Modified Operation

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

Virtual Recreation

In support of the University mission, our primary emphasis is to enrich the total well-being of the University community by offering a wide range of quality programs, services and venues that support all dimensions of wellness (social, physical, intellectual, emotional, spiritual and occupational) through sport, fitness and recreation.

We hope you'll enjoy these virtual programs.

im-rec sports other wellness resources

Fitness

       

 

Group Exercise is back at it with in-person, live virtual and coming soon, on-demand fitness. Group Exercise

 

Pre-Recorded Workouts

We are adding to our on-demand library constantly.

No equipment needed High Intensity Interval Training workout with Jane.

Dumbbell optional, strength workout you can do from your home.

Engage your core with these moves you can do from home.

Great at home workout to get your heart rate up. Resistant band optional.

Get your heart rate up with your furry friends at home!

Follow-Along workout where all you need is stairs. Can you handle this Tabata workout?

Try this lower body circuit at your home. No equipment needed!

Work up a sweat with this Core Cardio by Cory.

How about a little Cardio & Strength with Erica P today? Try this 20-minute, follow-along workout at home.

Improve your mobility with this soothing seated yoga sequence with Jen

7-minute HIIT workout with Moira. Who doesn't have 7 minutes?

Join Jen Flack, certified yoga teacher and IM-Rec instructor, for a hands & knees yoga sequence that open, lengthen and refresh you for the weekend ahead!

You have 5 minutes for a Quick Core Burn, don't you?

Standing Yoga Sequence with Jen

Lower Body Strength with Cory

If you have a couch or bench, you have all you need for a great total body workout! Meg will show you how.

Follow along with this complete step workout. All you need is one step and determination.

Our instructor Cory is back with an Upper Body Circuit for #FitnessFriday!

Have a fun HIIT workout with Cory to get you through the day! 

Get ready for that BOOTY BURN with Meg! 

Virtual Personal Training

Our personal trainers are able to continue training you virtually through Zoom or other video platforms.

Training is very affordable and a great way to stay motivated at home. Let our trainers inspire you to reach your fitness goals.

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Intramurals

 

E-Sports

Show your skill and face off with other UVA students in a friendly competition with serious bragging rights at stake.

This fall we are playing Madden 20 & 21, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, FIFA 20 & 21, NBA 2K20 &2K21, NHL 20 & 21 and last but not least Rocket League.

Details:

  • Cost: FREE
  • Eligibility: UVA students and IM-Rec Sports Members
  • Games & Registration Deadlines:
    • Madden 20/21 - 9/10
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - 9/10
    • FIFA 20/21 - 10/8
    • Rocket League 1v1 - 10/8
    • Rocket League 2v2 - 10/8
    • Rocket League 3v3 - 10/8
    • NHL 20/21 - 10/22
    • NBA 2K20/2K21 - 10/22
  • Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC
  • Prizes: IM Champ Shirt

Here to Register

Trick-Shot Challenge

Score some serious hype this fall by winning the IM-Rec Sports fall Trick-Shot Challenge!

To participate, just post your best trick-shot and tag it up with @uva_recreation #UVATrickShot.

Submissions accepted between October 5 - 23.

IM-Rec Sports Champ Shirt Winners will be announced on Instagram.

Outdoors

     

Nearby trails

Be sure to check before you go, all or part of these may be inaccessible.

Outdoor Programs

  • Albemarle County
    • Patricia Byrom
    • Humphris Park
    • Old Mills
    • Preddy Creek
    • Totier Creek
    • Van Clief natural area
    • Walnut Creek
  • City of Charlottesville
    • John Warner Parkway
    • Rivanna Trail
    • Schnek’s Greenway
  • Shenandoah Valley
    • George Washington National Forrest
    • Waynesboro River Walk
  • Virginia State Parks
    • Bear Creek Lake
    • High Bridge Trail
    • Holiday Lake
    • James River
    • Powhatan
  • Nelson County
 

Outdoor Adventure How-To Videos

Getting outside is very important for you.

More coming soon.

 

Outdoor Adventure Gear Rental

Outdoor equipment rentals have resumed! To reserve your adventure gear, simply email outdooradventure@virginia.edu. We will work with you to set up a time to pick up what you need curbside from Slaughter Rec Center.

See List of Gear

Other Wellness Resources

   

Some of Our Favorite Healthy Recipes

Try These Fun Ways To Keep The Family Active

  • Family Fitness Scavenger Hunt
  • Family Fitness Bingo
  • 3 boys racing thru a backyard Obstacle course
  • image of an origami boat floating in water! To learn how to make an origami boat, please click here
  • A mom kneels frozen during game of freeze tag varient - toilet tag Try this fun variation of an old classic.
  • a young boy hops on chalk obstacle course With a little chalk and space, you can have a ton of fun with your kids. Try including push ups, squats and skips!
  • a young boys playing musical chairs Have some family fun with a fun fitness twist!