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

July Group Exercise schedule announced

The new group exercise schedule will begin July 5 and run through Aug. 11. There will be no GX classes on Monday, July 3, or Tuesday, July 4, for the holiday. Continue reading

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Intramural Sports to offer three free agent interest meetings

Need to find an intramural sports team to play on this fall? Make sure to attend one of these meetings (all in Currell College 107): Aug. 30, 8 p.m.; Aug. 31, 8 p.m.; Sept. 7, 8 p.m. Continue reading

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Intramural Sports office closed June 26 and 27

Please note the office will be closed Monday, June 26, Tuesday, June 27, and will reopen on Wednesday, June 28. The office will also close on July 4. Continue reading

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Looking for an expert to help you get in shape, or to help you reach your fitness goals?

Campus Rec personal trainers are here for you with training for all students, faculty, and staff at Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center and the Blatt P.E. Center. Continue reading

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Outdoor Recreation summer trips announced!

Tube or Stand up paddle board trips begin on May 22! Only $10 per person. View details, sign the waiver and register to go! Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Student Membership Fee Schedule

University of South Carolina-Columbia students enrolled in 2017 Summer at Carolina classes are eligible to utilize the facility May 8 – Aug. 13, 2017 without paying a fee.
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Student Job Opportunities

The Office of Campus Recreation is proud to be one of the largest employers of students at the University of South Carolina. Approximately 300 students are hired annually to service the recreational needs of the Carolina Community. Continue reading

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Registration is open for Little Gamecocks Learn to Swim

New to the program, adult lessons will be available during our 7 p.m. lesson time. Little Gamecocks Learn To Swim is a summer swimming lesson program for University of South Carolina faculty and staff children (or grandchildren) ages 6 months to 13 years old. Continue reading

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Faculty and staff are invited to try Strom WFC and join!

Ready to work out alongside other full-time faculty and staff at the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center? A free 30-day trial is available to full-time faculty and staff with a valid Carolina Card. Continue reading

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