Slaughter Rec Center

Slaughter Recreation Center, located next to first year housing, gives students the chance 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. Built in 1979, the Center is named for Edward Ratliff "Butch" Slaughter, Sr.

Address: 505 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA
Phone: (434) 982-5101

Facility Features

It is our intention to make as many healthy activities available without compromising the safety of students or staff. The continued success is a shared responsibility among all of us to be informed and work together for the safety of our community.

  • Masks are now optional in all IM-Rec rec centers. 
  • Open rec basketball, family rec hours and the saunas are open again.
  • Hand sanitizers and fitness wipes are available throughout the centers to keep self and equipment sanitized.
  • If you show symptoms of COVID-19, please stay home.

Reserve Group Space

Functional Training
Table Tennis
Indoor Sports Arena

Facility Hours

Reserve Group Space

Use the above link to reserve a room or court. Use "Express Scheduling" to quickly reserve a racquetball court.

Parking Information

There are designated parking lots with metered spaces adjacent to Slaughter Recreation Center (Zone 5502). 

Between 7:30am and 5pm Monday-Friday, you must use ParkMobile to pay for your parking. You can download the ParkMobile app, text "PARK" to 77223*, or call 877-727-5758.