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.