Department of Campus Recreation


Campus Recreation provides outstanding services, inclusive programs, and educational opportunities to empower the University of Mississippi community in the pursuit of lifelong well-being.

Hours of Operation

View current and upcoming hours of operation for Campus Recreation facilities.
  • RebFest at the Rec

    Students, join us Thursday, August 22nd from 6PM-10PM at the South Campus Recreation Center for games, giveaways, food trucks, and more! Visit with Sport Club organizations and campus partners to learn about opportunities to get involved on campus!

    Let us know you're coming and RSVP on the ForUM!

fast facts

Outdoors employee assisting climbers.
Two lifeguards working.

Student Employment Opportunities

Campus Recreation is the largest student employer on campus with over 250 student employees! We provide students with transferable skills that will help them get, and keep, the next job.

Turner center fitness center.
South campus recreation center fitness equipment.

Two Recreation Centers

The South Campus Recreation Center (SCRC) and the Turner Center provide outstanding opportunities for the university community to pursue lifelong well-being. The SCRC opened in August of 2019 and serves as a transformational space to provide the University of Mississippi students a premiere collegiate experience.

A tennis player about to serve.
Two teams of student playing intramural basketball.

Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs

Intramural Sports are individual, dual, or team sports held on campus and include sports such as flag football, softball, basketball, soccer, tennis, and more!

Sport Clubs traditionally practice and play against other universities but do not require as much time as intercollegiate sports. Examples of Sport Clubs include rugby, lacrosse, volleyball, and swimming, just to name a few.

Students participating in a small group training session.
University employee participating in a group fitness class.


We offer a comprehensive group fitness schedule with over 40 classes offered each week including formats like cardio dance, cycling, Pilates, Yoga, and more. 

Reach your individual fitness goals through personal training or small group training sessions led by our certified personal trainers.

A student zip lining at the challenge course with other students waiting on top of the tower.
A student bouldering.


Visit the Outdoors office in the SCRC to rent camping, boating, cycling gear, and more or climb the 35-foot vertical climbing wall and 70-foot linear bouldering wall. Go for a stroll or bike down the South Campus Rail Trail. Check out the Challenge Course or reserve it for a group teambuilding session. Join us on one of our adventure trips which provides amazing backcountry experiences for students and community members. 

Person swimming freestyle.
Two students playing kayak water polo.


Our 65-meter indoor pool offers areas for lap swimming, competitive training, and aquatic education programs. The pool hosts events such as inner-tube water polo, kayak instruction, and aqua yoga. We also offer swimming lessons and lifeguard certification courses.