The University of Iowa and its surrounding communities offer a wide variety of indoor and outdoor recreation options.

Adults on indoor climbing wall

Iowa City named #10 on "Top Places to Live 2014: Best Places to Walk & Bike" (Money, 2014). 

Iowa City is a Silver Level Bicycle Friendly Community (League of American Bicyclists, 2013).


Recreation Membership Incentive Program

UI employees have the opportunity to earn an incentive worth 50 percent of their monthly recreation membership fee by participating in the liveWELL Personal Health Assessment survey and using campus recreation facilities at least four times per month.