Department of Recreational Sports
Aquatic Center Operating Hours Update
The Department of Rec Sports - Student Aquatic Center Lap Pool will open on February 27th, 2023
Monday – Thursday: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday: 12:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00am-5:30pm.
The Leisure Pool and Spa will open in mid-April. Family Hours will be held this 2023 season as the Leisure Pool will be open.
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 Court Programming
Our 4 courts provide the opportunity to play a variety of sports and get involved in many different activities. Check out the Open Rec Court Programming page for more information.
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.
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. Check out what times the wall is open, as they vary from the building hours.
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.
These free classes give students the opportunity to get fit together in a fun and inviting group setting with classes taught by certified and in-training instructors Visit the Registration page for instructions on how to sign-up for a class.
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.
Our 2 pools and sand volleyball court have everything you need for a great swim, relaxation in the sun, and a little freindly competition. With a lap pool and leisure pool, you've got the best of both worlds all in one place!
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.