    All footwear must be dry and free of dirt before participating. Appropriate athletic shoes must be worn. Spiked shoes, cleats, turf shoes, sandals, or open-toed shoes are not permitted on track.


    Report any injuries to Recreation staff.

    Running Direction

    The running direction of the track changes regularly.

    • Counterclockwise use on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
    • Clockwise use on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

    Track Obstruction

    No stopping on the track. Use designated open spaces if you need to stop. Standing, horseplay, spectating, and/or stretching are not permitted on the track. 

    Track Use

    The indoor track is intended for walkers and runners. Lunging, farmer walks or other form of movement drills are not permitted on the track. Throwing or dropping items to or from the track is prohibited. Equipment (dumbbells, weight plates, medicine balls, jump ropes, etc.) are not allowed on the track.

    Walkers and Runners

    Walkers use the inside lane and runners use the two outside lanes. No more than two (2) runners or walkers side by side.

    Water Bottles

    Leak-proof personal water bottles are permitted. No other drinks or food permitted.

  • Lower Courts

    Attire and Footwear

    Proper attire required at all times; only non-marking closed toe athletic shoes are allowed on the courts, no denim permitted.

    Challenge Court Rule

    All courts subject to the "Challenge Court" rule; winning team continues to play, losing team rotates out.

    Food and Drink

    No food or drink is permitted, except for water in closed top bottles.

    Game Setup

    The basketball, volleyball and badminton systems may only be set up and taken down by Recreation staff.

    Participant Conduct

    Abuse of the walls, baskets and equipment is prohibited.

    Nets and Rims

    No hanging on the basketball rims or nets.

  • Membership Eligibility

    Principal Memberships

    • All regularly matriculated UCR students (graduate and undergraduate) are charged the Student recreation Center referendum fee of $208.00 per quarter. This is included in the total tuition payment and shows up as a line item on the UCR course registration invoice. Students are eligible to use all Recreation facilities once they have registered and paid all fees.
    • UCR faculty and staff who are at least 50% FTE are eligible to purchase membership; must present current UCR Faculty/Staff ID card to purchase membership (current pricing is $208.00 per quarter or $69.43 per month.) Visiting Faculty may also purchase an SRC membership (for the same rate as above) by presenting a letter stating their contract dates from the Dean of their host department to the Recreation Department.
    • UC Alumni: a person 18 or older who graduated from any campus of the University of California may purchase an SRC membership for $208.00 per quarter or $69.43 per month.
    • International Education Students (IEP) through the Extension Center may purchase membership by presenting their IEP Student ID card from the UCR IEP program. The cost is $208.00 per quarter or $69.43 per month. General UCR Extension Students are not eligible for SRC membership.

    Associate Memberships

    • Please note: Principal members are eligible to sponsor one associate member per quarter. Principal member assumes all responsibility for the associate member whom they sponsor. The Principal member must accompany the Associate member at the time membership is purchased.
    • Any person 18 years or older who is sponsored by a Principal Member in good standing. The cost is $208.00 per quarter or $69.43 per month.
    • A Legal Spouse or Same Sex Legal Domestic Partner of any Principal Member. The cost is $104.00 per quarter or $34.67 per month.
    • Associate members are not eligible to play Intramural Sports.
    • Associate members are not eligible to sponsor other SRC memberships.
    • Concurrent Enrollment or Extension Students are not eligible for SRC membership.

    Guest Access

    • Principal and Associate members in good standing may sponsor guests; guest passes may be purchased at the SRC Front Service Counter. Current Guest Pass rate is $5.00 per day.
    • The sponsoring member must have an active SRC membership.
    • All SRC guests must be 18 years of age or older and must provide proof of age upon request, except during designated SRC family or youth programs.
    • Guests must be accompanied by their sponsor when purchasing a guest pass at the SRC Front Service Counter and present a photo ID; the sponsoring member must remain with guest during their guest’s stay.
    • Eligible SRC members may sponsor no more than two guests on a single day.
    • SRC members are responsible for the conduct and actions of their guests, and must accompany them at all times. Misconduct or any violation of University or SRC policies or rules may be subject to disciplinary action.
    • SRC members are responsible for the conduct and actions of their guests, and must accompany them at all times. Misconduct or any violation of University or SRC policies or rules may be subject to disciplinary action.
    • The Recreation Department reserves the right to limit the number of guests in any of the activities in the Recreation facilities.
    • Guests are eligible to participate in all Open Recreation programs and facilities; guests are not eligible to participate in any of the fee-based programs or activities (such as Activity Classes or Intramural Sports).
    • Non-members seeking admittance to the SRC may not solicit members to sponsor them as a guest.
    • The Recreation Department reserves the right to refuse admittance to any guest.
    • The guest pass is only valid within the UCR Student Rec Center. The pass is not valid for other University facilities or programs.
  • Multi-Purpose Rooms

    Attire and Footwear

    Proper attire required at all times; only non-marking closed-toe athletic shoes are allowed on the courts, no denim permitted. Bare or stocking feet are not allowed except where appropriate for scheduled programs, activities, and classes.

