USF 2004-2005 Undergraduate Catalog - Page 27
Location/phone: Northwest of the Sun Dome, (813) 974-3177.
The Campus Recreation Program is designed to provide opportunities for participation in a wide variety of sports and recreational activities for the entire University community.
The Campus Recreation Department offers five distinct divisions: informal recreation, outdoor recreation, intramurals, fitness/noncredit instruction, and sports clubs. The informal recreation division administers all recreational facilities. The division assists groups in reservations and ensures availability of recreational facilities for informal, drop-in use. Facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, gymnasiums, weight room/activity rooms, tennis courts, racquetball courts, intramural fields, and jogging trail.
Through the fitness/noncredit instruction division, students have the opportunity to take a wide variety of noncredit classes ranging from aerobics to scuba. Also, the Campus Recreation Center offers the opportunity to work out in a state-of-the-art weight room as well as participate in racquetball on six 4-wall courts.
The Outdoor Recreation Division offers students the opportunity to become involved in adventure trips (hiking, canoeing, camping, etc.) as participants or as group leaders. The division also administers a fully equipped outdoor rental center and resource center. In addition, the division is responsible for the USF Riverfront Park, a complete riverfront recreational site located on the Hillsborough River, which includes a ropes/challenge course, primitive camping, and a disc golf course.
The Intramural program offers competitive and recreational tournaments in a variety of sports and recreational activities. The activities represent a broad selection of sports and include individual, team, and aquatic sports.
The sports clubs program supports a wide range of student-organized groups. The sports clubs provide for instruction, recreation, and competition in various sports activities.
Injuries occurring in any of the Campus Recreation programs are not covered by the University or the Campus Recreation Office.
Information about any of the above activities can be found at the USF Campus Recreation Center, located directly northwest of the Sun Dome, or by calling 974-3177.
Please send questions or comments to:
Office of Undergraduate Studies
Effective Date: Semester I, 2004