Something for everyone .......

Athletics and Recreation is a great place to meet other students with similar interest.

Welcome to the Athletics and Recreation website! 

We are so glad you found us! Here at Athletics and Recreation, our goal is to enrich the total educational experience by promoting physical activity, encouraging health and wellness, building community, and cultivating leadership. Through our diverse offerings in classes, workshops, outdoor adventure trips, intramural sports leagues, tournaments, clubs, drop-in activities, and recreational facilities, we strive to provide opportunities for UCSC students, staff and faculty, retirees, alumni, and local community members to participate.  As one of the largest student employers on campus, we also have many work-study and non-work student jobs in our facilities and programs. Please browse our website and see how you can get involved. At Athletics and Recreation, there is "Something for everyone!" 

Athletics and Recreation Mission Statement:
To provide a wide variety of professional programs and physical activities that promote and enhance community, learning, leadership, lifelong wellness, and academic success.

There are six departments under the Department of Athletics and Recreation:

In addition, there are two inter-disciplinary programs:

And three youth programs: