Accessing SRC

Wednesday, January 18th

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You Belong

WELCOME! WELCOME! WELCOME! We are so glad you're here. UVA is an amazing place full of people doing amazing things. We help you connect with people and live at your peak health, so you can do your amazing things.

Get to Know IM-Rec Sports

Sharing experiences is the best way to make friends. That's why we've created so many awesome experiences. You are on your way to a successful start here at UVA!


IM sports has really made my 1st year here great!

Upcoming Big Events You Don't Want To Miss

There's a lot to take in the first few weeks after you arrive on Grounds. We want to help you navigate that time. Take a look at some of the ways you can connect with other students and find community.

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More Than Sports

IM-Rec Sports manages 4 recreational centers which includes 2 indoor pools, a 2,000+ sq ft Climbing Center, the McArthur Squash Center and over 30 acres of outdoor courts and fields. We provide opportunities for self-directed and organized fitness, sports and adventure.

If you want to make friends and develop healthy habits, then, you'll want to get familiar with your IM-Rec Sports.

Take a virtual tour of the amazing indoor resources available to you.

The Aquatic & Fitness Center (AFC)

Slaughter Recreation Center (SRC) - Location of Climbing Center

Memorial Gymnasium (MEM)

North Grounds Recreation Center (NGRC)

McArthur Squash Center (MSC)

Thanks to the instructors, I no longer hate lap swimming! Enjoyed it so much am looking forward to the next session.

Why Would You Want to Hear From Us?

Never miss out on the fun! Always know about our FREE swag events, know about schedule modification and helpful resources.

Get emails from us. You can customize the type of content you receive so you only get things you care about. Also, follow our social media:

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Also, it is essential to download the IM-Rec Sports app. Find building hours, class times and register for programs!

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When I look back at my time at UVA, thinking about IMs is definitely a bright spot.
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Fitness - Three Styles of Fitness

Self-directed - For the people who have both the knowledge and motivation to get a good workout on their own. We've got state of the art equipment in each of our buildings so you can do your thing. We also offer personal training to give you a plan tailored specifically for you.

Group Fitness - Passionate instructors lead these drop-in classes giving some instruction and lots of motivation. Group Fitness is a community of people working out together in a variety of formats from cycle to strength to dance to aquatic.

Instructional Classes - Fitness Instruction classes give you progressive instruction with the same group of people over a series of weeks. You'll develop your ability, knowledge and friendships all while getting a great workout.

IM-Rec Sports is very well organized and lots of fun. They do a particularly good job of encouraging sportsmanship.


Very few things can develop us the way sports can. Sports helps strengthen us physically, mentally, relationally and emotionally. That's why we organize a wide variety of sports for every kind of player. Take a look at our upcoming leagues and tournaments

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Instructors are all very top quality, which is appreciated.
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The Outdoor Adventure program helps you experience Virginia's amazing natural beauty. Make some new friends by sharing an adventures. We have trips you can go on or rent some gear and venture off on your own. We also have over 2,000 sq ft of climbing surface at the Climbing Center located at Slaughter Recreational Center.