About UW Recreation


University of Washington Recreation provides safe, accessible, and dynamic recreation experiences to engage students in growth and wellbeing.


  • Inclusion – We commit to cultivating equity, creating environments where everyone belongs, and building communities through respect, trust, and understanding.
  • Play – We infuse fun and positive energy into everything we do, fostering curiosity that leads to engagement and learning.
  • Development – We focus on incremental improvement, providing opportunities for discovery, challenge, and support.
  • Wellness – We encourage the life-long practice of holistic care for self and others.
  • Stewardship – We take responsibility for our actions, relationships, and sustainably managing our resources.

UW Recreation Blog

  • How UW Recreation celebrates movement: Combating food insecurity on campus

    December 26, 2018


    By: Sabrina Ebengho The Pac-12 Recreation Departments are competing for a cause. To go beyond recreational activities and athletic contests between universities, this year’s Pac-12 Recreation Movement focused on addressing a meaningful cause, hunger on campus. Food insecurity, defined as “an economic and social condition of limited or uncertain access to adequate food” by the U.S…

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  • Parking/Traffic Updates Dec 18/Jan 19

    December 24, 2018


    On the following dates, event parking rates will be in effect in the listed lots.   To visit the TS Events website:   To view the calendar: East Campus Parking Date Lots Start Time End Time Rate Friday, December 21, 2018 E1, E18, E8, E9, E17, E19, E12 4:00 PM 6:30 PM $15.00 Sunday, December 30, 2018 E1, E18, E8, E9,…

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  • IMA Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    December 20, 2018


    By Sean Harding, UW Recreation The University of Washington Intramural Activities Building celebrated its 50th anniversary last week by staying open until midnight and hosting five hours, marking five decades, of special activities including giant glow volleyball, dodgeball, archery and glow Zumba. Crags Climbing Center stayed open late and offered free admission while Huskies scrambled,…

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