    Audio and Video Equipment

    Only Recreation staff are allowed to operate the audio and video equipment inside the Student Recreation Center. Sound systems in multi-purpose rooms are to be used for Activity and Group Exercise classes only.

    Fair Use

    Individual students and groups may use the multi-purpose rooms during Open Recreation times. Open Recreation use is available on a first come, first served basis. Open Recreation is limited to one hour per individual student or group using a multipurpose room, if another individual student or group is waiting. Change will take place on the hour.

    Food and Drink

    No food or drink is permitted, except for water in closed top bottles.

  • Open Recreation


    Open Recreation times and spaces are available on a first come, first served basis and are available for all SRC users during facility operating hours.

    Code of Conduct

    All users should use good judgment and conduct when waiting for or using recreation facilities. Use of threatening, abusive or inappropriate language towards others may result in expulsion from the facility, possible referral to the Student Judicial Affairs Office and potential disciplinary action.


    The Open Recreation schedule is available through our mobile app by visiting or by searching UCRSRC on your Apple or Google Play Store. You may also access open recreation info by viewing our R'Rec screens in the Student Recreation Center, or by calling the SRC Front Counter at (951) 827-5738.


    Open Recreation is a program created to provide general unstructured use of Recreation facilities to all UCR Students and SRC Members.

  • Pool and Spa

    Additional Assistance

    If additional assistance is needed, please notify the Aquatics staff.

    Alcohol, Tobacco, and Drugs

    Alcohol, tobacco products and drugs are strictly prohibited from the aquatics facility. Use of the pool or spa while under the influence of alcohol, narcotics, drugs or medicines is prohibited.

    Bodily Fluids

    Spitting, blowing the nose or urinating in the pool and the pool deck is prohibited.


    Pool users must use the appropriate locker room to change into/out of swim attire. Deck changing is not allowed.

    Contagious or Infectious Conditions

    Use of the pool may be refused to anyone appearing to have a contagious or infectious condition, such as a cold, athlete’s foot, ringworm, boils or other skin infections.


    Diving from the pool side is permitted in the deep end of the pool at the discretion of the lifeguards. Only approved swimmers under the supervision of a coach/UCR lifeguard may dive or jump off the starting blocks.

    Emergency Equipment

    Emergency equipment, such as (but not limited to): lifesaving equipment, first aid supplies, aquatics telephone, etc. are to be used by authorized personnel only.

    Eyewear and Goggles

    Eyeglasses worn in the pool should be worn with a safety strap. All goggles and masks must be well fitted and have tempered glass.


    Fins of any size are only permitted in designated lap swimming areas unless otherwise permitted by the lifeguard.

    Floatation Devices

    U.S.-Coast-Guard-approved personal flotation devices are permitted.


    It is recommended that members wear shoes/footwear to and from the pool area.

    Glass Containers

    Glass containers are prohibited in the aquatic facilities.


    Running, pushing, dunking, water fighting, chicken fights, hanging on the backs of other swimmers, breath-holding contests, hypoxic breathing, etc. are prohibited in the water, on the deck and around the building.

    Inclement Weather

    In the event of inclement weather, the staff may close sections or the entire pool due to visual and safety limitations. Recreation Aquatics staff maintains the right to refuse or revoke admittance as a safety precaution.

    Lane Lines

    Hanging and sitting on the lane lines is prohibited.

    Lifeguard Directives

    Members are required to follow the directions of lifeguards and Recreation staff members. Do not distract lifeguards. Upon a whistle blast signal from lifeguards ― stop what you are doing and follow the lifeguard’s directive.

    Personal Items

    The SRC is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Personal items must be kept in designated storage areas and secured.


    Pets are prohibited in the aquatic facilities, unless they are service animals with the proper identification card.

    Pre-Swim Showering

    All pool users are required to shower prior to entering the pool or spa. Users must also shower after using the sauna or spa before re-entering the pool. If it is not apparent that users have showered (e.g., hair is not wet), lifeguards will ask that they shower again.


    The use of abusive and/or profane language is prohibited.

    Recording of Images/Video

    Using electronic or other means to make a video or photographic record is strictly prohibited without explicit permission from UCR Recreation. The storing, sharing and/or distributing of such unauthorized records by any means is also prohibited.

