North Grounds Recreation Center, located near the University's law and business schools, expanded in 2015 to provide everything you need to reach your fitness goals. North Grounds Recreation Center now offers a 25-meter pool and international squash courts, in addition to the cardiovascular training equipment, free weights and training machines, basketball/volleyball courts, handball/racquetball courts and multipurpose/aerobics rooms.
The building includes an Olympic-sized pool with warm water and sauna, state-of-the-art cardiovascular training equipment, three-court gymnasium, indoor walking/jogging track, multi-purpose rooms, along with a café and team store.
The historical Memorial Gymnasium (or Mem Gym) opened in 1924 and is the primary gym on central Grounds. As the home of the varsity volleyball and wrestling teams, Memorial Gymnasium has a unique feel from our other facilities. In addition to a comprehensive array of fitness equipment, Mem Gym features an indoor wooden running track, combative/boxing room, and support to the numerous outdoor fields and courts in the area.
Slaughter Recreation Center, located next to first year housing, gives students the change to enjoy Intramural-Recreation Sports in their own backyard. Slaughter recreation is the home of the Outdoor Adventure program and Climbing Center, and houses a renovated functional fitness room with cardiovascular training equipment, three-courts gymnasium with indoor soccer rink, multi-purpose rooms and racquetball courts.
The McArthur Squash Center is home to UVA's varsity squash team and is available to students and members with an additional cost. This impressive, 33,000 sq ft venue features a championship court as well as multiple singles and doubles squash courts. For reservations, please contact the Boar's Head.
Get the most out of your time here at UVA and enjoy our many outdoor fields, courts, and fitness opportunities. Outdoor venues are available for University students, faculty and staff. All spaces are available for open rec as well as reservations.
Take care of yourself so that the best you is present in your life. You don't have to go far...we're right here with first-class recreation that is as fun and diverse as you are! Our community is our greatest benefit. Let's take care of each other.