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Whatever Moves You

Sports and Fitness at ODU is about allowing the diverse members of the ODU community to thrive in a charged atmosphere. Recreation and Wellness offers programs, facilities and services for students, faculty and staff, and the community to promote healthy and active lifestyles.


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Sport Clubs

Competitive sports against other college club teams

Join a Sport Club

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Intramural Sports

Play recreational games against other college intramural teams

Join Intramural Sports

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Monarch Esports Arena located in Webb Center

Play Esports

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Pickup Games & Reservations

Drop in to the SRC for informal recreational sports

Pickup Sports Schedule


We're here to help you become a Moving Monarch! Try attending a weekly fitness class at the Student Recreation Center (SRC) -- from Strength & Conditioning to Yoga, there's something for you! Or take advantage of our hands-on informative experiences on nutrition, wellness and fitness. Sign up for a personal trainer, or explore a new dimension of fitness with Small Group Training which merges group fitness with personal training. Start planning a semester of fitness today!

Getting Started

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Whether you're a beginner or experienced athlete, our trained Fitness Specialists can help you reach your goals. Start here to kickstart your fitness journey, or fine-tune your current routine to optimize your results!

Fitness Orientations

Interested in working out at the gym, but don't know where to start? Sign up for a free fitness orientation! One of our Fitness Specialists will help you determine the best workouts for you based on your interests and goals, and get you more comfortable with various fitness equipment and exercises.

SRC Orientation

Body Fat Analysis

Track progress that can't be seen on the scale. Determine your current body fat level in a free, zero contact Body Fat Analysis using the BodyLogic Body Fat Analyzer. Appointments should be scheduled before working out and on a day when normal sleep patterns and eating habits take place. Results may vary based on altered daily routine. Please e-mail recwell@odu.edu with any questions.

Body Fat Analysis

Fitness Specialist Hours

If you'd like to chat with a Fitness Specialist, you can find them during specific hours during the fall and spring semesters.

Student Recreation Center University Fitness Center
Monday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Exercise Classes

Attend a weekly group fitness class

Class Schedule

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Personal & Small Group Training

Personal training for individuals or small groups

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Fitness Certifications

Earn a certification to work in the fitness industry

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Support for Your Journey


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Group Exercise Fall Classes Begin


Find movement you'll love in the free group exercise classes offered each week at the Student Recreation Center! People of all backgrounds and fitness levels make up our group exercise community. Snag your spot in a class ahead of time on the ODU Rec Well app. (More)


Free Women On Weights Small Group Training

08/30/2022 5:15 PM - 08/30/2022 6:15 PM

Women on Weights is a small group training program designed to ensure that female-identifying participants feel comfortable and confident in the weight room. The participants of WoW will take on the Student Recreation Center fit floor as a team alongside their coach. Throughout the six-week session, team members will learn technique for the 3 major lifts, try various fitness equipment, understand workout split programming, and participate in team-building fitness circuits in an inclusive atmosphere. For additional information please contact us at recwell@odu.edu. ODU Small Group Training offers a unique opportunity to explore a different dimension of fitness by merging group exercise with personal training. Receive personalized training, encouragement, and opportunities to progress in your fitness skills in this small group setting with a motivating coach. (More)


Intramural Badminton Tournament 2 Registration Open

09/01/2022 12:00 AM - 10/12/2022 11:59 PM

"Grab your racket and head to the MAC Gym for some fast-paced badminton action. In this singles tournament, individuals will play matches one on one over two nights to crown a champion. This tournament is ""Open"" meaning there are no restrictions on participation by gender. Ready to sign up? Sign up through the ODU Rec Well app or visit IMLeagues.com/odu." (More)



Engage With Rec Well

Rec Well Portal Rec Well App