Hawks Nest

Come and enjoy UNCP’s recreation center known as the Hawks Nest. Located on the first floor of the University Center, take advantage of our eight bowling lanes, six billiards tables, five HD video gaming TV’s, two ping pong tables, foosball, or just hang out and watch your favorite sports team with friends and family. The Hawks Nest also provides chess, board and card games which are all free of charge with the verification of a valid Braves ID. While UNCP students, faculty, and staff receive first priority usage of the facility, the Hawks Nest is open and welcoming to all visiting guest. Reservations can be made by calling the Recreation Center Manager at 910.521.6609. Reservations must be made in advance for the request to be eligible for negotiable prices. Children of ages 12 years old and under must be accompanied by a responsible adult.


Monday – Friday:
9am – 11:30pm

Saturday – Sunday:
3pm – 11:30pm


Monday – Friday: 9am – 9pm

Saturday – Sunday: 3pm – 9pm

*** Hours may change during adverse weather conditions, university recognized holidays, or in accordance with events listed on UNCP’s academic calendar.

Billiards, ping pong, foosball, bowling and video gaming equipment may be rented from the check-out center inside the Hawks Nest. Individuals may supply their own equipment with the purchase of a billiards table or bowling lane fee. Self-owned gaming consoles and video games may be used in conjunction with the Hawks Nest’s HDTV’s free of charge with the verification of the user’s valid Braves ID.

How was your Hawks Nest experience?