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Recreational Activities for Student Families

Learn about recreational activities available to UC San Diego students and their families.

Boy Family SwimUndergraduate and graduate students are eligible to use all UC San Diego sports facilities including RIMAC, the Main Gym, and the Canyonview Aquatic Complex. Just present your campus card (or UC San Diego Recreation Card during summer only).

  • Find sports facility locations and hours.
  • Children ages 9 and under may enter free with an adult card-holder. Children and dependents age 10 and older may apply for a Recreation Card to use campus facilities.
  • Check out the wide range of recreation classes and workshops offered for students each quarter — as well as their youth programs.

UC San Diego Recreation

  • Adult Classes & Programs: Aquatics, dance, yoga, and much more
  • Youth Classes & Programs: Swimming, dance, martial arts, and more
  • Knock Around Summer camps: Enjoy content and resources designed for kids, including weekly classes like LEGO learning, Sunny's Fun & Games, Making Slime, Drawing Outside the Box, Glitter Mindfulness Jars, Indoor Scavenger Hunt and more. You'll find a schedule of classes and resources by scrolling down on the UCSD Recreation page.
    • *For the Summer 2020, UC San Diego Recreation is no longer accepting anymore registrants. Therefore, we encourage you to take advantage of the other youth recreational programs.* 
  • Open Lap Swim Times: Can be found under Pool Hours (Open Lap Swim) drop down tab.
  • Private Swim & Other Sporting Lessons

More youth camps & family activities