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Recsports facility

Being away from home doesn’t mean missing workouts. UC Berkeley has state-of-the-art recreational facilities. Please ask your sales coordinator if you are interested in purchasing recreation cards for your guests.

The Recreational Sports Facility (RSF)

As the university’s largest and most complete fitness center, the RSF has an abundance of activities for everyone. At the RSF you’ll find a swimming pool, weight rooms, basketball courts, racquetball/handball courts, squash courts, treadmills, elliptical trainers, stair masters, rowing machines, and stationary bikes. Additionally, space is reserved for volleyball, badminton, indoor soccer, group exercise classes, martial arts, and table tennis. NOTE: No one under 16 years of age is permitted in the RSF.

The Golden Bear Recreation Center (GBRC)

Behind the Clark Kerr Campus is the Golden Bear Recreation Center (GBRC), which includes a swimming pool, tennis courts, outdoor track, softball area, a sand volleyball court, and picnic grounds.

Hearst Gymnasium

The Hearst Gymnasium is a multi-use facility with three pools, locker rooms, classrooms, aerobic/dance rooms, and multi-use gymnasia.

The Strawberry Canyon Recreation Area (SCRA)

The SCRA features an outdoor swimming pool, wading pool, ropes course, locker rooms, and a barbecue/picnic area.

Group Rate Recreation Cards

A recreation card providing unlimited access to all these four areas can be purchased for $50 per person, per week. Recreation cards must be ordered in advance by the conference organizer and are charged to the master bill (not the individual guests). Please note that group rates are subject to change without notice.

Individual Rate Recreation Cards

These facilities are available on a fee-per-entry basis for your guests. Current daily entry fees at each facility are as follows:

Facility Entry Fee
Recreation Sports Facility (RSF) $20/day
Golden Bear Recreation Center $10/day
Hearst Gymnasium (valid for both Hearst and RSF pools) $20/day
Strawberry Canyon $10/day (pool access only)

Please note that rates are subject to change without notice.