Faculty/Staff Fitness

We promote a healthier lifestyle to enhance the well-being of our University employees. Whether it's aerobics, working out in our weight/fitness room or swimming laps, we offer an assortment of fitness and recreational activities for you to choose which are as varied as your own personal interests. Our goal is to help guide you toward the healthier and more vibrant lifestyle you deserve.

HR Policy

As a member of the UNT Faculty/Staff Fitness Program, a full time staff member is eligible for 20 minutes of administrative leave for one hour of daily exercise as approved by your supervisor (policy 05.058). UNT faculty, staff, spouses and retired employees are eligible to participate. Participants must be a member of the Pohl Recreation Center. Participants must register for the Faculty/Staff Fitness Program at the Member Services Desk. View the full policy: Administrative Leave for Fitness Program Participation.

Faculty/Staff Events

Burn and Earn

With every visit to the Rec Center, you will receive 1 punch on your Burn and Earn card. Redeem your punch pass for prizes in our main office once you collect 40 punches! Prizes vary; pick up your punch card at Member Services or our main office.

Blood Pressure and Body Fat Testing

High blood pressure can lead to numerous other life threatening conditions, including heart disease, stroke and kidney failure. Body fat percentage is a leading indicator of fitness level and disease risk. Let us come visit your department and we will provide free blood pressure checks and or body fat tests! Contact the Rec Sports office to schedule your department.