Department of

Recreation and Wellness

Rise to the Challenge

The Office of Recreation and Wellness offers a variety of recreational activities with qualified staff members, including intramural sports, fitness and wellness programming, outdoor adventure opportunities, and more. All activities are included with student tuition and fees (except personal training and outdoor adventure trips).

The lower level of the Student Success Center (SSC) houses the Intramural Gym, Racquetball Courts, Climbing Wall, and Fitness Center. The Game Room is located on the second floor of the SSC. 


Fitness Center

Group Fitness Classes

Intramural Sports

Outdoor Recreation

The Fitness Center is open to all students, faculty and staff, and Hurricane Club members. Currently, no community members are permitted to use the Fitness Center until further notice.

Department Contact

Office of Recreation and Wellness

Student Success Center (SSC)



The Deriso Pool

The Deriso Pool will be closed for the remainder of the summer. Options are currently being explored for all GSW students, faculty and staff starting back in the Fall semester. Thank you for your patience and understanding. 

GSW Wellness Hub

The Office of Recreation and Wellness is dedicated to serving the GSW community by promoting and encouraging a balanced and healthy lifestyle through educational programming, leadership, and inclusive receational opportunities. 

IMLeagues is the intramural league registration program used by GSW Recreation and Wellness. IMLeagues can be used to register for intramural sports, intramural tournaments, and for our group fintess classes. 
The GSW Wellness Hub is an online wellness magazine and app with articles and videos on mental health and wellness including sleep habits, study tips, new food recipes and even fitness routines. Access the Wellness Hub at or by downloading the CampusWell app on Apple or Android. Once downloaded, search for Georgia Southwestern State University to access the Care@GSW Wellness Hub.

Game Room

On the second floor of the SSC, students can find the Game Room activity area. Complete with ping-pong tables, pool tables, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and board games, the Game Room allows students to disengage from the day-to-day stresses and relax with friends.

Game Room Hours

Monday-Wednesday: 4:00pm-10:00pm
Thursday: 3:00pm -12:00am
Friday-Sunday: 5:00pm-9:00pm

Prefer to get outside? Check out our outdoor recreation options!