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UCLA Recreation

UCLA Recreation is committed to providing high-quality recreational experiences that benefit the campus community.

Reflecting the varied leisure and wellness needs of the University community, UCLA Recreation provides extensive access to a broad range of recreational activities and services. The Department offers programming which encompasses the competitive, passive, social, cultural, and instructional aspects of recreational activity. In addition, UCLA Recreation manages 14 of the University's recreational and athletic facilities offering recreation, sport, and numerous multi-use options for student and university events.

UCLA students, faculty, staff, and eligible alumni affiliates (and their family members) can access our many programs and facilities. UCLA students, through their tuition and fees, have access to recreation facilities and may purchase additional services. UCLA faculty, staff, emeriti and alumni affiliates (and their family members) are eligible to purchase a membership for access to our many programs and facilities.

Institutional studies indicate that over 80% of UCLA students utilize recreational facilities or services during their tenure at the University.

Mission Statement:To create inclusive and accessible spaces and experiences where all are empowered to pursue their wellbeing.

Vision Statement:Health equity and wellbeing for all Bruins.

CRA Timeline - View UCLA Recreation's Historical Timeline and Overview of Cultural and Recreational Affairs.

UCLA Community's Demand for Recreational Space - UCLA Recreational Space Master Plan.

Advisory Boards

Advisory Board - John Wooden Center Board of Governors

The John Wooden Center Board of Governors is a student majority committee that is involved in decisions regarding the design and use of as well as policy and operational issues regarding the John Wooden Center, UCLA’s recreation facility.

The John Wooden Center is a multi-faceted facility. Here's an overview of the facility and an in-depth history of the Wooden Center.

Have a question regarding board meeting protocol? Here's a summary of Robert's Rules of Order.

Related Links:

Meeting Minutes and Charter

JWC BOG Resolutions

UCLA Community's Demand for Recreational Space - UCLA Recreational Space Master Plan.

Advisory Board - Student Activities Center Board of Governors

The Student Activities Center Board of Governors oversees the Student Activities Center. The SAC Board of Governors is a majority student run board whose membership is composed of tenants of the SAC, with four graduate representatives and four undergraduate representatives. The SAC Board of Governors is responsible for the review, recommendation and oversight of all budgetary operations of the SAC and acts in an advisory role to the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs.

Student Activities Center Charter

Student Activities Center Meeting Minutes

SAC BOG Annual Reports

Have a question regarding board meeting protocol? Check out this summary of Robert’s Rules of Order.

Advisory Board - Student Leadership Employee Advisory Council

The Student Leadership Employee Advisory Council is made up of a minimum of 12 students appointed from the program, facility, or service they represent (i.e., Intramurals, FIT, Aquatics, MAC, etc.) within UCLA Recreation. Each of the at large members must have prior participation and involvement in the programs and services of UCLA Recreation. At large members are appointed by a Manager, Assistant Director, or Director with UCLA Recreation.

The purpose of the Student Leadership Employee Advisory Council is to provide an opportunity for student involvement with Recreation related business in an advisory role, interaction with professional staff, and to promote student employee leadership development. The Council is charged with the responsibility to:

  1. Advise the Recreation staff as to changes in the interpretation of rules and policies governing specific Recreation programs;
  2. Serve as a sounding board for all Recreation programs and services;
  3. Advise the Recreation staff of needed additions/improvements to Recreation facilities;
  4. Promote and participate in student leadership development opportunities for Recreation student staff;
  5. Promote and organize special events to recognize student employee service and achievement; and
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Recreation.

Constitution

Inclusion

UCLA Recreation Inclusion Policies

UCLA Recreation values all of our patrons and strives to ensure that all members of our UCLA community have equal access to health and wellness opportunities.

UCLA Recreation Transgender Inclusion Guidelines

In keeping with the University’s policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of gender identity and gender expression, UCLA Recreation supports and values an individual’s right to access and utilize recreation facilities, restrooms, locker rooms, programs, and services in accordance with an individual’s gender identity and gender expression. Participation in club sports may have policies related to player eligibility that are stipulated by the national governing body of each sport. While the department does not have control over governing body policies, we support and advocate for the inclusion of all players, regardless of gender identity and gender expression.

UCLA Recreation is a proud partner of the UCLA Committee on Sports Equity

The UCLA Committee on Sports Equity utilizes the power of sport to help create social change and a movement towards celebrating all people and communities in and around the sports culture. Our mission is to explore policies and guidelines, program offerings, and opportunities to advocate for a diverse and inclusive sports community. The UCLA Committee on Sports Equity is a collaborative initiative between the Campus Life Office of Sports Equity, UCLA Recreation, UCLA Athletics, and the Office of Residential Life. The committee is comprised of full-time staff, student athletes, coaches, and student employees.

About the UCLA Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex

Did you know you - a 42 plaque in honor of Jackie Robinson marks each of the 22 UCLA athletic and recreation facilities
Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex list of facilities