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COVID-19 Facility Closure

Campus Recreation would like to encourage everyone to stay physically fit while following the appropriate guidelines to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. As our campus fitness facilities are to be closed until further notice, please check out our YouTube page for home based workouts.

Recreational Facility Updates - Spring 2021


Pepperdine community members may use the tennis courts in compliance with the following protocols:

  • Maintain a safe distance from others (at least six feet)
  • Wear your face covering
  • Courts are not available when in use by Athletics
  • Compliance with Safety Protocols will be monitored


NO organized group sports or recreational activities including close proximity (within six feet) are permitted.

Safety Policies:

  • Maintain a safe distance from others (at least six feet)
  • Wear your face covering
  • Compliance with Safety Protocols will be monitored

Recreation Fields that are open:

  • Alumni Park
  • Campus Recreation Lower Field (Lower Recreation Field)
  • Campus Recreation Upper Field (Marie Canyon Field)
  • Disc Golf Course (on Alumni Park)


Campus Recreation is committed to providing high-quality recreational activities for individuals and groups to enhance personal fitness, wellness, and enjoyment. We offer a comprehensive recreation program that promotes personal enrichment, learning, and development through competitive play, instructional and group fitness classes, special events, cardiovascular and strength training, outdoor education, and educational workshops. Campus Recreation serves all Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff.

For a brief description of our programs, please see below, or for further information visit our community site at community.pepperdine.edu/campusrecreation/.

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Pepperdine fitness and wellness programs - Pepperdine University

Fitness and Wellness

Interested in taking your fitness to the next level? Campus Recreation can help you achieve your goals through our various fitness programs and services. We operate several fitness centers on campus and our certified instructors lead a variety of classes including kettlebells, yoga, TRX, caveman training, boot camps, cycling, Pilates, and more!!

Pepperdine outdoor recreation programs

Outdoor Recreation

Campus Recreation provides students many opportunities for outdoor adventure by offering low-cost or free equipment rentals and organizing weekend day and overnight trips. Examples of past trips include rock climbing, hiking, backpacking, and kayaking. A key feature of our Outdoor Recreation program is our biannual God in the Wilderness trip, which allows students to earn convocation credits.

Pepperdine Campus Recreation Intramural program


The Campus Recreation Intramural program is intended to encourage all members of our college community to participate in athletic competition. Current sports include basketball, flag football, indoor volleyball, soccer, and ping pong. Intramural sports are open to all current Pepperdine students, faculty, staff, and dependents.

Pepperdine Campus Recreation Club Sports

Club Sports

Campus Recreation Club Sports offer students a more competitive environment with regular practices, dedicated coaches, and the opportunity to travel and compete against teams from other universities. Club Sports are officially recognized student organizations that provide students with opportunities to develop their leadership skills.