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

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Strom hours of operation for spring break

Check here for hours of operation of the STWFC during spring break (March 7-15). Blatt PEC hours of operation remain the same. Continue reading

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Blatt Pool closed during evening swim hours February 23 & 24

The pool at the Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center will be closed to recreation swim February 23 and 24 during the evening swim hours of 5-7:30 p.m. due to a USC swim meet. Recreation swim will be open from 11:30 … finish reading Blatt Pool closed during evening swim hours February 23 & 24

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Group Exercise schedule for spring 2015

GroupX pass now required for GX classes. Purchase yours for $20 online at, at the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center, or at the Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center today! Continue reading

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Check out these upcoming adventure trips with Outdoor Recreation!

Get out of town with an adventure trip! Whether it’s hiking, surfing, biking, kayaking or climbing, all trips are for the novice/beginner (unless noted) and the low cost INCLUDES transportation, fees/permits and instruction. Continue reading

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In the News: Learning to love the great outdoors

Who better to lead students on a 60-mile “bikepacking” trip through the South Carolina Lowcountry than a man who really did hike the Appalachian Trail, the whole thing, in five months? Continue reading

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