Modified Operation

Things are different. Please check our beatCOVID page to see where you can exercise, swim, climb, explore and compete safely this fall.

WELCOME Class of 2024! You have some amazing opportunities at your fingertips. Get oriented to on-Grounds recreation.

Develop Skills

Develop Your Skills

Out passionate instructors are ready to help you build on what you know. Master a new skill this year.

Develop Skills

If you are a part of the UVA community, you feel its vibrant energy for learning. Acquiring new skills and knowledge is a cornerstone of UVA and recreation is no different. Embrace that energy and improve your abilities. Take up tennis, or kayaking, or any one of the many programs offered to enrich your life.

Fitness Instruction

With the proper instruction, your workouts are more productive and your chance of injury are greatly reduced. You'll never regret learning how the right way. 

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Outdoor Adventure

From climbing to kayaking, our outdoor instruction help you enjoy Virginia's natural beauty. You can learn wilderness first aid with us and connect with a community as passionate about the outdoors as you are.

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Racquet Sports Instruction

Due to COVID-19, our racquet sports instruction program is on hold until further notice.

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Swim Instruction

Due to COVID-19, our swim instruction program is on hold until further notice.