PEIF Recreation Area

Fall 2023 Facility Hours (August 28-December 16)

Monday: 5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday: 5:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 5:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Planned schedule changes:

Winter Break, Special Schedule: December 16-January 14

December 23-26: PEIF Closed, Holiday

December 31-January 1: PEIF Closed, Holiday 

Please call the PEIF Info Center at 906-227-2110 with questions or concerns.

Berry Events Center

The NMU Ticket Office is located inside the main entrance of the Berry Events Center. To purchase tickets, visit our website at, call 906-227-1032 or visit the NMU ticket office during open hours:

NMU Ticket Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

The Berry Events Center is not open to the public for walking at any time.  Please visit the Superior Dome for public walking hours. 

The Berry Events Center is available for general ice rentals.  If you are interested in reserving the Berry or for facility questions, please call (906)-227-2850 or e-mail


Superior Dome

The public is welcome to walk or jog along the outer concourse in the Superior Dome during open hours. The football turf and track area are not open to the public at this time.

Superior Dome Public Walking Hours 

View the November 2023 schedule here.

View the December 2023 schedule here.

These hours may change during special events.  For monthly schedules, click on the calendars above.  The football turf and track are not open to the public at this time.  Children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

To reserve the Superior Dome for a private event, or for general questions, please contact 906-227-2850 or

When NMU is closed due to inclement weather:

As the Rec Sports Department re-aligns with the new University inclement weather policy posted on 2/22/23; in the event that NMU is closed due to inclement weather the PEIF Building, including the Rec Center will be closed.

The Wildcat Fit Zone will be closed.

The Superior Dome will be closed.

The Berry Events Center will be closed. Ice rentals will be as scheduled.


Fall 2023 PEIF Pool Hours (August 28-December 16) 

Monday11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Tuesday11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

6 a.m.- 8 a.m.* begins Sept. 6

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Thursday11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday11 a.m. - 1 p.m.  & 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
SaturdayNoon - 3 p.m.
Sunday Noon - 3 p.m. 

Click here for a printable Fall 2023 Open Swim Calendar, by month 

Fall 2023 Sauna Hours: 

Monday-Friday, Noon - 8 p.m.

Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Sunday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

**Equipment Rentals can ONLY be checked out during hours listed below.
***Parents bringing their kids to kids climb need to have a membership or buy a day pass to be in the rec facility. Even if they are just watching their kid climb. Individuals wishing to utilize the facility on their own must be at least 14 years of age. Youth members age 12-14 that are a part of a family membership or have an individual year long membership may be in the facility without a parent present. Individuals under age 12 must have a parent (guardian over age 18) present at all times with them in the facility, regardless of membership type.

Fall 2023 ORC Climbing Wall Hours (August 28-December 16)

Monday11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Partner Climb
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Open Climb
Tuesday6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Partner Climb
Wednesday11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Partner Climb
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Open Climb
Thursday11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Partner Climb
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Partner Climb
Friday10 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Partner Climb
6 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Kids Climb
Saturday11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Partner Climb
Sunday11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Partner Climb
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Women on the Wall 
7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.- Allies and Friends


Belay Certification:

Beginning Fall, 2023 Belay Certifications will be available by appointment only. To register for belay certification, see the information below:

  • Click here, and sign in 
  • Belay Certifications will be on Tuesday's from 4:30pm-6pm and Wednesdays from 4:30pm-6pm. They will be offered weekly beginning Tuesday, September 5 through Wednesday, November 15. There are 6 spots available per session. Participants must register 24 hours before the session (no walk-in's).
  • $5 belay certification fee will be charged when registering for a spot in the certification session.
  • Refunds will not be issued .
  • Previously, belay certification participants had to attend two sessions-this has changed for Fall 2023.
  • Participants will be certified if they demonstrate all appropriate skills and techniques, failure to perform may require the participant to register for the program again (payment will not be transferred to another session).
  • If you already know how to belay you will still need to register for a lesson to get belay certified.

Drop in programs are for recreation members only. Participants are encouraged to contact the PEIF Rec Center by calling (906) 227-2110 to inquire about space availability and cancellations.

Fall Semester 2023

  • Drop in Volleyball: Tuesday nights from 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m. in the Vandament Arena
    August 29th - November 14th 
  • Drop in Soccer: Tuesday nights from 8:00p.m.-10:00p.m. in the Superior Dome
    September 12th - November 14th *No Cleats allowed
  • Drop in Ultimate Frisbee: Sunday nights from 6:30p.m.-8:00p.m. in the Superior Dome
    September 17th - November 12th


 Fall Session 1, 2023 (August 28-October 20)

  • Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. -8 a.m.
  • Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m. -11 p.m.
  • Friday: 11 a.m. -9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. -4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. -4 p.m. &  6 p.m.-9 p.m.

Fall Session 2, 2023 (October 21-December 16) 

  • Monday-Friday: 6 a.m. -8 a.m. & 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Monday-Thursday: 5 p.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Friday: 5 p.m. -9 p.m.
  • Saturday: 11 a.m. -4 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. -4 p.m. &  6 p.m.-9 p.m.

No availability on the following dates: September 4 and November 22-26

Make a tee time by clicking here

Call 227-2110 to reserve your time slot or to answer your questions. 

Rental fee is $25 for 45 minute session. 

8 Tennis courts (4 lined with Pickleball) located near Wright St/Lincoln St

Daily Hours: Closed until Spring 2024.


Schedule Changes

Changes to schedules are posted outside the specific recreation areas at least 24 hours in advance.

Hours subject to change due to events. Events taking place in NMU facilities can be found on the NMU calendar.

Program Schedules