The UCF Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC), which opened in 2002 and was expanded in 2010, comprises many programs, such as Intramural Sports, Sport Clubs, Outdoor Adventure, Fitness, and Aquatics.
The RWC also includes various facilities such as the Climbing Tower, Tennis Courts, Sand Volleyball Courts, RWC Park, Lake Claire, Challenge Course, and a Disc Golf Course. The RWC also has two satellite fitness centers. RWC @ Knight’s Plaza (West Plaza Drive by Addition Financial Arena), and at RWC @ Downtown (Second Floor of the Union West Building at the downtown campus).
The RWC is open to all currently enrolled students, and paid memberships are available for non-students.
The RWC is also home to Wellness and Health Promotions (WHPS) which offers a wide variety of services and programs aimed at helping all UCF students be healthy knights! We promote healthy lifestyle habits associated with a higher academic performance by providing outreach and educational workshops on safe sex, nutrition, stress management, sleep, healthy relationships, and body image. To support student safety, we provide HIV Testing and Risk Reduction Counseling. We offer Biofeedback assisted relaxation training to help students manage stress.
The University of Central Florida (UCF) Recreation and Wellness Center (RWC) aspires to create an environment in which we celebrate the differences we share across the spectrum of human diversity. Diversity is vital to an individual’s holistic development and the social fabric of the university. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment through hiring and developing culturally competent staff members, outreaching to under-served populations and providing facilities and programs that support all members of the UCF community. Our expectation of the RWC community is to embrace an open-minded and respectful attitude toward individual differences.
The UCF Recreation and Wellness Center strives to both set and stay ahead of the national standards for university recreational programs and facilities by offering unique and innovative student development and leadership opportunities, while seeking to be inclusive and adaptable to the needs of all UCF students.
The mission of the UCF Recreation and Wellness Center is to foster healthy lifestyle choices and wellness through efficient services, comprehensive programs and high-quality facilities. The Recreation and Wellness Center is designed to enrich campus life and advance the university’s educational mission.
Safe – Clean – Dependable – Quality – Fun
Provide safe facilities and programs.
Cultivate Diversity and Inclusiveness.
Support Healthy Lifestyle choices.
Develop a collaborative and productive team