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


Spring Break Group X Schedule

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Indoor Pool at Strom Closed March 11

The Indoor Pool will be closed on March 11 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the latest. We are doing some maintenance on the filters. We will open the outdoor pool that day while the indoor is closed. The temperature of the outdoor pool will be between 78-82 degrees. The spa and sauna will remain open during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience. Continue reading

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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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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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Student golf rates at local Columbia courses

Check out these student rates at local golf courses. 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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