Campus Recreation/Facilities: Campus Recreation seeks to provide a healthy, safe, and inclusive environment in which the University community can be active, work, learn, and develop skills to succeed at Carolina and beyond.

The Campus Recreation Program, located in 101 Student Recreation Center, includes the following five distinct programs:

Intramural Sports (919-843-PLAY) includes a variety of team and individual sports leagues and tournaments. During the summer, intramural sports include softball, basketball, sand volleyball, and tennis. The entry deadline for First Session is Friday, May 17, 2013; for Second Session, Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Registration is available online at

Summer Sport Clubs (919-962-1013) may include rugby, ultimate, and martial arts among others. Contact Jason Halsey (919-962-1013) for contact names and phone numbers of sports clubs active in the summer.

Carolina Fitness is housed in both the Rams Head Recreation Center (919-962-RHRC) and the Student Recreation Center (SRC) (919-962-4SRC). Both offer state-of-the-art weight training equipment and cardio machines, and a variety of fitness classes including cycling in new, air conditioned cycle studio. Additionally, the RHRC offers indoor climbing and an indoor track to help you beat the heat. Carolina Fitness also offers drop-in services including body-composition, blood pressure screening, orientations to the exercise equipment, and more! Options for a personal exercise plan include:

  • Personal Training Start Up (computerized assessment and consultation) $20/student.
  • Personal and Partner Training (5 personal training sessions) $125 if alone, $100 per student with a partner
  • Registration forms are available online and in the Campus Recreation Office, SRC 101.

The Carolina Outdoor Education Center (919-843-4OEC) is the outdoor recreation component of Campus Recreation. Sign your group up for a team building challenge course; participate in backpacking, rock climbing, or a day hiking expedition; or enjoy sea kayaking — just some of the opportunities available.

Open Recreation (919-843-PLAY) offers many drop-in hours of basketball, racquetball, swimming, tennis, and more. Be sure to check out the South Campus Recreation Complex (SCRC), an outdoor facility between Ram Village and the Smith Center featuring 3 sand volleyball courts, 3 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, and 3 paddle tennis courts (the fastest growing racket sport in the country!), all lighted for cooler, night play. And don’t miss the new bath house at Kessing Outdoor Pool, THE place to meet and swim with friends for fun in the sun.

Up-to-the-moment schedule information can be found at: