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Virginia Recreation

UVA Rec is where Hoos find connection and inspiration to thrive.

About Us

Who We Are

Annual Report

Download our 2022-2023 Annual Report

Our Mission

We offer a variety of programs, services and spaces where our students, faculty and staff feel welcome and safe, can find meaningful connections and develop all dimensions of wellness (social, intellectual, physical, emotional, spiritual, financial and occupational) that enrich the learning, living, teaching and working experiences at UVA.

Values to our Community


A shared commitment by all employees that safety is at the forefront of all decision-making, operations and programs that is regularly evaluated.


Adhere to all governing regulations, university policies, health and safety standards and data/security requirements.


Adhere to the highest industry standards by utilizing and stewarding resources effectively to exceed expectations in all that we do.


Create safe, accessible environments and activities where all members of the university community feel welcome and can thrive.


Foster relationships and serve as good University citizens in all interactions with individuals, groups and departments.


Execute our mission while navigating change and obstacles with an approach that is resourceful, innovative and imaginative.

The Value Recreation Brings to UVA

Recreation leads to the wellbeing, development and success of students faculty and staff. 

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We are Inclusive, People Focused department serving the University of Virginia community (students, faculty, staff and alumni).

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We strive to provide the best experience on Grounds possible to the greatest number of people in our community. Our policies help us make outstanding recreational opportunities accessible and fun.

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