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Our Mission

University Recreation serves students and the greater University of Alabama community by providing opportunities to foster health and well-being, learning, leadership, and inclusion.

Our Vision

We aspire to be a national leader in the collegiate recreation community by providing and maintaining excellent facilities, delivering exemplary programs and services and enhancing student development to improve health and well-being.

University Recreation Values


University Recreation 2014-15 Operational Outcomes

As a result of access to programs, services and facility offerings through University Recreation and the addition of the new Student Activity Center at Presidential Village, overall participation will increase by 10% at non-aquatic featured facilities (i.e. Student Recreation Center and the Student Activity Center at Presidential Village).

As a result of access to programs, services and facility offerings through University Recreation, the number and frequency of participation at the Aquatic Center will increase by 5%.

As a result of using historical University Recreation participation patterns, historical and current University of Alabama enrollment numbers, and first semester Student Activity Center participation data, an equation will be developed to accurately predict participation numbers at the Student Activity Center at Presidential Village.

As a result of Champion Sports Medicine and University Recreation injury report data, patterns of injury occurrence rate will be identified within University Recreation facilities, programs and services.

Identification of demographic-specific topics and techniques for most efficiently delivering the skills and knowledge critical for an effective University Recreation all-staff training.