How to Make a Gift

Online Giving

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Checks are payable to: The UCLA Foundation

To mail checks, please enclose a check and a letter stating the nature and purpose of the gift to:

The UCLA Foundation

Attn: UCLA Recreation

PO Box 7145

Pasadena, CA 91109-9903

List of Funds

Review the list of Recreation related funds that you could support.

Friends of Recreation

UCLA Friends of Recreation fund is a discretionary fund to be used in support of activities, facilities and services provided by UCLA Recreation in support of the students and its members. To find out more ways to support, please email Student Affairs Development (

Other Ways to Give

Please contact us to if you can support our students and programs through gifts-in-kind, planning giving, and other means that fit you giving plans. UCLA Friends of Recreation can donate a wide variety of gifts such as sports equipment, boats, and other items. To determine the department’s interest in the object you would like to donate, please email Student Affairs Development (

Please contact Student Affairs Development at (310) 983-3092 - or via email at for more information.

Program Areas of Need

Go Beyond Active

Gifts to the UCLA Friends of Recreation is a discretionary find to be used to support activities, facilities and services provided by UCLA Recreation in support of the students and its members. Tax-deductible gifts to Friends of Recreation ensure that our students have the resources and encouragement they need to realize a healthy and balanced college experience. Every gift makes a difference today and tomorrow. Join with us in supporting a fit and healthy future.

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Program Areas:

Club Sports: Club Sports offers over 2,200 individuals the chance to organize, coach, or participate in sports falling beyond the scope of intramurals but not offered at the varsity level. Club teams participate in a competitive schedule of league and tournament play with other college, university, and local area teams.

Intramural Sports: offers competition in men's, women's and coed divisions for team and individual play in over 40 activities. Over 8,000 participants of all abilities participate annually.

Facilities: We maintain and enhance over 15 facilities to provide the best possible product and programs for the UCLA community to service our campus community.

Outdoor Adventures: offers students and members a chance to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life to enjoy the wonders of local and distant mountains and waterways. Outdoor Adventures is located both on campus in the John Wooden Center and off campus at the Marina Aquatic Center.

Summer Youth Camp: offers an exciting summer camp program for children ages 5-17 years. Activities for younger children include indoor/outdoor games, arts & crafts, swimming and field trips. Elementary school children can choose camps that focus on science, sports, acting, creative thinking or arts & crafts. Secondary school kids can enjoy educational adventure camps or programs in surfing, sailing and rock-climbing. Swimming and tennis classes as well as teen outdoor adventure programs are also offered during the summer. Additionally a variety of programs and special events are designed for family participation.

Adaptive Recreation: UCLA Recreation is committed to providing innovative services, assistive technology and educational resources for persons who have a disability (physical or developmental) or a special health need, thus enabling our patrons to enjoy the pursuit of adaptive recreation. With the goal to improve the quality of life for UCLA students and community members, our unique and integrative approach to adaptive recreation emphasizes:

  • Providing greater access to outdoor recreation and other recreation pursuits
  • Educating individuals to safely participate in Recreation programs
  • Providing equipment and resources to help individuals achieve greater functional
  • Independence in recreational activity
  • Exploring partnerships with the Office for Students with Disabilities