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Recreational Sports Pohl Recreation Center
1900 Chestnut Drive
Denton, Texas 76203
Phone: (940) 565-2275
Fax: (940) 565-4569
Member Services Desk: (940) 369-8347
24-Hour Information Line: (940) 369-7100
Office hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Facility hours: Hours of Operation

Our Mission Statement

We strive to provide the kind of recreational experiences that not only support the wellness of the UNT community, but inspire it.

Our Core Values

We believe these core values define who we are. Referencing this guide in everything we do maps our path to providing exceptional experiences for staff and patrons and keeps us accountable to our fundamental values. Walk it. Talk it. Live it.


Mind, Body, and Spirit
* Do my interactions promote well-being?


Growth and Opportunity
* Am I a catalyst for progress and change?


Powerful, Personal, and Purposeful
* Can I proudly stand behind the service I am providing?


Inspire, Believe, and Achieve
* Am I a champion to our success?


Community and Familiy
* How am I fostering a sense of home?


Ownership, Integrity, and Pride
* Is my passion unmistakable?

Recreational Sports at a Glance

Fall 2003 marked the beginning of a new era at the University of North Texas. The 138,000 square foot Pohl Recreation Center gives students, faculty, staff and alumni a healthy, safe environment that promotes recreation and fitness.

Recreational Sports is located in the beautiful Pohl Recreation Center. The Pohl Recreation Center gives people the opportunity to participate in aerobics, outdoor pursuits, swimming, weightlifting, various club sports and informal participation in basketball, indoor soccer, volleyball and badminton.

Recreational Sports programs include:

You can always stop by the office for any questions that you might have.

Pohl Recreation Center

Pohl Rec Center, a NIRSA Outstanding Sports Facility, was highlighted in Recreation Management magazine's Innovative Architecture and Design.


Recreation Center Student Employees

Recreational Sports employs individuals as graduate assistants, supervisors, game officials, court monitors, lifeguards, aerobic instructors and student secretaries in many of the activities offered. Individuals with experience and/or major in Recreation are especially encouraged to apply, although training will be provided for those less experienced individuals. The pay scale varies according to experience and length of service with the office. Persons interested in any of these positions should contact the Recreational Sports Office at (940) 565-2275. To apply for any open positions, contact the Career Center. UNT is an equal opportunity employer.

The Rec Sports office is located in the Pohl Recreation Center. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8am-5pm. To contact Recreational Sports call (940) 565-2275.