As we approach the Fall semester, please be sure to check our program area updates on how students will be able to utilize our recreational facilities, programs, and virtual experiences as the semester continues.

You can also view our COVID-19 RecWell Services Summary document for quick reference.

Covid-19 Fall 2020 RecWell Services Summary

Covid-19 Fall 2020 RecWell Policy and Protocol Adjustments

Department Mission

The Department of Recreation and Wellness provides opportunities for St. Edward’s University to enhance our holistic well-being. We help students, faculty, and staff thrive in a safe, informed, and inclusive community. Through participation in our programs, our campus will cultivate an appreciation for healthy lifestyles, meaningful relationships, leadership development, and a positive lifelong attitude toward holistic well-being.

RecWell Programs and Services

Hours of Operation

Operating Values

Requesting a Custom RecWell Program

RecWell Programs and Services

Club Sports

Facilities and Informal Recreation

Fitness Programming

Recreational Sports

Wellness Services

Outdoor Adventures 

Hours of Operation

(Fall 2020: effective August 24, 2020)

Day RAC Alumni Gym
Monday 8:00am - 6:30PM CLOSED
Tuesday 8:00am - 6:30PM CLOSED
Wednesday 8:00am - 6:30PM CLOSED
Thursday 8:00am - 6:30PM CLOSED
Friday 8:00am - 6:30PM CLOSED

Be sure to visit our Facilities and Informal Recreation page for details on how students will access the RAC for access to the Fitness Center and other recreational facilities during the Fall 2020 semester.

Operating Values


We serve our community with the highest standards of care, compassion, and knowledge to provide a positive experience
We take pride in our programs and facilities
We cultivate partnerships across campus to enhance the student and employee experience


We value the dignity of all individuals and identities
We strive to provide programming and facilities that can be enjoyed by all
We recognize power and privilege and leverage that recognition to elevate others


We empower student employees and leaders to take responsibility for our programs
We cultivate leadership by having the courage to take risks and learn from our mistakes and successes
We facilitate opportunities for co-curricular learning, self-discovery and an appreciation for holistic well-being through experiential education


We provide programs and facilities that encourage safe activity, fun, community engagement, and a sense of belonging
We cultivate an environment that is safe for everyone to be their authentic self
We deliver resources that reduce barriers to student success

Requesting RecWell partner programs

Interested in a weight room orientation for your group?  A custom GroupX class? A health education workshop?  RecWell wants to come to you and support you and your needs.  If you are interested in partnering with any area of RecWell, you can request our team to create a custom experience for you.

RecWell Program Request Form