    Required Swimwear

    For females, appropriate swimwear is that which covers breasts, buttocks, genitals and the pubic region. For males, appropriate swimwear is that which covers the buttocks, genitals and the pubic region. Street clothes, cut-off jeans, shorts below the knees, thongs and see-through swimwear are prohibited. Shirts that are worn in the pool must be clean and white, or apparel designed for aquatic use. Members with concerns regarding modesty may wear clean, covering garments that do not interfere with their safety in the water within these guidelines.

    Slip and Fall Protection

    For your safety and the safety of others, members should dry off before entering the facility locker rooms.

    Spa Health

    Elderly persons, pregnant women, infants and those with health conditions requiring medical care should consult with a physician before entering a spa.

    Spa Time Limits

    Spa users should observe a reasonable time limit (15 minutes). Prolonged exposure may result in nausea, dizziness or fainting.

    Spa Usage

    A maximum of 20 people may use the spa at a time. No one under the age of 16 is allowed to use the spa.

    Stomach Illness

    Swimming is discouraged if members are experiencing or have experienced stomach illness within the past two weeks.

    Swimming Ability

    Anyone who does not demonstrate the ability to swim safely in deep water will be required to pass a swim test before use of the lap pool. The swim test consists of a one length (25 yard) swim demonstrating controlled breathing and forward momentum on the surface of the water.

    Training Equipment

    Training equipment that is provided by the SRC is prohibited from leaving the aquatic areas. Equipment should be used in the manner in which it was designed for and returned to the proper location following use. To ensure safety, all outside equipment must be approved by the lifeguard on duty. Water polo and swim team equipment may only be used by the specified teams, during scheduled practice time and under the supervision of a coach.

    Unauthorized Areas

    Members’ belongings are prohibited from being in the aquatic offices, storage rooms, or maintenance areas, and on or under the lifeguard towers.

    Unsupervised Swimming

    Swimming is permitted only while lifeguards are on duty.

  • Racquetball and Squash Courts

    Allowed Games

    Racquetball, Handball and Wally ball are the only activities allowed on the racquetball courts.

    Attire and Footwear

    Proper attire required at all times; only non-marking closed toe athletic shoes are allowed on the courts, no denim permitted.

    Fair Use

    All courts turn over on the hour when other participants are waiting for play. If no one is waiting to play, current players may continue.

    Respect the Court

    • Never strike the walls or floor with a racquet.
    • Only non-marking balls allowed.


    All racquets must have non-marking guards.

    Reservation Policies

    • Only Court #1 is designated for reservation.
    • Reservations may be made by walk-in or by calling (951) 827-5738.
    • Only SRC members may reserve courts; reservations require the individual’s first and last name, phone number, and time slot requested.
    • Reservations are limited to one court per hour per day. Reservations may be made for one hour increments; reservations may be made no earlier than the day of use. Multiple reservations by separate members of a common group are not permitted.
    • The last time slot of the day is 50 minutes in duration.
    • The player who made the reservation may check in no sooner than 10 minutes before the reserved time; valid UCR ID must be presented to claim the reservation. If the reserving member does not check-in, the next group from the waiting list will be awarded the court. If not claimed, at 5 minutes past the reserved time the court will become available on a first come, first served basis. The UCR Student Recreation Center clock will keep the official time.
    • One person cannot hold a court; one person may play on a court only if no one on the waiting list desires to play.
    • Wally ball abides by the same reservation procedures. To check out Wally ball equipment, a valid UCR ID card must be presented at the front counter.


    Safety goggles and wrist straps are highly recommended for the racquetball and squash courts.


    Only Squash is allowed on the Squash court.

    Wally Ball

    The Wally ball nets may be setup and taken down by Recreation staff only.

  • Reservation Requests


    The UC Riverside Recreation Department issues approval for reserved use of recreation facilities.


    • Reservations requests are approved for only one time per week per organization.
    • The earliest a reservation request may be submitted is two weeks in advance of the date requested; only one date per request.
    • Monopolization of recreation facilities is prohibited.
    • Only UCR registered organizations and UCR departments may request to reserve Recreation facilities.
    • Applicants must be Registered Student Organization presidents or department career staff.

    Open Recreation Use

    Individual students and groups may use multipurpose rooms during Open Recreation times on a first come, first served basis.

    Non-UCR Student Roster

    If members of the group are non-UCR students, a list of all non-student members of the group must be given to the Recreation Facilities Scheduling Coordinator (Rose Edmonds) before the documented reservation time. Additions to this list may not take place at the time of the reservation. All club members on said list must show a photo ID card when checking in.


    Reservation requests are submitted through the campus EMS system at

  • Ropes Policies


    Proper PBUS/PLUS belay technique must be observed at all times and The Rock staff will be the only ones to teach belay lessons. Participants must pass a belay test for each academic year before belaying. You may only use a GriGri for belay purposes. GriGris are available for checkout. 

    Bouldering Limits

    While bouldering, no part of the climber's body should pass above the bouldering limit signs. Proper spotting techniques are highly encouraged.


