Basketball game at the rec center

Recreation and Intramural Sports

As a current Cal Poly student, you receive a membership to the Recreation Center at no additional cost. The state-of-the-art facility features over 20,000-square-feet of exercise space with a wide-range of cardio and strength equipment.

The Rec Center includes a 20 lap Olympic-sized pool, a leisure pool, rock climbing park, personal training facilities, racquetball courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, locker rooms, an indoor track, fitness studios and more. A wide variety of classes are also available, including swim lessons, scuba, yoga, spin, Body Pump, Pilates and more. It’s the perfect place to explore, recharge and escape.


The Intramural Sports program offers a variety of leagues, sports and tournaments to over 10,000 participants every year. It’s a great way for students to meet new people and have some fun while staying active.

We offer men’s, women’s, and co-ed leagues in three divisions ranging from highly competitive to purely recreational. Each league consists of five weeks of regular season games and playoffs.

Past leagues and tournaments have included:

Flag Football
Indoor Volleyball
Ultimate Frisbee
4 x4 passing football
Sand Volleyball
Inner-tube water polo
Over the line softball
Table Tennis
Capture the Flag
Aqua basketball