Campus Recreation
University of South Carolina


Campus Recreation maintains two facilities enclosing 400,000 square feet of space. The Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center (PEC) is located in the middle of campus, adjacent to the large recreational field complex. The newer Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center (WFC) is set on the south west corner of Assembly and Blossom Streets. Both facilities feature open recreation areas for basketball, volleyball, badminton, racquetball, handball, and squash, as well as group exercise classes. The WFC also features an indoor climbing wall and Outdoor Recreation Office for trip planning.

Campus Recreation News


Light replacement in the Strom weight room

Beginning Monday, July 21 through Wednesday, July 30 areas of the weight room at the Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center will be blocked off for high light fixture replacement. Continue reading

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Group Exercise Schedule: July 7 – August 8

Check out the Group Exercise class schedule for July 7 – August 8! Participants must purchase a $10 Summer GX pass for these sessions. Continue reading

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In the news: USC’s Outdoor Recreation offers rentals and safety tips for summer

If you are in the Columbia area this summer and want to engage in outdoor activities, University of South Carolina’s Outdoor Recreation Rental Shop may be the perfect place to stop by and pick up the equipment you will need for your trip to Lake Murray or down the Broad River. Continue reading

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In the news: Carolina rugby on the rise

Rugby. You know the name, but do you know the game? If you don’t, you’re not alone. The rough-and-tumble sport can seem a bit baffling for first-time spectators, who may recognize certain similarities to American football but don’t know what a scrum is or why some matches feature seven players on each side and last a mere 14 minutes while others feature 15 and last 80. Continue reading

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Membership Update: Student Summer Membership

Click here to download the Student Summer Membership form. Continue reading

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In the news: Sport is a way of life for undefeated USC team

Rugby might appear to many as a mindless and violent sport, but members of USC’s Rugby Club insist that it’s much more. Continue reading

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