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


Thanksgiving Break Hours

The Blatt PE Center will be closed Thurdsay, Nov. 27 through Sunday, Nov. 30. Hours for the Strom are listed below. Continue reading

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Blatt Pool Closing

The Solomon Blatt Physical Education Center Competition Pool will be closed Friday, November 21 from 5-7:30 p.m. for a swim meet. We apologize for any inconvenience. Continue reading

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Outdoor Recreation hosts Halloween Costume Climb

Join us at the climbing wall for our annual Halloween Costume Climb! Come in a Halloween costume for great climbs, fun times and FREE CANDY. The costume climb is from 4-8 p.m. on Friday, October 31. Bring friends and get your photos taken while climbing in your costume—the best dressed male and female wins a prize! 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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Updated Group Exercise schedule

Click here for the updated Group Exercise schedule for the remainder of the semester. Continue reading

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In the news: Bikepack the Palmetto Trail this Fall Break

Join UofSC’s Outdoor Recreation group over Fall Break, Oct. 23-26, and Bikepack sections of the Palmetto Trail. Bikepacking is a similar to bike touring but instead of using a road bike, you use a mountain bike, and instead of riding on the road, you ride on single track. Continue reading

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