Enjoy the different facilities the Recreation and Wellness Center has to offer! Whether you want to workout, have fun, relax, or study there's a place for you. The RWC was built with student input so it's no accident that there is something that should appeal to the different interest of the UCF student population.
The athletic training room is designed to allow athletic trainers to evaluate students who may have suffered an injury or have a general question about sports medicine. The athletic training room is equipped with observation tables, first aid supplies and a cold whirlpool. The schedule for the athletic training room shows the times when it is available for open clinic hours.
The RWC building has a 9,300 square foot cardio floor equipped with 150 cardio pieces including: Matrix, Star Trac, Precor, Woodway, Life Fitness, and Cybex. There are a variety of machines including: recumbent and upright bikes, treadmills, rowing machines, total body ellipticals, lower body ellipticals, steppers, and arc trainers. There is also a 1/8 mile track to enhance your cardiovascular endurance.
Housed within the RWC, the Climbing Tower offers premiere indoor climbing for students at UCF. Standing at 41 feet, the tower is comprised of over 20 top-rope routes in a wide range of difficulty levels, making it a great place for beginners as well as avid climbers.
The group exercise studios host the more than 100 classes offered weekly at the Recreation and Wellness Center. Most of the classes ranging from Kickboxing to Zumba meet in the main group exercise studio and the multipurpose room, while our Cycle studio hosts our Cycle classes. Mind-body classes such as Yoga take place at RWC @ Knights Plaza on the north end of campus.
The lap pool which is located on the first floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center provides nine lanes of lap swimming. In addition to lap swimming, the lap pool serves as a venue for other programs such as swim lessons, SCUBA certifications and sport club practices.
The MAC (Multipurpose Activity Courts) Gym is an area that has two courts enclosed with rounded walls. The walls are rounded to allow for different activities such as floor hockey and indoor soccer. The schedule for the MAC gym shows the times designated for the different activities.
The Recreation and Wellness Center has four indoor, multipurpose courts. During Open Rec/Freeplay hours the courts can be used for basketball, volleyball, table tennis, and badminton. The schedule for the multipurpose courts shows the times designated for the different activities.
The Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) is the headquarters for your next adventure with UCF. The OAC offers a variety of rental gear, from tents and sleeping bags to surf boards and Stand-Up Paddleboards.
There are four racquetball courts that are located on the first floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center near the free weights area. Courts can be reserved by members and students as early as one day in advanced by calling the RWC. Racquets, racquetballs and goggles are available for checkout at the member services desk.
RWC @ Downtown is a 7,800 sq.ft facility located at the new UCF Downtown campus. The facility is on the second floor of the UnionWest @ Creative Village building and will serve both UCF Students and Valencia College Downtown Students.
RWC @ Knights plaza is an inviting and intimate facility on the north end of the UCF Campus. Located at the corner of West Plaza Drive and Gemini Boulevard North near the Addition Financial Arena, RWC @ Knight’s plaza offers students, faculty, staff and alumni an intimate and convenient work out space.
Located on the second floor of main lobby of the main RWC building, and the student union.
The weight floor which is split into two areas provides approximately 14,000 sq. ft. of space for guests to work any muscle group. The first area of the weight floor is mostly machine based, while the second area is predominantly free weights. Both areas are located on the first floor of the Recreation and Wellness Center.
The wet classroom is used in a wide range of ways. First aid and CPR classes are mostly taught in the space as well as act as a classroom for lifeguard in-services and SCUBA classes. The wet classroom is located at the end of the hall past the racquetball courts of the Recreation and Wellness Center.
The Disc Golf Course is a nine-hole course that is located within RWC Park and is available for the UCF Community. The course is open during daylight hours each day of the week.
The Leisure Pool is located on the east side of the Recreation and Wellness Center. It has 186,000 gallons of water and is a zero entry pool to 5 feet deep.
The basketball courts are open to the UCF community on most days (excluding adjusted break hours) from dawn until 6:00pm any day of the week.
The RWC Park features 6 artificial turf lighted fields, grass fields, and a baseball/softball field. Located on the south end of campus, the RWC Park allows playing fields for outdoor activities ranging from open rec flag football to organized rugby events.
There are six (6) total sand volleyball courts; four are located between the leisure pool and the tennis courts while the remaining two courts are located in the Lake Claire lawn. The four courts are available from dawn until midnight and the two courts are open from dawn until dusk.
The nine (9) tennis courts are located next to the Leisure Pool and are open from dawn until midnight. In addition to being open to the UCF community, the tennis courts host College of Education classes, intramural tennis ladder, sport club practices and are home to the UCF tennis team.
The William E. and Mary Jo Davis Recreation Area at Lake Claire, located at the end of Greek Park Drive, offers an adventure for all types.
The administrative office is the general hub of the different programs offered through the Recreation and Wellness Center.
Participation in Recreation and Wellness Center programs is completely voluntary. Individuals participate at their own risk and assume responsibility for their own health and safety. The University of Central Florida and the Recreation and Wellness Center are not liable for injuries sustained during participation in a Recreation and Wellness Center sponsored activity. It is strongly recommended that all participants consult a physician and/or have a physical exam prior to participation. The University of Central Florida does not provide personal accident/health insurance. Therefore, participants are urged to secure their own insurance. You may suffer physical and/or mental injury from participating in these activities.