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Campus Recreation

  • Students enjoy a sunny day in the outdoor pool at the Strom Thurmond Wellness and Fitness Center.

Wellness & Fitness Center

Discover the WFC at the University of South Carolina, your hub of health and wellness on campus. Our facility features state-of-the-art amenities designed to meet all your fitness needs, including a weight room, cardio deck, and even a 52" climbing wall.

Summer 2024 Hours

Mon. - Fri.: 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Sat. - Sun.: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


1000 Blossom St., Columbia, SC 29201


Phone: 803-576-9376

  • Lifting Weights

  • climbing wall

  • indoor pool

Members can enjoy our versatile open recreation spaces for a variety of recreational activities. 

Open Recreational Areas
  • 5 Basketball Courts 
  • 2 Ping Pong Tables 
  • 4 Racquetball/Squash Courts
  • South Center (Indoor Soccer/Basketball)


Step into our dynamic weight floor, equipped with a comprehensive range of strength-training equipment. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned lifter, our facility offers the tools you need. 

  • Free Weights
  • Selectorized Machines
  • Plate-Loaded Machines
Additional Areas

Additional equipment can be found on the weight room balcony when the outdoor pool is open (weather permitting) and throughout the first floor.

Elevate your cardio routine in our dedicated cardiovascular area on the third floor. Featuring treadmills, ellipticals, rowing machines, and a three-lane, 1/7 mile track. 

  • Arc Trainers
  • Ellipticals
  • Recumbent Bikes
  • Rowers
  • Stair Climbers
  • Treadmills
  • Upper Body Ergometers (ADA accessible)
  • Upright Bikes 

Dive into relaxation at our facility, featuring both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, perfect for lap and leisurely swims. 

Additional Areas
  • Suana 
  • Spa

See our Aquatics page for more information. 

Our outdoor areas offer a perfect blend of fitness and leisure opportunities in a natural setting.

Outdoor Areas
  • 3 WFC Fields (Soccer Size)
  • Special Events Field
  • Amphitheater
  • 2 Sand Volleyball Courts


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