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

New Guest Pass Policy: Effective 1/13/20

New Guest Pass Policy: Effective 1/13/20

Effective January 13, 2020 students, faculty, and staff are welcome to bring a guest to the RAC as a sponsored guest.  The fee for a sponsored guest pass is $10.

RAC Grand Opening Updates

RAC GRAND OPENING: Join us January 13, 2020

12.12.19 *The temporary strength and conditioning areas in the UFCU Alumni Gym will permanently close on Wednesday, December 18.  All on campus fitness facilities will be unavailable for use until JANUARY 13, 2020 when we open the renovated Recreation and Athletic Center.

RecWell Programs and Services


Club Sports

Facilities and Informal Recreation

Fitness Programming

Intramural Sports

Wellness Services

Outdoor Adventures 

Hours of Operation (Spring 2020: effective Janaury 13, 2020)

  RAC Alumni Gym RAC Pool
Monday 7:00AM - 11:00PM 8:00AM - 11:00PM 7:00AM - 9:00AM
11:00AM - 1:00PM
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Tuesday 7:00AM - 11:00PM 8:00AM - 11:00PM 11:00AM - 1:00PM
5:0PM - 8:00PM
Wednesday 7:00AM - 11:00PM 8:00AM - 11:00PM 7:00AM - 9:00AM
11:00AM - 1:00PM
5:00PM - 7:00PM
Thursday 7:00AM -11:00PM 8:00AM - 11:00PM 11:00AM - 1:00PM
​5:0PM - 8:00PM
Friday 7:00AM - 8:00PM 7:00AM - 7:00PM 11:00AM - 1:00PM
​3:0PM - 5:00PM
Saturday 10:00AM - 6:00PM CLOSED CLOSED
Sunday 12:00PM - 11:00PM CLOSED CLOSED

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