Welcome to Recreation

This website provides information on the wide variety of recreational activities and services offered by the department, which are designed with the University community in mind.

Notice Regarding Recreation Operations

Recreation fields, outdoor track, racquetball courts, basketball courts and public restrooms remain closed during this time. Visit for the official updates regarding the status of operations and new updates in regards to UWF's respnse to COVID-19.

Tennis courts, the Edward Ball Nature Trail and all other public trails will remain open as long as social-distancing procedures are followed.


Group Fitness

Learn more about Group Fitness activities at UWF Recreation.

Group Fitness

Give to Grow

View information on the UWF Giving Tree and donating to Recreation.

Give to Grow

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Emergency Shelter

The University of West Florida’s Health, Leisure, & Sports (HLS) Facility has been declared a Red Cross Emergency Shelter. It will be the first shelter opened in many emergency situations. In the event that circumstances warrant, the HLS Facility will close to the public and will be under the control of the Red Cross. Should this occur, HLS Facility patrons will be notified through @UWF, WUWF 88.1, this website, and signs throughout the facility.

The university is pleased to offer this service to our community. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you. Thank you for your support and patronage.