Rec Sports Main Office




Do you want a career in recreation management?

The Recreation Management Information Session on Wednesday, March 4th is a great opportunity for you to learn more about campus recreation job opportunities, the next steps to take, and to hear from recreational sports graduate assistants!

Inclement Weather: Cancellations for Thursday, March 5

Please check out this announcement to see the latest Rec Sports programs and events that are cancelled on March 5 due to the inclement weather. Follow us on Twitter (@VTRecSports) for instant updates.

University Bookstore 14th Annual Bench Press Competition is ON!

Despite the snow, we are still having the Bench Press Competition today in War Memorial Hall 125. Come by at 10am to watch for free!

It's never too late to take swim lessons!

We offer swim lessons for adults and children! Registration for swim session 2 is now open! Swim session 2 will take place March 2nd through April 2nd in McComas Hall!

Do you want to be a Group X instructor?

Do you want to inspire people to reach their fitness goals? We will be hosting BODYCOMBAT™ certifications from April 25-26! Registration will end on April 10.

Winter Storm Rec Sports Updates: Gyms open at 8 am on Feb. 17

Many of our programs have been affected by the winter storm on 2/16/15. Please see this announcement for details. Check our Twitter -- @VTRecSports -- for the most frequent updates.

Partner Yoga (Free event!)

Grab a partner and join us for this fun yoga class. Beginners and yogis alike will be able to enjoy this format. Utilize your partner to create new poses while gaining all of the benefits of yoga.

University Bookstore 14th Annual Bench Press Competition

You still have time to register to compete in the University Bookstore 14th Annual Bench Press Competition happening Feb. 21! Click this announcement for more details.

Work on your happiness this year!

The How of Happiness is a book by Sonja Lyubomirsky that breaks down the 12 behaviors that happier people do. In the 10-week How of Happiness program, women meet each week to discuss how to incorporate the 12 happiness strategies into their lives.

What is Small Group Training?

Imagine small group training as the child of group excercise and personal training - a perfect combination of both! If you are looking for a way to start working out, shake up your workout routine, or find folks to workout with - try out one of our three formats! You get a workout twice a week for 6 weeks, but you also get so much more...

The War Memorial pool is now open!

Thank you for your patience as we worked on making the War Memorial pool safer. The pool is now open for swimming!

Sign up for Ballet or Hip Hop classes!

We offer instructional dance class packages where you will work on technique and learn exciting choreography. You do not need any dance experience to sign up!

No cold water in War Memorial Gym Jan. 20-23



Now that we have renovated the War Memorial Gym pool, the process of filling the pool back up with water has begun. Due to this, there is a large possibility that there will be no cold water in War Memorial Hall January 20 through the morning of January 23. We apologize for the inconvenience. Please check back for updates on the offical re-opening date for the War Memorial Gym pool.

Free EKG heart screenings

The best way to detect heart conditions is through a heart screening using an EKG (Electrocardiogram). On Saturday, Jan 24 from 9am-3pm, get a free and painless EKG screening to be aware of your heart health!

Free Week of Fitness Tues. 1/20 - Mon. 1/26

Participate in the Free Week of Fitness from Jan 20-26. This week is a great time to try different group exercise formats and small group trainings without paying a dime! Find more details in this announcement.