Rec Sports Options for Employees

Recreational Sports provides opportunities for the entire Virginia Tech community to engage in physical activities to create healthy lifestyle habits. Our facilities and programs are not just for students! Virginia Tech Faculty/Staff, Adjunt, and Wage Employees can move with us in a variety of ways:

Gym Access & Memberships

War Memorial Gym
Employees have free access to War Memorial Hall, which houses one of the gyms on campus providing a weight training area, cardio area, pool, multipurpose courts and more.

McComas Hall
Employees can purchase a membership to McComas Hall at the same rate as students. McComas Hall gym provides two weight training areas, a cardio deck, courts, fitness studios, and more.

Group Exercise Classes

Get moving with over 100 classes a week – everything from bootcamp and spin to yoga and BODYPUMP™.  A variety of membership options is available to help you find the right fit. 


We have a pool in each of our gym facilities that are available for lap swim. We also offer youth and adult lessons.  NO VT affiliation required to sign your kids up for swim lessons!

Intramural Sports

Employees are welcome to play Intramural Sports such as soccer, flag football, basketball, darts, fantasy football and more! Either form your own team or register as a “free agent” and join an existing team. You can also participate in singles/doubles activities such as 8-ball, bowling and tennis and schedule games at your own convenience.  

Personal Training

Personal Trainers are available to help you work towards your personal fitness groups. Our highly skilled personal trainers provide one on one attention and customized fitness programming. Several package options are available so that you can set up a training program to best fit your needs. 

Small Group Training

This six-week exercise program meets twice a week with a dedicated coach and three to 12 group members. Several formats are offered so that you can choose the best option for you. Faculty and staff do not need a McComas membership to participate! 

Venture Out Trips

Our outdoor recreation program is an excellent way to see the area, explore and be active. We offer all kinds of outdoor experiences such as rock climbing, horseback riding, caving, mountain biking and more! If you prefer to explore the outdoors on your own, Venture Out can provide you with all kinds of quality outdoor gear and equipment rentals.    

Venture Out Challenge Course

Check out this state-of-the-art high ropes challenge course located on VT campus. We offer opportunities to do team building with your organization or department and can even bring activities to you. 

Health & Safety Courses

Recreational Sports is committed to offering health and safety class to students, faculty, staff, and community members throughout the year. We offer lay responder, lifeguarding, and instructor level classes.    

Olympic Lifting Clinics

Olympic Lifting allows you to engage in a strength training regimen where participants can perform olympic lifts (clean + jerk, snatch) in a safe environment.  These clinics will be offered throughout the semester.  Clinics require preregistration.