Click Here for the ARC 2018–2019 Annual Schedule.

ARC Regular Hours

Monday–Thursday: 5 a.m.–12 a.m.
Friday: 5 a.m.–11 p.m.
Saturday: 8 a.m.–9 p.m.
Sunday: 9 a.m.–12 a.m.

ARC Summer Hours

Monday–Friday: 5 a.m.–10 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday: 9 a.m.–9 p.m.

ARC Holiday/Special Hours

March 2019

March 17 (Winter Quarter Finals) Sunday 9 a.m.–11 p.m.
March 18–22 (Winter Quarter Finals) Monday–Friday 5 a.m.–11 p.m.
March 23–30 (Spring Break Weekend Hours) Saturday–Sunday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
March 25-26 Monday-Tuesday CLOSED
March 27–28 (Spring Break Weekday Hours) Wednesday–Thursday 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
March 29 (Cesar Chavez Holiday) Friday noon–7 p.m.
March 31 (Spring Quarter Hours Begin) Sunday 9 a.m.–midnight

Spring Quarter

April 2019

April 13 (Picnic Day) Operational Hours Saturday 8 a.m.–10 a.m.
April 13 (Picnic Day) Touring Hours Saturday 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

May 2019

May 24 (Memorial Weekend) Friday 5 a.m.–8 p.m.
May 25–26 (Memorial Weekend) Saturday–Sunday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
May 27 (Memorial Weekend) Monday noon–midnight
May 31 Friday 5 a.m.–4 p.m.

June 2019

(Student Staff Appreciation) T.B.D. 5 a.m.–4 p.m.
June 7 (Spring Quarter Finals) Friday 5 a.m.–11 p.m.
June 9 (Spring Quarter Finals) Sunday 9 a.m.–11 p.m.
June 10–13 (Spring Quarter Finals) Monday–Thursday 5 a.m.–11 p.m.
June 14 (Graduation) Friday 5 a.m.–10 p.m.
June 15–16 (Graduation) Saturday–Sunday 7 a.m.–9 p.m.
June 17–21 (Summer Break Week) Monday–Friday 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
June 22–September 21 (Summer Weekend Hours Begin) Saturday–Sunday 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
June 23–September 20 (Summer Weekday Hours Begin) Monday–Friday 5 a.m.–10 p.m.

Contact Information:


Member Services

Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

Front Desk Phone


Equipment Room Phone





Mailing Address

232 ARC, One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

Driving Directions

From San Francisco

  • Take US-101 S via the ramp to Oakland/I-80/San Jose
  • Take the exit onto I-80 E toward Oakland (Partial toll road)
  • Slight right at CA-113 N (signs for CA-113/Woodland)
  • Take the Russell Blvd exit toward Davis
  • Turn right at Russell Blvd
  • Turn Right at La Rue Rd
  • Turn Left at Orchard Park Road

From Sacramento

  • Take I-80 W
  • Take exit 70 to merge onto CA-113 N toward Woodland
  • Take the Russell Blvd exit toward Davis
  • Turn right at Russell Blvd
  • Turn Right at La Rue Rd
  • Turn Left at Orchard Park Road

To receiving area

  • Take exit 70 to merge onto CA-113 N toward Woodland
  • Take the Hutchison exit toward UC Davis
  • Turn Left at La Rue Rd
  • Turn Right at receiving area (between Pavilion and ARC).  If you hit stop light on Orchard, you have gone too far.

Nearest Parking Lots:

  • Parking lot 25
  • Pavilion Parking Structure

The Activities and Recreation Center parking lot has day permits for $9, which can be purchased from machines in the lots (cash or credit cards accepted) and coin-metered spaces.

Weeknight Parking: Free before 7 a.m. and after 10 p.m. Visitor passes can be purchased for $9 for the time in between.

Weekend Parking: Free in all campus lots unless there is a special event.

Retirees Park Free

The UC Davis campus encourages retired staff and faculty to remain active within the campus community and interact with colleagues and students. Former UC Davis faculty and staff, identified by the campus Benefits Office as officially retired, are eligible for a Retiree (RT) Permit 30 days following their retirement date. Retirees may visit the TAPS office to request an RT permit, and should be prepared to present their annuitant card and driver’s license as identification. For more info, visit the TAPS website.

Try the EasyPark Personal Parking Meter from TAPS

The EasyPark Personal Parking Meter is a great alternative for those who do not park for very long periods of time, or do not drive to campus on a daily basis. Please check out the TAPS website for more information and availability.

For any further questions concerning parking, please contact Transportation and Parking Services.