Recreation Questions

Q. Are we able to take advantage of all the programs that UF undergraduate students are offered?

Q. What facilities are available for on campus recreation and what are the hours/dates?

A. The Department of Recreational Sports provides many facilities for on-campus recreation. There are nine fields, two pools, six outdoor court facilities and gyms at your disposal. Just bring your Gator 1 card.

  • Southwest Recreational Center: 6am-1am M-F (Sat/Sun 10am-10pm)
  • Student Recreation and Fitness Center: 7-midnight M-F (10am-10pm Sat/Sun)
  • Broward Outdoor Recreational Complex: 4pm-11pm M-F (2pm-10pm Sat/Sun)
  • Group Fitness Schedules
  • For more hours of operation

Q. Are there any intramural sports available?

A. Intramural Sports offers students, faculty and staff the opportunity to participate in many sports and activities on a competitive and recreational level. There is no fee to participate and everyone at any skill level is encouraged to join. All you need is your valid Gator 1 Card.

Q. What is Lake Wauberg?

A. Lake Wauburg is located eight miles south of campus on Highway 441. Lake Wauburg North Park and South Shore offers UF students, faculty and staff a place to relax and enjoy the great outdoors. Many activities are available including boating, swimming, volleyball, team development course, climbing wall and more. Admission and activities are free with a Gator 1 Card. Click here for hours of operation and activity information.

Q. What is Grad Cup?

A. Grad Cup is an annual competition among the Law, Medical, Dental and Pharmacy schools. The schools compete in five sports, a blood drive, and T-shirt sales. The school with the most points wins! Recruiting for the Law teams is done through the Law student activities listserv, which you will automatically be enrolled in. It is hosted by John Marshall Bar Association (JMBA). Sports are not co-ed. They include:

  • Basketball
  • Softball
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Flag Foorball

Q. How do I find out about the NCAA teams?

A. If you are a sports fan, Gainesville offers a variety of opportunities to see nationally ranked teams in action! The University of Florida has 11 NCAA Top-10 teams, including Basketball, Volleyball, Lacrosse, Soccer and many more! No. 1 nationally ranked teams inlcude:

  • Gymnastics
  • Softball
  • Men’s Outdoor Track

Q. How do I get football tickets?

A. Spending an afternoon in The Swamp is a right of passage for University of Florida students. Don’t miss out on a chance to experience the passion the student body exudes as they cheer for their Gators! Tailgate with your fellow law students before games and sit in the section reserved exclusively for law students. Visit Gatorzone to purchase student tickets and enter the football ticket lottery.

Q. If I didn't get football tickets in the lottery, how can I go about getting them for the games?

A. The JMBA office, located on the second floor of Bruton-Greer Hall, gives unclaimed tickets away before the game. Football tickets are often available for purchase by students who aren’t able to attend as well.

Q. If I have a student season ticket for football, how do I get scanned into the law block?

A. JMBA organizes the football block for the law school and they send out information via the student activities listserv (managed by the Office of Student Affairs; 1Ls will automatically be added to this listserv) to students when school starts. Please send any questions to lawschoolfootballblock@gmail.com. If you entered and won the lottery for student tickets you can sit with your fellow law students as a member of the UF Law block. You can get into the block once tickets are awarded. To be a part of the UF Law block, you need to take your Gator 1 ID to the football ticket office (located on the east side of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium). There, ask to be scanned into the law school block. If you do not have your ID scanned by Monday morning of the week of the game, you will not be in the block.