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


Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk

Join Medal of Honor Recipient Kyle Carpenter at the Stephen Sitter Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk on September 19 at 7 p.m. Register now at Continue reading

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Five Points transportation resumes

Free shuttles and cabs are available from Five Points from 11 p.m. – 3 a.m., Thursday – Saturday. Catch a ride from the new UofSC transportation zone on Saluda Avenue. Take a Carolina Cab to any location within a 5-mile radius or a UofSC shuttle back to campus, where it drops off at the Russell House, Capstone Hall, the Greek Village and Blatt P.E. Center. Continue reading

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Two new mobile apps for students launched!

University Housing is pleased to announce the release of two mobile apps that are now available for students, parents and staff. Continue reading

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In the news: Intramural sports keeps swinging into summer

Summer may be quieter at the University of South Carolina, but there are still plenty of opportunities to swing the bat or bump, set and spike. Summer intramurals kick off in June and run throughout the summer. 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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