SRC weight room and climbing center

Slaughter Rec Center

Slaughter Recreation Center, located next to first year housing, gives students the chance to enjoy UVA Recreation in their own backyard. Slaughter recreation is the home of the Outdoor Adventure program and Climbing Center, and houses a renovated functional fitness room with cardiovascular training equipment, three-courts gymnasium with indoor soccer rink, multi-purpose rooms and racquetball courts. Built in 1979, the Center is named for Edward Ratliff "Butch" Slaughter, Sr.

Address: 505 Edgemont Road, Charlottesville, VA
Phone: (434) 982-5101

Facility Features

  • Cardiovascular training equipment, free weights and strength training machines
  • 3-court gymnasium (basketball, volleyball, badminton, indoor soccer arena)
  • 6 handball/racquetball courts
  • 2 multipurpose group exercise rooms (martial arts mat, table tennis)
  • Day locker
  • Semester locker rentals
    • $25/semester based on availability. Please call (434) 982-5101 to check availability.
  • Outdoor Adventure Program and Gear Rental
  • Climbing Center featuring 2,000 sq of climbing surface
  • See the SRC's accessibility features

Reserve Group Space

Functional Training
Table Tennis
Indoor Sports Arena

Facility Hours

Reserve Group Space

Use the above link to reserve a room or court. Use "Express Scheduling" to quickly reserve a racquetball court.

Parking Information

There are designated parking lots with metered spaces adjacent to Slaughter Recreation Center (Zone 5502). 

Between 7:30am and 5pm Monday-Friday, you must use ParkMobile to pay for your parking. You can download the ParkMobile app, text "PARK" to 77223*, or call 877-727-5758.