Staying Active

UL Rec Sports takes pride in encouraging students to stay active. It is important to us that they try to include exercise in their everyday activities. We strive to promote a healthy lifestyle for teachers, students, and other staff of the university.

Aquatic Life

The Student Aquatic Center offers a place for relaxing in the sun by our leisure pool or testing your personal limits in our lap pool. 

Ragin' Intramurals

UL Rec Sports offers a wide variety of Intramural Sports. So whether you are interested in flag football or beach volleyball, we've got just the thing for you. So gather your team together and get active!

Department of Recreational Sports

We are currently operating at Break Hours and will now remain open from from 1pm-2pm. (updated 5/10/21)

Rec Sports Facilities COVID-19 Information

Bourgeois Hall is open with limited services, access, and hours. In compliance with the State mandate and University guidelines, face coverings/masks covering your nose and mouth are required at all times in the facility except when noted otherwise.

For hours, updates, changes, and more information please view the COVID-19 Information page. For questions, please visit the Rec Sports Staff page for contact information.

About Rec Sports

Welcome to UL Lafayette Rec Sports, we are here to support you in all of your fitness and wellness pursuits. We have five wide ranging program areas for you to explore and enjoy. You will find a number of ways to get and stay active from pick-up basketball to Group Ex as well as ways to relax and unwind by getting mindful through yoga or getting some "you" time by the pool.

Open Recreation

Open Recreation Court Programming

Rec Sports has scheduled times for a number of sports in our basketball courts. Check out the policies and schedule on the page.

Equipment Checkout

Come play at Bourgeois today! We have what you want. Whether you're shooting 3's between classes or practicing for the big intramural game you have coming up, we have it.

Rock Wall

UL Lafayette Rec Sports has a two-story Rock Wall located in the Student Fitness Center. All Fitness Center employees are highly trained to belay.


Club Sports

Club sports provide a way for students to organize their own teams and compete against other universities and clubs in Louisiana and across the nation.


Intramurals offers over 20 different sports leagues and tournaments for students to compete in recreationally or in a more advanced, competitive environment. 


Group Exercise

These free classes give students the opportunity to get fit together in a fun and inviting group setting with classes taught by certified instructors. Registration is required. Visit the Registration/Cancellation page for instructions.

Personal Training

The Personal Training program is available to all UL Lafayette students, faculty/staff, and current Rec Sports Spouse Pass holders. The service is designed to pair clients one-on-one with a trained Rec Sports staff member.

Small Group Training

The Small Group Training program offers structured group programs. The trainers develop a specific exercise program based on the class focus and participant needs and abilities. The goal is to teach progression of fitness training, create healthy habits, and build a positive community.


Red Cross Courses

We offer certification courses by the American Red Cross taught by experienced instructors. All of our courses are available to students, faculty, staff, and our great community.