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Fitness and Recreation Center

The Office of Campus Recreation offers hundreds of organized activities in intramural sports, fitness, club sports and informal recreation, both on and off campus. On average, students make up over 350 different organized intramural teams throughout the year, participating in nearly 1,000 games. UT has intramural sports for flag football, softball, basketball, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball and more. Off-campus activities have included paintball, hiking, water biking, stand-up paddleboarding, as well as sea and moonlight kayaking.

Fitness Center and Pool
Hours of Operation

To learn more about our services, please navigate our webpages, read our policies or visit our office located on the first floor of the Fitness and Recreation Center, Room 107. Summer office hours are Monday—Friday, 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Visit Fitness and Recreation Center for hours of operation and closures.

You can also reach us by phone at (813) 258-7435.

Mission Statement

To engage The University of Tampa community in diverse recreational experiences designed to inspire and cultivate life-long healthy habits through exceptional facilities, programs and customer service.

Institutional NIRSA Member Logo

UT Campus Recreation is a proud member of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association.

large sized pool

The Benson Alex Riseman Aquatic Center will feature an NCAA competition swimming pool with 11 lanes, a recreation/game pool, a three-section heated spa and an elevated pool house desk.

Student testing muscle performance on another student

Technology in the state-of-the-art Human Performance Lab allows students to expand the scope of their performance testing and have their research recognized on the global stage.

human performance lab

The Human Performance Lab on the second floor provides Health Sciences and Human Performance students a space to explore and conduct research on theoretical information studied in other classes.


The additional state-of-the-art classrooms on the second floor with room acoustics and LED lightning provide an optimal learning environment.

fitness center exterior with basketball courts

Phase II provides three new basketball courts and a reconfigured beach volleyball complex, complete with mini-stadiums for all three courts.

Recreational Volleyball

The intramural sports program offers organized, non-varsity teams and individual contests.

Campus Recreation

Club Hockey

UT Ice Hockey plays in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) league.

Recreation Organizations


UT has over 20 club sports including the Equestrian Club.

Athletic Club Sports

Club Golf

A variety of club sports are offered at UT, including golf, tennis, swimming and pickleball

Athletic Clubs

Club Sports

UT's crew team practices on the Hillsborough River, which runs adjacent to campus.