    No loose chalk is allowed in the climbing area. Chalk balls only.

    Check In

    All climbers must check in at The Rock counter with a UCR identification card or biometric hand scan. Check in at the SRC front counter during Open Bouldering hours.

    Climbing Etiquette

    Do not climb underneath or above other climbers. Do not stand, walk or climb underneath climbers.


    Appropriate clothing should be worn during climbs. Use only climbing shoes on the wall and no bare feet are allowed on the floor or climbing wall. Street shoes on the are only allowed with staff authorization. Climbers must wear a shirt at all times.

    Food and Drink

    No food or drink on mats, with the exception of water in a closed container.

    Harness Use

    Harnesses must be used in accordance with manufacturer recommendations. Climbers must tie in with a figure 8 follow through with at least 4 inches (approximately 10cm) of tail.


    No headphones while roped climbing.

    Injury Risk Agreement

    All climbers must read, understand, and sign the "Assumption of Injury Risks and Agreement for Voluntary Participation."

    Lead Climbing

    No lead climbing without prior staff authorization.

    Metal Bolt Hangers

    Metal bolt hangers are not holds and should not be used as such. Serious injury may result.


    Unaccompanied minors are not allowed.

    Personal Belongings

    All personal belongings should be stored off of the padded area and are not the responsibility of the staff.

    Restroom Breaks

    Remove climbing shoes and use street shoes to visit the restroom.

    Rings and Loose Jewelry

    No rings or loose jewelry while climbing; long hair should be pulled back. Empty pockets before climbing.

    Safety Check

    Climbers and belayers must always safety check each other before each climb.

    Wall Access

    Recreation staff reserve the right to refuse wall access to anyone due to unsafe behavior, climbing techniques, or equipment.

  • Weight Room & Cardio Gallery
  • Lake House at Big Bear

    Reserving the Lake House

    • UCR Registered Student Organizations (RSO) and campus departments may request to reserve the Big Bear Lake House. For an RSO the applicant of record must be the current president; for a campus department the applicant must be a full-time career employee.
    • There is a limit of one reservation per quarter for all RSO’s and campus departments.
    • A reservation request must be submitted a minimum of one month and a maximum of six months in advance of the date requested.
    • A minimum two-night stay is required.

    Scheduling Priority

    Scheduling priority is given to the UCR Recreation Outdoor Excursions program and is then available on a first come, first served basis.

    Alcohol, Smoking and Illegal Drugs

    Alcohol and illegal drugs are prohibited on the property! The UCR Recreation Department Big Bear Lake House is a non-smoking facility.

    Checking In and Out

    Check in time is 2:00 pm on the first day of the reservation. Check out time is 12:00 noon on the last day of the reservation.


    UCR RSO’s that do not have their own insurance coverage must register their stay at:

    Maximum Occupancy

    The maximum overnight occupancy of the Big Bear Lake House is sixteen (16).

    Parked Vehicles

    A maximum of six (6) vehicles may be parked in the driveway.

    Rental Deposit

    A rental deposit of 50 percent of the reservation cost is required upon approval of the reservation request. The remainder is due at the time the keys to the house are picked up.

    Rental Agreement

    Occupants must have a copy of the UCR Big Bear Lake House Rental Agreement with them while staying at the facility.

    Responsibility for Damages

    The organization or department of record for the reservation is responsible for any and all damages to any part of the house, property, and furnishings that occur during their stay.

    Pets and Service Animals

    Pets and animals are not allowed on the premises. However, service animals with the proper identification card are allowed entry.

    Outdoor Fires

    No outdoor fires are permitted.

    The UCR Recreation Department Big Bear Lake House is an extension of the University of California, Riverside; all UCR campus and University of California policies apply.

    Individual students and/or groups that fail to comply with or that violate any UCR Recreation Department, UCR Campus or University of California policies while staying at the Big Bear Lake House are subject to disciplinary action through the UCR Student Conduct and Academic Integrity Office.

  • UCRSRC Facebook Policy

    The University of California, Riverside (UCR) Recreation department encourages and promotes the free expression and exchange of ideas.

    The content of the UCRSRC Facebook Page Wall, Discussion boards and other areas open to public comment are the responsibility of individual Facebook members, including UCR students, faculty and staff, and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the University of California.

    • UCRSRC does not prescreen any comments
    • UCRSRC reserves the right to remove any content that violates campus policies, including but not limited to the use of abusive language or hate speech that creates an intimidating environment.
    • UCRSRC reserves the right to ban any individual who violates these policies, without prior warning.
    • The UC Regents have the right to remove the content from UCRSRC's Facebook page at any time and without prior notice for any reason deemed to be in the Regents' best interest.

    All content and posts are bound by the following: Facebook's Terms of Use and Policies.